By Bailey Klingaman– 1851 Staff
On April 13, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders publicly endorsed his former opponent Joe Biden as the Democratic Presidential Nominee. While both politicians have masses of democrats supporting them, a significant amount of Bernie’s followers are college students and millennials.
By Claire Crittendon– Features Editor
May 16 was supposed to be one of the biggest milestones to date for both the undergraduate and graduate classes of 2020. While the 166th Commencement ceremony won’t be gracing Taylor Field this month, speakers James Muller, Nancy Snow and Rosa Del Carmen Gomez are actively preparing their speeches for whenever 2020’s graduation will take place.
By Avery Stankus– Editor-in-Chief
Photo by: Avery Stankus
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…
By Abi Brown – 1851 Staff
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Casey DiBari and Madison Raffone – Opinion Editor & Copy Editor
Photos by: Avery Stankus
Signs along the highway encouraging social distancing to stop the spread.
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.