• 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

Between the lines

September 17, 2013

Filed under 2013-2014, Issue 1, Opinion

Taylor Rapalyea Staff Writer It is hard to admit that we have little to no idea about what’s going on around us. There is a lot of information hidden from the general population in many aspects of life, from personal relationships,...

Letter to the Editor: An inspirational semester ahead for Strong Women Strong Girls and its girls

September 17, 2013

Filed under 2013-2014, Issue 1, Opinion

To the Editor: A message from Strong Women Strong Girls: “I am strong, I am proud!” The first 2 lines of the infamous Strong Women Strong Girls cheer. This phase is the basic premise for SWSG. We, as mentors, want to promote...

Letter to the Editor: It’s always sunny in Boston

September 17, 2013

Filed under 2013-2014, Issue 1, Opinion

To the Editor:Did you happen to notice how well coordinated the first day of the semester was with the first nice day of the year all by chance?The skies are blue and free of clouds; birds are singing; and the air feels near per...

Editorial

September 17, 2013

Filed under 2013-2014, Issue 1, Opinion

There are a number of pressing issues in front of us as a nation that cry out for action, but the one that most affects us as students is the skyrocketing cost of tuition. We hear countless stories of bright-eyed students graduating,...

Three day weekends should be three days long

November 13, 2012

Filed under 2012-2013, Issue 8, Opinion

As Veterans Day approaches, the one thing that floats through my mind is the statement that hangs like an unwanted appendage on the school’s academic calendar, “Veterans Day Holiday. Faculty may choose to hold classes. Administrative...

Why does it even matter, guys

November 13, 2012

Filed under 2012-2013, Issue 8, Opinion

So here’s the gist of it: when you register for an account on IGN.com (a popular video game news and walkthrough website), your gender is automatically set to “male.” To change this, you’ve got to go into the account preferences...

Speak out, question authority

November 13, 2012

Filed under 2012-2013, Issue 8, Opinion

Authority. I’ve always had problems with it. Whether it was my mom telling me I couldn’t bring my favourite doll to school (which I then snuck in my backpack) or a professor telling me a thesis was too difficult to write about...

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