Archive for November, 2014

Disappointing Loss but Winning Season for Men’s Soccer

Lesley Men’s Soccer made history this past weekend with their win over top seeded Norwich University in the ECAC Tournament. After a disappointing semi-final loss in the NECC Conference Tournament, the Lesley men’s soccer team received a bid into the ECAC Tournament. Lesley has made this conference tournament in past years, but failed to make… Read More ›

Documentarian Ken Burns visits Lesley University

Students, faculty, and staff of Lesley University had the pleasure of hearing Ken Burns, award-winning documentary filmmaker, when he spoke at Marran Theatre on Wednesday afternoon, November 12.  He is one of the distinguished speakers in Lesley University’s 2014-15 Boston Speakers Series:  in addition to Burns, this year’s speakers have included former Secretary of State… Read More ›

What It’s Like to be a Transfer Student at Lesley

[Editor’s note:  Madison McKeever co-wrote this article.  She and Samantha Shapiro are both transfer students.] Adapting to a new environment is certainly a challenge. College students who make the decision to transfer have experienced this at one school, and are then thrust into a whole new and unexpected world all over again. While the atmosphere… Read More ›

George Packer Speaks at Lesley about Inequality and American Life

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 ›