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LCAL Advisor is Advocate for New Campus Veterans’ Center (0)

February 20, 2020 • Campus News

Gene Ferraro, Senior Assistant Director of Academic Advising for the Lesley University Center for the Adult Learner (LCAL), is the driving force behind the new Veterans’ Resource Center and Lounge on campus. He’s also, by his own admission, a talker. At 10:00 a.m. on a rainy Monday morning, when most are just downing their first… Read More ›

Campus Events »

Working as a Layout Designer for Lesley’s “Science Stories” (0)

I had been a cashier for almost three years, and dealing with the grumps and the oftentimes not-so-bright people that came into my line on a weekly basis had all but incinerated any faith I had left in humanity. That doesn’t even include my short-lived stint stocking shelves. Soda cans left in the cookie aisle,… Read More ›

Health and Wellness »

Campus Health Service Has Advice About Coronavirus (0)

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 ›

Current Issues »

Commuting Students Are Frustrated By Poor T Service (0)

The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority– or MBTA– has gotten a lot of negative attention recently, and anyone who rides regularly can tell you why: an increase in delays due to derailments and other mechanical issues, an inability to accommodate the sheer volume of commuters during rush hour, and increasing fare prices. You wouldn’t think it… 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 News »

LCAL Advisor is Advocate for New Campus Veterans’ Center (0)

Gene Ferraro, Senior Assistant Director of Academic Advising for the Lesley University Center for the Adult Learner (LCAL), is the driving force behind the new Veterans’ Resource Center and Lounge on campus. He’s also, by his own admission, a talker. At 10:00 a.m. on a rainy Monday morning, when most are just downing their first… 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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›