No more rumbling tummies

By Shapleigh Webster – Senior Content Editor

Over my past two years at Lasell, I have written two opinion pieces on our beloved Valentine Dining Hall (“Lasell needs an attitude adjustment;” “Diary of a hungry kid”) about how we need to be respectful towards the people who feed us, but also that they need to accept our schedules and offer us “late-night eaters” better hours. Continue reading “No more rumbling tummies”

Men’s lacrosse gains new coach and new attitude

By Ryan Fitzgerald and Shapleigh Webster – Co-Editor-in-Chief & Senior Content Editor

Before each sports season, coaches in each conference get together and compile a list of teams that they believe are going to make a big splash. This year, Lasell’s men’s lacrosse was voted number two in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC).

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Hoverboards banned on campus

By Shapleigh Webster, Casey DiBari, & Brian Ives – Copy Editor, 1851 Staff, & Contributing Writer 

On January 15, just before the spring semester started, an email was sent to the student body stating, “[t]he possession and use of hoverboards, self-balancing/battery-operated scooters, and hands-free segways is prohibited on Lasell College and Lasell Village property and/or in any College or Village owned or operated buildings.”


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Students, kids learn together

By Shapleigh Webster & Lara Garrett – Copy Editor & 1851 Staff

This semester, Professor Jose Guzman decided to step out of the box to help his students learn differently. Through the connected learning philosophy, he designed a class where students would learn the importance of the Spanish language by teaching others.


Students of Professor Jose Guzman’s class taught preschoolers Spanish at The Barn and Rockwell throughout the entire semester.

Photo courtesy of Jose Guzman

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News Briefs

By Shapleigh Webster, Nicole Taylor, & Casey DiBari – Copy Editor & 1851 Staff

The Nutcracker

Looking for a treat outside the traditional tree lighting? Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” is one of the city’s longest running traditions. The ballet, inspired by Tchaikovsky’s work, is held annually at the Boston Opera House. Per- formances run daily until December 31. Tickets start at $35 and can be purchased at the Boston Ballet box office Monday through Friday 9:30-5, online at, or by calling (617) 695-6955.


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