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Archive for May, 2016

Lesley Men’s Baseball Makes Impressive Gains

Lesley men’s baseball has only been in existence for six years, and with each new season, there are more reasons for optimism.  This year, the Lynx made great progress; it was statistically the best season in program history, with more wins than in previous years– in fact, the team’s 19 wins easily surpassed its previous… Read More ›

Reflections from a Graduating Senior

[Editor’s note:  every year, we ask graduating seniors to look back on their time at Lesley and offer their thoughts on their experiences. This article was written by Asha Janay. She is a Psychology major, with a minor in Social Work.] When I first came to Lesley two years ago as a transfer student from… Read More ›

How to Make Every Day Earth Day

“Climate change” has developed into one of the most-trending words of 2016 on social media websites. It has also become a topic of conversation and controversy in the presidential campaign, with some candidates believing it is a problem (Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders) and others believing it is a hoax (Donald Trump).   But while the… Read More ›

TV Review: Black-ish

Black-ish is a situation comedy currently being aired by ABC.  It stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross.  It is about an upper-middle class black family, the Johnsons, who live in a predominantly white neighborhood.  Black-ish uses humor to make serious points, such as conveying the inequalities of our society from the vantage point of… Read More ›

Cambridge Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect

By now, if you’re living in Cambridge, you’ve probably heard about the new law passed by the City Council that bans plastic shopping bags for all customers. The decision was made in March of 2015 by an 8-1 vote, and went into effect on March 31, 2016. Now, instead of providing plastic bags for customers,… Read More ›