Conservation Law Foundation enlightens students on ocean conservation Reply

By Megan Palumbo – Sports Editor

On Thursday February 22, LEAF Club sponsored a presentation on ocean conservation. Allison Lorenc spoke from the Conservation Law Foundation (CFL).

This organization is known for using law, science and the market to preserve oceans. Their main focuses include clean energy, clean water, environmental justice and ocean conservation. More…

Alum credits Lasell for her marathon inspiration Reply

By Megan Palumbo & Shannon Hart –  Sports Editor & 1851 Staff

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Lasell ‘13 alum Sarah Andler will run in the 2018 Boston Marathon, representing Tufts Medical Center. Photo courtesy of Rochester Marathon

When the Boston Marathon first began in 1897, only 15 runners entered to race. Today, the infamous race includes nearly 30,000 participants. We all know at least one person that knows someone else rooting for a family member or friend throughout the day. On April 16, Lasell alumnus Sarah Andler will be running the Boston Marathon for the first time.  More…

Fashion Collection travels through time Reply

By Morgan VanWickler & Megan Palumbo – Art Director & Sports Editor

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The Lasell Fashion Collection is located in the Donahue building. The collection showcases a number of historical garments for fashion students to reference when making their garments. Photo by Morgan VanWickler

From a dream made into reality, Lasell’s Fashion Collection was established in 1996 through the volunteer work done by Fashion Professor Jill Carey. For two years, Carey volunteered with Morgan Memorial Goodwill in Boston, where she was documenting a collection that the organization had received. Lasell saw this as an opportunity to bring in physical historical garments for fashion students to reference and use during class.  More…

Hospitality Day engages students with professionals Reply

By Megan Palumbo – Sports Editor

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Keynote Speaker Ty Kuppig discussed his work with companies like Rolex, Ocean Spray, and Delta Airlines. Photo by Katie Schneider

The fourth annual student-run Hospitality Day occurred on March 1 in the Athletic Center and de Witt Hall. Hospitality Day focuses on material for Hospitality, Event Management, and Resort & Casino Management students. More…

Cherrington brings wisdom to athletics Reply

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

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Kent Cherrington stepped in as the Director of Athletic Communications and Home Event Coordinator on January 2. He previously served as Sports Information Director at Plymouth State University for 23 years. Photo by Seán McGlone

Kent Cherrington was recently hired as the Director of Athletic Communications and Home Event Coordinator for Lasell Athletics. He comes to Lasell after serving as the Sports Information Director (SID) for Plymouth State University for 23 years.  More…

Implementing change at NCAA Convention Reply

By Megan Palumbo – Sports Editor

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Senior Lauren Piper attended the 2018 NCAA Convention in Indianapolis alongside Athletic Director Kristy Walter and junior Brian Cohen. Photo courtesy of Lauren Piper

Indianapolis hosted the 2018 NCAA Convention from January 17-20, where two Lasell athletes, junior Brian Cohen and senior Lauren Piper, attended representing Lasell and the GNAC Conference.  More…

“A Parallel Presence” takes over the Wedeman Gallery Reply

By Danielle Hogan, Megan Palumbo and Justin Fosdick – Arts Editor, Sports Editor and 1851 Staff

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An oil painting by Kathleen Miller is featured in the Wedeman Gallery located in the Yamawaki Arts and Cultural Center. Photo by Danielle Hogan

“A Parallel Presence: Tradition Meets Innovation” is the latest exhibit in the Wedeman Gallery located in the Yamawaki Arts and Cultural Center.

“A Parallel Presence” is a celebration of visual art by female artists. The exhibit has displays from current members of the National Association of Women Artists (NAWA), Massachusetts chapter.  More…

Doughnuts you won’t forget Reply

By Megan Palumbo & Cassidy Murray – Sports Editor & 1851 Staff

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Flavors at Blackbird Doughnuts include marshmallow coconut, guava glaze, “old fashioned” chocolate, and chocolate stout pretzel. Photo by Cassidy Murray

When it comes to doughnuts, Dunkin’ Donuts always crosses the mind, but now there’s a new enticing game changer: Blackbird Doughnuts. This artisanal doughnut shop stands out in the South End of Boston and recently opened another store in Fenway last year.  More…