Stranger Things Two: better and stranger than ever 1

By Mackenzie Dineen & Ruth Kehinde – Arts Editor & 1851 Staff

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Stranger Things seasons one and two are available on Netflix. Photo courtesy of Netflix

“Stranger Things” came out in 2016 and immediately became a focal point in pop-culture. The fandom of this scientific horror series was adrenalized when the second season was released on Netflix on October 27. More…

Psychology club raises funds for Elliot House Reply

By Mackenzie Dineen – Arts Editor

Psychology Club Bake Sale

On Wednesday, November 8, the Psychology Club held a bake sale outside of Valentine Dining Hall to raise money for the Elliot House, a Needham clubhouse that assists adults with mental illness with employment, housing, and other resources. The sale raised $163 and was a balanced effort between club leaders Kira Corredine (sitting above) and Kelly Jones. More…

Relay for Life reveals Disney theme Reply

By Mackenzie Dineen – Arts Editor

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Relay For Life hosted the annual kickoff event on November 14, where they announced the theme for this year’s event would be Disney. Photo by Mackenzie Dineen

Relay for Life hosted their annual kick-off event on Tuesday, November 14 in the Arnow Campus Center. The event allowed groups to sign up at a discounted rate for that evening only, although tickets are available from now until the Relay for Life event, and will increase in price by increments. The event was complete with balloons, music, cake, and of course, a large body of students in attendance. The club also revealed the Disney theme for the anticipated 2018 relay season. More…

“Heaven Upside Down” won’t pass the pearly gates 1

By Mackenzie Dineen – Arts Editor 

Released on October 6, Marilyn Manson’s “Heaven Upside Down” can hardly be referred to as Heaven, whether turned on its head or not. Manson’s great variety of styles are his claim to fame, but most fans can agree that his choices have wavered in strength over the past ten years. Since his new pop-oriented image displayed on previous album “Born Villain”, Manson had a rather large bout of success when he paced himself with a more steady sound fitted to his age.  More…

Are cover letters starting to crumble? Reply

By Mackenzie Dineen – Arts Editor 

 

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Illustration by Tom Baker

Cover letters are under fire. The formal letter of introduction has always been presented as a law and not a tradition, but in a turbo-drive speed world, who writes letters of any sort? According to various job sites, CNN and even previous Apple recruiters, cover letters are dead.

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Sports Hall of Fame: honoring a legacy Reply

By Mackenzie Dineen – Arts Editor

The Athletic Department and Development and Alumni Office will be hosting the first Induction Ceremony for their new athletics Hall of Fame on October 13 in de Witt Hall. Since Lasell joined the NCAA in 1998, the Hall of Fame is an “Exciting next step in the athletic program,” said Athletic Director Kristy Walter. “It is time to have this as a piece of our history, and recognize the individual and team success that we have had, in a short amount of time; it is a way to honor athletes, keep them connected to Lasell and inspir,e current and future athletes to reach to those heights,” she said.

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