NRFSA provides opportunities for fashion students

Students from Lasell’s NRFSA group traveled to New York City to attend a fashion convention, where they at- tended networking seminars and speakers.Photo Courtesy of Catharine Weiss
Students from Lasell’s NRFSA group traveled to New York City to attend a fashion convention, where they at- tended networking seminars and speakers.Photo Courtesy of Catharine Weiss

Natalie Kfoury & Reginah SanyuCo-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff

Lasell recently became a member of the National Retail Federation’s Student Association (NRFSA), an association for students who are interested in anything fashion based. The association represents different retailers including chain restaurants and industry partners
from the U.S, in addition to more
than 45 countries. Continue reading “NRFSA provides opportunities for fashion students”

“Side Effects” thrills

“Side Effects” is an ideal psychological thriller that features exceptional acting and direction.Photo courtesy of IMDB.com
“Side Effects” is an ideal psychological thriller that features exceptional acting and direction.Photo courtesy of IMDB.com

Natalie KfouryCo-Editor-in-Chief

It’s hard to concoct a perfect psychological thriller film. It can be difficult to draw the line as to where to stop pulling the audience through a maze as they question themselves time and time again and when to keep going and to add more twists and turns to that maze. Too much confusion can lose the viewer and too little can bore them. While “Side Effects” is not a perfect psychological thriller, it comes close. Directed by Steven Soderbergh and with a powerful cast including Rooney Mara, Jude Law, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Channing Tatum, “Side Effects” effectively pulls the audience in and keeps them guessing themselves, as a good psychological thriller should, through the film’s length. Continue reading ““Side Effects” thrills”

Laser Nation, where are you?

Zachary GraySports Editor

Picture this: it’s an arena filled with thousands of fans waiting for a college basketball game to tip-off. There’s a section at mid-court filled with student body members covered in face paint. Each student is jumping up and down to the introduction music with their arms on the shoulders beside them.

As the players get ready for the game to begin, the students are chanting in unison. The game begins, and the fans are go- ing wild. Their hands go up during every free throw, in hopes the away team will miss. It’s not necessarily going to work; it’s more of a superstition. Every game it’s the same: first ones there, last ones out. They come out in big numbers to silence the away team’s supporters. The “super- fans” support the college’s teams no matter how good or bad they perform. Does this seem like the fans of Lasell College? I can easily say absolutely not. Continue reading “Laser Nation, where are you?”

Lasell crime log: February 1-February 14

Kayli Hertel1851 Staff

On Friday, February 1, police reported an unwanted party at Van Winkle Hall at 3:35 pm. The case is closed.

At 4:14 pm on Friday, February 1, police responded to a motor vehicle accident at Winslow. The case is still under investigation.

On Saturday, February 2, police reported vandalism at Van Winkle Hall at 12:46 am. The case is closed. Continue reading “Lasell crime log: February 1-February 14”

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