By Seán McGlone & Megan Palumbo – Editor-in-Chief & Sports Editor
The eighth annual Lasell Relay for Life event was held in the Athletic Center starting at 10 p.m. on April 7. This year’s event has raised over $14,000 for cancer research. Donations are being accepted through August 1. Photo by Megan Palumbo
Lasell hosted its eighth annual Relay for Life event on Saturday, April 7 in the Athletic Center to support survivors, honor victims, and spread awareness of cancer across campus. Twenty-three teams participated at the overnight event, and the Relay for Life student organization has raised a total of $14,176.19 in donations that will go to the American Cancer Society. More…
By Mackenzie Dineen – Arts Editor
Relay For Life hosted the annual kickoff event on November 14, where they announced the theme for this year’s event would be Disney. Photo by Mackenzie Dineen
Relay for Life hosted their annual kick-off event on Tuesday, November 14 in the Arnow Campus Center. The event allowed groups to sign up at a discounted rate for that evening only, although tickets are available from now until the Relay for Life event, and will increase in price by increments. The event was complete with balloons, music, cake, and of course, a large body of students in attendance. The club also revealed the Disney theme for the anticipated 2018 relay season. More…
A annual Relay for Life event was held in the athletic center on Saturday night into Sunday morning last weekend. The event raised nearly $14,000 to support those with cancer. If you missed out, take a look at some photos from the event below.
All photos by contributor Cam Brennan.
Participants enjoy carnival themed games throughout the night in an effort to raise money for cancer.
The word “Hope” is illuminated during the events Luminaria Ceremony.
Attendees crack their glow sticks in unison to honor those that have lost the battle with cancer.
Attendants gather to listen The Spartones perform “Hallelujah”, by Leonard Cohen.
Students power through the night with a little limbo.
Sophomore Molly McKechney (center) is excited of leading all the participants in the first lap.
Cancer survivors stand in front of the word “Hope.”
All participants take first lap in an event that raised $13,665 as of April 11, 2017.
Attendees gather as they look on in a competitive game of musical chairs.
President of Relay for Life Lasell, Megan Croce begins the “Carnival for a Cure” with opening remarks.
Photos Courtesy of Kristin Arnold and Briana Penney
Tuesday, December 1 through Sunday, December 6, Lasell celebrated Winter Week. The Campus Activities Board (CAB) held several winter themed events throughout the week including an Ugly Sweater contest, holiday trivia and a concert put on by Relay For Life to name a few.
Brandon Chase- Managing Editor
Lasell held its third annual Relay for Life from April 26-27 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. More than 20 teams and 100 students participated in the event in the Athletic Center, which raised more than $14,000 for cancer research. More…
Brandon Chase – Managing Editor
The Lasell community came together on Friday, April 26 to participate in the college’s third annual Relay for Life. More than 20 teams were a part of the event, which early totals indicate, raised more than $13,000 for cancer research. Events throughout the 12-hour event, which lasted from 7 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday, included dancing, a Wii Sports competition, a pie-eating contest, and Zumba at 5 a.m. Check out the photo gallery below to see all the happenings from this fun and emotional night. All photos were taken by Managing Editor Brandon Chase.
The Relay for Life main stage
Members of the field hockey decorate their team’s t-shirts
Sophomore Joey Schweizer and senior Dana McBean, both of the Divine Step Team, decorate their team’s poster.
Walkers take to the track for the first lap of the event.
Cookie decorating was one of the many activities providing throughout the night
Participants intensely focus on playing musical chairs.
MC Diane Coon, junior Alex Ferri, MC Kevin Moloney, and Chronicle Sports Editor Zach Gray perform the “Single Ladies” dance.
Senior and Relay for Life president Holly Irvin addresses the crowd before the remembrance ceremony.
A darkened Athletic Center lit up by Luminaria bags during the remembrance ceremony.
Chronicle Sports Editor Zach Gray dressed up as Larry Bird.
Members of the Divine Step Team performing
Sophomore Steve Saluti shaves sophomore Seth Millman’s head in honor of those fighting cancer.
Relayers danced in the early morning hours, getting down here to Gangnam Style.
Freshman Eliza Hellier speaks about how cancer has impacted her life.
Junior Flannagh Fitzsimmons shares her story of seeing a loved one battle cancer.
Junior Anna Feeter leads the crowd in Zumba at 5 a.m.