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Archive for November, 2018

Concert Review: Twenty One Pilots

My friend Tina and I saw Twenty One Pilots at TD Garden in Boston during their recent Bandito tour, on October 26. We have both loved them since 8th grade, and this concert experience did not disappoint. Let me take you there: We are preoccupied; the crowd is throwing disk-shaped glow sticks all around the… Read More ›

Violence Against Women Conference Features Presentation on Congo

On Friday November 9th, Lesley University hosted the Violence Against Women Conference. This event encompassed various aspects of violence that women endure world-wide.  While the conference aimed to raise awareness about violence against women as a whole, each part came with a particular interpretation of what this violence is, as well as practical ways to… Read More ›

Bon Appetit Workers Get New and Better Contract

Two weeks ago, on November 5th, Lesley University’s dining workers voted to sign a new contract between their union and Bon Appetit Management Company, securing a minimum annual salary of $35,000 for each of the dining workers at Lesley. The new contract provides better policies on vacation and sick time, as well as increased access… Read More ›

Movie Review: Venom

When it comes to movies, there’s nothing that leaves me more contented than a good superhero film. It helps that we’re at a point where superhero movies are everywhere nowadays. However, where there are superheroes, there are also villains not far behind. This statement also applies to film, most particularly the movie, Venom. This is… Read More ›

The Mid-Term Elections: Groundbreaking in Many Ways

The 2018 midterm elections resulted in the Democratic party gaining control of the House of Representatives, and the Republicans maintaining their Senate majority. But that is not the entire story.  For one thing, young adults (including many Lesley students) turned out to vote in large numbers– some of the highest numbers in the past 25… Read More ›

Large Crowd Attends Memorial For Victims of Antisemitic Attack

In America’s current divided society, moments of unity are rare and deeply cherished. With a heavy heart on October 28th, I made my way to the Boston Common in hopes of finding such an experience. The previous day brought sorrow to the forefront, spreading from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the ends of the country. Eleven lives… Read More ›

Women’s Soccer Team Has Another Championship Season

[Editor’s note:  Sophomore Jillian Narby,  a business management major with a specialization in sports marketing and management, is a goalkeeper for the women’s soccer team.] Lesley’s women’s soccer team  had another successful year, which culminated in an exciting 3-2 win over New England College on Saturday the 3rd of November, giving the Lady Lynx the… Read More ›