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Long-Time Chair of Humanities Division, Dr. Evans, Is Leaving Lesley (0)

July 1, 2020 • Campus News

The Lesley community’s time away from campus has been one of great institutional change. Since students and staff departed in March to social-distance and defend themselves against the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve acquired a new Vice President of Finance, Chief Marketing Officer, and interim Chief HR Officer, according to the @justiceforlesleyworkers Instagram account. We’ve also lost… Read More ›

Activism »

Large Number of Attendees Participate in Virtual Accountability Forum (0)

On Monday afternoon, June 8th, 2020, Lesley University held a virtual accountability forum, which was open to the entire Lesley community—students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The purpose of the forum was to “discuss what accountability looks like at Lesley University in efforts to dismantle racism at all levels; individual, systemic, and structural.” The event was… Read More ›

Entertainment and Arts Reviews »

Lesley Students Keep in Touch by Playing D&D (0)

Last night my friends and I traveled a vast distance by foot until we came upon a modest village. We explored a bustling marketplace, haggled with vendors and sought out a blacksmith skilled enough to craft personalized weapons out of our latest hard-earned magical trophies: the acid-laden teeth of a black dragon. We arrived jingling… 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 ›

Campus Events »

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 ›

Campus News »

Long-Time Chair of Humanities Division, Dr. Evans, Is Leaving Lesley (0)

The Lesley community’s time away from campus has been one of great institutional change. Since students and staff departed in March to social-distance and defend themselves against the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve acquired a new Vice President of Finance, Chief Marketing Officer, and interim Chief HR Officer, according to the @justiceforlesleyworkers Instagram account. We’ve also lost… 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 ›