Act against the SATs 1

Claire CrittendonFeatures 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.

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Ortiz hoists women’s basketball into history Reply

Taylor Viles1851 Staff

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.

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It was College she feared, but she conquered Reply

By Makenna French – 1851 Contributor 

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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.

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Family, friends, alumni flock to campus for festivities Reply

By Holly Feola & Katie PetersNews Editor & Arts Editor

Family, Friends and Alumni Weekend (FFAW ) brought together new and familiar faces on campus for a variety of activities from Oct. 18 to 20. Each day had its own agenda of fun events organized by the Office of Student Activities and Orientation and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations.

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The one with the Ralph Lauren collection Reply

By Avery Stankus – Editor-in-Chief

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Could we be anymore excited for the Ralph Lauren X Friends collection. Photo courtesy of Corporate.RalphLauren.com.

After 25 years of initially airing, the NBC hit TV show, “Friends,” is coming back—but not to our television screens, more like our closets. Ralph Lauren has recently partnered with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to create the “Friends” inspired collection, “The One Where They Wear Ralph Lauren” released on Sept. 18 in celebration of “Friends” 25th anniversary.

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Lasell athletes stand proudly in the Hall of Fame Reply

By Adam Hallenbeck & Taylor Viles –  Sports Editor & 1851 Staff

On Friday, Oct. 18, around 200 guests gathered at Braeburn Country Club in New- ton to honor a historic team and five alum student athletes who planted their mark in Lasell athletics. The formal event was the second Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony that Lasell has held in school history, as the first one took place in 2017.

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