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USG Will Stop Hosting Debate Watch Parties

With the 2020 Presidential Election steadily approaching, it’s more important than ever for students to become politically engaged. Learning about the candidates running and their policies is crucial to making an informed decision on who to support. Last semester, Lesley’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) hosted several Democratic Debate Watch Parties in Marran Theatre for students… Read More ›

Some Good Advice for First Year Students in The New Semester

There is so much that I wish someone had told me going into my freshman year beyond the usual “study hard, make friends, and don’t forget to network.” College is much more than just going to class and socializing. It’s an incredibly difficult, character-building four years full of highs and lows. While my relatives regaled… Read More ›

Students Ask: Where Did the Women’s Center Go?

I came to Lesley fresh off of a fairly miserable high school experience.  There was little interest on behalf of the administration to challenge the status quo– one in which male athletes were heroes, and women were objects. Change simply didn’t occur, and I never felt comfortable in my own skin. I left after graduation,… Read More ›

Lesley Students Observe Commuter Appreciation Week

On Monday, November 4, Linda Elliott, the Director of Commuter Services at Lesley, kicked off Commuter Appreciation Week, starting with a raffle, a commuter tip jar, and free coffee and hot cider in the MacKenzie Hall student center, as a part of a week-long series of events.  “Sometimes life on any college campus is a… Read More ›

On World Mental Health Day, A Successful Performance of “This is My Brave”

Staring at myself in the mirror of Marran Theatre’s green room, I looked different somehow than I did when I began this journey five months ago. I looked more confident, stronger even. I knew I was ready to share my story of living with a mental illness with the crowd eagerly waiting just beyond the… Read More ›

Student Activities Fair Gets Enthusiastic Response

Large groups of students gathered at the Doble Campus for the Lesley Activities Fair this past Wednesday afternoon from 11 a.m. to 3p.m. They enjoyed music, sweet treats and the opportunity to make new friends, while learning more about the many student clubs at Lesley.  More than  a dozen tables stretched from the outdoor space… Read More ›

Lesley Public Post Reporter Finishes His Master’s Degree

After my four years of undergraduate study at Lesley, I went out into the world. I found myself meeting new people, taking on new challenges, and reinventing myself in this new stage of life. It hasn’t always been easy, but it’s been one hell of a ride. I felt that Lesley prepared me well for… Read More ›

USG is Seeking New Members

Here at Lesley, when it comes to getting involved, we are fortunate to have a relatively small student body. This makes it possible for individual students’ voices to be heard, and to resonate with staff, faculty, and peers. The ease with which one can jump start change here at Lesley struck me right away as… Read More ›

Are You a New Student? Here’s How to Save Some Money (Without Sacrificing Fun!)

Welcome to campus! As a college student in the bustling Cambridge area, the allure of museum trips, late-night ice cream runs, impromptu Red Sox games, and shopping sprees is sometimes hard to ignore. The good news? You don’t have to choose between spending money and having a good time! With some careful advance planning and… Read More ›

Lesley Alum Has Exciting Job in Paris

Editor’s Note:  From time to time, we like to keep up with what our alums are doing. Katie Lansing, a Global Studies major who graduated in 2012, was one of the original staff members of the Lesley Public Post, and a former editor-in-chief.] When I first started working at Bredin Prat, I felt like I… Read More ›