COVID-19 creates challenges for recruiting Reply

By Taylor Viles – 1851 Staff

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In his Lasell debut, Bill Uberti coaches his team to a victory. Photo courtesy of Taylor Viles.

Among the wave of changes COVID-19 has brought to the athletics’ world, is an issue that will be present for years to come across every collegiate athletics program. The NCAA has granted every spring athlete, regardless of class, another year of eligibility.  

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SoCA Day gives students a chance to network Reply

Casey DiBari & Taylor Viles Opinion Editor & 1851 Staff

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On March 10, the School of Communication and the Arts held their annual networking day, which this year was rebranded as SoCA Day. As a custom, the event took place in DeWitt Hall and was attended by a slew of communication students filing in for different panels throughout the day.

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Majors that are no longer major Reply

Holly Feola & Taylor VilesNews Editor & 1851 Staff

Over the past few years, the university has seen changes in the majors offered to students. The higher education system is evolving and some programs have either been restructured or removed. However, when such changes are made, there is a process to determine how programs are assessed. More…

Kristy Walter: The lifelong Laser Reply

By Taylor Viles1851 Staff

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Athletic Director Kristy Walter has worked on building the athletic program from the ground up, starting the program as part of her masters program at Northeastern University. Photo by Taylor Viles.

Lasell’s athletic program boasts over 300 student-athletes and includes 17 varsity teams between men’s and women’s sports. It may surprise some that Lasell wasn’t always a Division III NCAA school, and the person responsible for Lasell’s athletic department, Kristy Walter, is still working tirelessly as the Director of Athletics today.

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Before COVID-19, ASB Leaders were ready to travel Reply

By Taylor Viles1851 Staff

Every year, around 35 lucky members of the Lasell community are chosen to participate in Alternative Spring Break (ASB), a program that lets students give back to different communities around the country. “I feel like community service as a whole…is both a selfish and selfless act, to give up your time to volunteer or give back to those in need,” said junior ASB Leader Jasmine Williams. “It’s just an experience for you to learn more about yourself, to humble yourself and also just to meet people that you would not normally meet.”

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