Artwork from Multicultural Week

By Sinai Sampson-Hill Contributing Writer Simmons College is presenting the first Multicultural Week from Mar. 27 to 30. Six events will be held: an art gallery, Flavors of Boston, Diversi-tea, an open mic, a multicultural game night, and a dance instruction. The Multiculturalism and Inclusion Council has acted as planning committee for this event. The…

Mansplaining of the Week Award

By Kaydee Donohoo Staff Writer The first mansplanation to be given this award comes from a guy from my high school I haven’t spoken to in six years. When given a chance to mansplain he comes crashing into my Facebook posts after years of no contact. You may recall when Rachel Maddow stretched her show’s…

Misgendering and microaggressions: students’ call for identity awareness

By Lennox Orion Staff Writer Transgender students at Simmons College feel discriminated against and unprotected as they face transphobia from faculty and peers. Transgender students on campus face discrimination in the form of being misgendered or being deadnamed which has a significant impact on their academic performance. Misgendering is the act of intentionally or accidentally…

Alum Profile: Laura Williamson

By Alison Berstein Staff Writer The Simmons Voice sat down with Laura Williamson, class of December 2015, and invited her to share her Simmons memories. Describe Simmons in a few words. It’s the best. Best college ever. Do you have a favorite professor? I really liked Professor Birchander and Valerie Leiter. Is there a course that…