Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion update

By Claire Crittendon & Kaie Quigley – Co-Editors-in-Chief

(L-R) Professor Christina Alejandre and Professor Sara Large teach a section of SOC104: Equity and Intersectionality. Photo by Rebecca Osowski

On April 29, 2021, The 1851 Chronicle spoke to President Alexander, Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) Jesse Tauriac, and other campus leaders about the state of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Lasell community.

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Fall sports season playoff round-up

By Kaie QuigleyCo-Editor-in-Chief

The fall sports season came to a close in November for all teams. Five of the six fall teams competed in the playoffs this season, with men’s soccer being the only team to miss out on the postseason. The wrap of the season and completion of the playoffs brought the announcement of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) end-of-season awards and honors. In total, nine Lasers were honored by the GNAC in their respective sports.

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Alyssa DeOliveira: A first-year to remember

By Kaie Quigley & Nico ManganielloCo-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Contributor

Alyssa DeOliveira and Bobbi O’Guin celebrate after DeOliveira’s opening goal against the Monks. Photo by Joe Giacco

First-year women’s soccer striker Alyssa DeOliveira from East Providence, Rhode Island was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Rookie of the Year for the 2021 season. She lead the conference in goals scored (18) and shots (97) on her way to becoming the program’s first-ever Rookie of the Year.

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Women’s soccer advances to GNAC championship

By Kaie Quigley – Co-Editor-in-Chief/Digital Sports Editor

All photos courtesy of Joe Giacco

On Wednesday afternoon at Taylor Field, the No. 2 seeded women’s soccer team defeated No. 3 St. Joseph’s College of Maine 2-0 in the semi-finals of the Great Northeastern Athletic Conference (GNAC) tournament. The Lasers will now move on to their tenth title game in school history, and look to take home their ninth GNAC cup— all of which have been under head coach Vito La Francesca.

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Grellier Field & Athletic Center receive new updates

By Kaie Quigley & Pat CarboneCo-Editor-In-Chief/Digital Sports Editor & 1851 Contributor

Over the summer, Lasell was busy renovating the gym floor in the Athletic Center and installing stadium lights on Grellier Field. These new looks for the athletic department debuted as the fall sports season got underway.

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