Where to explore the outdoors around Boston Reply

By Abi Brown, Mike Maruk & Ghiz Benzerdjeb – Arts Editor, Art Director & 1851 Contributor

With the colors of fall creeping in, the urge to go outside and check them out is really exciting. The best thing about being at Lasell in the fall is you are never too far from some great parks to check out as well as get some exercise. These places include activities such as basketball, biking, hiking, and much more.

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MFA reopens amid pandemic Reply

By Katie Peters, Claire Crittendon & Rachel Shepard – Editors-in-Chief & Copy Editor

Pictures taken at the Museum of Fine Arts on October 14 in galleries “Black Histories, Black Futures” and “Women take the floor.” (for both photos)
Photos by Katie Peters.

After a six month temporary closure, The Museum of Fine Arts Boston (MFA) reopened its doors to the public on September 26, with a multitude of guidelines in place to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Mirror, Mirror on the wall, these are the most Spooktacular movies of them all Reply

By Ruth Kehinde – Digital Editor

West Newton Cinema playing a selection of classic movies amidst the pandemic.
Photo by Abi Brown.

As Halloween approaches, there are many spooky movies for people to get into the groove of watching. Within the month of October, putting on a good scary movie and preparing to scream your head off is the ideal move. Although there’s many horror films that have been made over the years, here are some that are without a doubt, spooktacular:

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From crime to style, meet Tyson Buggs 2

By Ruth Kehinde – Digital Editor

Buggs poses in one of his favorite outfits on the steps in front of the Donahue Center for Creative and Applied Arts.
Photo by Ruth Kehinde.

From wanting to be a criminal psychologist to now majoring in fashion design & production, sophomore Tyson Buggs, interest in fashion occurred due to his friend, Darius. He was the one to thank for getting him into fashion likewise his occupation in UGG, falling in love with their handbags and designer brands. In this path, what Buggs loves most is having the ability to be limitless in this competitive field.

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Little fires eventually cause a huge one (spoilers) Reply

By: Ruth Kehinde Digital Editor

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This promotional poster for “Little Fires Everywhere,” Hulu’s new miniseries based on a bestselling book by Celeste Ng, shows the two main characters, (L-R) Elena and Mia. Photo courtesy of Hulu.com

The Hulu miniseries, “Little Fires Everywhere,” is based on the New York Times Bestseller by Celeste Ng. It was released on March 18, with a new episode released weekly. This season introduces the viewer to an upper-class family called the Richardsons while they live in the town, Shaker Heights, Ohio, which is displayed as a suburban utopia. Although this family plays a huge part, Shaker is mainly where the highlight is. The show shifts throughout the eight episodes, having Shaker be affected when introduced to Mia Warren (Kerry Washington), a bohemian, free-spirited artist, and her daughter, Pearl (Lexi Underwood) when they move into the Richardson’s family rental home. More…

Fashion Focus: The future of fashion Reply

By: Abi Brown – 1851 staff

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List of Lyst/HighsNobiety prediction for the next top 5 breakout brands for 2020. Photo courtesy of Vogue Business.

With everything seemingly going wrong in the world, people seek creativity as an outlet wherever they can now. For many students at Lasell University, this outlet is fashion. There is so much uncertainty with fashion since we don’t know when we will be able to even leave our homes safely. Luckily, social media has helped immensely with this. Social media has given a lense to what the future potentially holds for fashion. More…

No Monet, no problem Reply

By: Avery Stankus and Emily Long Editor-in-Chief and Digital Editor

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Have you ever dreamed of roaming through The Met in New York City one minute then The Van Gogh in Amsterdam the next? Well, now you can, thanks to Google Arts & Culture. There are over 2,000 museums to stroll through (or scroll through) just at the click of a button. Here are six galleries that are currently offering free virtual tours and an online look at exhibits.

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