Dinner serves classiness Reply

The annual etiquette dinner was hosted by Judi RR Smith of Mannersmith and helped students learn how to conduct themselves at a professional dinner. (Photo by Natalie Kfoury)

The annual etiquette dinner was hosted by Judi RR Smith of Mannersmith and helped students learn how to conduct themselves at a professional dinner. (Photo by Natalie Kfoury)

By Natalie Kfoury & Ryan Macleod – Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff

Lasell hosted the annual etiquette dinner with 21 students gathered in De Witt Hall. The campus event has been held three times and has been supported by the recently deceased Sue Klingbeil, class of 1945 and her husband. Jodi RR Smith of Mannersmith hosted the event and discussed eating properly in a business dinner, first date, or interview meal setting.

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Women’s field hockey takes on new conference Reply

Senior forward Nikita Soares leads the Lasers in scoring with eight goals. (Photo courtesy of Laserpride)

Senior forward Nikita Soares leads the Lasers in scoring with eight goals. (Photo courtesy of Laserpride)

Ryan Macleod – 1851 Staff

The Lasell College Women’s Field Hockey team joined a new conference this year, leaving the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) and joining the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC).

The change puts the Women’s Field Hockey team in the same conference as the rest of the athletic teams at Lasell. Lasell is one of four teams to join the GNAC from the NAC, the other three being Rivier, St. Joseph’s Maine, and Simmons. Mount Ida is in its first year as a program, Anna Maria joined from the New England Collegiate Conference, and Johnson and Wales was an independent program last year.

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Communication students attend journalism convention Reply

Bill Cole (left) of AP New England interviews Phil Balboni (right) during the convention. (Photo by Chelsea Curley)

Bill Cole (left) of AP New England interviews Phil Balboni (right) during the convention. (Photo by Chelsea Curley)

Ryan Macleod – 1851 Staff

Students from Professor Marie Franklin’s journalism and media ethics classes spent an afternoon at the New England Newspaper and Press Association’s annual convention in Natick on October 9. The convention included panel discussions on social media in the newsroom, relationships between the police and the press, and a live interview of Phil Balboni, the Co-Founder and CEO of GlobalPost, employer of beheaded journalist James Foley.

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