The Simmons Voice

Ten Demands progress, future plans discussed at forum

May 5, 2016

By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer Since the Ten Demands were first put forth to the administration in November 2015, there has been a series of community meetings to address issues of racial equity on an ongoing basis. Tuesday, M...

Red Cross employees kidnapped in Congo

May 5, 2016

By Brittany Abuhoff Staff Writer On Tuesday, three employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross were abducted in Kinshasa, a town in the eastern region of Congo. According to the Congo-based Center of Study for the Promo...

Tori Kelly Rocks the House of Blues

May 5, 2016

Siobhan Kenneally Staff Writer Last Saturday, I went to my first concert. Yes, I am in college and I do have a social life. In my defense, concert tickets are expensive and popular musicians rarely perform in rural Maine. In Bo...

Farewell to our Editors-in-Chief

May 5, 2016

By Kaydee Donohoo & Jessie Kuenzel Staff Writer “After graduation, even though I majored in Computer Science, I have become increasingly interested in a career in journalism,” said senior Katie Sittig-Boyd, co-Editor-in-Chief of the Simmons Voice. “...

New link found between ion concentrations and sleeping state

May 5, 2016

By Roxanne Lee Staff Writer Researchers reported on April 29 that it is changes in ion concentrations, and not nerve cell activity, that switch the brain between its waking and sleeping states. The study, conducted by Ding et al., focu...

Editorial

May 5, 2016

This year marks my fourth year as a member of the Simmons Voice staff. After working as a copy editor and staff writer during my first, sophomore, and junior years, I applied to become managing editor for my final year with the...

DERAIL sparks conversation

May 5, 2016

By Nicole Cunha Staff Writer The Diversity, Equity, Race, Accessibility, Identity in LIS (DERAIL) Forum was held on Saturday March 26, 2016. Whether you’ve heard of the “anti-conference” or not, know this: students can make a...

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