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Arts Review: Wardell Milan Visits Lesley(0)

October 5, 2019

On Wednesday night (Sept 25), I attended a lecture from Wardell Milan, Lesley’s first visiting artist for the Fall semester.  Milan’s work has been showcased by the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum (both in New York), as well as the Art Institute of Chicago, among other prestigious venues. Never having attended an… Read More ›

Best-Selling Romance Authors Discuss Their Craft at Boston Public Library

I’m a creative writing major and a literature minor, so books are my life! I love to read, and I love hearing authors talk about their work; so, I was excited to learn about an interesting series of talks at the Boston Public Library.  The one I attended took place on February 3; it was… Read More ›

Lesley A Cappella Group Puts Ladies First

Every girl deserves to belong to a sisterhood. For thirteen girls, a sisterhood was created in Ladies First, Lesley University’s all female a cappella group. Founded in the spring of 2014 by Emma Chavenson and Taylor Casey, Ladies First has transformed from a small group of five girls to a dynamic and talented group of… Read More ›

Lesley Student Has Some Helpful Hints About Self-Publishing

Milestones. They are what keep our wheels turning, our lives going. They are that light at the end of the tunnel, and once that is reached, another light begins to flicker. For me, the milestone that kept me going was the undertaking of becoming a self-published author. With unconditional family support and determination, I achieved… Read More ›

“Craftivism” Meets Art Therapy at Lesley University

A “Craft and Chat: ‘Craftivism’” workshop exploring the issue of women’s sexuality was held on Thursday, Feb. 18, at Lesley University’s Women’s Center, led by Art Therapy faculty Michaela Kirby and Lauren Leone. Craftivism is using hand-made art to express opinions or to support a movement, a combination of craft and activism or crafts for… Read More ›

Two Poems

[Editor’s note: from time to time, we publish student poetry and short stories. This week, our guest poet is Haley Kinnon.] I’m a freshman at Lesley. Currently, my major is English and Education. I’ve always loved to write, and I find exceptional happiness writing poetry. I find that poetry is a great way to not… Read More ›

Pixar Exhibit is Entertaining and Educational

Boston’s Museum of Science always has new and exciting exhibitions on display.  I recently went to see one of their most popular exhibits: “The Science Behind Pixar.”  This exhibition opened on June 24, and will continue to be on display until January 10. It sheds new light on the process of how beloved Disney classics… Read More ›

Sherry Turkle Discusses Lost Art of Conversation

On Friday, October 16th, MIT Professor and media scholar Sherry Turkle visited the Brattle Theatre to give a speech on her most recent book, Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age. The talk sold out the 235 seat theatre quickly, with an audience of mostly 25-and-ups. Turkle spoke about the aspects of… Read More ›

The Mask You Live In: Gender Roles in American Society

On Monday April 20, 2015, Lesley Third Wave, Lesley Women’s Center, and graduate student Stephanie Rosario Rodriguez, co-sponsored a screening of the film The Mask You Live In at the University Hall Amphitheatre. The Mask You Live In (2015), presented by The Representation Project, addresses the issues of hypermasculinity in American culture. This film was… Read More ›

LCAL Student, DJ & Producer, Attends Amsterdam Dance Event

Editor’s note: Curtis Atchison is a House music DJ and electronic music producer/engineer.  He is also an LCAL student. Amsterdam is known around the world for many different things, such as the Van Gogh Museum, the Anne Frank House, coffee shops, the Heineken Factory and the Red Light District. But for one week the capital… Read More ›