Wedeman Gallery presents its most recent exhibition, the Newton Art Association’s (NAA) “James King Bonnar Show.” Over 70 artists from the NAA are on display from Nov. 18 to Dec. 8. Associate Professor of Art and Graphic Design and Wedeman Gallery Director Vladimir Zimakov not only curated the exhibit, but also judged the artwork and awarded first, second and third prizes, as well as honorable mentions. NAA is an organization of more than 200 active artists, representing all sectors of visual art. The show is named after James King Bonnar, the founder of NAA. Photos by Megan Palumbo.
Megan Palumbo & Chris Bretti – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff
On May 18, junior Allie Clancy learned that she won the New England Sports Net- work (NESN) Next Producer competition. Her title was accompanied by a grand prize of $20,000 and a summer internship at NESN. NESN’s “Next Producer” is a series that showcases short sport films submitted by college students from the New England area.
Megan Palumbo & Michael Salem – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff
Lasell hired seven new full-time professors and over 40 adjunct professors for the 2018 fall semester. Full-time and adjunct faculty work together to educate students and engage in the community. More…
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.
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.
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.
By Seán McGlone & Megan Palumbo – Editor-in-Chief & Sports Editor
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…
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…