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April for Autism Awareness

April 7, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 20, Opinion

April has been established as Autism Awareness Month, but the goal of raising “awareness” about autism is often misrepresented, and many organizations and individuals do not have autistic individuals’ best interests at heart. Autism...

Massachusetts reports high rates of child abuse, neglect

February 11, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 13

By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer According to newly released figures, Massachusetts reported the highest rate of abused and neglected children per state in the U.S. during the 2014 fiscal year. During the fiscal year that ended ...

Letter to the Editor

December 2, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 9, Opinion

Ring leader, conspirator, activist, strategist, visionary. Words matter. They not only convey our thinking, but they frame our thinking. Last week students of color took up one of those roles, depending on where you sit in th...

‘With all due respect, Ms. Conboy’

November 18, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 8

By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer This previous Monday, Nov. 16, the Simmons community gathered in the Linda K. Paresky Conference Center to discuss issues of diversity and inclusion on the Simmons Campus. The crowd was so lar...

Editorial: Domestic Violence Awareness

October 21, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 5, Opinion

Content warning: this editorial contains descriptions of abusive and unhealthy relationship dynamics, which may be sensitive content for some readers. Please remember to practice good self-care while reading. The month of Oc...

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