Holly Feola & Taylor Viles – News Editor & 1851 Staff
Over the past few years, the university has seen changes in the majors offered to students. The higher education system is evolving and some programs have either been restructured or removed. However, when such changes are made, there is a process to determine how programs are assessed. More…
By Emily Long– Digital Editor
If you were to ask any college student in America what year their college was founded, they might have to think for a second. For some, they might not even know. If you asked any Lasell University student what year their college was founded, the answer might just fly out of their mouth, “1851!”
Casey DiBari – Opinion Editor
In our lives, we meet a multitude of people. Admittedly, some are going to be amazing; they’ll be your best friends, your teammates, your mentors. On the other hand, they may be someone you feel is too negative-minded, mostly caring for themselves. However, no matter how you view them, everyone in our lives is there to help us grow in one way or another.
Claire Crittendon – Features Editor
Across America, over 70 percent of colleges and universities require prospective
students to submit their scores from either the SAT or the ACT. In the fall of 2017, Lasell
made the choice to ditch this policy and became test-optional. This means students who wish to submit their test scores for consideration may do so. However, applications are still considered complete without.
Emily Long – Digital Editor
A reason why many students choose to enroll at Lasell is our proximity to Boston. You can get on the Riverside MBTA stop and be in the city in under an hour. Students can work, intern and explore during the semester.
Adam Hallenbeck – Sports Editor
After a disappointing loss in the quarterfinals of the Great Northeast Athletic
Conference (GNAC) championship tournament last year, the 2019-2020 men’s
basketball team is looking to bounce into a strong new year with a team mixed with
experiences and backgrounds.
Taylor Viles – 1851 Staff
Amanda Ortiz (left), recently named Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Week on Nov. 25, pulls up for a jump shot in the 93-70 loss against non-conference opponent Framingham State University. Precious Montgomery (right) takes a foul shot while players around her brace for the potential rebound.
photos by Katie Peters
The women’s basketball team hasn’t finished above sixth place since they joined the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) in 2007. In fact, these Lasers haven’t enjoyed a winning season during those 12 years, but something about this current team is different.
By Makenna French – 1851 Contributor
Makenna French in her hometown enjoying the fall scenery.
I’ve always been known as a homebody. Not in the way of being at my physical home all the time but being in my town, with my friends and my family whom I value most in the world. Going away to college was bittersweet for everyone I knew. For me personally, it was full of anxiety. I would watch you tube videos of other kids moving in to see my situation before it would happen, and it would make my heart race and my mind spin.