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Staying Healthy During Finals Week: Some Tips (0)

December 12, 2018 • Health and Wellness

With the semester almost over and finals beginning, we all need to make sure we take proper care of ourselves.  While physical health is important, so is our emotional health, especially during times of stress. That means making a little time for yourself, in-between homework and studying. But as everyone is aware, it can be… Read More ›

Campus Events »

Lesley Students Show Support for Puerto Rico (1)

On Friday evening, November 30, in the Lunder Arts building, students gathered for an evening of music, art, and poetry in support of Puerto Rico, where people are still struggling since Hurricane Maria hit the island last September.  Lesley University’s Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Jennifer Castro, banded together with student Aviva Jobin-Leeds,… Read More ›

Movie and Concert Reviews »

Concert Review: Travis Scott (0)

Before arriving to TD Garden on Sunday night the 2nd of December, I was so unbelievably excited to see Travis Scott perform his most recent album, AstroWorld, but once I got there my opinion suddenly changed. Don’t get me wrong, it was a super fun concert, my best friend and I had a great time,… Read More ›

Campus News »

Violence Against Women Conference Features Presentation on Congo (0)

On Friday November 9th, Lesley University hosted the Violence Against Women Conference. This event encompassed various aspects of violence that women endure world-wide.  While the conference aimed to raise awareness about violence against women as a whole, each part came with a particular interpretation of what this violence is, as well as practical ways to… Read More ›

Activism »

Bon Appetit Workers Get New and Better Contract (0)

Two weeks ago, on November 5th, Lesley University’s dining workers voted to sign a new contract between their union and Bon Appetit Management Company, securing a minimum annual salary of $35,000 for each of the dining workers at Lesley. The new contract provides better policies on vacation and sick time, as well as increased access… Read More ›

Editorials and Opinions »

The Mid-Term Elections: Groundbreaking in Many Ways (2)

The 2018 midterm elections resulted in the Democratic party gaining control of the House of Representatives, and the Republicans maintaining their Senate majority. But that is not the entire story.  For one thing, young adults (including many Lesley students) turned out to vote in large numbers– some of the highest numbers in the past 25… Read More ›

Sports »

Women’s Soccer Team Has Another Championship Season (0)

[Editor’s note:  Sophomore Jillian Narby,  a business management major with a specialization in sports marketing and management, is a goalkeeper for the women’s soccer team.] Lesley’s women’s soccer team  had another successful year, which culminated in an exciting 3-2 win over New England College on Saturday the 3rd of November, giving the Lady Lynx the… Read More ›

Health and Wellness »

Staying Healthy During Finals Week: Some Tips (0)

With the semester almost over and finals beginning, we all need to make sure we take proper care of ourselves.  While physical health is important, so is our emotional health, especially during times of stress. That means making a little time for yourself, in-between homework and studying. But as everyone is aware, it can be… Read More ›

Entertainment and Arts Reviews »

Creative Writing Major Enjoys Presentation by V.E. Schwab (0)

There are very few authors who I would confidently dedicate my entire life to reading only their books forever and never waver in that declaration; Victoria Schwab is one of them. I was lucky enough to be able to see her speak on October 3rd as she promoted her most recent release, Vengeful, and spoke… Read More ›

Travel and Places to Visit »

Lesley Student Reflects on His Unique Internship in Croatia (0)

[Editor’s note: If you are new to Lesley, internships are a key part of the experience. One of our reporters, Tony Kecman, is a History major, and he recently came back from an internship at the Croatian Museum of Archaeological Monuments. He offers a few final thoughts about living and working in Croatia, to conclude… Read More ›

Current Issues »

Challenges in Maintaining Lesley’s Urban Garden (1)

The thud of a spade, the crisp, damp scent of freshly sewn earth wafting through the air, relentless honking from a tide of passing car, could urban gardening be the wave of the future? With ever expanding cities and with it a fascination in organic, non-gmo vegetables, city slickers seem to be on two ends… Read More ›

Campus Arts »

Best-Selling Romance Authors Discuss Their Craft at Boston Public Library (0)

I’m a creative writing major and a literature minor, so books are my life! I love to read, and I love hearing authors talk about their work; so, I was excited to learn about an interesting series of talks at the Boston Public Library.  The one I attended took place on February 3; it was… Read More ›