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Healthy Drinks Are Hard to Find in Dining Hall

Lesley University’s dining services offer many choices for students with dietary restrictions, including vegan and gluten free meal plan options. However, while the food has been the primary focus for health-savvy students, one of the main things that is being overlooked in our dining options is the drink selections that come complimentary with the meal… Read More ›

Lesley Expands its Business Program

Usually after I tell people I attend Lesley, they immediately follow up with “oh, are you majoring in Education?” When I say no, they guess counseling, art therapy, or something in LUCAD. Nobody has ever guessed Business. While our Education and Counseling programs are incredibly well known and respected, our Business program is not as… Read More ›

Lesley Student Participates in Somerville Open Studios

[Editor’s note:  LCAL student Robert Puig Reyes will be participating in this year’s Somerville Open Studios, which takes place on the weekend of May 6th and 7th, from noon until 6 pm each day.  He will be opening his studio, along with three studio-mates, and exhibiting some of his paintings and drawings.]  Somerville Open Studios… Read More ›

Firefighter by Day, LCAL Student by Night

Editor’s Note:  From time to time, we like to focus on students doing interesting things, and that certainly describes Mark Dunnigan. He’s an LCAL student, majoring in Holistic Psychology. An Iraq War veteran, Mark came back to school to pursue his degree, and plans to focus on serving first responders and veterans who are suffering… Read More ›

Is Lesley a Diverse Campus: A Student’s Perspective

Lesley University has come to hold a special place in my heart.  This university has a community unlike most college campuses that many just describe as a “Lesley” thing. We have an accepting community for the most part; yet there are still issues you may encounter if you don’t fit in with the general population…. Read More ›

Lack of Parking Has Commuting Students Frustrated

Lesley is a wonderful school that has so much to offer, and I’m glad I’m a student.   But there is one big problem I have, and I know I am not alone:  there is not enough parking for students who commute.  This leads to frustration: we are told to take public transportation, but while that… Read More ›

Lesley University Needs a Student Radio Station: A Follow Up

[Editor’s note:  This article is a follow up to an article that Jack Yarrows first wrote in September 2016.  Since then, he and other members of the Radio Club have surveyed nearly 200 students on campus about whether they’d be interested in having a student-run radio station.] Since November of 2016, I have been meeting… Read More ›

Meeting a YouTube Celebrity

Over the past few years, a new model of celebrity has come to the forefront of social media, the YouTube celebrity.  These individuals embody the idea of “self- made” fame.  Not only do they have to create new and engaging content for their viewer; but in many cases, they act as their own publicist, and… Read More ›

Lesley Student Hopes to Become President of Liberia

[Editor’s note:  This guest column is written by Wilton Zuo.  Wilton is a senior; he is majoring in Psychology and minoring in Business.] I was born in Liberia.  If you are not familiar with it, it’s a small country on the west side of Africa.  Liberia was founded by some free and some formerly enslaved… Read More ›

Lesley Students Take Part in Alternative Spring Break

When Lesley students came back to campus after Spring Break, many excitedly exchanged stories of catching up with friends from home, or talked about how they took a vacation with their family.  But for 25 Lesley students, they were swapping stories about what they did during Alternative Spring Break, an opportunity to perform service and… Read More ›