School of Fashion Welcomes Professor Kathleen Potter 1

By Raegan Cleary – 1851 contributor

When Mount Ida College closed its door, it wasn’t just the students that transferred to Lasell; Associate Professor Kathleen Potter came here as well. Potter, the former Fashion Industries Department Chair, had been working at Mount Ida for six years when the college announced it would be closing after its spring 2018 semester. After receiving offers from multiple fashion schools, Potter chose to continue her career here at Lasell.

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First Year Pulls Back the Curtain Reply

By Khiandra Brown

My first impression of Lasell was fairly different from others. The reason I say this is because my very first time visiting the campus was the day of orientation! Yes, it’s true. I paid my deposit, didn’t attend accepted student day and orientation was my first time seeing the campus. Although it was pretty risky, I’m so glad I made the decision to attend. I had so much fun during orientation; I made some great friends and even met my roommates. They are by far the sweetest people I’ve ever met!

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Students recognized for leadership on campus Reply

By Paris Adams – 1851 Staff

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Winners of the Lasell Bowls (L-R) Emma Cipriani, Seán McGlone, Megan Croce, James Rossano, Shelby Jendrewski, and Azhar Aluzaib. Photo by Katie Schneider

The annual Lasell College Awards Banquet was held on Thursday, April 12 in de Witt Hall to recognize and celebrate the various students and organizations who demonstrate leadership and commitment to Lasell. The event was hosted by the Office of Student Activities.  More…

Relay for Life inspires participants to “wish upon a cure” 2

By Seán McGlone & Megan Palumbo – Editor-in-Chief & Sports Editor

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The eighth annual Lasell Relay for Life event was held in the Athletic Center starting at 10 p.m. on April 7. This year’s event has raised over $14,000 for cancer research. Donations are being accepted through August 1. Photo by Megan Palumbo

Lasell hosted its eighth annual Relay for Life event on Saturday, April 7 in the Athletic Center to support survivors, honor victims, and spread awareness of cancer across campus. Twenty-three teams participated at the overnight event, and the Relay for Life student organization has raised a total of $14,176.19 in donations that will go to the American Cancer Society.  More…

‘Professionals of Color’ panel calls for inclusiveness Reply

By Marissa Gugala – 1851 Staff

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The ‘Professionals of Color’ panel answered audience questions and discussed ways Lasell could be more inclusive. (L-R) Jesse Tauriac, Elna Bleakney, Monica Hall-Porter, Brittany Bullard, James Henderson, Danielle Canty, and Charlotte Frazier. Photo by Katie Schenider 

The Donahue Institute for Ethics, Diversity, & Inclusion hosted the ‘Professionals of Color’ panel to highlight individuals of color on and off campus. The panel, held in Arnow Campus Center, featured seven individuals: Jesse Tauriac, James Henderson, Danielle Canty, Monica-Hall Porter, Virginia Knight, Charlotte Frazier, and Elna Bleakney.  More…

“Tarnished” hits gold with recent issue Reply

By Seán McGlone & Emily Long – Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff

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“Tarnished” Magazine’s issue for the 2016-17 school year was recently awarded a Gold Medalist Certificate from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. The issue included more focus on the written aspect of the magazine, according to advisor Stephen Fischer. Photo courtesy of Stephen Fischer

“Tarnished” Magazine was awarded a Gold Medalist Certificate from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for its 2016-17 issue. More…