Local eatery offers the taste of Mexico Reply

By Leanne Signoriello & Samantha Plumley – Opinion Editor & 1851 Staff

Waltham restaurants and diners have a reputation for attracting Lasell students, particularly those located on Moody Street. Those searching past the popular eateries on the main stretch will be able to find a little piece of Mexico when they stumble upon Taqueria Mexico.

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Taqueria Mexico is located at 24 Charles Street, Waltham and serves quick and authentic Mexican food. (Photo by Sean McGlone)

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Migos aims to shift the “Culture” Reply

By Laurent Sicard – 1851 Staff

If you weren’t familiar with Migos before their second chart-topping hit “Bad and Boujee,” you are now. The hip-hop trio has returned with its second album “Cul- ture.” The group consists of rappers Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff and the new album fea- tures guest appearances from DJ Khaled, Lil Uzi Vert, Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz, and Travis Scott. Released on January 27 and almost an hour in length, “Culture” displays the group’s strengths, despite a few loose ends.

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An “Unfortunate” series comes to Netflix Reply

By Samantha Plumley – 1851 Staff

Not all stories are happy and regrettably this is the case for the three Baudelaire children. Stamped with the Netflix seal of approval, the latest adaptation of “A Series of Unfortunate Events” comes in the binge-able form of eight episodes. The season follows the first four books of the series written by Lemony Snicket, the pen name of Daniel Handler. Following the bleak journey of the orphaned Baudelaires further than the 2004 movie of the same name ever could, each book is allotted two detailed episodes.

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“Workaholics” returns for final season, same hijinks and mess Reply

By Krista Dejulio & Seán McGlone – Co-Editor-in-Chief & News Editor

Fan favorites Anders, Adam, and Blake returned to Comedy Central for the seventh and final season of “Workaholics” on January 11. The season starts off with the self-proclaimed “office pranksters” taking over the new worker orientation and firing everyone who they feel is too old in an effort to, as Adam puts it, make it “like Coachella.”

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“Don’t Sleep” on Brantley Gilbert’s new album Reply

By Seán McGlone – News Editor

Country star Brantley Gilbert released his newest album “The Devil Don’t Sleep” on January 27. This is Gilbert’s first album since 2014 and features a mix of both the classic Gilbert music fans have come to know along with some new flavor.

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Brantley Gilbert released his fourth album on January 27 with the single “The Weekend.” (Photo Courtesy of Billboard)

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Besides teaching, adjunct directs film Reply

By Mackenzie Dineen – Arts Editor

Professor Cheryl Eagan-Donovan teaches screenwriting at Lasell, but her film experience goes above and beyond the classroom. Eagan-Donovan’s latest project is a film titled “Nothing is Truer than Truth.” She directed the film, which is an adaptation from the book by Paul Hemenway Altrocchi and Hank Whittaker. The film documents Edward De Vere, a man discovered to have used the pen name William Shakespeare.

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Fashion professor, students collaborate for successful exhibition in Newport, RI Reply

By Samantha Plumley – 1851 Staff

From behind locked doors, exquisite pieces from the Lasell Fashion Collection are on view for the public, alongside items from outside resources. Those who have experienced the Lasell Fashion Collection know the significance of these priceless pieces.

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Associate Professor of Fashion Jill Carey (Center) with the four interns who helped create her new exhibit “Fashion and Satire: The Drawings of Orson Byron Lowell and Charles Dana Gibson” at the Rosecliff mansion in Newport, RI. (Photo Courtesy of Jill Carey)

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Sophomore Alternative Semester: a realistic break Reply

By Megan Palumbo & Kaley Chamberlain – Sports Editor & 1851 Staff

Lasell understands the cost of a college education is on the rise, which is why faculty members and President Michael Alexander have been working together to find smarter alternatives to financing an education. This past fall was the first time Lasell offered the Sophomore Alternative Semester (SAS) for incoming sophomores. Seven students were enrolled in the program, five of whom live in-state and two of whom live out of state.  More…