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Archive for October, 2014

Raise Your Voice: A Guide to the Massachusetts Elections

With the Massachusetts general election approaching, many Lesley students might be going to the polls for the first time. The election coming up on Tuesday, November 4th is called a mid-term election, meaning the President of the United States is not running for office– this series of elections occurs in the middle of his term. … Read More ›

Keeping Up With the Men’s Soccer Team

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 ›

Julia Gillard, Former Australian Prime Minister, Visits Lesley University

Julia Gillard, Australia’s first female Prime Minister, visited Lesley University on Wednesday afternoon, October 22.  She spoke with students, faculty, and staff in Marran Theater on the Doble campus.  Then, on Wednesday night, Gillard spoke at Boston Symphony Hall, as part of Lesley University’s 2014-2015 Boston Speakers Series. In her talk at Marran Theater, Prime… Read More ›

Anything But Empty: Theater Review

“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 ›

Photographer Rinko Kawauchi’s Work on Exhibit at LUCAD

The main gallery at LUCAD is currently showing “Ametsuchi,” the latest publication from the award-winning Japanese fine art photographer Rinko Kawauchi. She has had solo exhibitions all over the world, including: New York, Berlin, Paris, London, Madrid, and Milan, among others. Kawauchi lives and works in Tokyo, Japan. For “Ametsuchi,” Kawauchi used a 4×5 large… Read More ›

B.J. Novak Comes Home to Cambridge

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 ›

The Other F Word

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 ›

Meet the Women’s Soccer Team

[Editor’s Note:  The author of this article, Hayley Wirth, is a member of the team.  A junior, she is majoring in Business Management.] The Lesley Women’s soccer team, led by Coach Paul Vasconcelos, has been off to a good start so far, with a record of 8-3-0. The team started off strong, with a three… Read More ›