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Archive for February, 2017

Nationally-Known Speaker Elaine Pasqua Gives Valuable Advice to Lesley’s Athletes

“One in 5 women, and one in 16 men, are sexually assaulted throughout their time spent in college.”  Those were the first words spoken by Ms. Elaine Pasqua on Thursday, February 23, as she gave a powerful and memorable presentation to every student athlete at Lesley University.  A nationally-known and widely praised public speaker, Ms…. Read More ›

Signs Point to Winning Season for Men’s Baseball Team

With baseball season underway across the country, hundreds of preseason rankings have been released for the hundreds of collegiate baseball teams. This past week the New England Collegiate Conference released the “Coach’s Preseason Poll”; and it came with some very good news for the Lesley University baseball team. The recent poll has the team slated… Read More ›

How To Live a Sustainable Life on an Unsustainable Budget

You know who you are. The student whose trash bag is filled with ramen, plastic, and other unsustainable goods that make dorm living easy. Going green has become a cultural phenomenon, but introducing sustainable living on a college student’s budget causes guilt, stress, and unsustainable habits. Environmental activism is something all students take pride in;… Read More ›

Music Review: Danny Brown “Atrocity Exhibition”

When alt-rockers Nine Inch Nails and Joy Division and jazz giant Miles Davis are given nods in a hip-hop album, one cannot help but become intrigued by an unlikely crossover. Enter the enigmatic Danny Brown, Detroit based emcee, someone with a delightfully tortured soul. “Atrocity Exhibition”, an experimental work revolving around the themes of mental… Read More ›

Movie Review: Patriots Day

When we hear the words “Patriot’s Day” right now, our minds immediately go to the magical win our hometown football team pulled out several Sundays ago.  Many of us aren’t thinking about a very different Patriot’s Day– the Boston Marathon bombing which took place four years ago, and which has inspired a recently-released movie directed… Read More ›

Successful Season for Men’s Basketball Team

As the men’s basketball team approaches the final game of the season, they find themselves in a much better position now than they were at this point last year. With a current 14-10 record, they are now tied with the single season wins record which sits at 14. They’re having a record year. With the… Read More ›

The Up-Coming Academy Awards: Some Predictions

At the start of each new year, there is much talk and reflection about the previous year in review.  A source of excitement for many of us is to discuss the year that we had in film.  Throw in the fancy red carpet gowns and all of the biggest names in Hollywood rubbing elbows, and… Read More ›

Lesley University Needs a Student Radio Station: A Follow Up

[Editor’s note:  This article is a follow up to an article that Jack Yarrows first wrote in September 2016.  Since then, he and other members of the Radio Club have surveyed nearly 200 students on campus about whether they’d be interested in having a student-run radio station.] Since November of 2016, I have been meeting… Read More ›

A Tribute to Brian Muldoon

Editor’s Note:  Brian Muldoon, formerly the Athletic Department’s Sports Information Director, recently left Lesley to take a position at another school. Some of the students who worked with him wanted to let him know how much they appreciated him.  This piece was written by guest contributor Jordan Mitchell. Brian Muldoon joined Lesley University in 2013,… Read More ›

Movie Review: Hidden Figures

Very rarely do you come across a film that has such an important story to be told, and tells it well. Hidden Figures is a captivating and compelling story of three pioneering women working at NASA during the space race of the 1960s. The film was adapted from a book of the same title written… Read More ›