Harrison Ford and Kristen Doherty at graduation, 2014

What the Alums are Doing: Catching Up with Kristen Doherty (0)

February 3, 2016 • Campus News

In the spring of 2014, I graduated from Lesley University with a Bachelors of Science in Communication and minors in Graphic Design and Environmental Studies. It goes without saying that I could not decide upon my intended “path” once I matured from undergraduate student life into the frightening, unknown, independent post-college life. However, the sum… Read More ›

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What the Alums are Doing: Catching Up with Kristen Doherty (0)

Harrison Ford and Kristen Doherty at graduation, 2014

In the spring of 2014, I graduated from Lesley University with a Bachelors of Science in Communication and minors in Graphic Design and Environmental Studies. It goes without saying that I could not decide upon my intended “path” once I matured from undergraduate student life into the frightening, unknown, independent post-college life. However, the sum… Read More ›

Sports »

Impressive Year for Lesley Women’s Soccer Team (0)

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The winning streak continued for Lesley University’s Women’s Soccer Team this year: the team won its fourth straight NECC championship and appeared in its fourth straight NCAA tournament.  And although the 2015 season did not end the way the team hoped, there were still many reasons to be optimistic. This year’s team saw a lot… Read More ›

Movie and Concert Reviews »

Music Review: Coeur de Pirate (0)

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Coeur De Pirate (real name: Beatrice Martin) is a French-Canadian singer-songwriter and overall badass that I had the pleasure of seeing several weeks ago. While I had heard what I thought was a decent amount of her songs before, and considered myself a fan, I had no idea what I was in for during this… Read More ›

Campus Events »

Professors Compete in “Meeting of the Minds” Contest (1)

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On Thursday, December 3, a unique event took place in the Marran Theater, as professors competed in a “Family Feud”-style event, with students from the Lesley First Year Seminar asking the questions.  The event was called “Meeting of the Minds,” and it featured ten specially chosen professors, divided into two teams.  It was designed to… Read More ›

Food and Cooking »

Lesley Student Tours Taza Chocolate (1)

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Most people who think about chocolate probably don’t realize there is a local company that manufactures it — a company that is located in Somerville, Massachusetts, not that far from the Lesley campus.  And as I discovered when I visited recently, Taza Chocolate has a unique and interesting story. Taza makes a variety of stone… Read More ›

Campus Arts »

Two Poems (0)

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[Editor’s note: from time to time, we publish student poetry and short stories. This week, our guest poet is Haley Kinnon.] I’m a freshman at Lesley. Currently, my major is English and Education. I’ve always loved to write, and I find exceptional happiness writing poetry. I find that poetry is a great way to not… Read More ›

Entertainment and Arts Reviews »

Concert Review: The Donkey Show (0)

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I was looking for something to do on a recent Saturday night, so I bought a ticket to see The Donkey Show. It took place at Oberon (which is part of the American Repertory Theater) on Arrow Street in Cambridge, conveniently located not far from the Lesley campus. I have always enjoyed listening to the… Read More ›

Editorials and Opinions »

Before You Judge Us, Get To Know Us: Some Thoughts from a Muslim Student (4)

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Recently, I was asked in my media analysis class to write about a group in society that faces the most discrimination or misrepresentation.  I chose Muslims.  I believe that Islam is misrepresented by the mainstream media as a result of a few actions that “extremists” have done. This bothers me because even if only a… Read More ›

Current Issues »

Returning to School: Reflections from an LCAL Student (4)

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So, here I am, sitting in front of my computer, writing an article for the Lesley Public Post. Who would have thought that I would ever be doing something like that? At age 49, I am completing my Bachelor’s Degree. I know that for many of you, 49 must sound very old.  However, the interesting… Read More ›

Activism »

Where Girls Are Still Unwanted (1)

[Editor’s Note:  From time to time, we receive interesting articles from our alumnae.  This one comes from 2014 Lesley graduate Diba Feroz.] I am originally from Afghanistan, and I was born and raised in Kabul. I am the third child in my family; my mother had three daughters in a row. Gender differences have never… Read More ›