• October 4Simmons all clear after active threat alert

  • October 3Dean Judy Beal to retire at the end of 2018-2019 academic year

  • September 27Simmons postpones Gwen Ifill ceremony until next year

Simmons artist of the week

September 17, 2013

Filed under 2013-2014, A&E, Issue 1

By Jessie Kuenzel Staff Writer Motivated to create art with a message, Simmons sophomore Dani Boucher cultivated his considerable talent behind the lens and in the darkroom to develop a strong artistic voice that speaks to viewers...

“Glam plus Bam” captures explosive moments in Trustman Gallery

March 26, 2013

Filed under 2012-2013, A&E, Issue 2

By Lyndsey Nadeau Staff Writer Examining the death of a light bulb or an exploding banana may not sound entertaining. But when the moment is captured in a way that one is not accustomed to, the subjects can create beautiful and...

Time Killers: the basics

November 13, 2012

Filed under 2012-2013, A&E, Issue 8

If you’re reading this paper, chances are that you don’t live under a rock. On the off chance that you have just crawled out from under a rock and somehow came upon this article, congratulations! You’re about to learn how...

Taylor Swift’s new album, “Red,” doesn’t disappoint

November 13, 2012

Filed under 2012-2013, A&E, Issue 8

Taylor Swift released her fourth and latest album, titled “Red” on Monday, Oct. 22. Now, before you continue to read this review of her new record, I believe it only fair of me to admit that if Taylor Swift put her name on...

The Smashing Pumpkins continue to rock

November 13, 2012

Filed under 2012-2013, A&E, Issue 8

On Saturday, Oct. 27, The Smashing Pumpkins returned to Boston to rock an audience of long-time fans with tracks from their newest album, “Oceania,” as well as some of their better-known hits from the ’90s. The alternative...

Paranormal Activity 4, prepare to scream

November 13, 2012

Filed under 2012-2013, A&E, Issue 8

Last Wednesday, I sat in a movie theater holding my best friend's hand. While this embarrassingly clingy behavior isn’t terribly foreign to me, the setting was: a silent but crowded movie theater, filled with speechless viewers...

Fame Following

March 26, 2012

Filed under 2012-2013, A&E, Issue 2

Awards are irrelevant—even at the Emmys. The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards premiered last Sunday night—but when I watch award shows, I watch them for almost everything but the awards. Award shows are an excuse to force dozens...

Jeff Mangum returns with third solo project

March 26, 2012

Filed under 2012-2013, A&E, Issue 2

On Sept. 10, I arrived at the New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, basking in the glorious feeling of not knowing what to expect. For years, I had clung to the band Neutral Milk Hotel as a walking companion, homework distraction,...

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