End of “Net Neutrality” Could Affect Lesley Students (0)

December 1, 2017 • Current Issues

On the website of FreePress.net, there is an ominous message:  “We have two weeks to save the internet.”  FreePress is a non-partisan organization, based in western Massachusetts, which advocates for an internet that was not controlled by corporate interests.  Until recently, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) protected the access of internet users. Thanks to “Net… Read More ›

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Historian Jon Meacham Visits Lesley (0)

When I first arrived at the Jon Meacham talk that was recently held in Marran theater, I was relieved to see that some of my other classmates were also attending the event.  I took a seat next to friends, and we waited for Mr. Meacham to arrive. While we waited, I decided that it would… Read More ›

Sports »

Successful Season for Women’s Soccer (0)

Editor’s Note: This report was co-written by two players on the team, Hope Seasholes and Jordan Mitchell. “This is my second year playing on the Women’s Soccer team,” says Hope Seasholes, an Art Therapy major.  “In only two seasons I have seen how we’ve all grown; our energy, confidence, and attitudes changed this year. I… Read More ›

Editorials and Opinions »

In Defense of Video Games (1)

There’s a tunnel up ahead with large swinging axes shredding the air. Up ahead is your destination– a door that can only be opened with a combination written on the key that you now possess. After unlocking the huge door, you face yet another peril, but no worries– your skills are endless now, your prowess… Read More ›

Campus Events »

Lesley Observes Sustainability Day (0)

On Wednesday, October 18th, The Office of Sustainability hosted an event called Sustainability Day.  It focused on locally-sourced products and goods.  In their latest newsletter they wrote “ (We) are committed to serving the Lesley community as we work together to preserve our natural resources.” Lesley has long become the standard for which colleges practice… Read More ›

Current Issues »

End of “Net Neutrality” Could Affect Lesley Students (0)

On the website of FreePress.net, there is an ominous message:  “We have two weeks to save the internet.”  FreePress is a non-partisan organization, based in western Massachusetts, which advocates for an internet that was not controlled by corporate interests.  Until recently, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) protected the access of internet users. Thanks to “Net… 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 ›

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 ›