The Simmons Voice

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  • September 27Simmons postpones Gwen Ifill ceremony until next year

Transparency: when is there enough?

September 16, 2016

Transparency, whether it concerns the ethics behind a business’ practices or even a political party’s agenda, is an increasingly important value in our society. Companies such as Ben & Jerry’s and Patagonia are known...

The pipeline protest is in need of allies

September 16, 2016

By Lennox Orion Staff Writer As the Standing Rock Sioux fight for access to clean drinking water, we are once again reminded that the American government does not care about Native peoples. Late last month, the eyes of Americ...

Boston joins pipeline protest

September 16, 2016

By Maddy Longwell Staff Writer On Thursday, September 15, Boston will play its part in the ongoing Dakota Access Pipeline  (DAPL) debate that is dominating the country. Since the project which would run an oil pipeline throug...

COF performing arts kick off

September 16, 2016

By Maddy Longwell Staff Writer The start of the new semester comes with a fresh start to student activities. This week, many of the Colleges of the Fenway (COF) performing arts organizations began to announce start dates for it...

Friar’s Leaders marks start of new year

September 16, 2016

By Maddy Longwell Staff Writer More than 70 students, faculty and staff from the Simmons community gathered on Wednesday, Sept. 7 to welcome Dr. Shakti Butler, the first Friar’s Leaders speaker of the new year. Each academ...

Can I pet your (service) dog?

September 16, 2016

By Erin Hickey Contributing Writer Here is a scenario: for the first time, a student shared a class with a student who required a service dog. The student watched the beautiful golden retriever guide his handler to a chair ...

Simmons to host second annual Hackathon event

September 16, 2016

By Ellissa Barclay de Tolly Contributing Writer Amidst computer science events dominated by male-heavy turnouts, Simmons College’s SharkHack returns Sept. 30, 2016 to provide a event where women can comfortably explore their ...

Destinations that accepts Fenway cash

September 16, 2016

By Kanika Miller Staff Editor Wondering what is available to COF students via Fenway cash? Here are a few places other than Star Market you might not have known. For student taking an art class this term or a course require some ar...

Pokemon Go motivates people to be the very best (like no one ever was)

September 16, 2016

By Lisa Nault Staff Writer Over this past summer, a new app was released called Pokemon Go. The game allows it’s users to explore and catch wild Pokemon out in the real world. The release of Pokemon Go has created a worl...

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