Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Conference

On November 4 Simmons hosted the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System’s East Coast Conference. The conference featured Lisa Mullens, a Simmons alum and the host of WBUR’s “All Things Considered,” as the key-note speaker. Students got to hear tales of experience and advice from working professionals in a variety of fields of Communications, including radio and journalism.…

New climate change report cites human activity

By Roxanne Lee Staff Writer The U.S. Global Change Research Program released part of the Fourth National Climate Assessment report on Friday, Nov. 3, saying it is “extremely likely” that humans are driving climate change. The 477-page report, written by authors from within federal agencies and some unaffiliated with the government, lists greenhouse gases released…

Trump declares public health emergency

By Delaney Gagnon Staff Writer President Donald Trump, after months of promising action, has declared the opioid epidemic a  national public health emergency. The decision comes after the most recent report by a Trump-appointed commission, headed by Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey, whose job is to research and report on the opioid crisis. However,…