Diwali celebration shines light on new beginnings

By Marissa Gugala – News Editor

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Students paint tea lights while they enjoy sweet and savory snacks. Photo by Morgan Van Wickler.

 

Students celebrated Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights at the Intercultural & Commuter Lounge (IC3) on Nov. 7. The festival began with a presentation from Professor Ashmita Khasnabish. Khasnabish spoke about how the celebration of Diwali “symbolizes the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance.”

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Let us tell the story

By Marissa Gugala – News Editor

The First Amendment of the Constitution protects a citizen’s freedom of religion, speech, press, right to peaceably assemble, and right to petition the government. All of these are important rights. The 1851 Chronicle especially values its freedom of the press.

Newspapers are often labeled as “fake news,” with journalists often being censored and surrounded by bias. With all these issues, how is one supposed to trust the media?

 

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Men’s lacrosse dominates in alumni game

By James Macey & Marissa Gugala – 1851 Staff

Men’s lacrosse gained a valuable conference win over Regis College on April 14 on Grellier Field as they crushed the Regis Rangers 16-3. 

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On April 14, the men’s lacrosse team honored alumni players. Former Laser Kevin Michael Flaherty’s jersey was retired after his death in 2006 and is hanging in the Forest locker room hallway. Photo by Megan Palumbo

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Millennials: The leaders of a new century

By Marissa Gugala – 1851 Staff

Who are millennials? They are the leaders of a new century. The United States is a country based on the principles of democracy. When those principles are challenged in one way or another, millennials do not hold back. They are a key voice in the continuation of a democratic society and play a major role in the fight against injustice.  Continue reading “Millennials: The leaders of a new century”

Vagina Monologues generates crowd to “Rise, Resist” and “Unite”

By Marissa Gugala1851 Staff

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The cast of Vagina Monologues were all smiles after their performance on February 23. Photo by Cristina Serratore 

Lasell held its ninth annual Vagina Monologues performance in Yamawaki auditorium on February 23-24. Sponsored by Peer Health Education and the Counseling Center, the event addressed social stigmas surrounding rape and women’s reproductive systems, while empowering people to redefine their bodies.

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Fall Out Boy returns with “M A N I A”

By Casey DiBari & Marissa Gugala – 1851 Staff

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Fall Out Boy’s new album “M A N I A” was released last month, the album’s first single “Young and Menace” was released last April. Photo courtesy of Island Records

Nearly three years to date since their last album “American Beauty/American Psycho” was released in January 2015, Fall Out Boy dropped their seventh studio album, “M A N I A,” on January 19.  Continue reading “Fall Out Boy returns with “M A N I A””

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