Villagers share Valentine advice Reply

Reginah Sanyu – 1851 Staff

Advice is everywhere, from blogs, horoscopes, and other social media platforms. But when it comes to love and relationships, it is best to get advice from people who have experienced it.

Ruth and William Silen, married for 66 years, met in a trigonometry class while they were in high school. However, their love story did not begin until Ruth was bored with the boys at a party. With encouragement from her aunt, Ruth approached William and this time it was not about trigonometry. “At the moment, it was very unheard of for a girl to ask a boy, but I did,” said Ruth. More…

Fresh ideas: Switch up meals during finals Reply

 Reginah Sanyu-1851 staff 

The campus center has healthy options that fast food junkies would not appreciate, especially when in need of comfort food during these difficult times of finals. That is why the tostada bowl is getting a change.

When it comes to your order, you can always have it your way as long as a request is made. Ordering Dragon Chef and Dominos regularly gets very costly. Give the tostada bowl at the Campus Center a makeover, especially for the moments when all you want is greasy comfort food. The tostada bowl has never been tastier. More…

Men’s basketball tips off Reply

Reginah Sanyu – 1851 Staff

Sophomore Richard O’Brien of Manchester, N.H. pushes the ball forward.  (Photo by Tom Horak)

Sophomore Richard O’Brien of Manchester, N.H. pushes the ball forward. (Photo by Tom Horak)

“Our goal is to win a championship; that’s the goal of the team,” said men’s basketball head coach Aaron Galleta. “There is a lot of work we need to do and the guys have done well so far.”

The men’s basketball team enters the 2013 season with high hopes. The Lasers finished the 2012-13 campaign with a record of 6-19 (5-13 against the GNAC). More…

The Desautels: Making it work since 1952 Reply

Marian and Raymond Desautels are Lasell Village residents who have been married for 62 years.

Marian and Raymond Desautels are Lasell
Village residents who have been married for
62 years. (Photo by Reginah Sanyu)

Reginah Sanyu – 1851 Staff

“He called me at work and asked me to a Boston University hockey game and I said ‘yes,’” said Marian Desautels. “No I actually walked into your work and asked you whether you wanted to go to a hockey game,” responded her husband Raymond Desautels. “Oh, I thought you called. I like sports so I said yes anyways,” Marian replied playfully.

The Desautels have been living at Lasell Village for 13 years. However, they have been married for 62 years. “I cannot believe it has been this long,” Marian said. “If it is a true commitment, then you can make it work.” More…