Millennials: The leaders of a new century Reply

By Marissa Gugala – 1851 Staff

Who are millennials? They are the leaders of a new century. The United States is a country based on the principles of democracy. When those principles are challenged in one way or another, millennials do not hold back. They are a key voice in the continuation of a democratic society and play a major role in the fight against injustice.  More…

Five reasons to travel in your twenties Reply

By Dana Sutcliffe –1851 Staff

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Illustration by Thomas Baker

Life is too short. It’s okay to be selfish and for some, this means taking time to travel when you’re young. It’s true there are many things to look forward to later on, like a successful career and family, but it’s important to grab life by the horns and have fun while you can. Along with having new experiences and opportunities, you’ll be introduced to new faces, cultures, food and events that you would have never been able to experience by staying home on your couch. So, realize that staying in one place is overrated and for what you don’t yet understand, your experiences and true inner happiness will thank you for later. Here are five reasons to travel while you’re young: More…

A love letter to New England winter Reply

By Michael Bueno – Opinion Editor

Goodbye winter, old friend. I’m going to miss the quiet frosty mornings where I see my breath while the fresh layer of snow blows off the covered pine trees. Not many reap the joys of winter as much as they should, often times complaining after the second or third snowfall.  More…

2018 Winter Olympic games unite the world as one Reply

By Shannon Hart  1851 Staff

The 2018 Winter Olympics held in PyeongChang, South Korea marked the twenty-third running of the global event. The Olympic Games offer an opportunity for individuals to represent their sport and nationality. With 15 sports represented by 75 countries, the Olympic Games are a special experience for all those involved. More…

Letter to the editor 1

Jill Carey – Professor of Fashion

In response to Paris Adams’s editorial piece in The 1851 Chronicle, I suggest the following:

Consider, “What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.” In other words, think of the fashion department as a whole entity with various interconnecting threads rather than individual tracks that do not benefit one another. The industry thrives from the interrelationship between design, communications, as well as retail merchandising and in fact could and would not exist without this interdependency.  Therefore, curricular and professional opportunities within and beyond the fashion department have the potential to benefit all students as well as the wider community.     More…