By: Ruth Kehinde – Digital Editor
This promotional poster for “Little Fires Everywhere,” Hulu’s new miniseries based on a bestselling book by Celeste Ng, shows the two main characters, (L-R) Elena and Mia. Photo courtesy of Hulu.com
The Hulu miniseries, “Little Fires Everywhere,” is based on the New York Times Bestseller by Celeste Ng. It was released on March 18, with a new episode released weekly. This season introduces the viewer to an upper-class family called the Richardsons while they live in the town, Shaker Heights, Ohio, which is displayed as a suburban utopia. Although this family plays a huge part, Shaker is mainly where the highlight is. The show shifts throughout the eight episodes, having Shaker be affected when introduced to Mia Warren (Kerry Washington), a bohemian, free-spirited artist, and her daughter, Pearl (Lexi Underwood) when they move into the Richardson’s family rental home. More…
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By Emily Long and Casey DiBari – Digital Editor and Opinion Editor
On Thursday, April 23, 2020, the Office of Student Activities and Orientation held the annual awards banquet. As a result of COVID-19 and a majority of Lasell students now residing off-campus, the awards banquet was held over Zoom. At its peak, 115 people viewed the virtual awards. More…
By: Ruth Kehinde- Digital Editor
On April 13 there was an emergency power outage across the Lasell campus, leaving all open facilities without power. According to a Residential Life campus-wide email, this storm-related incident occurred due to a downed power line and transformer damage that took place on the intersection of Woodland Road and Seminary Avenue. Residents were updated via email and were provided flashlights for the time that the power was out. Campus Police served as a Fire Watch Patrol throughout the buildings.
Lasell’s electrical power company, EverSource, provided many repairs to the damaged equipment, having the power restored only a few hours after it was shut down. Due to this unanticipated event, the registrar moved the sophomore registration period from Tuesday, April 14 to Wednesday, April 15 at 7 a.m.
By Avery Stankus – Editor-in-chief
On Friday, May 1, Digital Star David Dobrik hosted a private Q&A over Zoom set up by Campus Activities Board. He and his assistant, Natalie Marideuna, repped Lasell gear while answering an abundance of questions sent in by students.
Over 300 Lasell students joined in on the hour-long call to listen in on what he had to say. From sharing stories with celebrities to secrets about The Vlog Squad, Dobrik enthusiastically discussed that and everything in between. He also shared post-grad advice for the graduating seniors.
“I [followed] what I loved doing. That’s what I did, I continued doing what I wanted to do. I was like I want to do something in the entertainment world and then it was luck and waiting for the right opportunity,” said Dobrik. “My dad would always say work hard…There wasn’t an opportunity for me to work hard until this opportunity presented itself: Vine. And I was like okay, this is my ticket to LA, this is where I start working hard. You just have to wait for the right opportunity.”
There are times in history that can be looked at for guidance today. This has, to varying degrees, all happened before. Like now, people of the past were given the opportunity to reveal their best and worst natures. One of the most trying moments in fairly recent human history was the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918. Almost exactly 100 years ago, this pandemic took millions of lives—many in the 20 – 40 years age bracket. The world was already reeling, having just emerged from World War I, known then as the Great War (since who could have predicted there would be another), and with massive social upheaval still convulsing throughout Europe and Russia, and brewing in Asia. More…
Congratulations Class of 2020!
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By: Abi Brown – 1851 staff
List of Lyst/HighsNobiety prediction for the next top 5 breakout brands for 2020. Photo courtesy of Vogue Business.
With everything seemingly going wrong in the world, people seek creativity as an outlet wherever they can now. For many students at Lasell University, this outlet is fashion. There is so much uncertainty with fashion since we don’t know when we will be able to even leave our homes safely. Luckily, social media has helped immensely with this. Social media has given a lense to what the future potentially holds for fashion. More…
By Taylor Viles – 1851 Staff
In his Lasell debut, Bill Uberti coaches his team to a victory. Photo courtesy of Taylor Viles.
Among the wave of changes COVID-19 has brought to the athletics’ world, is an issue that will be present for years to come across every collegiate athletics program. The NCAA has granted every spring athlete, regardless of class, another year of eligibility.