Students bring creative outlet to IC3 Reply

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Dubem Oakfar addressing Glitter’s crowd.

 

 

By Madison Raffone – Copy Editor

On Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. in the IC3, Gliter’s energy overtook the space, with students nearly overflowing the room. Similar to an open mic, students were able to come and enjoy or perform anything they’d like on stage. Junior Dubem Okafor started Glitter in his first year at Lasell.

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Can we cancel “Cancel Culture?” Reply

 

 

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Illustration by Robby Rowe

By Katie Peters & Madison Raffone – Arts Editor & Copy Editor

The term “cancel culture” has been popularized over the past year, referring to negative online comments when a public figure is called out on unfavorable actions.Whether it’s from their past or present, canceling a person can have harmful results. However, help- ing them grow and learn from the mistakes they have made could help.

In 2018, allegations arose against “Guardians of the Galaxy” Director James Gunn after old tweets resurfaced. The tweets included jokes about rape, pedophilia, the Holocaust, and more. Gunn claims he’s not the same man he used to be, possibly after the negative results of cancel culture.

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Founder’s Day reflects on university traditions Reply

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President Micheal B Alexander speaking at Founder’s Day.

By Madison Raffone – Copy Editor

Founder’s Day took place in the STC on Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The event celebrated the founding of Lasell and its 168th year as a college and recently, a university. There were artifacts, food, film, and a speech from President Michael Alexander.

The event was held on the main floor of the STC and included snacks, apple cider and free Lasell t-shirts, provided by the Student Alumni Association (SAA) and the Student Government Association (SGA).

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