Season three of “GIRLS” was strongest Reply


The cast of "GIRLS." Photo courtesy of

The cast of “GIRLS.” Photo courtesy of

Allison Nekola – Copy Editor

Season three of “GIRLS” eliminates the standard for 20-somethings living luxuriously with perfect hair, skin, and wardrobes. Half of the characters are still unemployed or unhappy with their current professions. They’re still filled with self-doubt, self-pity, and an innocent belief that the destiny they dreamt of as children will be fulfilled. Jaws dropped; toes curled. That’s the realness of “GIRLS.”  More…

Noah is strong in parts, but not in whole 1

Natalie Kfoury – Co-Editor-In-Chief

From the directorial mind of Darren Aronofsky who amazed crowds with “Black Swan” comes 2014’s “Noah.” The film, which stars Russell Crowe in the lead role, portrays the biblical tale told time and time again. However, Aronofsky freshens the age-old story by introducing stylistic devices, brilliant visuals, and interesting character development that the story of a flood for 40 days and 40 nights did not include. More…

“Captain” sequel packs a punch Reply

Arianna St. Pierre – Arts Editor

Marvel’s First Avenger is back and packs a bigger punch in “Captain American: The Winter Soldier.” The second installation in the Captain America series picks up where the “The Avengers” film left off. Captain Steve Rogers, a.k.a Captain America (Chris Evans), is working for secret spy agency S.H.E.I.L.D but Rogers isn’t quite sure if he wants to keep doing the whole superhero thing. The main concept of the film is there is something fishy going on at the S.H.E.I.L.D agency. With the lines between whose good and whose bad are blurred, the Captain isn’t sure who can be trusted and who will kill him. More…

Watch City Brewing Co. offers good eats and great drinks 1

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Zachary GrayCo-Editor-In-Chief

Moody St in Waltham is home to a variety of restaurants for friends to enjoy some food and drinks. For those looking for American cuisine with a unique beverage, Watch City Brewing Company offers just that.

Established in 1996, Watch City Brewing Company is one of the few local restaurants in the Newton area to feature its own brewery. The restaurant has a cozy, traditional restaurant setting with familiar booth, table, and bar seating. More…

Ring in the holidays with tasty seasonal drinks 1

Kait Quinn & Brianna Robbins1851 Staff

Brianna Robbins and Kait Quinn experimented with two beverage establishments near Lasell College: Dunkin’ Donuts in Auburndale and the Starbucks in Newton. Price, quality, and taste were analyzed. Bri specifically had small holiday lattes and Kait specifi cally had small peppermint mocha lattes. More…

“Midnight Memories” is more than a memory Reply

Casey O’Brien Managing Editor

Love them or hate them, One Direction is here to stay. With two platinum albums, a movie grossing $60 million worldwide, a fragrance, and sold out concerts (Madison Square Garden sold out in ten minutes), Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, and Louis Tomlinson are the result of the best idea Simon Cowell ever had. More…

“Catching Fire” continues the flame Reply

Natalie Kfoury Co-Editor-In-Chief

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” had a lot to live up to. When its predecessor, “The Hunger Games,” was released in March 2012, audiences and critics gushed over the acting, the special effects, and the
mesmerizing way the acclaimed book series had been brought to film. “Catching Fire” had to do quite a bit of work to meet and exceed the expectations. More…