Campus jobs benefit students for the future Reply

Kait Quinn & Tina Nalepa – Managing & Arts Editors

A variety of offices offer student employment on campus. The convenience of living and working on campus all while working with your peers with an above minimum wage pay leads to friendships and knowledge of the work force. Both of us, seniors at Lasell, have taken the opportunity to work on campus.

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Gaming director talks industry challenges Reply

Brianna Robbins & Kait Quinn – 1851 Staff and Managing Editor

Jill Griffin, Director of Workforce, Supplier, and Diversity Development at the
Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), spoke to Lasell Students the MGC. The mission of the MGC is to create fair, transparent, and participatory process for implementing the expanded gaming law passed by the legislature and signed by the governor in 2011. More…

Student creates One Brand clothing line Reply

An original T-shift design by Chris Jones for his One Brand clothing company. (Photo courtesy of Chris Jones)

An original T-shift design by Chris Jones for his One Brand clothing company. (Photo courtesy of Chris Jones)

Kait Quinn – Managing Editor

Entrepreneurship major and sophomore, Chris Jones, created his own “fully sustainable, environmentally friendly apparel company” called One Brand Clothing. While being a Resident Assistant (RA) in Woodland Hall, he found that, “[A problem that] I run into often is seeing the same clothes that I am wearing on someone else, that being my biggest pet peeve, I have a pile of clothes that once I see someone else wearing the same article of clothing, it immediately gets dated and put into a drawer where it sits for six months before I will wear it again,” said Jones. More…

The Office of Student Activities helps First-Year Students Reply

Sophomores Sam Buote and Katie Gontarz explain Campus Activities Board (CAB) to sophomore Elizabeth Downs.

Sophomores Sam Buote and Katie Gontarz explain Campus Activities Board (CAB) to sophomore Elizabeth Downs. Photo By Kait Quinn.

Kait Quinn – Managing Editor

“Freshman Weekend and Summer Orientation also helped with the adjustment to school. I was able to meet my roommate and we get along so incredibly well. It’s helped me make a family here, and a home and I can’t wait to see what the next three years bring,” Haleigh West, freshman, said about the Office of Student Activities.  More…

COM students travel to D.C. 2

(From the left) Communication majors Alexa Shola, Morgan Nash, and Kait Quinn doing hands-on work at National Public Radio, in Washington D.C. (Photo courtesy of Dana Janbek)

(From the left) Communication majors Alexa Shola, Morgan Nash, and Kait Quinn doing hands-on work at National Public Radio, in Washington D.C. (Photo courtesy of Dana Janbek)

Kait Quinn – Managing Editor

Eight students from the Communication Department, led by Professors Sarah Burrows and Dana Janbek, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. The three-day trip was filled with visits to communication companies around the area. When visiting Fleishman-Hillard, students met with the Internship Coordinator Team and learned about everything their internship program has to offer.   More…

Ring in the holidays with tasty seasonal drinks 1

Kait Quinn & Brianna Robbins1851 Staff

Brianna Robbins and Kait Quinn experimented with two beverage establishments near Lasell College: Dunkin’ Donuts in Auburndale and the Starbucks in Newton. Price, quality, and taste were analyzed. Bri specifically had small holiday lattes and Kait specifi cally had small peppermint mocha lattes. More…

Warm up with some tasty drinks 1

Kait Quinn and Brianna Robbins – 1851 Staff

Brianna and Kaitlyn venture out to experiment three different hot beverage places near Lasell College. The price, quality and ease of getting in will be analyzed. The establishments that will be sampled are Dunkin’ Donuts in Auburndale, J.P. Licks in Newton Centre and Peet’s Coffee in Newton Centre. Brianna is going to specifically have hot chocolate and Kaitlyn will specifically have pumpkin spice lattes. More…

Student makes wishes come true 2

Kait Quinn – 1851 Staff

 

Meaghan Spillane, a junior, interns at Make-A-Wish this semester.   (Photo courtesy of Meaghan Spillane)

Meaghan Spillane, a junior, interns at Make-A-Wish this semester. (Photo courtesy of Meaghan Spillane)

Meaghan Spillane, a junior psychology major, is interning at the Make-A-Wish Foundation this semester.

What role do you play there?

I am in the Wish Development Department. I put together volunteer projects, some data entry, which isn’t really that fun, and anything my supervisor asks me to do…a Girl’s ‘Sweet 16’ needed decorations, if there is an event at a restaurant… I do anything. A 14 year old boy wants to go to Disney with his parents and younger brother. I just found out that he will be going in February. I met him once, so it is really exciting. More…