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Lesley Urban Scholars Initiative Promotes Student Success (0)

January 3, 2019 • Campus News

[Editor’s Note:  The author, whose major is middle school education, is a member of USI.] Lesley University has many groups and programs on campus that help students; one group that is very important to me is the Urban Scholars Initiative (USI). The Urban Scholars Initiative is a scholarship program which provides tutoring, tuition assistance, and… Read More ›

Campus Events »

Large Crowd Enjoys Lesley University Dance Team Performance (0)

The people who took their seats in Marran Theater had waited in a long line that stretched all the way into the Student Center. Parents were holding bouquets of flowers to give to their children, and students chatted with their group of friends; they were all there to support the Lesley University Dance Team in… Read More ›

Entertainment and Arts Reviews »

Album Review: Crywolf “Skeletons” (0)

Typing away, I’m doing my homework in bed like always, the regular routine. My headphones are buried in my ears, because music is the only way I can truly focus on what I’m doing. By now my Spotify playlist has been exhausted of all its songs, and it begins suggesting random songs; and I stop… Read More ›

Health and Wellness »

Staying Healthy During Finals Week: Some Tips (0)

With the semester almost over and finals beginning, we all need to make sure we take proper care of ourselves.  While physical health is important, so is our emotional health, especially during times of stress. That means making a little time for yourself, in-between homework and studying. But as everyone is aware, it can be… Read More ›

Editorials and Opinions »

The Mid-Term Elections: Groundbreaking in Many Ways (2)

The 2018 midterm elections resulted in the Democratic party gaining control of the House of Representatives, and the Republicans maintaining their Senate majority. But that is not the entire story.  For one thing, young adults (including many Lesley students) turned out to vote in large numbers– some of the highest numbers in the past 25… Read More ›

Movie and Concert Reviews »

Concert Review: Travis Scott (0)

Before arriving to TD Garden on Sunday night the 2nd of December, I was so unbelievably excited to see Travis Scott perform his most recent album, AstroWorld, but once I got there my opinion suddenly changed. Don’t get me wrong, it was a super fun concert, my best friend and I had a great time,… Read More ›

Campus News »

Lesley Urban Scholars Initiative Promotes Student Success (0)

[Editor’s Note:  The author, whose major is middle school education, is a member of USI.] Lesley University has many groups and programs on campus that help students; one group that is very important to me is the Urban Scholars Initiative (USI). The Urban Scholars Initiative is a scholarship program which provides tutoring, tuition assistance, and… Read More ›

Activism »

Bon Appetit Workers Get New and Better Contract (1)

Two weeks ago, on November 5th, Lesley University’s dining workers voted to sign a new contract between their union and Bon Appetit Management Company, securing a minimum annual salary of $35,000 for each of the dining workers at Lesley. The new contract provides better policies on vacation and sick time, as well as increased access… Read More ›

Sports »

Women’s Soccer Team Has Another Championship Season (0)

[Editor’s note:  Sophomore Jillian Narby,  a business management major with a specialization in sports marketing and management, is a goalkeeper for the women’s soccer team.] Lesley’s women’s soccer team  had another successful year, which culminated in an exciting 3-2 win over New England College on Saturday the 3rd of November, giving the Lady Lynx the… Read More ›

Travel and Places to Visit »

Lesley Student Reflects on His Unique Internship in Croatia (0)

[Editor’s note: If you are new to Lesley, internships are a key part of the experience. One of our reporters, Tony Kecman, is a History major, and he recently came back from an internship at the Croatian Museum of Archaeological Monuments. He offers a few final thoughts about living and working in Croatia, to conclude… Read More ›

Current Issues »

Challenges in Maintaining Lesley’s Urban Garden (1)

The thud of a spade, the crisp, damp scent of freshly sewn earth wafting through the air, relentless honking from a tide of passing car, could urban gardening be the wave of the future? With ever expanding cities and with it a fascination in organic, non-gmo vegetables, city slickers seem to be on two ends… Read More ›

Campus Arts »

Best-Selling Romance Authors Discuss Their Craft at Boston Public Library (0)

I’m a creative writing major and a literature minor, so books are my life! I love to read, and I love hearing authors talk about their work; so, I was excited to learn about an interesting series of talks at the Boston Public Library.  The one I attended took place on February 3; it was… Read More ›