Boston events coming forward Reply

By Ryan Fitzgerald & Tristan Davis – Co-Editor-in-Chief & Features Editor

Boston Film Festival – September 22 – 25

This year’s lineup sports an array of feature films, including the Stephen Spielberg-produced documentary “Finding Oscar.” We’re introduced to Oscar and Ramiro, known as the sole survivors of the Dos Erres Massacre in Guatemala in 1982. Both boys were abducted during the attack and raised by the men responsible. Music lovers should be sure to catch the Saturday afternoon screening of “Bang!” More…

Alexander: Always wanted to be president Reply

By Ryan Fitzgerald, Tristan Davis, Taylor Ritchie, Nick Stasiak – Co-Editor-in-Chief, Features Editor, Contributing Writers


President Michael Alexander enjoys some well-deserved down time in his office. Photo by Taylor Ritchie

“I don’t know what he does. He comes in, maybe has a few meetings, and maybe does budget planning or something,” says one student. “He probably answers phones. He probably meets with faculty to discuss campus issues,” said another, “I literally have no idea.” Even some members of the faculty are stumped. “I think he has meetings of all kinds. I think he reads reports, and talks on the phone. He likes to know what’s going on, so he goes out to attend events. He probably looks at the internet and reads,” said a librarian. What, you ask, does Lasell College President Michael Alexander do all day? More than you think.  More…

Student business a bust? Reply

By Tristan Davis – Features Editor

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Illustration by Amanda Bennett

Emerson sophomore Jack Worth never had bad intentions. The college student living in Boston was just trying to make a buck, and who could blame him? The city is expensive, and no one ever complained about having too much money. So why was he facing potential eviction from his campus housing last month? The 19-year-old rented out his dorm room on the popular lodging rental site Airbnb, until school officials told him to permanently remove the ad.


Community supports Marathon runners Reply

By Krista DeJulio & Tristan Davis – Co-Editor-Chief & Features Editor

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Remember what you did on Marathon Monday. Did you run 26.2 miles? You probably didn’t, but sophomore fashion merchandising student Tess Dooley did something few from the Lasell community have. She ran 26.2 miles, accomplishing her first Boston Marathon.  More…

Chronicle’d Podcast: Men’s volleyball captain Andrew Glenn Reply

By Tristan Davis

“1851 Chronicle” editor Tristan Davis chats with Andrew Glenn of the men’s volleyball team about fashion, animals, and his new Lasell College program milestone.

Background music is “Dear Madison” by Explosions in the Sky.

Chronicle’d Podcast: Focus on senior fashion designer Eliza Hellier Reply

“1851 Chronicle” editor Tristan Davis caught up with senior fashion designer Eliza Hellier to discuss her senior collection, debuting later this month at the Lasell College Senior Collection Fashion Showcase on April 30 in the Athletic Center.

Background music is “Weight of Love” by The Black Keys.

Student athletes on road for spring break Reply

By Tristan Davis – Features Editor

While various members of the men’s volleyball team ventured to Niagara Falls and the Mohegan Sun Casino, the rest of Lasell’s athletes dispersed throughout North America in search of more 2016 victories. Panning out as far as Puerto Rico and Florida, the Lasers collected key wins over schools from MA, NY, and PA.