The Home of Student Journalism at Lesley University

Study Abroad Program Gives Lesley Student “The Experience of a Lifetime” (0)

October 13, 2019 • Campus News

Studying abroad.  It was a term I had heard all of my life– and it was supposed to be the experience of a lifetime. All of my friends from my hometown had experienced going abroad at least once. I just never thought it would a possibility for me. I was sitting in my room one… Read More ›

Movie and Concert Reviews »

Movie Review: Joker (0)

One of the most highly anticipated movies of the year, Joker, directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix, explores a new perspective on the extremely popular comic book villain, The Joker.  Arthur Fleck, a man who feels disregarded by everyone around him, works as a sign twirler, dressed up as a clown. He lives… 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 Events »

Storytelling Saves Lives: This Is My Brave Comes to Lesley (0)

College is a crucial four-year period of incredible self-discovery. For many of us students, we are presented with unparalleled freedom like we’ve never seen before. We may be living away from home for the first time, and leaving behind the security of a rigid, predictable daily routine. We are spending less time with family and… Read More ›

Politics »

Bernie Sanders Campaign Holds Plan To Win Event in Cambridge (0)

[Editor’s note: This is another in our continuing series on what the presidential candidates are doing at the local level.] I went to a Bernie Sanders event for his presidential run that was called “The Plan to Win Party.”  It took place at The Middle East, which is located in Central Square in Cambridge. The… Read More ›

Current Issues »

Lesley Student’s Unique Job: She’s a Beekeeper (0)

[Editor’s note: Megan Gove is a senior, majoring in Graphic Design.] The days are getting warmer and longer once again. We’ve crawled out from under the snow of this year. Dare I say that winter is truly past us? As most people are excited to celebrate mother nature’s rewarding vibrant presence of spring, I, on… Read More ›

Editorials and Opinions »

Addressing some myths about Africa (0)

[Editor’s Note:  Lesley student Doucette Kayombo, who comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo, gave a version of this talk for Community of Scholars Day.] For many centuries, a one-sided view of Africa has been portrayed to the rest of the world. This has been done in an effort to belittle and patronize African culture… Read More ›

Campus News »

Study Abroad Program Gives Lesley Student “The Experience of a Lifetime” (0)

Studying abroad.  It was a term I had heard all of my life– and it was supposed to be the experience of a lifetime. All of my friends from my hometown had experienced going abroad at least once. I just never thought it would a possibility for me. I was sitting in my room one… Read More ›

Sports »

Reporting from The Patriots’ 2019 Super Bowl Parade (0)

On Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 Super Bowl LIII took place in Atlanta between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams. It was an exciting night for New Englanders when the Patriots pulled out their sixth Super Bowl win at 13-3. This meant that there would be a fun filled parade the following Tuesday,… 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 ›