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#BlackLivesMatter: Lesley Students Speak Out Against Racism (0)

December 8, 2014 • Activism, Campus News

On August 9, 2014, a young unarmed black man named Michael Brown was shot six times by a white police officer, Darren Wilson. This incident occurred in Ferguson, Missouri, a small suburb of St. Louis, and sparked national interest, social media campaigns, and a new group of young activists who jumped up to protect the… Read More ›

Campus News »

#BlackLivesMatter: Lesley Students Speak Out Against Racism (0)

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On August 9, 2014, a young unarmed black man named Michael Brown was shot six times by a white police officer, Darren Wilson. This incident occurred in Ferguson, Missouri, a small suburb of St. Louis, and sparked national interest, social media campaigns, and a new group of young activists who jumped up to protect the… Read More ›

Editorials and Opinions »

Why I Changed My Mind About Uber (0)

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There was a time when I loved Uber. I used Uber to get to class, come home from work, and to come home from parties; basically, I used Uber all the time. I downloaded Uber in the spring of 2013, and I was hooked ever since. It allowed me as a customer to see who… Read More ›

Campus Events »

George Packer Speaks at Lesley about Inequality and American Life (0)

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On Wednesday, October 29th, journalist and author George Packer visited Lesley University in the University Hall amphitheater to give a talk, sponsored by Friends of Lesley, about his newest book, The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America. The book focuses on the period of American history between 1978 and 2012. Packer won the… Read More ›

Current Issues »

24 Hour Access for LUCAD Students Needed (0)

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After three years, countless assignments, and lots of hard work, LUCAD students in their senior year are given their own studio space. It’s a small space but it’s finally a place for us to call our own, a place to create without interruptions. The space comes at a critical time when juries and portfolio reviews… Read More ›

Campus Arts »

B.J. Novak Comes Home to Cambridge (0)

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B.J. Novak, a writer, actor, director, and text enthusiast, returned home to Cambridge this past Thursday, October 2nd.  Novak graduated from Harvard University before going on to become famous on the hit NBC comedy series, The Office. This past week, he came back for an appearance at the Brattle Theatre, an event sponsored by the… Read More ›

Entertainment and Arts Reviews »

Anything But Empty: Theater Review (0)

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“It Felt Empty When The Heart Went At First But It’s Alright Now” is a big headline with an even bigger story to tell. Elizabeth Milanovich does not disappoint in this production at the Charlestown Working Theatre on Friday and Saturday nights until November 1st. Milanovich stars as Dijana, the narrator and lead character in… Read More ›

Sports »

Keeping Up With the Men’s Soccer Team (0)

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The Lesley University’s Men’s Soccer team has had a rocky season. Starting off with a couple of losses to Mount Ida College and Eastern Nazarene College, they then bounced back, and have recently come through with some wins and ties. The men’s soccer team record is currently 7-5-4. Recently the men tied their game against… Read More ›

Activism »

The Other F Word (6)

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There is one word people seem to be terrified to say. Recently it seems almost taboo to bring up in public conversation. The word has taken on a life of its own, becoming possibly the dirtiest word a lady could utter. The word feminism seems to repel even the strongest of men. I’ll admit, even… Read More ›

Movie and Concert Reviews »

Concert Review: Speedy Ortiz at “Underground Tasty” (0)

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A sleazy, grinding crescendo of punk noise crashed upon a local burger joint, to usher in the release of Speedy Ortiz’s new EP, Real Hair, and put Tasty Burger on the map as the latest music venue in Cambridge. When I arrived at 8:33 the line was up the stairs, through the lobby, out the… Read More ›