What’s your media diet? Reply

By Avery StankusEditor-in-Chief

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Do you know what’s going on around the world? What are the most common symptoms of the virus? What precautions should you take? Whether the news is on all day while working from home or notifications come in when there’s an update, chances are most people know the answers to these COVID-19—related questions. But here’s a question: Where are you getting your news? While being educated on all things coronavirus is important, it may also be worth looking at how you’re consuming the media. More…

Fashion Focus: Fashion vs. COVID-19 Reply

By Abi Brown – 1851 Staff

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The School of Fashion has been directly affected by the decisions surrounding the annual fashion shows: Undergraduate and Senior Collections. Due to COVID-19, the Undergraduate Show has been canceled, while the Senior Collections show is to be determined. Despite these unprecedented times, students of The School of Fashion are adapting to these changes and ensuring the show must go on.

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What to stream in quarantine Reply

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Streaming services such as Disney+ , Netflix and Hulu are serving as the primary forms of entertainment during quarantine. Photo Courtesy of RitaVPN.

By Katie Peters and Casey DiBari – Arts Editor and Opinion Editor

Now that most of the world is stuck at home all day because of quarantine, it’s easy to get bored. Not being able to go out in public is something everyone is adjusting to – including the film industry. Movie theaters across the country have had to shut their doors for the time being until this pandemic subsides enough to hold public gatherings again. While movie premiers have been forced to make major adjustments, consumers have turned to streaming services as sources of entertainment. 

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After Hours releases before the weekend Reply

The Weeknd’s new album entitled “After Hours.” Photo Courtesy of Spotify

By Ruth Kehinde – Digital Editor

Singer, songwriter and producer Abel Tesfaye, also known as The Weeknd, released his sixth album, ‘After Hours,’ on Monday, March 20 and the deluxe version on April 3. This is a new LP that Tesfaye shared with his fans first-hand on Instagram Lives and is also available to listen to on Spotify and Apple Music.

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The pros of social distancing Reply

By Ruth Kehinde- Digital Editor

As COVID-19 has spread around the world, Americans have not only been stuck in quarantine but have also been practicing “social distancing.” Social distancing is an act of remaining six feet apart to prevent any type of contact for the coronavirus to spread vastly from person to person. With being stuck inside, it may seem as if this whole situation is filled with nothing but melancholy, but there’s actually more to this social distancing than it’s given credit for.

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Lasell takes action against COVID-19 Reply

By Casey DiBari and Madison Raffone – Opinion Editor & Copy Editor

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On March 12, President Michael Alexander announced via email Lasell University has taken action against COVID- 19. All undergraduate classes will be moved online for the remainder of the semester, while a few residence halls and dining facilities will remain open.

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Canceled spring sports creates new opportunity Reply

By: Josh Wolmer- 1851 Staff

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With the college sports world coming to a close, athletes everywhere are looking to see what the next step is. Senior Amanda Ortiz leads her basketball team into the locker room after the final home game of this season. Photo by: Adam Hallenbeck

On March 11, the sports world was rocked as NBA star Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19, more commonly known as coronavirus.  As a result, sports league presidents and commissioners had no choice but to suspend all play of their season until after this pandemic ends.  

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Learning to trust is a must Reply

By Adam HallenbeckSports Editor 

Now, I could try and brief you on why the world is collapsing at its seams. With COVID-19 continuing to spread around the world, everyone now fears for the worst. The economy is collapsing, travel bans are being installed all over the world and people are beginning to panic, as humankind may see its biggest pandemic in human history. Borders have never meant more than they do today. Every minute, the world folds in on itself.

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