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Promoting Environmental Sustainability: What We’re Doing Well, and What Needs to Improve (0)

April 21, 2018 • Campus News

I recently took a course entitled Environmental Sustainability, and it had a strong impact on me.  Before taking it, I used to think about environmental sustainability on an individual level only.  I knew it was important not to waste any resources, whether natural or man-made; but I never looked at the bigger picture, the collective… Read More ›

Editorials and Opinions »

Threshold Program Encourages Educational Inclusion (0)

Students who are new to Lesley may not be aware of the Threshold program, which provides a two-year on campus college experience for students with diverse learning challenges. Threshold has accessible housing for those with various kinds of disabilities; and it not only offers on-campus classes, but also provides job opportunities, such as working in… Read More ›

Current Issues »

Stereotypes of Mental Illness Persist (0)

Even at a time when more people are getting a college education, so many myths and stereotypes still persist. This is especially true about those of us living with a mental illness. There are common misconceptions about metal illness, such as:  someone with depression can just snap out of it; or obsessive-compulsive disorder means everything… Read More ›

Health and Wellness »

Feeling Stressed? Drinking Tea Could Help You to Feel Better (0)

As finals begin rolling around, it’s important to keep an eye on your physical and mental health. The last few weeks of the semester are regarded as the craziest; the late-night study sessions interspersed with irregular sleeping patterns; the coffee-buzzed cramming at the Student Center; and the snacks that are consumed in an effort to… Read More ›

Movie and Concert Reviews »

Movie Review: Isle of Dogs (0)

It has been almost a decade since director Wes Anderson returned to the tedious world of stop-motion animation. In that time, he has made two widely successful movies, Moonrise Kingdom and The Grand Budapest Hotel, and has been nominated for more than a few Oscars. Now he is back with his latest film, Isle of… Read More ›

Entertainment and Arts Reviews »

Arts Review: Romeo and Juliet (0)

There’s nothing like spending a Sunday afternoon listening to a full orchestra and watching two star-crossed lovers dance their way to their death.  As the Boston Ballet’s rendition of Romeo and Juliet came to a close on April 8th, I was fortunate enough to see one of the last performances of the production.  The classic… Read More ›

Activism »

Reflections on the D.C. March for our Lives (0)

A few months ago when I was planning a trip down to Washington, D.C. to visit a friend I thought it would just be a normal weekend. We’d see some monuments, go to a museum or two, maybe even make it down in time to see the cherry blossoms in full bloom. Never in my… Read More ›

Campus News »

Promoting Environmental Sustainability: What We’re Doing Well, and What Needs to Improve (0)

I recently took a course entitled Environmental Sustainability, and it had a strong impact on me.  Before taking it, I used to think about environmental sustainability on an individual level only.  I knew it was important not to waste any resources, whether natural or man-made; but I never looked at the bigger picture, the collective… Read More ›

Campus Arts »

Comparing College Education in the US and Germany: A Student Perspective (0)

July 28th, 2017: Less than a week until the day of my departure to Boston. The flight is booked, the bags are packed, the goodbyes are said. And yet, here I am, sitting in a cultural preparatory course, that’s supposed to brace us for our study abroad experience in America. It is a hot, sunny… Read More ›

Sports »

Men’s Basketball Team Overcomes Many Obstacles This Season (0)

[Editor’s Note:  Jordan Bellitti is a transfer student who came to Lesley from Curry.  A sophomore, majoring in Children, Youth and Family Studies, he was the men’s basketball team’s third highest scorer this year.] Men’s basketball at Lesley is still relatively new: in fact, it was only twelve years ago that the first games were… Read More ›

Campus Events »

Award-Winning Reporter Robin Wright Gives Informative Talk (1)

Amidst the applause of two thousand people, acclaimed journalist, foreign correspondent, and Middle East expert Robin Wright strode onto the stage Boston’s Symphony Hall.  Contrary to her small stature and her own assertion that she was a timid child, Wright has all the confidence of a bull moose, a trait certainly brought on by the… Read More ›