By Hannah Smith– 1851 Staff
Student intern for Lasell’s Peer Health Educators, Corey Zemke, discusses her mission of promoting sexual education on campus this semester.
Photo by: Hannah Smith
Hannah Smith: Where does your passion for sexual education come from?
Corey Zemke: I knew that the Peer Health Educators did things revolving around sexual education, but they’ve never done much and the students have been requesting more. Allison Weinberg [Witcomb], my advisor (and the peer health professional staff leader), let me have full reins and I’m running with it.
Marissa Gugala –1851 Staff
Photos by: Marissa Gugala- News Editor
Lasell College presents its production of the Vagina Monologues. This year’s spotlight was on incarceration.
Balloons and posters created by students lined the stairwell leading to the Yamawaki auditorium.
The Vagina Monologues was sponsored by Lasell College Peer Health Education and the Counseling Center.
Attendees were able to leave notes for any cast member performing in the production.
The Playbill offered attendees information about the Vagina Monologues production and the beneficiaries of the ticket proceeds. Along with information about the student directors and performers.
Tickets were five dollars at the door.
Signs created to model the content of the monologues performed by Lasell students.
What would your vagina wear is one of the many questions asked by Eve Ensler (creator of the Vagina Monologues) in interviews.
The Flood is one of the many monologues performed by Lasell Students on Feb. 22-23, 2019.
Posters created by students are displayed during each of Lasell’s productions of the Vagina Monologues.
Another set of posters created by students for the Vagina Monologues performances.
What does your vagina look like?
For every dollar donated, attendees received a raffle ticket. Prizes were donated by Good Vibrations in Brookline, MA.
Hmm..who won the raffles?
The cast received flowers after the conclusion of their production on Feb. 22, 2019.
Top row L-R: Ruth Kehinde, Allie Wheeler, Elizabeth Chapman, Raegan Cleary, Madison Paloski, Tamara Fils-Aime, and Francelle Papailler. Bottom row L-R: Codie Treszi, Jon Eroh, Molly Parrott, Mariah Lang, Kelsey Jones, Alexandra Manseau, Allie Talarico, and Mackenzie Dineen.
Signs created by students showcased the colors of the Vagina Monologues (red and black).
Case House, where many of the Peer Health Educator events occur.
Reginah Sanyu in a previous year’s performance of the Vagina Monologues, an event sponsored by Peer Health Educators.
Photos by Natalie Kfoury
Natalie Kfoury – Co-Editor-in-Chief
Kayli Hertel walked into her first meeting of the Peer Health Educators and was pleased to find the atmosphere relaxed, accommodating, and friendly. Hertel, a sophomore history major, decided to join the group this semester to become more educated and to educate others. Hertel is one of 10 current Peer Health Educators, according to advisor Kate McCarthy, who work to raise awareness at Lasell on themes such as alcohol and drug awareness, healthy relationships, sexual health, mental health, and sexual and domestic assault awareness.
“What Peer Health is really all about is talking about the hard stuff and that is important for everyone to be exposed to,” said Hertel. More…