The film that started Black History Month

By Maya Valentine Contributing Writer In this profoundly meditative documentary, you are transported into the innermost confines of James Baldwin’s mind. “I Am Not Your Negro” is not as much a visual experience as it is an intellectual one and the specialty of it being released during Black History Month gives the film a completely…

Exhibitions in the Trustman Art Gallery

By Siobhan Kenneally The exhibition “Material Matters” is on view in the Trustman Art Gallery until Mar. 2. This exhibition features work by Gerri Rachins and Stephanie Roberts-Camello. Both artists employ a variety of materials to represent their personal histories. An exhibition of Lauren Gillette’s work titled “Scarlet Thread” is opening on Mar. 14 with…

Simmons: we are a women’s-centered college, not simply a women’s college

Recently our 45th U.S. president reversed the transgender bathroom policy that Obama enacted to protected transgender rights. Under that policy the Education and Justice Departments’ joint guidance allowed students to use bathrooms corresponding with their gender identities. Now, Trump allows states to decide whether or not they want to enforce the policy. If states choose…