“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…

“A Parallel Presence” takes over the Wedeman Gallery Reply

By Danielle Hogan, Megan Palumbo and Justin Fosdick – Arts Editor, Sports Editor and 1851 Staff

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An oil painting by Kathleen Miller is featured in the Wedeman Gallery located in the Yamawaki Arts and Cultural Center. Photo by Danielle Hogan

“A Parallel Presence: Tradition Meets Innovation” is the latest exhibit in the Wedeman Gallery located in the Yamawaki Arts and Cultural Center.

“A Parallel Presence” is a celebration of visual art by female artists. The exhibit has displays from current members of the National Association of Women Artists (NAWA), Massachusetts chapter.  More…

Preview: What to look for at the Academy Awards Reply

By Paris Adams & Pavel Zlatin – 1851 Staff

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The West Newton Cinema on Washington Street is currently featuring a selection of Oscar nominated movies. Photo by Paris Adams

The 90th Academy Awards will be held on March 4. With the help of host Jimmy Kimmel, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be presenting the prestigious Oscar awards to the best films of 2017.

The Academy has been criticized in the past for lacking diversity and equality within the nomination categories, however this year’s nominations include a wonderfully diverse selection of artists of all genders and backgrounds.  More…

Doughnuts you won’t forget Reply

By Megan Palumbo & Cassidy Murray – Sports Editor & 1851 Staff

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Flavors at Blackbird Doughnuts include marshmallow coconut, guava glaze, “old fashioned” chocolate, and chocolate stout pretzel. Photo by Cassidy Murray

When it comes to doughnuts, Dunkin’ Donuts always crosses the mind, but now there’s a new enticing game changer: Blackbird Doughnuts. This artisanal doughnut shop stands out in the South End of Boston and recently opened another store in Fenway last year.  More…