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Students Ask: Where Did the Women’s Center Go? (0)

December 4, 2019 • Campus News

I came to Lesley fresh off of a fairly miserable high school experience.  There was little interest on behalf of the administration to challenge the status quo– one in which male athletes were heroes, and women were objects. Change simply didn’t occur, and I never felt comfortable in my own skin. I left after graduation,… 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 ›

Sports »

3-Peat For Lesley Women’s Soccer Team (0)

This was another exciting season for the Lesley Lynx, with many great plays and memorable moments.  It all began back on August 17th, when the players  arrived on campus to start their pre-season training with double sessions. Led once again by veteran coach Paul Vasconcelos, these sessions provided opportunities for the new players to bond… Read More ›

Campus Events »

Student-Alumni Meet-Up Provides Valuable Information (0)

Students, faculty and alumni gathered in Alumni Hall on Tuesday, November 5th for the annual Student-Alumni Meet-Up. The event was organized by the Undergraduate Student Government, the Career Resource Center and the Alumni Relations. It gave undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to talk with alumni who were in the same programs as they were,… Read More ›

Current Issues »

How To Become a Recognized Student Organization: What You Need to Know (0)

As a student body, we’re a diverse population in every sense of the word. Each of us has unique interests and talents to bring to the table. We all bear scars of various sizes, originate from different histories and traditions. Beyond our classes, student organizations provide an outlet for these differences to be embraced, discussed,… 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 ›

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 ›

Campus News »

Students Ask: Where Did the Women’s Center Go? (0)

I came to Lesley fresh off of a fairly miserable high school experience.  There was little interest on behalf of the administration to challenge the status quo– one in which male athletes were heroes, and women were objects. Change simply didn’t occur, and I never felt comfortable in my own skin. I left after graduation,… Read More ›

Health and Wellness »

Why I Volunteer at an Animal Rescue (0)

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted a pet. I’d always seen the cats in the window waiting to be adopted at PetSmart and wished I could bring one home with me; but I was told that my mom was “allergic” (translation: didn’t like cats). Even though I don’t live at home any more,… 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 ›

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 ›