Two groups participated in Alternative Spring Break service trips. The “National Parks service trip” group traveled to Dahlonega, GA to work on the Appalachian Trail, led by ’14 alum Flannagh Fitzsimmons and ’16 alum Kiana Lane. The second group, led by Quiz and Byrd Hughes, focusing on “Food sustainability” volunteered at local organizations in Memphis, TN. Photos courtesy of Becca Van Spall & Morgan VanWickler
Winter sports are about halfway through their respective seasons. Men’s basketball is currently in 4th place in the GNAC looking towards the playoffs. Women’s basketball recently won their senior day game against St. Joseph’s (Conn.) 68-42. Indoor track & field recently competed in the 2018 Boston University John Thomas Terrier Indoor Invitational. Men’s volleyball is looking towards their first conference game of the season.
Photos by Katie Schneider, Cassidy Murray and Allie Amos
Lasell students were recently led by faculty members Amy Maynard (Bottom Right), Margo Lemieux, and Anh Le Tran (Bottom Left) on Shoulder-to-Shoulder trips to Antigua and Vietnam over winter break.
Photos courtesy of Katie Porter and Margo Lemieux
Women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, and field hockey all had record-setting seasons. Women’s volleyball earned the fourth seed in the GNAC tournament and made it to the semifinals. Field hockey earned the number one seed and competed in the GNAC Championship for the first time in team history. Women’s soccer captured their eighth straight GNAC Championship, defeating Johnson and Wales 2-0 at home on November 4.
Photos by Cassidy Murray and Katie Schneider
By Colin Froment – News Editor/Web Content Producer
The Drama Club presented “Shrek the Musical” as this year’s fall musical from Thursday, November 16 to Sunday, November 19. Students sang and danced as some of the most well-known fairy tale creatures from the “Shrek” franchise. All photos by Colin Froment.
Numerous fairy tale creatures surround Spencer Koisor as Shrek (center).
Gregg Cazzaza as Lord Farquadd (center left) interrogates Sara Bayles as the Gingerbread Man (center right) while students playing the royal guards surround them.
Spencer Koisor as Shrek (right) battles the Dragon handled by several students (left).
The villagers taunt young Shrek played by Curtis Keane (center).
Director Lori L’Italien (left) finished sound checks with the cast.
Spencer Koisor as Shrek practices the character’s trademark roar on stage.
Spencer Koisor as Shrek (left) and Taylor Powell as Donkey (right) meet for the first time in character on stage.
Sarah Gelineau as Princess Fioana sings her character’s opening song.
By Colin Froment – News Editor/Web Content Producer
The Science and Technology Center building officially opened for classes on November 1, but the building is now officially complete with the additions of Starbucks and the new Donahue Bookstore. The photos below highlight the brand new features of Lasell’s latest academic building. All photos taken by Colin Froment.
The main entrance is home to Starbucks and the new Information Technology HelpDesk and Donahue Bookstore.
The colorful hallways are home to several classrooms on each floor
The exterior of the Science and Technology Center
New additions to the classrooms include two flat-screen televisions and easily movable desk for group work
The Donahue Bookstore now has a much larger space and opened to the public last Wednesday.
More classrooms on the top floor
This weekend Lasell saw a lot of snowfall causing snow days on Thursday, February 9 and Monday, February 13. Here are some snap shots from around campus.
All photos by Ryan Fitzgerald and Krista Dejulio.
Cars parked in the Forest Hall parking lot remained covered in snow on Monday morning.
A look up Studio Road shows snow-covered trees.
Workers shovel snow outside MCclelland Hall and West Hall.
Snow plows worked constantly throughout the weekend to clear campus.
Maple Street was cleared well by Monday.
The sign of Karandon House was nearly covered from snowfall.
More cars remain sitting behind McClelland Hall.
Icicles form outside of de Witt Hall.
The view from Karandon House over the weekend.
Trees around campus provided a picturesque view on campus.
The outdoor basketball court saw no use over the snowy weekend.
Take a look inside editor Ryan Fitzgerald and photographer Michael Bueno’s tour of the construction on the new academic building. The construction team is slightly ahead of schedule on the three story structure according to Vice President of Administration and Finance Diane Parker.
All photos by Michael Bueno.
“Wolfe” can still be seen on the soon-to-come academic structure.
A look at the ground floor area.
A construction worker sands a wooden plank.
The construction team continues to work on the ground floor with the ceiling and base structure completed.
Our tour continues upstairs led by Vice President of Administration and Finance Diane Parker.
Piping installation has begun on the first floor of the building.
The break in what used to be Wass and Wolfe can be seen as Parker explains first floor plans.
Construction on the stairway to the top floor has been conducted.
Pipes and other supplies lay outside the building after snowfall last week.
These two trees will be removed before the building is finished.