“American Sniper” is directed and produced by Clint Eastwood and stars Bradley Cooper in
a controversial war film adaptation of the book by the same name by Chris Kyle. (photo courtesy of teaser-trailer.com)
By Tim Kelleher – 1851 Staff
“American Sniper,” a memoir by Chris Kyle reflecting on his military career, and the film adaptation, directed and produced by Clint Eastwood, starring Bradley Cooper, chronicles everything from joining the military to being in firefights to returning back to civilian life. More…
By Morgan Austin – Copy Editor
J. Cole: 2014 Forest Hills Drive
Hip-Hop lyricist, J. Cole announced the release of his third album through a Facebook post November 16. Cole’s latest project, 2014 Forrest Hills Drive, features songs that depict the story about his return home.
By Haleigh Santilli – 1851 Staff
Coney Island Ice Cream Café is a locally owned, family oriented business with a bit of an Italian flare. Opened in 2003, the cafe serves delicious year round ice cream, coffees, sandwiches, and teas to local and loyal customers of the West Newton area. Located on 1284 Washington St, West Newton, Coney Island Ice Cream is just a couple doors down from the West Newton Cinema and across the street from CVS.
Blue Ribbon BBQ, located in West Newton and accessible by the Lasell shuttle, serves up southern style food including a variety of entrees and sandwiches, cornbread, and coleslaw. The menu is wide which allows the restaurant to appeal to many tastes. (Photo by Tina Nalepa)
By Tina Nalepa – Arts Editor
Blue Ribbon BBQ, located at 1375 Washington Street in West Newton, offers southern flavor and hospitality so close to campus. This southern themed eatery offers homemade comfort food at a reasonable price with great service, which has had Newton residents lining up out the door when owner Geoff Janowski opened the restaurant in 1995.
“Mockingjay Part One” opened in theaters recently and has impressed audiences and fans of both the “Hunger Games” books and movies. The film stars Jennifer Lawrence (center) as Katniss Everdeen. (Photo courtesy of hdwallpapers.ln)
By Tim Kelleher – 1851 Staff
There is a lot you can say about The Hunger Games Trilogy. Exciting, exhilarating, even brilliant. After attending the release, I can say these words accurately describe the third installation of the four part series. Mockingjay can be seen as “just a filler” or a “trailer for part four.” Although there is some sense behind these statements, they are not completely true. As a stand-alone movie, the film did a great job of keeping the attention and same level of the excitement and interest in the movie as in the book.
American Horror Story: Freak Show airs on Wednesday nights at 10 p.m. on FX. This season stars Jessica Lange, Evan Peters and Emma Roberts with newcomer Finn Wittrock. (Photo courtesy of popsugar.com)
By Krista DeJulio – Features Editor
American Horror Story is currently in its fourth season with the newest installment called Freak Show. This season takes place in gloomy Jupiter, Florida, in 1952, where the term “freak” is socially acceptable. The show returns with fan favorites Jessica Lange as the mysterious Elsa Winters, Evan Peters as the charming Jimmy Darling, and Sarah Paulson as both Bette and Dot Tattler. This season also introduces Finn Wittrock as Dandy Mott, who steals scenes and leaves audiences captivated by his every move.
By Lara Garrett – 1851 Staff
Calvin Harris’ Motion is an electronic-pop album that is guaranteed to keep you dancing and singing along through each track. The album ranked number five on the Billboard Top 200 chart and number one on Billboard’s Electronic/Dance Albums in 2014.