“42” is a hit not only for baseball fans 1

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Zac Vierra – Co-Editor-in-Chief

Most Americans know the story of how Jackie Robinson integrated Major League Baseball. Most baseball fans know that Robinson was an extraordinary player. But Robinson’s story was about much more than baseball. It was about a change in this country toward equality. This story is beautifully shown in the movie “42,” which stars Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford. More…

Justin Timberlake returns with “The 20/20 Experience” 1

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Zachary Gray – Sports Editor

After a seven-year hiatus, Justin Timberlake returns with his third solo album, “The 20/20 Experience.” Jerome “J-Roc” Harmon, Rob Knox, The Tennessee Kids, Timbaland, and Timberlake are the producers for this RCA album. The 32-year old pop singer from Memphis, Tenn. Released a letter on his website in January confirming he had been working on new music since last June. The wait for “JT” fans was indeed worth it. More…

The perfect refreshing summer drink Reply

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Brianna Robbins & Kaitlyn Quinn – 1851 Staff

Brianna and Kaitlyn ventured out to experiment at three different coffee shops near Lasell: McDonald’s of Waltham, Dunkin’ Donuts of Auburndale, and Starbucks of Newton were selected and sampled. Brianna sampled unsweetened iced tea and Kaitlyn sampled regular (prepared with cream and sugar) iced coffee. More…

How do the Boston reality fads stack up? Reply

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Ariana St. Pierre – Arts and Entertainment Editor

In the recent months, it has become a fad to have reality shows based in Boston. With a string of reality television programs like “Wicked Single,” “Southie Rules,” and “Boston’s Finest,” the Boston reality show genre has been hard to ignore. While “Wicked Single” and “Southie Rules” are terrible and make Boston citizens look utterly ridiculous, there has been one gem to come out of this reality trash heap, and that is “Boston’s Finest.” More…

Hollywood’s finest star in “Pines” Reply

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Natalie Kfoury – Co-Editor-in-Chief

Three years ago director Derek Cianfrance crafted the heartbreaking film “Blue Valentine,” which starred Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams as a couple falling out of love. “Blue Valentine,” which was the director’s second film, created buzz surrounding his name and left fans eager for more. “The Place Beyond the Pines,” Cianfrance’s fourth film, satisfies those fans and brings more of the director’s power to the table. The film starring Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, and Eva Mendes, takes the audience on an emotional ride. More…

Group of Lasers volunteer in New Mexico Reply

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Photo by Will Dempsey

Kayli Hertel – 1851 Staff

Spring Break is typically a time for students to travel to warm, sunny places of rest, relaxation, and fun. However, for some students, Spring Break is a chance to make a difference in a new location across the country. This year’s destination was New Mexico, where a group of Lasell students worked together with The Native Health Initiative. Students were able to participate in service-focused opportunities such as working with local businesses, a food bank, and one-on-one with senior citizens. More…