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Class of 2020 Prepares to Celebrate Commencement Online(0)

May 11, 2020

With just under a week left until Commencement, graduating seniors are eagerly preparing to honor the day… from home. Due to the coronavirus, Lesley University’s Commencement ceremony will be held virtually this Saturday, May 16. Until it is safe for a proper, in-person ceremony to be held, graduates will be honored online through “recorded message[s]… Read More ›

Renovations Are Completed at Sherrill Library

[Editor’s Note: When students are able to return to campus, they will notice something new:  the Sherrill Library has been renovated.] After months of construction, the newly renovated Sherrill Library is finally ready. The basement and first floors of the library have been remodeled and a small cafe had been added to the first floor…. Read More ›

Working as a Layout Designer for Lesley’s “Science Stories”

I had been a cashier for almost three years, and dealing with the grumps and the oftentimes not-so-bright people that came into my line on a weekly basis had all but incinerated any faith I had left in humanity. That doesn’t even include my short-lived stint stocking shelves. Soda cans left in the cookie aisle,… Read More ›

Large Crowd Hears Historian Douglas Brinkley Speak at Lesley

Noted historian and CNN commentator Douglas Brinkley spoke to an enthusiastic group of Lesley students and faculty on Monday, Jan. 24, in the Washburn Lounge on Lesley’s Brattle Campus. Brinkley was on campus as part of Lesley’s Boston Speaker Series. Brinkley’s lecture was filled with stories about past impeachment trials, as they related to the… Read More ›

Student-Alumni Meet-Up Provides Valuable Information

Students, faculty and alumni gathered in Alumni Hall on Tuesday, November 5th for the annual Student-Alumni Meet-Up. The event was organized by the Undergraduate Student Government, the Career Resource Center and the Alumni Relations. It gave undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to talk with alumni who were in the same programs as they were,… Read More ›

Storytelling Saves Lives: This Is My Brave Comes to Lesley

College is a crucial four-year period of incredible self-discovery. For many of us students, we are presented with unparalleled freedom like we’ve never seen before. We may be living away from home for the first time, and leaving behind the security of a rigid, predictable daily routine. We are spending less time with family and… Read More ›

Theater Review: Macbeth (Oxford Street Players)

[Editor’s note:  Freddy Widmer also assisted with this review; the reviewers attended two separate performances. Christina’s observations are first, followed by Freddy’s.] Lesley University’s Oxford Street Players performed Shakespeare’s Macbeth in Marran Theater on April 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th to enthusiastic audiences.  Founded in 1993, the Players perform a Shakespearean play every year. This… Read More ›

Lesley Urban Scholars Initiative Promotes Student Success

[Editor’s Note:  The author, whose major is middle school education, is a member of USI.] Lesley University has many groups and programs on campus that help students; one group that is very important to me is the Urban Scholars Initiative (USI). The Urban Scholars Initiative is a scholarship program which provides tutoring, tuition assistance, and… Read More ›

Large Crowd Enjoys Lesley University Dance Team Performance

The people who took their seats in Marran Theater had waited in a long line that stretched all the way into the Student Center. Parents were holding bouquets of flowers to give to their children, and students chatted with their group of friends; they were all there to support the Lesley University Dance Team in… Read More ›

Lesley Students Show Support for Puerto Rico

On Friday evening, November 30, in the Lunder Arts building, students gathered for an evening of music, art, and poetry in support of Puerto Rico, where people are still struggling since Hurricane Maria hit the island last September.  Lesley University’s Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Jennifer Castro, banded together with student Aviva Jobin-Leeds,… Read More ›