Anything but simple Reply

Pavel Zlatin — 1851 Staff

Anna Kendrick is a primary female lead for “A Simple Favor”. Photo courtesy of Live For Films 

A family, a house in the suburbs, a high-profile PR job, brilliant bartending  skills  and  an  excessive  collection  of  Louboutins.  Everything about  Emily  (Blake  Lively)  seems  to  be  absolutely  perfect,  unless  you  make  the  mistake  of  becoming  her  friend– the  mistake  Stephanie  (Anna  Kendrick)  did.

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Fall magazines highlight diversity Reply

Emily Long1851 Staff 

Fashion magazines  featuring  people of color in the  Lasell  library. Photo by Emily Long

Whoever  is  chosen  for  the  cover  of a magazine is  a  widely  publicized  decision.  Historically,  there  has  been  limited  diversity  featured  in  fashion.  This  year,  women  of  color  were  highly  represented  in  the  September  issue.  Beyonce  was  posed  on  the  cover  of  “Vogue,”  Rihanna  on  “British  Vogue,”  as  well  as  Tiffany  Haddish  on  “Glamour”  and  Zendaya  on  “Marie  Claire.”

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Bojack is back! Reply

Danielle Hogan & Pavel ZlatinArts and Entertainment Editor & 1851 staff

The season five premiere of “Bojack Horseman” was highly anticipated before leading up to its release on Sept. 14. The Netflix original animated series follows half horse, half man Bojack (Will Arnett) filming the first season of series-within-a-series, “Philbert”, with Gina (Stephanie Beatriz), colleague and lover in both “Philbert” and reality, and colleague Mr. Peanutbutter (Paul F. Tompkins), as well.

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Fashion class transports students to “Botanical Lands” Reply

By Rosa Gomez – 1851 Staff

On April 3 students gathered in deWitt Hall to view “Botanical Lands,” a student-run mini-fashion show presented by the Fashion Production class. Proceeds from the event went to the charity Birthday Wishes, a non-profit organization that provides birthday parties for homeless children. 

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The annual mini-fashion show gives the community a glimpse at the level of professionalism and attention to detail the fashion department puts into the productions. Photo by Rosa Gomez

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“A Quiet Place” makes noise at box office Reply

By Danielle Hogan – Arts Editor

“A Quiet Place” was written and directed by “The Office” star John Krasinski, who also starred in the film. 

Characters played by himself and his real-life wife, Emily Blunt, raise three kids in a post-alien apocalypse. Their eldest child, played by Millicent Simmonds, is deaf. Because of this, the family is well-versed in sign language. The alien creatures don’t have eyes; they have strong hearing that can detect any loud sound. Therefore, the family moves slowly and tiptoes everywhere that isn’t white sand laid down to muffle their footsteps.

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“A Quiet Place,” released Friday, April 6, had the second best domestic debut of 2018. Photo courtesy of IMDB

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“Radium Girls” turns the dial towards feminism Reply

By Danielle Hogan – Arts Editor 

Lasell College Drama Club presented “Radium Girls” on April 5, 6, and 8 in Yamawaki Auditorium. The show tells the story of the young dial painters in New Jersey who started dying from ‘radium jaw.’ During the time period the show is set in, radium was thought to be the cure-all to everything. 

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“Radium Girls” had a minimal set (all black with rustic clock faces and gears), but the show relied on the passionate and dramatic performances of the students. Photo by Danielle Hogan

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“America” the powerful Reply

By Colin Froment & Ruth Kehinde –  News Editor & 1851 Staff

Thirty Seconds to Mars’s fifth album “America” springs out multiple messages of activism and religious imagery throughout its verses. However, the album succeeds where others don’t; the band doesn’t allow their cries of hope to overshadow the strong quality of their music. 

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Thirty Seconds to Mars’s fifth album “America” features other popular artists such as A$AP Rocky and Halsey. Photo courtesy of Has it Leaked

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