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Archive for May, 2018

Not Enough Students Know About the Lesley Public Post

As students, we all receive emails from Student Activities, Lesley News and Events, and several other sources informing us about the various campus happenings in the upcoming week. However, there seems to be a strong disconnect between Lesley students and our school newspaper, the Lesley Public Post. I have spoken to students in my other… Read More ›

Lesley’s Ongoing Commitment to Sustainability

In part one of my look at sustainability at Lesley, I wrote about Lesley’s Dining Service and spoke with its manager, Ed Fogarty. You can read that article here:  http://lesleypublicpost.com/wordpress/2018/04/21/promoting-environmental-sustainability-what-well-what-improve/ To get additional information, I recently met with Sara Wolons, who is responsible for sustainability and campus planning.  Wolons informed me that the Office of… Read More ›

My Study Abroad Adventure in Paris

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Olimpia Carias, who just finished her junior year, majoring in English Literature with a minor in Spanish.] It didn’t hit me yet as I was making sure everything I needed was in my carry on. “Pack lightly!” they had said and so I debated if I had too… Read More ›

Challenges in Maintaining Lesley’s Urban Garden

The thud of a spade, the crisp, damp scent of freshly sewn earth wafting through the air, relentless honking from a tide of passing car, could urban gardening be the wave of the future? With ever expanding cities and with it a fascination in organic, non-gmo vegetables, city slickers seem to be on two ends… Read More ›

What Lesley Students Need to Know About the Strategic Plan

If you are like most students, you haven’t thought much about Lesley University’s Strategic Plan.  I admit that I didn’t either.  I had heard a little about “Lesley 2030”: we received some emails, and there was an exhibit or two; but if you had asked me what it was exactly, I couldn’t have told you. … Read More ›