Bill McKibben during his September 8th talk at Lesley.  Photo by Mark Teiwes / Lesley University.

Enthusiastic Audience Welcomes Bill McKibben to Lesley (0)

September 11, 2014 • Activism, Campus Events, Current Issues

There were no empty seats in Marran Theater on Monday night when environmental activist and author Bill McKibben spoke; he was greeted enthusiastically by the large crowd, the majority of whom seemed very  familiar with his work.  Senior Katy Parr was typical:  she said that she went to hear McKibben because she knew his name… Read More ›

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Coming to Lesley: An Adult Learner’s Story (0)

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On the first day of this year, I arrived in the US with two suitcases and a hand-carry.  All of my earthly possessions. I was moving to the US to start school as an adult student at Lesley.  It was one of many changes in my life.  Suffering from a broken heart after the death… Read More ›

Campus Events »

Enthusiastic Audience Welcomes Bill McKibben to Lesley (0)

Bill McKibben during his September 8th talk at Lesley.  Photo by Mark Teiwes / Lesley University.

There were no empty seats in Marran Theater on Monday night when environmental activist and author Bill McKibben spoke; he was greeted enthusiastically by the large crowd, the majority of whom seemed very  familiar with his work.  Senior Katy Parr was typical:  she said that she went to hear McKibben because she knew his name… Read More ›

Current Issues »

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 ›

Editorials and Opinions »

The Benefits of a Lesley Internship (0)

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Editor’s Note:  This guest essay is written by Chelsea Contre, a recent Lesley graduate. By your senior year of college we all get the same questions “what are your plans for next year?” It’s always about the next year and most of us want to rebel and just enjoy our last year of college, but… Read More ›

Movie and Concert Reviews »

Music Review: The Relevant Elephants (0)

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The Relevant Elephants have a world of opportunities. Their music carries beyond the subway walls. Street music is an integral part of Boston culture, and the Relevant Elephants are one good reason why. The band is planning an Australian tour this November, but they got their start in the Boston underground. While the Relevant Elephants… Read More ›

Campus Arts »

Destination North: Why You Should Visit Salem (0)

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As the iron fist of winter finally begins to loosen its chilling grip, and the last reminiscences of colossal snow banks melt away and disappear into the now thawing earth, we can once more begin to slowly creep out of our wintery cocoon and feel the spring as it emerges around us. As the days… Read More ›

Activism »

Divest Lesley University: What it is, why it matters, and what you can do (0)

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                       We live in an age that is showing clear signs of human impact upon the climate. This phenomenon is called ‘antropogenic forcing,’ which is one of the biggest factors of a warming climate with dangerous and irreversible repercussions. The biggest driver of our impact comes from emissions, given off most notably by… Read More ›

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Lesley Hosts Prominent Gun Control Advocate (0)

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[Editor's Note: This article originally appeared in the LPP in February 2013.] In the wake of Newtown, Connecticut’s recent mass shooting, it seems that everybody has something to say about what to do with guns in America.  These opinions come from extremes on both sides of the spectrum, but true novelty can be found in… Read More ›