“The Girl on the Train” novel outshines the film Reply

By Karlee Henry – 1851 Staff

At its October 7 premiere, “The Girl on the Train” was thought to be the next “Gone Girl,” but fans of the latter film and the novel of the same name could be in for disappointment. Unfortunately, the film is certainly no “Gone Girl,” but Emily Blunt’s compelling performance of Rachel Watson keeps this train on the tracks.

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Drama Club presents “Heathers” Reply

By Megan Palumbo & Karlee Henry – Sports Editor & 1851 Staff

The Drama Club will be perform its fall production “Heathers: The Musical” beginning November 17.  The teenage comedy is based off the original 1988 film. “Heathers” is a dark but humorous story about Veronica Sawyer (Lily Anderson), hustling her way into the most exclusive high school clique: the Heathers. During her journey to the top of  the teenage social food chain, she ends up falling in love with the sexy new kid, J.D. (Spencer Hill). When Heather Chandler, the leader of the pack, decides to kick her out, Veronica pays the piper with her own plan in mind.  More…

Educate yourself before voting to legalize marijuana Reply

By Megan Palumbo & Karlee Henry – Sports Editor & 1851 Staff

For Massachusetts voters, Ballot Question 4 is an intriguing yet messy subject. Question 4 calls for the legalization, regulation, and taxation of marijuana. If the question passes, Massachusetts will join Colorado, Alaska, Oregon, Washington State and District of Columbia in legalizing marijuana for recreational use. Many people are torn between supporting the proposed law or opposing it. However, many people aren’t very educated on the topic or the outcomes if the question passes. More…