Family, friends, alumni come together as one Reply

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

Family, Friends and Alumni Weekend (FFAW), held October 14 through October 16, featured on and off campus activities, tours, restaurant visits and sports games for Lasers of all ages.


River Day pits families and friends against each other on the Charles River in a fun race for the top prize. Photo by Morgan VanWickler


Battle of the goalkeepers Reply

By Megan Palumbo & Sean Chase – Sports Editor & 1851 Staff

The men’s soccer team has a refreshed look after its new head coach Michael Haynes was hired in the off-season along with 12 freshmen joining the team this fall. The Lasers will start the 2016 season with a new team philosophy as well as tactics not all of the players may have used before.


A ‘wild world’ for Bastille fans Reply

By Megan Palumbo & Mackenzie Dineen – Sports Editor & Co-Arts Editor

After gracing the music industry with their hit single, “Pompeii,” the British indie-pop band Bastille released a new album this month titled “Wild World.” Their rich vocals, favorable beats, and creative blends of sound “Wild World” is a must listen to for the new school year.


Discussion on diversity continues Reply

By Megan Palumbo – Sports Editor

For a Wednesday night, Arnow Campus Center was packed with people. Since the spring of 2014, Lasell students have been actively meeting to discuss racial differences at the micro and macro levels of society, and, most importantly, at Lasell. Students of all different backgrounds attended this year’s first meeting on September 14.  More…

Wass, Wolfe renovations to begin Reply

Megan Palumbo & Mackenzie Dineen- Sports Editor & 1851 Staff

Rumors have been flying around campus about the Wass and Wolfe renovation project for a few months, leaving many students questioning the true timeline of events. There have been complaints about the buildings’ outdated infrastructure and rooms, and the school has agreed to remodel the space to its full potential. “We chose to work with Commodore Builders based out of Waltham, Mass., because out of all the vendors they took the space we had and applied a really innovative design with ‘out-of-the-box’ ideas. They have a quality project team with many years of experience,” said Michael Hoyle, Vice President of Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Lasell. More…

Lasell students support ‘Love Your Body’ campaign Reply

By Megan Palumbo

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Students supported the campaign by posting to Instagram and tagging pictures with “#lcloveyourbody.” Photo courtesy of Haleigh West.

During the National Eating Disorder Awareness week, February 21 through the 27, Lasell College’s Active Minds group ventured around Lasell asking students to participate in the second annual ‘Love Your Body’ campaign. Active Minds members Brianna Silvia, Makayla McKenna, and Mackenzie Dineen walked around campus handing out waivers for students to get involved in the campaign.


Online streaming a game changer for athletic supporters 1

By Megan Palumbo – Sports Editor

Going to sporting events at Lasell can be thrilling, lively, and a great way to support friends or family. However, when the Lasers get on the bus for an away game, it can be hard to watch when they’re hours away from campus. But this year with online streaming, students and family members can now watch these games through Stretch Internet.


Online streaming for Lasell athletic away games is now available through LaserPride with password protection.