The Spartones compose more than just melodies Reply

By Emily Long & Chris Bretti1851 staff 

The Spartones performed before a Providence Bruins hockey game at the Dunkin Donuts Center. (L-R) Jackson Burhans, Carter Migre, Kara Dausch, Sarah Lindquist, Sarah Lano, Danny Burns, Emmanuella Jean-Louis. Photo courtesy of Sarah Lindquist

When strolling through Winslow at night, students can hear the melodies of Lasell’s a capella group, the Spartones.

Founded in 2013 by Lasell alum JR Costello, the Spartones have firm roots within the Lasell community. President Sarah Lindquist and Vice President Danny Burns could not clarify the significance of the name “Spartones.”

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A cappella harmonizes with new leadership Reply

By Cassidy Murray – Sports Editor

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The Spartones performed at the Student Performance Showcase in de Witt Hall on October 14. Photo courtesy of Kara Hemenway

The Spartones, Lasell’s student-run a cappella group, was founded by its former president, J.R. Costello in 2014 after Costello believed there was a lack of opportunity to express a love for music within the Office of Student Activities. The group has grown and improved since the beginning and now that Costello graduated from Lasell this past spring, the position of  president was handed down to senior Kara Hemenway.  More…