• 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

Students protest PLAN

April 14, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 21, News

By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer Students from the class of 2019 released a petition on Change.org to repeal the required coursework set forth by the Simmons PLAN curriculum last Thursday, citing difficulties with graduating ...

Cardinal addresses abuse in statement

March 3, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 16, News

By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer Following the success of the film “Spotlight,” which took home the Academy Award for Best Picture during Sunday’s ceremony, Cardinal Sean O’Malley released a statement regarding the fi...

Justice Antonin Scalia dies at 79

February 17, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 14, News

By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer On Saturday, Feb. 13, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead at 79. Scalia’s death leaves the high court without its conservative majority, and sets the stage for his successo...

Wheelock professors accuse school of bias

February 17, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 14, News

By Brittany Abuhoff Staff Writer Wheelock College professors Gail Dines and Eric Silverman filed workplace discrimination reports against the school for allegedly discriminating against them after they co-wrote a letter about t...

MIT to host Tech Conference

February 17, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 14, News

By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer This upcoming Saturday, Feb. 20, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will hold its 2016 Tech Conference, which will be focused on topics related to artificial intelligence this year. Acco...

Drinan addresses student health

February 11, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 13, News

By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer In last week’s Thoughts From the President email, President Helen Drinan addressed the issue of student health on campus, specifically in regard to the Ten Demands. President Drinan addressed...

Age to purchase tobacco raised to 21 in Boston

February 11, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 13, News

By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer On Monday, Feb. 15, the legal age to purchase tobacco and other smoking products will increase to 21 in Boston, following the Walsh administration’s vote on the matter last December. The n...

Boston Latin students protest in light of racial inequity

January 27, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 11, News

By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer This previous Monday, students at Boston Latin School wore black during a silent protest of the current racial climate at one of Boston’s most prestigious exam schools. Several months ago, stud...

SURPASs returns to Simmons

December 9, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 10, News

By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer In summer 2016, Simmons will see the return of the Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Simmons (SURPASs). First held two summers ago, SURPASs provides students with an opportunity to conduct resea...

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