Paint ‘n sip grows in popularity 1

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Paint ‘n sips are the new phenomena of people painting while enjoying a drink. Paint ‘n Pour recently opened up on Moody Street and has already gained popularity among college students.

Paint ‘n sips are the new phenomena of people painting while enjoying a drink. Paint ‘n
Pour recently opened up on Moody Street and has already gained popularity among college
students. (Photos by Tina Nalepa)

By Tina NalepaArts Editor

Located at 284 Moody Street in Waltham, Paint ‘n Pour has become a popular late night hot spot for parties, events, date nights, and girls’ night out. More recently, you may have seen Paint ‘n Pour travel to Lasell to host a night of fun, friends, and painting. With paint ‘n sips booming across the country, this is something every type of artist will love. More…

Southern style comfort served up in West Newton 1

Blue Ribbon BBQ, located in West Newton and accessible by the Lasell shuttle, serves up southern style food including a variety of entrees and sandwiches, cornbread, and coleslaw.  The menu is wide which allows the restaurant to appeal to many tastes.

Blue Ribbon BBQ, located in West Newton and accessible by the Lasell shuttle, serves up southern style food including a variety of entrees and sandwiches, cornbread, and coleslaw. The menu is wide which allows the restaurant to appeal to many tastes. (Photo by Tina Nalepa)

By Tina Nalepa – Arts Editor

Blue Ribbon BBQ, located at 1375 Washington Street in West Newton, offers southern flavor and hospitality so close to campus. This southern themed eatery offers homemade comfort food at a reasonable price with great service, which has had Newton residents lining up out the door when owner Geoff Janowski opened the restaurant in 1995.

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Max Brenner presents a new way of dining 1

Max Brenner is located on Boylston Street in Boston.  The restaurant offers a wide variety of food with a relaxing atmosphere. (Photos courtesy of Adam Palmer)

Max Brenner is located on Boylston Street in Boston. The restaurant offers a wide variety of food with a relaxing atmosphere. (Photos courtesy of Adam Palmer)

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By Tina Nalepa Arts Editor

Max Brenner, located on 745 Boylston Street in Boston seems like your typical restaurant when walking by trying to decide which of the top-notch eateries on Boylston Street to choose from. But what sets Max Brenner apart from the competition is its chocolate themed selections making for an unique dining experience.

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Honors to expand student learning 1

Kait Quinn addresses the crowd in a Winslow classroom during Honors student presentations.  (Photo by Tina Nalepa)

Kait Quinn addresses the crowd in a Winslow classroom during Honors student presentations. (Photo by Tina Nalepa)

By Tina Nalepa – Arts Editor

This fall, Lasell’s Honors Program continues to make changes to strengthen and expand the program. It has made adjustments to standards including new grade requirements, courses, and introducing an emphasis on service learning over the past four years. The program has welcomed a record number of students into the program with a total of 172 students, 16 being seniors and 67 being first-years, with more expected to join.

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Campus jobs benefit students for the future Reply

Kait Quinn & Tina Nalepa – Managing & Arts Editors

A variety of offices offer student employment on campus. The convenience of living and working on campus all while working with your peers with an above minimum wage pay leads to friendships and knowledge of the work force. Both of us, seniors at Lasell, have taken the opportunity to work on campus.

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Campus improvements enhance learning environment 1

Changes made to campus over the summer included the new math computer lab.  (Photo by Tina Nalepa)

Changes made to campus over the summer included the new math computer lab. (Photo by Tina Nalepa)

Tina Nalepa Arts Editor

This summer, Wolfe Hall got a modern addition, geared for the math department. “The Math Lab,” the unofficial name for the new computer lab, is located on the ground floor of Wolfe Hall. The lab includes a glass test center, new floors, new walls, new Apple computers, round tables and several flat screen TVs.

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Student lives dream as Disney intern 1

Tina Nalepa – Arts Editor

Growing up watching Disney movies and listening to Disney soundtracks, it’s safe to say sophomore Micaela Haggerty loves Disney. After visiting Disney World for the first time at age five, Haggerty knew she wanted to work there. That dream led her to working and interning with the Disney College Program. More…