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  • 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


March 25, 2014

By Jessie Kuenzel Staff Writer “Why are you getting so upset? It’s just a word,” said no one who ever was bullied as a child. The Ban Bossy campaign is, I think, a step in the right direction on a road that we are already...

MBTA investigating train derailment

March 18, 2014

By Haley Costen Staff Writer The first car of an MBTA Green Line trolley crashed into a tunnel wall after derailing just west of Kenmore Station last Monday afternoon, according to the Boston Globe. Seven people suffered minor...

Sharks Softball wins season opener in Florida, preview of 2014 season

March 18, 2014

By Nafeesa Connolly Staff Writer Simmons Softball opened their 2014 season on Sunday,  March 9,  with a 10-1 win against The Sage Colleges and a 7-3 loss against Haverford College at the Dot Richardson Spring Games in Clermont,...

New study questions Omega-3 benefits

March 18, 2014

By Briana Hayes Staff Writer Standing belief is that a diet that contains a suitable amount of Omega-3s prevents heart disease, but a new study may show large an impact. Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids that...

The ABCs of bike care

March 18, 2014

By Sarah Kinney Staff Writer You push down the pedals in a steady rhythm, passing the cars stuck in morning traffic. The air brushes past your face and arms and for a moment, you are flying. You are free. But one rusty link...

Sugar, oh honey honey: is sugar really addictive?

March 18, 2014

By Chloe Davis Staff Writer Sugar: it cures a sweet tooth, a bad day, craving, and is an all-around delicious thing, but is what we are consuming actually addictive? Researchers at Princeton University say that foods, especially...

Delicious, affordable, and open late near Fenway

March 18, 2014

By Haley Costen Staff Writer Cindy Morton and her friends had worked up an appetite on their first Friday night in the city last semester. The Simmons students wanted to go out, but after being faced with a swarm of flashing...

Dino Traite: artist in transition

March 18, 2014

By Ruthy Rickenbacker Staff Writer Dino Rowan Traite is sort of famous. The 19 year old is a photography student at Montserrat in Beverly, Mass. It’s a running joke among his friends that he knows every LGBTQ person in the...

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