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By Samantha Plumley – 1851 Staff

The phrase “families come in all shapes and sizes” is an understatement. Various television shows have attempted to accurately represent the modern family by depicting how families are no longer restrained to bloodlines and marriages. Through the first season’s 18 episodes of NBC’s “This Is Us,” family is redefined.  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…

The fast talking mother-daughter duo returns in the highly anticipated Netflix revival Reply

By Samantha Plumley – 1851 Staff

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The “Gilmore Girls” four-part revival was released on Netflix on November 25. The show brought back classic characters. Photo courtesy of Netflix

“Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” is the four 90-minute long episodes and a homecoming for fans and characters alike. After the disappointing ending of the original series almost a decade ago, the revival was the closure fans needed. More…

Holiday tradition dazzles audience once again Reply

By Samantha Plumley – 1851 Staff

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The Boston Ballet production of “The Nutcracker” was debuted on Friday, November 25 at the Boston Opera House. Photo courtesy of Boston Ballet

Mikko Nissinen’s choreography of Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” has delighted audiences for the past four years and this year is no different. Parents with little girls in fancy dresses, friends on a night out, and those embracing the holiday spirit fill the seats of the Boston Opera House for the iconic holiday performance on opening night on Friday, November 25.   More…

Senior housing takes on new meaning Reply

By Samantha Plumley – 1851 Staff

All of our roommates have quirks and may tend to do things that get on our nerves. Some may leave hair in the shower drain. Others may play their music too loud when you are trying to study. Starting next fall though, some New York University students may face roommates who leave their dentures lying around or fall asleep right after their 4:00 p.m. dinner with the introduction of the university’s new low-cost housing option.

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Illustration by Amanda Bennett

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A slice of heaven found in Chestnut Hill Reply

By Krista Dejulio & Samantha Plumley – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff

With four locations, Oath Craft Pizza is slowly taking over the watering mouths of pizza lovers everywhere. The original restaurant, with “a mil- lion dollar view,” is located on Nantucket and doesn’t want to be just another pizza place. The restaurant was created with the idea of giving back, sustainability and to just have really good pizza. The restaurant succeeds in just that.

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Oath Craft Pizza has four locations, its closest location being 210 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill open daily 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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Community leaders recognized at annual dinner Reply

By Samantha Plumley – 1851 Staff

The 2016 Leadership Recognition Dinner was held at the Wellesley Country Club on October 13 and gathered notable members of the Lasell community to recognize the importance and impact scholarship donations have on the student experience. The room was packed with students, alumni, faculty and donors, including some who have buildings named after them on campus.

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