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Letter to the president from philosophy students regarding “women’s college” title

By Philosophy students Contributing Writers We, the students who are majoring and minoring in philosophy here at Simmons, are collectively writing you to request you reconsider the way in which you have characterized Simmons as a “women’s college.” We understand that Simmons is a special, historic place because it was founded as a women’s college.…

Fake news creates real dialogue in D.C.

It began with a message on social media. There was an image of four young black women with a headline that read “14 Girls Have Gone Missing in DC in the Last 24 Hours.” The post went viral as did the hashtag #missingdcgirls. People were shocked and upset that this plight had been going on…

Gentrification when moving off campus

By Jennifer Ives Staff writer Ah, the Simmons Dorms…Nothing quite like them to bring up a mix of mild nostalgia and relief in those who no longer live on campus. Nostalgia for the quick access to friends and lack of worry about paying for food or utilities, and relief at no longer having to play…