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Archive for May, 2019

Why I Volunteer at an Animal Rescue

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted a pet. I’d always seen the cats in the window waiting to be adopted at PetSmart and wished I could bring one home with me; but I was told that my mom was “allergic” (translation: didn’t like cats). Even though I don’t live at home any more,… Read More ›

Lesley Alum Has Exciting Job in Paris

Editor’s Note:  From time to time, we like to keep up with what our alums are doing. Katie Lansing, a Global Studies major who graduated in 2012, was one of the original staff members of the Lesley Public Post, and a former editor-in-chief.] When I first started working at Bredin Prat, I felt like I… Read More ›

Movie Review– Avengers: Endgame

[Note: if you haven’t seen the movie yet, this review contains a few spoilers.] When I was 10 years old, I saw Iron Man 2 in theaters and absolutely hated it. When I was 12, I saw the Avengers and thought it was mostly boring until the battle of New York at the end. I… Read More ›

Addressing some myths about Africa

[Editor’s Note:  Lesley student Doucette Kayombo, who comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo, gave a version of this talk for Community of Scholars Day.] For many centuries, a one-sided view of Africa has been portrayed to the rest of the world. This has been done in an effort to belittle and patronize African culture… Read More ›