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By Brian Cohen – 1851 Staff

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The Athletic Center was recently renovated to replace dead spots and chips in the floor. The renovations also included a new logo at center court. Photo by Michael Bueno

The Athletic Center took on a new look with the repair of the hardwood floor in October, just in time for the start of the basketball season. About 60 of the hardwood panels were repaired. More…

Field hockey’s first final leads to frustration Reply

By Matt Ferris – 1851 Staff

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Field hockey had a historic season and made it deep into the GNAC playoffs, ultimately losing to Mount Ida in the championship. Photo by Cassidy Murray

The women’s field hockey team had a dominant regular season but fell short in championship. The Lasers finished with a 16-4 overall record. This sat them in first place in the Greater Northeast Athletic Conference and guaranteed the team in the number one seed in the postseason.  More…

Machado says goodbye, takes job at Wentworth Reply

By Seán McGlone & Cassidy Murray – Editor-in-Chief & Sports Editor

Sports Information Director and Lasell alum Emily Machado recently announced she would be leaving Lasell after four years as SID. Machado will take over as Athletic Communications Coordinator at Wentworth Institute of Technology.  More…

Justice League delivers some justice Reply

By Colin Froment – News Editor

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Justice League stars pictured from left to right: Wonder Woman, Cyborg, Batman, Aquaman, and Flash. Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.

The Justice League has set the groundwork for all superhero teams since their comic’s debut in 1960. With superhero films becoming some of the most popular blockbusters in today’s cinemas, it was only a matter of time before DC’s trademark crew finally got their screen time.  More…

Stranger Things Two: better and stranger than ever 1

By Mackenzie Dineen & Ruth Kehinde – Arts Editor & 1851 Staff

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Stranger Things seasons one and two are available on Netflix. Photo courtesy of Netflix

“Stranger Things” came out in 2016 and immediately became a focal point in pop-culture. The fandom of this scientific horror series was adrenalized when the second season was released on Netflix on October 27. More…

“The Thrill of it All” shows a different Smith Reply

By Gregg Casazza – 1851 Staff

When Sam Smith released the first single off of his sophomore album “Too Good at Goodbyes,” a stark, yet safe piano ballad which harkened back to his first LP, fans wondered if this new album “The Thrill of it All” would just be more of the same. For an artist who has stirred up so much controversy over his relatively short time in the public spotlight, Smith tends to take very minimal risks with his music.  More…

Eataly: A fresh taste of Italian cuisine Reply

By Colin Froment & Brian Cohen – News Editor & 1851 Staff

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Eataly is located at 800 Boylston Street, Boston, in the Prudential Center. Photo by Colin Froment

The Prudential Center is home to many restaurants that highlight various culinary cultures, and Eataly is a great representation of Italian customs in a unique presentation that is bound to attract anyone who is looking for a taste for some of the finest handcrafted Italian food in the area.  More…