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Lesley A Cappella Group Puts Ladies First(1)

April 10, 2017

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 ›

Photographer Rinko Kawauchi’s Work on Exhibit at LUCAD

The main gallery at LUCAD is currently showing “Ametsuchi,” the latest publication from the award-winning Japanese fine art photographer Rinko Kawauchi. She has had solo exhibitions all over the world, including: New York, Berlin, Paris, London, Madrid, and Milan, among others. Kawauchi lives and works in Tokyo, Japan. For “Ametsuchi,” Kawauchi used a 4×5 large… Read More ›

B.J. Novak Comes Home to Cambridge

B.J. Novak, a writer, actor, director, and text enthusiast, returned home to Cambridge this past Thursday, October 2nd.  Novak graduated from Harvard University before going on to become famous on the hit NBC comedy series, The Office. This past week, he came back for an appearance at the Brattle Theatre, an event sponsored by the… Read More ›