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Campus Activities Board holds ice skating night

By Abi Brown – Arts Editor

 Lasell University’s Campus Activities Board (CAB)  had planned a skate night, hosted on February 27. The event was moved indoors due to inclement weather. Arria Witty, Vice President of the laughs & crafts section stated “Unfortunately there was no skate night due to the weather. It was moved inside Arnow Campus Center where we had hot cocoa and cookies.” Skate night would have featured an opportunity to ice skate, enjoy provided snacks/beverages, and a raffle, all while socially distancing.

Lasell Students take Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey

By Kait Bedell – News Editor

On Monday, February 22, President Alexander sent out an email containing a Lasell University Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey. The survey, which was the second one launched this school year, intended to get a better understanding of the safety of students on campus. The school raffled off seven $50 Amazon gift cards to those who submitted responses to show their appreciation for their participation. Prior to the survey’s closure on March 12, Lasell received over 600 anonymous surveys. 

Campus Activities Board hosts Netflix watch party

By Kait Bedell – News Editor

The Campus Activities Board hosted a Netflix watch party on March 5 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Students were able to join virtually to watch the playing of Mean Girls 2 via a Zoom link that was posted in the club’s Facebook page as well as in their Instagram account’s bio. The next event hosted by CAB will be a “Candy Cart” where students will be able to make bags filled with candy. This event is scheduled for April 6. For more information, students can visit the following link: laserinvolvment.lasell.edu. 

Student Government Association holds weekly public meetings

By Kait Bedell – News Editor

The Student Government Association is set to hold virtual meetings every Tuesday from 5:-8p.m. The SGA meetings are open to all members of the Lasell Community and students are encouraged to voice their questions or concerns. Those who are interested in attending can join through the Zoom link that is posted on the Laser Involvement website.

Netflix has an eye of a tiger or two

 By Michael Maruk- 1851 Staff

After watching one of Netflix’s new hit series, “Tiger King,” it is safe to say anyone with access to a camera and an interesting story can attract a wide audience fast. Over the past few years, Netflix has released a number of documentaries involving different themes such as informational, silly and murder mystery. However, only a few ever catch a high level of viewership.

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“Big Mouth” season 3 is going through changes

By Adam Hallenbeck & Madison RaffoneSports Editor & 1851 Staff

After months of anticipation from fans, “Big Mouth” season three was released on Netflix on Oct. 4. The characters fans have all come to grow and love continue to experience some of their own growing pains. The season is full of twists and turns in puberty. Andrew Glouberman (John Mulaney) returns with Nick Birch (Nick Kroll) and Jessi Glaser (Jessi Klein) as the group handles their issues but more importantly, their hormone monsters Maury (Nick Kroll) and Connie (Maya Rudolph).

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Bojack is back!

Danielle Hogan & Pavel ZlatinArts and Entertainment Editor & 1851 staff

The season five premiere of “Bojack Horseman” was highly anticipated before leading up to its release on Sept. 14. The Netflix original animated series follows half horse, half man Bojack (Will Arnett) filming the first season of series-within-a-series, “Philbert”, with Gina (Stephanie Beatriz), colleague and lover in both “Philbert” and reality, and colleague Mr. Peanutbutter (Paul F. Tompkins), as well.

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An “Unfortunate” series comes to Netflix

By Samantha Plumley – 1851 Staff

Not all stories are happy and regrettably this is the case for the three Baudelaire children. Stamped with the Netflix seal of approval, the latest adaptation of “A Series of Unfortunate Events” comes in the binge-able form of eight episodes. The season follows the first four books of the series written by Lemony Snicket, the pen name of Daniel Handler. Following the bleak journey of the orphaned Baudelaires further than the 2004 movie of the same name ever could, each book is allotted two detailed episodes.

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Are you ready for “The Get Down?”

By Ryan Fitzgerald – Co-Editor-in-Chief

There are certain periods in history many would like to travel back in time to and experience life in that era. The Netflix original musical drama series “The Get Down,” practically does just that for viewers by portraying life in 1970s Bronx, New York, through the eyes of a group of teenagers. The series, which premiered in August, has six episodes of the first season currently available on Netflix with the second half set to debut in 2017.

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