Is Lasell Haunted? Reply

By Mackenzie Dineen – Co-Arts Editor

At the ripe old age of 165 years old, Lasell is full of history. Although students live here part of the year, perhaps we have some permanent residents. With buildings that were constructed before what we know as Lasell today, is it possible for dorms and houses to be full of history and spirits alike?


123-year-old Sarandon House is located at 145 Woodland Road and is festively decorated for Halloween. K-House is one of the houses on campus rumored to be haunted. Photo by Krista DeJulio


A ‘wild world’ for Bastille fans Reply

By Megan Palumbo & Mackenzie Dineen – Sports Editor & Co-Arts Editor

After gracing the music industry with their hit single, “Pompeii,” the British indie-pop band Bastille released a new album this month titled “Wild World.” Their rich vocals, favorable beats, and creative blends of sound “Wild World” is a must listen to for the new school year.


“Patriots Day” scene filmed on campus Reply

By Mackenzie Dineen – Co-Arts-Editor


A scene from “Patriots Day” was filmed in Rosen Auditorium over the summer. Photo courtesy of Lasell College

Peter Berg’s film “Patriots Day” visited Lasell this past May. The film is set to be released in January 2017, and covers the aftermath of the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. More…

Dear freshmen, getting involved is key 1

By Mackenzie Dineen – Co-Arts-Editor



Illustration by Amanda Bennett

The buzz at the Student Activities Fair is overwhelming especially when you’re not sure what clubs to get involved with. Perhaps you’re not sure if you should get involved on campus at all. You’re a college student, with a busy schedule, still trying to navigate. Whether you decided to sign up for no clubs at all, or decided to sign up for nine or 10, this is a decision that will affect your college life.


Senior fashion collection show preview Reply

By Mackenzie Dineen – 1851 Staff

Tickets are now on sale for Lasell’s Senior Fashion Show known as Runway, and this year’s senior class features 20 talented students, all with original ideas and looks. Three standout designers are Chloe Fimlaid, Rebecca Marie Douglas, and Rebekah Miller.


A dress sample from senior Rebekah Miller’s senior collection which will premiere on April 30 at the Senior Fashion Showcase. Photo by Rosemary Leger


Wass, Wolfe renovations to begin Reply

Megan Palumbo & Mackenzie Dineen- Sports Editor & 1851 Staff

Rumors have been flying around campus about the Wass and Wolfe renovation project for a few months, leaving many students questioning the true timeline of events. There have been complaints about the buildings’ outdated infrastructure and rooms, and the school has agreed to remodel the space to its full potential. “We chose to work with Commodore Builders based out of Waltham, Mass., because out of all the vendors they took the space we had and applied a really innovative design with ‘out-of-the-box’ ideas. They have a quality project team with many years of experience,” said Michael Hoyle, Vice President of Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Lasell. More…

A legend lives on Reply

By Haleigh Santilli & Mackenzie Dineen – Arts Editor & 1851 Staff


David Bowie, 69, died on January 10, released his 25th and final studio album. Photo courtesy of Pigeons and Planes

On January 10, the world lost the incomparable legend who gave us Ziggy Stardust, Major Tom, and many more be- loved stage personas. After a private battle with liver cancer for over a year, David Bowie passed away at the age of 69. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Iman, and two children.