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Graduating Senior Reflects on His 4 Years at Lesley(0)

May 15, 2014

Wow! I am graduating. It’s unbelievable. I remember my first day of orientation in the summer of 2010 just like it was yesterday. I remember the first day of move in, lugging all my belongings up a flight of stairs into 24 Mellen St.  I thought I knew all the secrets the world had to… Read More ›

Music Review: The Relevant Elephants

The Relevant Elephants have a world of opportunities. Their music carries beyond the subway walls. Street music is an integral part of Boston culture, and the Relevant Elephants are one good reason why. The band is planning an Australian tour this November, but they got their start in the Boston underground. While the Relevant Elephants… Read More ›

Student Experience Survey is Due by 4/28

By now, students in CLAS and LUCAD have received an email entitled: “Lesley student experience survey” inviting them to complete a web survey regarding their level of satisfaction with many aspects of their experience at Lesley University overall.  We at the Lesley Public Post have been asked to remind everyone that these surveys must be… Read More ›

Concert Review: Speedy Ortiz at “Underground Tasty”

A sleazy, grinding crescendo of punk noise crashed upon a local burger joint, to usher in the release of Speedy Ortiz’s new EP, Real Hair, and put Tasty Burger on the map as the latest music venue in Cambridge. When I arrived at 8:33 the line was up the stairs, through the lobby, out the… Read More ›

Lesley Students Attend AIM4E

On Tuesday October1st, six Lesley University (four CLAS and two LUCAD) students were accompanied by Professor Robert McGrath to the second Annual Intercollegiate Mixer for Entrepreneurship at the Microsoft N.E.R.D (New England Research and Development) Center. The event was run by ePowerHouse in collaboration with the City of Boston-–Office of Business. The evening’s objective, according to… Read More ›

Lesley Hosts Prominent Gun Control Advocate

[Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the LPP in February 2013.] In the wake of Newtown, Connecticut’s recent mass shooting, it seems that everybody has something to say about what to do with guns in America.  These opinions come from extremes on both sides of the spectrum, but true novelty can be found in… Read More ›

Tainted No More

[Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the LPP in April 2013.] Last week, as I forayed into White Hall for lunch, I passed a sign-up table for the upcoming campus blood drive. A friend of mine was volunteering, so I felt compelled to fill out a time slot. When reading the printed eligibility requirements… Read More ›

Tuition Changes Announced

Last week, President Joseph Moore made the stunning announcement that Lesley undergraduate tuition will be reduced in the Fall of 2014.  By this time next year, Lesley tuition will be priced at $24,000, an $8,000 drop from its previous cost at $32,000.  AIB’s tuition will also be reduced to $24,000, a $6,000 drop from the… Read More ›

When Boston Felt Like Afghanistan: A Personal Account

[Editor’s Note:  Six months ago, Boston experienced the tragedy of the Marathon Bombing. Some students were affected personally– they were runners themselves, or they knew someone who ran in the Boston Marathon. One of our student reporters, Diba Feroz, had a unique perspective, and she wrote a moving opinion piece for the Lesley Public Post…. Read More ›

Opinion: What’s Missing from Sex Education

The American attitude about sex is nothing if not contradictory. We have one traditional segment of the culture where sex is viewed strictly as an act between married adults, and yet we are all simultaneously surrounded by overly sexual and vulgar advertisements and media messages. But most teenagers are never taught properly in school about… Read More ›