Bryan Baumann is a stud

By Josh Wolmer & Nico Manganiello – 1851 Contributor & Digital Sports Editor

Sophomore captain Bryan Baumann settles under a fly ball. Photo courtesy of Janard Jones

For the first time since 2011, the baseball team has a sophomore captain. Bryan Baumann has stepped into a leadership role on a young team that features 14 first-years and 11 sophomores. 

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Empty Bowls gives back, inspires community

By Rebecca Osowski & Nico Manganiello – Features Editor & 1851 Contributor

On April 1, Empty Bowls held its fifth annual event, its first in-person since 2019, benefiting Centre Street Food Pantry in Newton. The club’s handmade bowls were sold, auctioned, and raffled off at the event. 

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Increased theft from 1851 Market and campus bookstore

By Rayana Petrone & Nico ManganielloDigital Editor & 1851 Contributor

Items from the 1851 Market have been moved to behind Boomer’s grill for the remainder of the semester. Photo by Nico Manganiello

The 1851 Market and bookstore have suffered from an unprecedented amount of theft this semester. On February 22, an email from Dean David Hennessey was sent to students alerting them of the excessive theft from both the market and bookstore. The market was closed temporarily as a result. 

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Softball swept by Simmons

By Nico Manganiello – 1851 Contributor

Photos by Mike Maruk

The softball team fell twice to Simmons at Taylor Field on Saturday, dropping their conference record to 5-7. The Lasers lost game one by a score of 4-1 and game two 10-1. It was a quiet day for the Lasers offense against a top pitcher.

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Expectations still high for young baseball team

By Nico Manganiello & Zack Laware – 1851 Contributors

Photos courtesy of Beth Rioles

After a heart-breaking 7-6 loss in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) semifinals last season, the baseball team returns to play with 16 first-year athletes. But despite the inexperience of the team, expectations are still high. “Our goal is to win the [GNAC],” senior captain Matt Bischof said.

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Access Lasell brings awareness to accessibility issues

By Samantha Vega Torres & Nico Manganiello – 1851 Contributors

A set of stairs and no elevators separate students from the dining hall to essential offices such as health services, residential life, and the career center. Photo by Nico Manganiello

Nick Shelley (‘21) is working to improve accessibility on campus through his project Access Lasell. The program is the Lasell chapter of the Campus Access Network, which Shelley describes as a “network of students rallying for disability and rallying for radical change [on their campuses].”

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Alyssa DeOliveira: A first-year to remember

By Kaie Quigley & Nico ManganielloCo-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Contributor

Alyssa DeOliveira and Bobbi O’Guin celebrate after DeOliveira’s opening goal against the Monks. Photo by Joe Giacco

First-year women’s soccer striker Alyssa DeOliveira from East Providence, Rhode Island was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Rookie of the Year for the 2021 season. She lead the conference in goals scored (18) and shots (97) on her way to becoming the program’s first-ever Rookie of the Year.

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