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Archive for November, 2015

Music Review: Coeur de Pirate

Coeur De Pirate (real name: Beatrice Martin) is a French-Canadian singer-songwriter and overall badass that I had the pleasure of seeing several weeks ago. While I had heard what I thought was a decent amount of her songs before, and considered myself a fan, I had no idea what I was in for during this… Read More ›

Thanksgiving Wellington: A Great Way to Use Your Leftovers

Looking for something new to do with all of those Thanksgiving leftovers? Search no more! These individual sized Thanksgiving Wellingtons are a delicious spin on the original Beef Wellington. The best part about the Thanksgiving Wellington is that you can personalize them. Here’s how to do it: Ingredients: • 1 square of Pastry Puff per… Read More ›

Returning to School: Reflections from an LCAL Student

So, here I am, sitting in front of my computer, writing an article for the Lesley Public Post. Who would have thought that I would ever be doing something like that? At age 49, I am completing my Bachelor’s Degree. I know that for many of you, 49 must sound very old.  However, the interesting… Read More ›

Pixar Exhibit is Entertaining and Educational

Boston’s Museum of Science always has new and exciting exhibitions on display.  I recently went to see one of their most popular exhibits: “The Science Behind Pixar.”  This exhibition opened on June 24, and will continue to be on display until January 10. It sheds new light on the process of how beloved Disney classics… Read More ›

Movie Review: Steve Jobs

Do you ever use iPhone, iPod, iPad, iMac or MacBook Pro daily? What made Apple a great success? How did the founder of Apple change the world? Recently, Walter Isaacson tried to answer these questions. He released his best-selling biography, “Steve Jobs.” The book was crafted from more than forty interviews Isaacson had with Jobs… Read More ›

Sherry Turkle Discusses Lost Art of Conversation

On Friday, October 16th, MIT Professor and media scholar Sherry Turkle visited the Brattle Theatre to give a speech on her most recent book, Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age. The talk sold out the 235 seat theatre quickly, with an audience of mostly 25-and-ups. Turkle spoke about the aspects of… Read More ›

Before You Judge Us, Get To Know Us: Some Thoughts from a Muslim Student

Recently, I was asked in my media analysis class to write about a group in society that faces the most discrimination or misrepresentation.  I chose Muslims.  I believe that Islam is misrepresented by the mainstream media as a result of a few actions that “extremists” have done. This bothers me because even if only a… Read More ›

Some Kitchen Tips for College Students

I love to cook! I am past my days of Top Ramen and Vienna Sausages, but not making enough money to make gourmet meals with expensive cooking equipment quite yet.  But with just a few tips and tricks, anyone can turn an ordinary meal into an extraordinary meal that will surprise yourself, and impress others…. Read More ›

Men’s Soccer Team Has Unique Way to Fundraise

Like many organizations at Lesley, the athletic teams often find themselves needing to raise some extra money.  This year, the Men’s Soccer team decided to do something creative to fundraise.  The team’s most recent collaboration, under the leadership of captain Spencer Irwin, has resulted in the development of a team calendar. Each month features a… Read More ›