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Archive for April, 2020

TV Review: 100 Humans

What would happen if we took 100 humans with all sorts of backgrounds, ages, sexual orientations and body types, and used them to provide answers to some of life’s silliest questions? For instance: does having a high sperm count make someone a better dancer? Are people in uniforms more attractive? Will a pretty criminal serve… Read More ›

Why Lesley Needs a Communications Major

I am a junior at Lesley and I am a Psychology major. Last semester, I decided to take Intro to Communication because I thought it would help enhance my abilities to communicate with people, which is important if you are going to work in the field of Psychology. I fell in love with the class,… Read More ›

With Commuter Food Pantry Closed, How Are Lesley Students Getting By?

World Food Program USA predicts that, by the end of 2020, the number of individuals who are food-insecure could “almost double,” affecting 265 million people. This huge spike will be due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as it decreases one’s level of access, both physically and financially, to food. On Lesley’s campus, a fixture exists to… Read More ›

Book Review: “Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory”

Have you ever been dumped? Or cheated on? Or you and the person you love have drifted apart? Or have you been through the opposite: hopelessly in love? In desperate search of “the One”? Or thinking you found the right person? If you have answered any of these questions with a reluctant or eager “yes,”… Read More ›

COVID-19 Could Financially Impact Schools Across New England — Including Lesley

On March 27, the Boston Business Journal delivered some sobering news: COVID-19, as it overtakes our economy, will most certainly be making its presence felt on New England colleges and universities. Even larger, seemingly financially untouchable institutions, like the University of Massachusetts system, are set to lose millions in revenue this year due to the… Read More ›

LA+D Students Move The Creative Process Online

While all students are struggling to adjust to remote instruction due to COVID-19, Lesley’s Art and Design students face additional challenges: ones that, if mishandled, threaten to undermine the foundation of their coursework.  The creative process is a collaborative effort. It is heavily reliant on others for their feedback and support. Finished artwork often has… Read More ›

International Students Face Unexpected Challenges

At the beginning of this semester, none of us imagined that something like this could happen to us.  What started as a mild scare, where we saw only a handful of people wearing masks on campus, has now become a national health emergency. Many of us assumed, after Harvard and MIT shut down, that Lesley… Read More ›

Commuter Student Reflects on How COVID-19 Impacted His Life

Back in December, I finished the Fall semester thinking it was the most challenging one thus at Lesley. It was not the academics alone, but rather a combination of things. It was the first full semester where I worked at home and went to school simultaneously and as a commuter student the balancing of schedules… Read More ›

Residence Hall Laundry Room Creates Conflict of Interest

[Editor’s note: This article was written before students left for Spring Break. As far as we know, the issue has not yet been resolved.] Off of the Doble Quad sits White Hall, a residence hall popular among first-year students and upperclassmen alike. The building is centrally located with proximity to nearby classrooms and on-campus dining… Read More ›