Lesley Grad is Personal Trainer, Life Coach, Entrepreneur… and Organ Donor (0)

September 14, 2017 • Current Issues

Editor’s Note:  Periodically, we like to let everyone know how our alums are doing.  Jeremy Colon graduated with a degree in Business Management in 2015. Here’s what he’s been up to: There are always events in your life that change you, events that help you to grow or see life differently.  Before I graduated and… Read More ›

Campus News »

New to Lesley? New to the Area? We’ve Got Helpful Advice for You! (0)

First, welcome to the campus.  Whether you are new to the university, or new to the area, or both, we’re glad you are here.  Here are a few helpful hints that may make things a little easier, as you get adjusted to your new surroundings.  All of the clichéd blogs and Facebook posts you’ve seen–… Read More ›

Campus Events »

Conversation with Norman Stone: A Somerville Boxing Legend (0)

I admit did not know the fame and achievement of Norman “Stoney” Stone when I first introduced myself to him at Somerville Boxing Club. A friend of mine on campus suggested I work out at the boxing gym because they offer free lessons. Never having experienced boxing before, I decided to give it a shot…. Read More ›

Entertainment and Arts Reviews »

Before Joining “Ladies First,” Lesley Student Once Sang the National Anthem at Fenway Park (0)

[Editor’s Note:  Lesley’s all female a cappella group “Ladies First” recently gave its final performance of the semester, before an enthusiastic audience.  But several years ago, one of the members of the group sang for an entirely different audience:  baseball fans at Fenway Park.  She looks back on that amazing experience.] As the last few… Read More ›

Sports »

Red Sox Giving Fans Reasons for Optimism (0)

April is in full swing, which means good weather is right around the corner. However, it also means that baseball is back. For many, the baseball season is one’s saving grace from those hot summer days. As a kid from New York, I will always remember putting on my Derek Jeter jersey and fielding ground… Read More ›

Editorials and Opinions »

In Defense of Astrology (0)

We live in a world today where everyone claims to have “The Answer,” the coveted explanation for why things are the way they are and how to make the most of life. We go around searching for one easy solution, but eventually find that it is by looking inward toward oneself (while paying attention to… Read More ›

Current Issues »

Lesley Grad is Personal Trainer, Life Coach, Entrepreneur… and Organ Donor (0)

Editor’s Note:  Periodically, we like to let everyone know how our alums are doing.  Jeremy Colon graduated with a degree in Business Management in 2015. Here’s what he’s been up to: There are always events in your life that change you, events that help you to grow or see life differently.  Before I graduated and… Read More ›

Fashion »

Thrifting– An Ethical Way to Shop (0)

As a follow-up to my previous article about the horrors of the fast-fashion industry, I have compiled a list of the best secondhand stores near Lesley.  When I first got to college, I definitely thought that thrifting was only conducive to a specific kind of quirky style.  I didn’t understand that you can have whatever… Read More ›

Campus Arts »

Lesley A Cappella Group Puts Ladies First (1)

Every girl deserves to belong to a sisterhood. For thirteen girls, a sisterhood was created in Ladies First, Lesley University’s all female a cappella group. Founded in the spring of 2014 by Emma Chavenson and Taylor Casey, Ladies First has transformed from a small group of five girls to a dynamic and talented group of… Read More ›

Movie and Concert Reviews »

Movie Review: Beauty and the Beast (0)

Growing up in the 90’s, Disney princess movies were a key part of my childhood.  Beauty and the Beast, originally released in 1991, was never a particular favorite of mine. The dark aesthetic of the film, and frankly, the beast himself, scared 4-year-old me. But as I got older, Beauty and the Beast became one… Read More ›