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Lesley Community Members Fight for Furloughed Workers (0)

May 19, 2020 • Activism

All Lesley community members are finding their lives uprooted and altered, to some degree, due to COVID-19. However, for countless Lesley dining hall, custodial, and public safety staff members whose contracts were terminated by the University without pay and benefits, the pandemic has been especially destructive. Suddenly, these workers have found themselves in a precarious… Read More ›

Campus News »

Class of 2020 Prepares to Celebrate Commencement Online (0)

With just under a week left until Commencement, graduating seniors are eagerly preparing to honor the day… from home. Due to the coronavirus, Lesley University’s Commencement ceremony will be held virtually this Saturday, May 16. Until it is safe for a proper, in-person ceremony to be held, graduates will be honored online through “recorded message[s]… Read More ›

Current Issues »

A Hidden Consequence: Coronavirus And Special Needs Families (0)

COVID-19 has changed the world in more ways than we can count, in a shorter amount of time than any of us could have expected.  In a matter of just a couple of months, the world population has seen dramatic change in everyday life with an emphasis on staying home and social distancing as much… Read More ›

Editorials and Opinions »

Why Lesley Needs a Communications Major (1)

I am a junior at Lesley and I am a Psychology major. Last semester, I decided to take Intro to Communication because I thought it would help enhance my abilities to communicate with people, which is important if you are going to work in the field of Psychology. I fell in love with the class,… Read More ›

Entertainment and Arts Reviews »

TV Review: 100 Humans (0)

What would happen if we took 100 humans with all sorts of backgrounds, ages, sexual orientations and body types, and used them to provide answers to some of life’s silliest questions? For instance: does having a high sperm count make someone a better dancer? Are people in uniforms more attractive? Will a pretty criminal serve… 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 ›

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 ›

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 ›