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Alum-directed "Lab Rats" finds love in a lonely place

As two test subjects, Jake and Mika, wait to try an experimental drug, they start to connect with one another. Under the influence, the medicine exposes the characters’ true emotions, and they begin to build an affectionate and authentic relationship.

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Musical Theatre Society fond of 'Legally Blonde'

“Legally Blonde: The Musical,” based on the popular 2001 movie of the same name, tells the story of a sorority sister who spurns her stereotype. Last weekend, Emerson’s Musical Theatre Society adapted the original Broadway production for the Semel Theater.

Director sniffs out chem industry in "Stink!"

The documentary, which screened at the Bright Family Screening Room for the Bright Lights series last Thursday to a crowd of almost 50 people, begins with a pair of smelly pajamas.

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Campbell, alum, wins most promising young poet award

The Jamaica Plain resident said his poem, “Bioluminescence,” is about an environmental spectacle of beauty and intrigue. He said he was inspired by an article about the Waitomo Caves in New Zealand, which are renowned for their glowworms.

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Activist Angy Rivera advocates for undocumented voices

Rivera's life is chronicled in "No Le Digas A Nadie (Don't Tell Anyone"), a documentary about her struggle as an undocumented immigrant in the United States.