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Documentarian Ken Burns visits Lesley University (0)

November 17, 2014 • Campus Events, Campus News

Students, faculty, and staff of Lesley University had the pleasure of hearing Ken Burns, award-winning documentary filmmaker, when he spoke at Marran Theatre on Wednesday afternoon, November 12.  He is one of the distinguished speakers in Lesley University’s 2014-15 Boston Speakers Series:  in addition to Burns, this year’s speakers have included former Secretary of State… Read More ›

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Documentarian Ken Burns visits Lesley University (0)

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Students, faculty, and staff of Lesley University had the pleasure of hearing Ken Burns, award-winning documentary filmmaker, when he spoke at Marran Theatre on Wednesday afternoon, November 12.  He is one of the distinguished speakers in Lesley University’s 2014-15 Boston Speakers Series:  in addition to Burns, this year’s speakers have included former Secretary of State… Read More ›

Campus Events »

George Packer Speaks at Lesley about Inequality and American Life (0)

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On Wednesday, October 29th, journalist and author George Packer visited Lesley University in the University Hall amphitheater to give a talk, sponsored by Friends of Lesley, about his newest book, The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America. The book focuses on the period of American history between 1978 and 2012. Packer won the… Read More ›

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Eternity in a prom dress (0)

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We were in the midst of preparing for a new chapter in our lives – a posting to Jakarta from Singapore – when we were presented with a different, unexpected one. I was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer which had already spread to the lymph nodes. We experienced a nine-month interregnum that seemed sometimes to… Read More ›

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24 Hour Access for LUCAD Students Needed (0)

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After three years, countless assignments, and lots of hard work, LUCAD students in their senior year are given their own studio space. It’s a small space but it’s finally a place for us to call our own, a place to create without interruptions. The space comes at a critical time when juries and portfolio reviews… Read More ›

Campus Arts »

B.J. Novak Comes Home to Cambridge (0)

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B.J. Novak, a writer, actor, director, and text enthusiast, returned home to Cambridge this past Thursday, October 2nd.  Novak graduated from Harvard University before going on to become famous on the hit NBC comedy series, The Office. This past week, he came back for an appearance at the Brattle Theatre, an event sponsored by the… Read More ›

Entertainment and Arts Reviews »

Anything But Empty: Theater Review (0)

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“It Felt Empty When The Heart Went At First But It’s Alright Now” is a big headline with an even bigger story to tell. Elizabeth Milanovich does not disappoint in this production at the Charlestown Working Theatre on Friday and Saturday nights until November 1st. Milanovich stars as Dijana, the narrator and lead character in… Read More ›

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Lesley Student Reports from Bethlehem, Gaza, and Israel (0)

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Dateline:  Bethlehem, West Bank. For the past few weeks the turmoil in Gaza has received widespread media coverage by virtually all news organizations. However, while anyone who reads The New York Times, The Boston Globe or other reputable news sources can easily find stories from Gaza on the front page it has been harder to… Read More ›

Sports »

Meet the Women’s Soccer Team (1)

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[Editor’s Note:  The author of this article, Hayley Wirth, is a member of the team.  A junior, she is majoring in Business Management.] The Lesley Women’s soccer team, led by Coach Paul Vasconcelos, has been off to a good start so far, with a record of 8-3-0. The team started off strong, with a three… Read More ›

Movie and Concert Reviews »

Concert Review: Speedy Ortiz at “Underground Tasty” (0)

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A sleazy, grinding crescendo of punk noise crashed upon a local burger joint, to usher in the release of Speedy Ortiz’s new EP, Real Hair, and put Tasty Burger on the map as the latest music venue in Cambridge. When I arrived at 8:33 the line was up the stairs, through the lobby, out the… Read More ›