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Lesley Student Hopes to Become President of Liberia (1)

[Editor’s note:  This guest column is written by Wilton Zuo.  Wilton is a senior; he is majoring in Psychology and minoring in Business.] I was born in Liberia.  If you are not familiar with it, it’s a small country on the west side of Africa.  Liberia was founded by some free and some formerly enslaved… Read More ›

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Lesley Student Hopes to Become President of Liberia (1)

Wilton Zuo

[Editor’s note:  This guest column is written by Wilton Zuo.  Wilton is a senior; he is majoring in Psychology and minoring in Business.] I was born in Liberia.  If you are not familiar with it, it’s a small country on the west side of Africa.  Liberia was founded by some free and some formerly enslaved… Read More ›

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Reflections from a Graduating Senior (0)

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[Editor’s note:  every year, we ask graduating seniors to look back on their time at Lesley and offer their thoughts on their experiences. This article was written by Asha Janay. She is a Psychology major, with a minor in Social Work.] When I first came to Lesley two years ago as a transfer student from… Read More ›

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TV Review: Black-ish (0)

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Black-ish is a situation comedy currently being aired by ABC.  It stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross.  It is about an upper-middle class black family, the Johnsons, who live in a predominantly white neighborhood.  Black-ish uses humor to make serious points, such as conveying the inequalities of our society from the vantage point of… Read More ›

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“Craftivism” Meets Art Therapy at Lesley University (1)

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A “Craft and Chat: ‘Craftivism’” workshop exploring the issue of women’s sexuality was held on Thursday, Feb. 18, at Lesley University’s Women’s Center, led by Art Therapy faculty Michaela Kirby and Lauren Leone. Craftivism is using hand-made art to express opinions or to support a movement, a combination of craft and activism or crafts for… Read More ›

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Cambridge Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect (0)

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By now, if you’re living in Cambridge, you’ve probably heard about the new law passed by the City Council that bans plastic shopping bags for all customers. The decision was made in March of 2015 by an 8-1 vote, and went into effect on March 31, 2016. Now, instead of providing plastic bags for customers,… Read More ›

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Lesley Students and Faculty Discuss Controversy over Beyoncé’s New Video (0)

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It’s not unusual for there to be an uproar whenever Beyoncé drops a new music video (I mean, it’s not like she has a big fan base or anything!); but when Queen Bey dropped the video for her new song “Formation,” I swear pop culture felt the tectonic plates move. With lyrics like “I like… Read More ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›