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Threshold Students Adapt Well to Online Instruction (0)

March 30, 2020 • Campus News

Lesley University Threshold Program students are members of the Lesley community with “intellectual, developmental, and/or learning disabilities,” according to the Lesley website.  While enrolled in the two-year program, Threshold students enjoy a personalized curriculum that stresses independence and self-sufficiency. The end goal is for students to feel ready to transition smoothly into post-college life. In… Read More ›

Current Issues »

The Domino Effect: Coronavirus and Anxiety (0)

The devastation of the Coronavirus pandemic has left many around the world unsure, anxious and worried about what the near future will look like.  As someone with an anxiety disorder, I find that self-isolation can have a negative effect on the brain. Personally, when I go through deep periods of anxiety, I retreat into myself… Read More ›

Campus Events »

Renovations Are Completed at Sherrill Library (0)

[Editor’s Note: When students are able to return to campus, they will notice something new:  the Sherrill Library has been renovated.] After months of construction, the newly renovated Sherrill Library is finally ready. The basement and first floors of the library have been remodeled and a small cafe had been added to the first floor…. Read More ›

Sports »

After Tough Season, Men’s Basketball Sees Brighter Future (0)

With a 79-70 loss to the Becker College Hawks on Saturday, February 22nd, Lesley University’s men’s basketball team lost their twenty fourth straight game and finished the 2019-2020 regular season winless (0-24) for the first time in the program’s history. This final game was one of the more closely contested ones for the Lynx this… Read More ›

Movie and Concert Reviews »

Movie Review: The Current War (0)

The competition for transcendence in the great race to power the whole world with electricity recurs as a smackdown between Thomas Edison (played by Benedict Cumberbatch), and George Westinghouse (played by Michael Shannon). Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s “The Current War” tackles this fascinating, pivotal turn in technological and commercial history.  But while the themes of this movie… Read More ›

Health and Wellness »

Campus Health Service Has Advice About Coronavirus (1)

On Saturday February 1st, at 1:48pm, my mom texted me the following: “OMG, a 20 year old from Boston has the virus! Don’t Panic but u have to be careful, wash your hands.” Of course, my immediate response (in spite of her words) was to panic a little. As a college student living in an… Read More ›

Campus News »

Threshold Students Adapt Well to Online Instruction (0)

Lesley University Threshold Program students are members of the Lesley community with “intellectual, developmental, and/or learning disabilities,” according to the Lesley website.  While enrolled in the two-year program, Threshold students enjoy a personalized curriculum that stresses independence and self-sufficiency. The end goal is for students to feel ready to transition smoothly into post-college life. In… Read More ›

Editorials and Opinions »

A Tribute to Jefrey (1)

“How a flower in the rain only grows more when it’s grey, you just shined on brighter, making gold out of the pain.” – Oliver Sykes Before my cousin Jefrey died, he spent his last few weeks in rehab sharing his story with others to let them know they were not alone in this process… Read More ›

Politics »

Lesley Student Canvasses for Local Cambridge Candidate (0)

On Wednesday, Oct. 16 from 5 pm to 8 pm I decided to venture into the world of local politics and canvass for Cambridge city councilor Quinton Zondervan to be re-elected for his second term. I met with Masha Vernik, Boston University graduate and Quinton’s full-time campaign manager, in a downtown Central Square office to… Read More ›

Entertainment and Arts Reviews »

LadiesCon Event Features Diverse Pop Culture Publications (0)

The Ladies of Comicazi, who are based in the Comicazi comic book shop in Davis Square in Somerville, hosted the fourth annual LadiesCon on Saturday, September 21st, from 11 AM to 5 pm.  The convention was held at The Center for Arts at the Armory in Somerville, about a 25 min walk from the Doble… Read More ›

Campus Arts »

Arts Review: Wardell Milan Visits Lesley (0)

On Wednesday night (Sept 25), I attended a lecture from Wardell Milan, Lesley’s first visiting artist for the Fall semester.  Milan’s work has been showcased by the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum (both in New York), as well as the Art Institute of Chicago, among other prestigious venues. Never having attended an… Read More ›