Women’s lacrosse is playing in the moment Reply

By Megan Palumbo – Sports Editor

The women’s lacrosse team honored senior captains Taylor Yandow and Taylor Falco on April 7 at Grellier Field, where the team beat Simmons College 21-6. The pregame ceremony acknowledged the accomplishments both senior Lasers have contributed to the team. Being a potential last home game for Yandow and Falco, it was apparent they were fired up and ready to compete. 

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The women’s lacrosse team honored senior captains Taylor Yandow and Taylor Falco before their game against Simmons College on April 7. Lasell won the game 21-6. Photo courtesy of Kelli Wagner

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Students revamp Public Relations Alliance Reply

By Megan Palumbo & Morgan Van Wickler – Sports Editor & Art Director

The Public Relations Alliance (PRA) has returned and is certainly a force to be reckoned with. After a two-year hiatus, underclassmen have revived the organization and have big plans for their next few years being involved. 

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The Public Relations Alliance debuted on March 20, putting together a NESN’s Next Producer viewing party for finalists Greg Camillone and Allie Clancy. (L-R) James Kappatos, Communication Program Director Meryl Perlson, Carly Smith, Greg Camillone, Mary Fran Hansen, Allie Cancy, Lilly Rivera, Emily Long, and Taylor O’Neil. Photo courtesy of Matthew Searth

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Students address racism at open forum Reply

By Colin Froment & Megan Palumbo – News Editor & Sports Editor

Open forums discussing racism and the campus climate took place on April 9 and 10 in the Athletic Center.  The meetings were hosted by President Michael Alexander, Director of Donahue Institute and Associate Professor Jesse Tauriac, and a student panel, who shared their experiences with racism on campus to a mass audience of students and faculty. The forums were established in response to recent reports of racist incidents occurring on campus.

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Five students spoke during the forum on Racism and Campus Environment on April 10. (L-R) Tamara Fils-Aime, Jabari Courts, Christa Augustus, Alex Moule, and Briana Brown. Photo by Megan Palumbo

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Relay for Life inspires participants to “wish upon a cure” Reply

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

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The eighth annual Lasell Relay for Life event was held in the Athletic Center starting at 10 p.m. on April 7. This year’s event has raised over $14,000 for cancer research. Donations are being accepted through August 1. Photo by Megan Palumbo

Lasell hosted its eighth annual Relay for Life event on Saturday, April 7 in the Athletic Center to support survivors, honor victims, and spread awareness of cancer across campus. Twenty-three teams participated at the overnight event, and the Relay for Life student organization has raised a total of $14,176.19 in donations that will go to the American Cancer Society.  More…

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…