Academic reorganization initiated with best intentions Reply

By Alex Balletto & Leanne Signoriello – Copy Editor & Features Editor

Recently, the college has been ironing out essentials of the new academic structure, not referring to the construction of the complex. Adjustments within the academic division are set to take place in January 2018. Lasell will condense departments into five schools. Earlier this semester, we learned that each school would have an associate dean and program director. The program director is to serve programs needing special licensure, or special expertise or attention.

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Drama returns with new season of “Riverdale” Reply

By Leanne Signoriello – Features Editor

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The CW’s “Riverdale” returns to television with a brand new season October 11. Photo Courtesy of The CW

The CW’s “Riverdale” returns to television with a brand new season October 11. The revamped, modern version of the classic comic’s new season is sexy, mysterious, and full of drama, proving why it scored seven awards at this year’s Teen Choice Awards.

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Changing of the seasons: a fall Boston to-do guide Reply

By Leanne Signoriello and Brian CohenFeatures Editor and 1851 Staff 

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Coolidge Corner Theatre is located at 290 Harvard Street in Brookline. Photo by Leanne Signoriello

As the seasons change from summer to fall, so do the activities in the Boston area. Beach trips turn into haunted house visits and pumpkins start growing. There is always something to do in Boston, while also enjoying New England’s most picturesque season.

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Further success for “Fashion and Satire” exhibit Reply

By Leanne Signoriello & Paris Adams Features Editor and 1851 Staff

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Upon passing under the inviting red awning of The Society of Illustrators, gallery goers are drawn in by the prominent fashion on display, and the comical illustrations that accompany them. Through the unique descriptions of each piece, attendees are given an insight into how artists Orson Byron Lowell and Charles Dana Gibson viewed the lifestyle of the American elite in the 20th century. More…

Diner offers traditional breakfast Reply

By Leanne Signoriello & Samantha Plumley – 1851 Staff

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Wilson’s Diner is located at 507 Main Street in Waltham. Photo by Leanne Signoriello.

Since 1941, Wilson’s Diner on Main Street in Waltham has been serving up traditional breakfast plates and providing nostalgic feelings. The retro diner is well loved and gritty but with the prices so low, it’s easy to imagine becoming a regular.   More…

Editor’s corner: Learning in a new country Reply

By Leanne Signoriello – Opinion Editor

When I first told family and friends I would be traveling to Vietnam, I would get jokes about getting shipped off to fight in the Vietnam War or they would start talking to me about meeting Anthony Bourdain (a Travel Channel chef who has visited the country multiple times). Although I didn’t fulfill everyone’s wishes, I was able to take away a lot from spending two weeks in Asia.

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