Why You Should Write for the Lesley Public Post (0)

June 5, 2017 • Campus News

I grew up watching the 5 o’clock news with my mother and father and reading the newspaper headlines on Sundays. Most of the time I would just read the words, not really thinking about the meaning behind them. As I grew and gained independence, I began to see how the world worked. I started paying… 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 »

Lesley Baseball Team Wins First Ever Conference Championship; Earns Bid to NCAA (0)

Last Monday, the Lesley University baseball team made program history, winning the NECC championship for the first time.  And while this was impressive, it comes with an even sweeter ending: an automatic bid to play in the NCAA tournament. Here’s how it happened.  After earning the fourth seed in the playoffs, the Lynx took down… 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 »

What to See in the Skies: The Spring Equinox (0)

Not too long ago, there was a trending phenomenon across all social media platforms — standing an egg and a broom straight up and having it balance on its own. It was September 22, 2016 when I opened Twitter, and to my surprise I saw several brooms standing upright without any assistance. Must have been… Read More ›

Campus News »

Why You Should Write for the Lesley Public Post (0)

I grew up watching the 5 o’clock news with my mother and father and reading the newspaper headlines on Sundays. Most of the time I would just read the words, not really thinking about the meaning behind them. As I grew and gained independence, I began to see how the world worked. I started paying… 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 ›