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Archive for October, 2018

Movie Review: The Hate U Give

The movie The Hate U Give, directed by George Tillman Jr., and based on the book written by Angie Thomas, is a stunning tribute to being a black youth in the United States.  Amandla Stenberg delivers a vivid performance of the complexities of Starr Carter’s experience: watching her childhood love die at the hands of… Read More ›

Honk! Festival Brings Fun to Cambridge

It was a cloudy day, but that did not stop thousands of people from attending the 40th Annual Oktoberfest, and 13th Annual Honk! Festival of Activist Street Bands, which took place in Harvard Square on Sunday, October 7th.  Dressed up in festive, brightly colored costumes with activist pins and a multitude of glitter, musicians painted… Read More ›

Creative Writing Major Enjoys Presentation by V.E. Schwab

There are very few authors who I would confidently dedicate my entire life to reading only their books forever and never waver in that declaration; Victoria Schwab is one of them. I was lucky enough to be able to see her speak on October 3rd as she promoted her most recent release, Vengeful, and spoke… Read More ›

Students Find Author Suzy Hansen’s Talk Informative

I had been running from U-Hall to Doble Campus. Like every Monday and Wednesday I only had 20 minutes to make it from my English class to my Intro to Communication class. Out of breath and just wanting to sit down, I realized that there was an unfamiliar face in the room.  I only had… Read More ›

Movie Review: Call Me By Your Name

Romance movies come out every year, and they are often popular for relatable and lovable clichés and happy endings. They are what you wish love truly felt like– a wonderful funny mess of emotions, and a warm happy marriage. But not all love is like that. Some movies are unrealistic in their portrayal of an… Read More ›

Meet Lesley’s Interim President, Richard Hansen

[Editor’s Note: Lesley alum Chris Anderson graduated in 2017 and is currently getting a Master’s Degree. As an undergrad, he was a frequent contributor to the Lesley Public Post.] Though I have not been on campus at Lesley University for over a year, I know that there has been a lot of change.  Well, it… Read More ›