The best breakfast food is found in Waltham Reply

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By Samantha Plumley – 1851 Staff

In a Pickle is a warm, welcoming restaurant that serves up delicious breakfast and lunch options at 265 Moody
Street in Waltham.

Crowds flock daily for exceptional food, which is worth the usual half hour wait. The inviting dining area is surprisingly spacious, with booths and tables arranged in a way that creates the illusion of space, dining parties will never feel cramped.

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Lamar soars on “Butterfly” Reply

Kendrick Lamar's third album, "To Pimp a Butterfly" was leaked more than a week before its release date.  (Photo courtesy of qz.com)

Kendrick Lamar’s third album, “To Pimp a Butterfly” was leaked more than a week before its release date. (Photo courtesy of qz.com)

By Krista DeJulio – Features Editor

Kendrick Lamar’s much-anticipated third album, “To Pimp a Butterfly,” was leaked more than a week before its initial
release on March 23, but you won’t hear fans complaining. With the recent trend of surprise releases between Beyoncé and Drake, it actually was not that much of a surprise to wake up and read that Lamar’s newest album had been added to both iTunes and Spotify.

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Discover a hidden gem in Boston Reply

Brattle Book Shop offers thousands of used books at reasonable prices.  The store is located at 9 West Street in Boston.  (Photo by Krista DeJulio)

Brattle Book Shop offers thousands of used books at reasonable prices. The store is located at 9 West Street in Boston. (Photo by Krista DeJulio)

By Krista DeJulio – Features Editor

The Brattle Book Shop is perhaps one of Boston’s best-kept secrets. Hidden in the bhustle and bustle of downtown Boston, located at 9 West Street near Suffolk University, Brattle Book Shop is best known for its unique structure. Unlike other thrift bookstores, part of the store is located outside.

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COM Day unites students with professionals Reply

Krista DeJulio – Features Editor

The Communication Department’s third-annual COM Day took place on Tuesday, March 10 with three panels from public relations, sports, and media professionals, as well as an alumni panel. There was also a speed networking event where students could meet communication professionals from radio hosts to nonprofit employees.

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Café 939 Review Reply

By Sam Plumley and Krista DeJulio1851 Staff and Features Editor

This “café” is located at 939 Boylston Street in downtown Boston and looks nondescript when passing. But Café 939 is not actually a café. Café 939 is home to the artists of Berklee College of Music, where it houses bands that form at Berklee to perform, showcase their talent and gain recognition.

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Track and field breaks records Reply

Junior Melissa Cooley (right) beat her own and Lasell’s record in the 400 meter race at BU’s Invitational on February 17. (Photo by Tom Horak)

Junior Melissa Cooley (right) beat her own and Lasell’s record in the 400 meter race at BU’s
Invitational on February 17. (Photo by Tom Horak)

By Krista DeJulioFeatures Editor

Even without a proper place to practice on campus, the men and women’s track and field teams are doing great so far this season. Speaking in terms of Division III sports, the men and women’s track and field team is beyond impressive. They shock. They stun. They break and create new re- cords every time there is a meet. They even compete against Division I teams. More…

The Pour House gets high reviews Reply

By Krista DeJulio – Features Editor

There’s something about The Pour House that is homey. There are not a lot of words to describe the unique homey feeling because Pour House has sticky floors, cramped bathroom stalls, and dim lighting. Its homey feel probably comes from the cluttered brick walls with neon signs of beer brands, flags from colleges across the country, and all the random things you would find in your garage. More…

Fashion professor engages in service learning in Vietnam Reply

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Jill Carey collected many garments during her time in Vietnam, including a hat and dress from traditional Vietnamese culture. (Photos courtesy of Krista DeJulio)

Jill Carey collected many garments during her time in Vietnam, including a hat and dress
from traditional Vietnamese culture. (Photos courtesy of Krista DeJulio)

By Krista DeJulio & Samantha PlumleyFeatures Editor & 1851 Staff

Jill Carey, Associate Professor of Fashion and curator of the Lasell Fashion Collection, recently traveled to Hanoi, Vietnam to acquire more than 40 pieces of “both vintage and current ethnic dress” from local Vietnamese culture. Carey traveled with a group of Lasell students who were participating in a Shoulder-to-Shoulder service trip in December. More…