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.
If you missed the peaceful protest in Boston Common after the election results, give it a view here. All photos taken by staff photographer Michael Bueno.
Protestors offered free hugs to people walking through Boston Common during a peaceful protest against this year’s election on Nov 11.
A blindfolded protoster sits in Boston Common with a book for people to write in.
A large crowd of peaceful protestors gather in Boston Common.
One protestor holds a “Love” sign with the peace symbol.
Peaceful protestors hold signs and listen to fellow citizens speak on this year’s election.
Another protestor holds a sign that says “End The Hate.”
The crowds grew as the night went on in Boston Common.
With the Mass. State House in the background, protestors hold messages in their signs.
Police monitor a group of peaceful protestors in front of the State House as the night grows dark.
Protestors wrote positive messages all over Boston Common during a peaceful protest against this year’s election results on Nov 11.
By Tristan Davis and Rosemary Leger
The fourth annual COM Day on March 8 promoted the theme, “Spotlight on Storytelling,” and attracted crowds of students and community members. The day’s events included a social media panel, speed networking session, and keynote address from investigative reporter Michael Rezendes.
Professor Michael Laramee moderates the Social Media Strategies panel, which consisted of Chris Antinowich (Pilot), Len Mead (Comcast Boston), Andrea Goodman (Be The Change), Fei Wu (independent podcaster), and Zac Veirra (Major League Baseball).
Photos by Nicole Fougere
Nicole Fougere – Contributing Writer
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