• 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

Holiday Decorations in the City

December 6, 2017

Filed under 2017-2018, Issue 10

It’s the most festive time of the year! Simmons and Boston alike are decking the halls. To get into the spirit, take a wander around the city and see all the lovely displays - or just take a peak at the doors and windows of...

Editorial: Vagina Monologues, Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 13, Opinion

Trans exclusion in ‘The Vagina Monologues’ Last year, Mount Holyoke College announced that it would be canceling its yearly performance of Eve Ensler’s play “The Vagina Monologues,” stating that the play is exclusio...

Shopping for the holidays on a budget: places to go and items to buy

December 2, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Features, Issue 9

By Jennifer Ives Staff Writer Have a Yankee Swap you just did not plan for? A Secret Santa you don’t really know, or maybe just a friend or family member that’s hard to shop for? Most online gift listicles seem to think ...

The dos and don’ts of donating: a guide to what helps and what hurts

December 2, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Features, Issue 9

By Harry Donnell Staff Writer As someone who grew up in a poor household, I understand firsthand how important it is to donate. The days that my family would receive food baskets felt like impromptu holidays. There is no sho...

Boston holiday entertainment

December 2, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, A&E, Issue 9

By Hannah Green Contributing Writer With winter weather and finals on the way, the temptation to hide away in the dorms until break is very appealing. However, Boston is brimming with activities to keep your mood and energy high a...

Avoiding the holiday weight gain

December 3, 2014

Filed under 2014-2015, Health and Science, Issue 10

By Briana Hayes Staff Writer In the time from between Thanksgiving to New Year’s, there are a lot of memories made, laughs to be had, and tons of food. In fact, the never-ending, seemingly bottomless mountain of food present at ...

The light at the end of the tunnel

December 3, 2014

Filed under 2014-2015, Issue 10, Opinion

In many cultures and religious followings, December is a time to celebrate humanity’s creation of light as the natural daylight decreases (at least in the Northern Hemisphere). It is also a time of new beginnings: the Catholic ...

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