Virtual Awards Banquet has unexpected positives Reply

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By Emily Long and Casey DiBari – Digital Editor and Opinion Editor

On Thursday, April 23, 2020, the Office of Student Activities and Orientation held the annual awards banquet. As a result of COVID-19 and a majority of Lasell students now residing off-campus, the awards banquet was held over Zoom. At its peak, 115 people viewed the virtual awards.  More…

What to stream in quarantine Reply

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Streaming services such as Disney+ , Netflix and Hulu are serving as the primary forms of entertainment during quarantine. Photo Courtesy of RitaVPN.

By Katie Peters and Casey DiBari – Arts Editor and Opinion Editor

Now that most of the world is stuck at home all day because of quarantine, it’s easy to get bored. Not being able to go out in public is something everyone is adjusting to – including the film industry. Movie theaters across the country have had to shut their doors for the time being until this pandemic subsides enough to hold public gatherings again. While movie premiers have been forced to make major adjustments, consumers have turned to streaming services as sources of entertainment. 

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Lasell takes action against COVID-19 Reply

By Casey DiBari and Madison Raffone – Opinion Editor & Copy Editor

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Signs along the highway encouraging social distancing to stop the spread.

On March 12, President Michael Alexander announced via email Lasell University has taken action against COVID- 19. All undergraduate classes will be moved online for the remainder of the semester, while a few residence halls and dining facilities will remain open.

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Open Letters: 10 Months Reply

By Casey DiBariOpinions Editor

Dear Stephen,

It’s been 10 months since you’ve been gone. 10 months since Aunt Kyle called with the news. 10 months since the wake, the funeral, and 10 months since you left to spend Mother’s Day with Valerie. In those months, we have tried to put the pieces back together, to smooth over the hole that’s been in the family and look for the bright side in every situation.

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SoCA Day gives students a chance to network Reply

Casey DiBari & Taylor Viles Opinion Editor & 1851 Staff

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On March 10, the School of Communication and the Arts held their annual networking day, which this year was rebranded as SoCA Day. As a custom, the event took place in DeWitt Hall and was attended by a slew of communication students filing in for different panels throughout the day.

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Pokemon remake hits shelves for Switch Reply

By Casey DiBariOpinions Editor 

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One of the newest editions of a Pokeman game, “Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX,” hit shelves worldwide on March 6, 2020. Photo Courtesy of express.co.uk.

On March 6, Game Freak and Nintendo released the newest pokemon game for the Nintendo Switch, “Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX.” The game serves as a remake for the original 2005 “Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team” and “Red Rescue Team,” which was originally made for the Game Boy Advance (Red) and Nintendo DS (Blue). This marks the third pokemon game released for the Nintendo Switch, after “Let’s Go Pikachu” and “Let’s Go Eevee” were released in 2018, and “Pokemon Sword and Shield” released in 2019. “Sword and Shield” is the only main series game released so far.

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Boston takes a Time Out in Fenway Reply

By Katie Peters and Casey DiBariArts Editor and Opinions Editor

Time Out Market, located on the corner of Brookline Ave. and Park Drive in Fenway, serves Boston with high-end local cuisine at an affordable price. Photos by: Katie Peters.

Located around the corner from the Fenway T stop, Boston’s Time Out Market serves the Fenway-Kenmore area with some of the city’s best cuisine all under one roof. This modern and diverse eatery gives this area a much-needed option for high-quality food with the added enjoyment of a fun communal atmosphere, to-go and sit-down options and events most weekends all at a relatively low price. 

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