Open Letters: 10 Months Reply

By Casey DiBariOpinions Editor

Dear Stephen,

It’s been 10 months since you’ve been gone. 10 months since Aunt Kyle called with the news. 10 months since the wake, the funeral, and 10 months since you left to spend Mother’s Day with Valerie. In those months, we have tried to put the pieces back together, to smooth over the hole that’s been in the family and look for the bright side in every situation.

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SoCA Day gives students a chance to network Reply

Casey DiBari & Taylor Viles Opinion Editor & 1851 Staff

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On March 10, the School of Communication and the Arts held their annual networking day, which this year was rebranded as SoCA Day. As a custom, the event took place in DeWitt Hall and was attended by a slew of communication students filing in for different panels throughout the day.

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Pokemon remake hits shelves for Switch Reply

By Casey DiBariOpinions Editor 

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One of the newest editions of a Pokeman game, “Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX,” hit shelves worldwide on March 6, 2020. Photo Courtesy of express.co.uk.

On March 6, Game Freak and Nintendo released the newest pokemon game for the Nintendo Switch, “Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX.” The game serves as a remake for the original 2005 “Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team” and “Red Rescue Team,” which was originally made for the Game Boy Advance (Red) and Nintendo DS (Blue). This marks the third pokemon game released for the Nintendo Switch, after “Let’s Go Pikachu” and “Let’s Go Eevee” were released in 2018, and “Pokemon Sword and Shield” released in 2019. “Sword and Shield” is the only main series game released so far.

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Boston takes a Time Out in Fenway Reply

By Katie Peters and Casey DiBariArts Editor and Opinions Editor

Time Out Market, located on the corner of Brookline Ave. and Park Drive in Fenway, serves Boston with high-end local cuisine at an affordable price. Photos by: Katie Peters.

Located around the corner from the Fenway T stop, Boston’s Time Out Market serves the Fenway-Kenmore area with some of the city’s best cuisine all under one roof. This modern and diverse eatery gives this area a much-needed option for high-quality food with the added enjoyment of a fun communal atmosphere, to-go and sit-down options and events most weekends all at a relatively low price. 

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Class of 2023 roars us back to the twenties Reply

By Casey Dibari & Rosa Del Carmen GomezOpinion Editor & 1851 Staff

On January 29, the Class of 2023 Committee hosted a 1920s-style Mocktail and Murder Mystery night for their Class Giving Challenge. The event was held on the second floor of the Arnow Campus center from 8-10 p.m. and was led by Secretary Samantha Vega-Torres.

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Little Big Diner: Low price, big taste Reply

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Kara-aged Fried Chicken, with a bowl of vegan style miso ramen across the table, served at Newton Centre’s own Little Big Diner. Photo Courtesy of Casey DiBari

 

By Casey DiBari & Skylar Diamond – Opinion Editor & 1851 Staff

Right in Newton Centre, Little Big Diner is a modern restaurant that offers a variety of homey food. The size offers a more intimate setting, and whether or not it is crowded, you can easily hold a conversation with whoever you came with or sit comfortably in silence as you enjoy your meal.

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Lasell U–Belong event brings campus together Reply

By Holly Feola & Casey Dibari – News Editor & Opinion Editor

Lasell kicked off the school year in September with a celebratory Lasell U-Belong event in the Arnow Quad to commemorate the institution’s new university status. The event started with Assistant Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer Jesse Tauriac and a panel of community members welcoming attendees to the event, saying how everyone belonged at Lasell.

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Knock, knock, knockin’ on Plant Ops’ door Reply

Casey DiBari & Hannah SmithOpinion Editor & 1851 Staff

Students returned to campus, no doubt excited to be with their friends again, start classes and see where they’d be living for the next school year. But for some, that excitement may have deflated when they saw the condition of their housing.

Water damage. Paint damage. Missing closet doors. This is just some things heard or seen when school started up again. Some of the residence halls and houses had various damage, which soured the mood of move-in day for some returning students. While these damages can be brushed off and accepted, it can still ruin the feel of a room.

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