“The Last Rocket” finally blasts off

By Zach Houle – 1851 Staff

The rap group Migos is one of the latest popular presences in hip-hop. Songs such as “Bad and Boujee,” “Slippery,” and “Pipe It Up” put them on the map. Members Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff have produced hit after hit. The three members are launching solo projects; Quavo started with “QUAVO HUNCHO” released in October. Takeoff released his solo album “The Last Rocket” on Nov. 2.

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Newton Art Association dedicates exhibition to Bonnar

Wedeman Gallery presents its most recent exhibition, the Newton Art Association’s (NAA) “James King Bonnar Show.” Over 70 artists from the NAA are on display from Nov. 18 to Dec. 8. Associate Professor of Art and Graphic Design and Wedeman Gallery Director Vladimir Zimakov not only curated the exhibit, but also judged the artwork and awarded first, second and third prizes, as well as honorable mentions. NAA is an organization of more than 200 active artists, representing all sectors of visual art. The show is named after James King Bonnar, the founder of NAA. Photos by Megan Palumbo.

Diwali celebration shines light on new beginnings

By Marissa Gugala – News Editor

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Students paint tea lights while they enjoy sweet and savory snacks. Photo by Morgan Van Wickler.

 

Students celebrated Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights at the Intercultural & Commuter Lounge (IC3) on Nov. 7. The festival began with a presentation from Professor Ashmita Khasnabish. Khasnabish spoke about how the celebration of Diwali “symbolizes the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance.”

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Lasell and Regis partner to perform

 

Lasell College Drama Club partnered with Regis College Theatre Club for the fall musical “Footloose.” Robby Rowe (bottom left) shined in his first lead role playing Ren McCormick. Rowe, Taylor Viles and a Regis student (bottom right) dancing during a musical number. Working together has provided students an opportunity to work with larger casts, as well as a larger performing facility. Mixing the talent from both schools could also help the students in the cast and crew, by learning from each other and helping each other throughout the show. Photos courtesy of Lizzy Leahy.

 

 

Fashion class transports students to “Botanical Lands”

By Rosa Gomez – 1851 Staff

On April 3 students gathered in deWitt Hall to view “Botanical Lands,” a student-run mini-fashion show presented by the Fashion Production class. Proceeds from the event went to the charity Birthday Wishes, a non-profit organization that provides birthday parties for homeless children. 

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The annual mini-fashion show gives the community a glimpse at the level of professionalism and attention to detail the fashion department puts into the productions. Photo by Rosa Gomez

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