Fashion class transports students to “Botanical Lands” Reply

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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“A Quiet Place” makes noise at box office Reply

By Danielle Hogan – Arts Editor

“A Quiet Place” was written and directed by “The Office” star John Krasinski, who also starred in the film. 

Characters played by himself and his real-life wife, Emily Blunt, raise three kids in a post-alien apocalypse. Their eldest child, played by Millicent Simmonds, is deaf. Because of this, the family is well-versed in sign language. The alien creatures don’t have eyes; they have strong hearing that can detect any loud sound. Therefore, the family moves slowly and tiptoes everywhere that isn’t white sand laid down to muffle their footsteps.

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“A Quiet Place,” released Friday, April 6, had the second best domestic debut of 2018. Photo courtesy of IMDB

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“Radium Girls” turns the dial towards feminism Reply

By Danielle Hogan – Arts Editor 

Lasell College Drama Club presented “Radium Girls” on April 5, 6, and 8 in Yamawaki Auditorium. The show tells the story of the young dial painters in New Jersey who started dying from ‘radium jaw.’ During the time period the show is set in, radium was thought to be the cure-all to everything. 

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“Radium Girls” had a minimal set (all black with rustic clock faces and gears), but the show relied on the passionate and dramatic performances of the students. Photo by Danielle Hogan

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“America” the powerful Reply

By Colin Froment & Ruth Kehinde –  News Editor & 1851 Staff

Thirty Seconds to Mars’s fifth album “America” springs out multiple messages of activism and religious imagery throughout its verses. However, the album succeeds where others don’t; the band doesn’t allow their cries of hope to overshadow the strong quality of their music. 

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Thirty Seconds to Mars’s fifth album “America” features other popular artists such as A$AP Rocky and Halsey. Photo courtesy of Has it Leaked

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“Colors” exhibit cures winter blues Reply

By Emily Long & Pavel Zlatin – 1851 Staff

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A rendition of Monet’s “Water Lilies” by the class at Rockwell Preschool. Photo by Cristina Serratore

Although March 20 marked the official start of spring, warm temperatures and t-shirts are nowhere in sight. For a fresh taste of spring weather, Lasell Village is hosting an intergenerational art exhibit, appropriately entitled “Colors,” from now until April 5.  More…

Spring forward in Boston on a student budget Reply

By Danielle Hogan, Elizabeth Quincy and Casey DiBari – Arts Editor & 1851 Staff

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The MFA is free for Lasell students and a great for exploring on a budget. Photo by Danielle Hogan

When the weather warms up this spring and the flowers begin to bloom, students may be in search of new and exciting things to do in the city on a budget. If you’re eager to explore the city, five affordable places to visit in Boston are:  More…

All hail the king Reply

By Colin Froment & Justin Fosdick – News Editor & 1851 Staff

The film “Black Panther” was highly anticipated not just by Marvel fans, but also by the general public for highlighting one of the most racially diverse casts in a recent movie. This cast serves as one of the film’s main strengths, while combing dazzling visuals and underlying political themes to provide another entertaining superhero adventure.  More…

Fall Out Boy returns with “M A N I A” Reply

By Casey DiBari & Marissa Gugala – 1851 Staff

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Fall Out Boy’s new album “M A N I A” was released last month, the album’s first single “Young and Menace” was released last April. Photo courtesy of Island Records

Nearly three years to date since their last album “American Beauty/American Psycho” was released in January 2015, Fall Out Boy dropped their seventh studio album, “M A N I A,” on January 19.  More…