Course evaluations: Who’s listening? Reply

By Ryan Fitzgerald – Co-Editor-in-Chief

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The second semester is winding down and students will soon be getting repeated emails to fill out course evaluations. I appreciate the chance for us to voice our opinion on professors, and positives and negatives of the class structure. And I appreciate the reminders to fill them out. But are the evaluations really important to Lasell? More…

Basketball Senior Day: A coach’s perspective Reply

By Ryan Fitzgerald & James Payne – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff

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Senior Armin Omanovic (Left), Yordan Villalon (Center) and John Powell (Right) were honored during Senior Day in February. Photo Courtesy of Lasell Athletics.

Senior Day: an annual college sporting event commemorating the seniors on each team for their hard work over four years. However, the men’s and women’s basketball teams celebrated Senior Day with no four-year seniors on either roster. The women’s team had no seniors while the men’s team had three; Armin Omanovic, John Powell, and Yordan Villalon. None of the three played at Lasell for four years.

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“More Life” brings more sound Reply

By Krista DeJulio & Ryan Fitzgerald – Co-Editors-in-Chief

The boy is back. Less than 11 months after the mixed-reviewed “Views” was released, Drake has shook the world again. With a rushed release in the late hours of Saturday, March 18 and with what should be his seventh album, Drake has released what is actually his first playlist titled “More Life.” The cover features a vintage picture of Drake’s father and a subtitle below stating “A Playlist by October Firm.” October’s Very Own Sound (OVO) is the name of Drake’s label but now it seems the label will be referred to as a firm. More…

Construction ahead of schedule on academic structure Reply

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.

 

The cons of the event Reply

By Ryan Fitzgerald – Co-Editor-in-Chief

Symposium can be a lot of different things. It can be a day of gratitude for some, having accomplished a semester-long project to present in front of admiring peers, faculty, and community members alike. For others it is a day of relief. After months of planning, the day has finally come where everything falls into place and many congratulations are given. And to many students at Lasell, particiularly underclassmen, Symposium day proves to be only a day off. More…

Behind the scenes with Symposium supervisors Reply

By Krista DeJulio & Ryan Fitzgerald – Co-Editors-in-Chief

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Senior Kelsie Pace (L) and faculty member Sarah Abbott (R) are the brains behind Symposium. Photo courtesy of Kelsie Pace

You may think of Lasell’s Connected Learning Symposium as a day off. To Professor Sarah Abbott and senior Kelsie Pace, it’s an event they work for all semester so hard-working students can showcase their talent and projects. Pace and Abbott are the two co-organizers of the event and the ones to thank for a successful Symposium each year. This fall’s Symposium takes place on Tuesday, December 6. More…