“SpongeBob” soaks up crowd’s laughter Reply

“Sponge Out of Water” is a funny movie that entertains audiences of all ages. (Photo courtesy of collider.com)

“Sponge Out of Water” is a funny movie
that entertains audiences of all ages. (Photo courtesy of collider.com)

By Morgan Brittney AustinCopy Editor

We all know who lives in a pineapple under the sea, but in his second big-screen film, SpongeBob comes to our world in pursuit of the Krabby Patty secret formula. In “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water,” the future of Bikini Bottom is at stake when the secret formula goes missing.

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Lasell recognizes diversity Reply

By Morgan Brittney AustinCopy Editor

In my four years at Lasell, I’ve always felt as though I was part of a strong, school-spirited community, not like a minority. When I first visited the campus, I was skeptical that my race, black, African American, as well as many others, were underrepresented. I was proven wrong. The overall school diversity has increased since I’ve entered Lasell and more programs have been added that address minority rights and issues.

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News briefs Reply

Emily Kochanek, Morgan Austin, Lara Garrett, and Talia Leblanc – 1851 Staff

Uganda trip canceled

After months of debate within the community, President Michael Alexander announced on October 16 that the service trip to Uganda will be cancelled for this year due to the country’s anti-gay legislation and its implications to human rights as well as terrorist activity and the possible spreading of Ebola.

In a letter to the community, Alexander wrote, “I hope we can go forward confident in the knowledge that we can engage in open discourse on challenging topics while exhibiting respect, and even kindness, to those whose opinions differ from our own.”

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Cross country finishes 2013 campaign Reply

Morgan Austin – Copy Editor

After several strong showings in meets this fall, the men and women’s cross country teams traveled to Saint Joseph’s College in Standish, ME to compete for the 2013 GNAC Cross Country Championships. The men’s team placed fifth, while the women’s team placed sixth.

Jessica Smith and Rachel Knuth were the top two finishers for the women’s team. Smith finished at 22:48 and Knuth finished at 23:13. For the men’s team, the two top finishers were Alex Weselcouch, finishing at 29:12 and Cameron Wiewel at 29:41. More…

Speaker: Step into a positive future Reply

Morgan Austin – Copy Editor

Tom Kens, a wellness coach and motivational speaker, visited Lasell on October 3 and spoke about building a positive future while giving tips on how to do so. (Photo by Morgan Austin)

Tom Kens, a wellness coach and motivational speaker, visited Lasell on October 3 and spoke about building a positive future while giving tips on how to do so. (Photo by Morgan Austin)

On October 3, wellness coach and speaker Tom Kens spoke to an audience of Lasell students and faculty in deWitt Hall. His speech, titled “Step Into A Positive Future,” focused on the importance of being optimistic in life by being grateful, setting goals, and letting go of past trials. More…