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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...

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...

Curriculum, tokenization discussed at meeting

April 14, 2016

By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer As part of the series of meetings held to address the Ten Demands put forth by student leaders last semester in mid-November, the most recent community meeting was held this Tuesday, April 1...

Community meetings are off-track

April 14, 2016

It’s time to refocus on racial equity By Defensor Santiago Contributing Writer In the past several months, student protest forced the administration to reconsider the ways that we as a community discuss and  tackle the issues o...

March community meeting held

March 24, 2016

Presentations address financial aid, MOST program By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer Tuesday, March 22, marked another of the ongoing series of community meetings intended to address the concerns raised by students in the Ten De...

Editorial: Boston students walk out after budget cuts

March 17, 2016

Last Monday, March 7, Boston public school students objected to proposed budget cuts by staging a walkout and protest at the State House. Thousands of students from schools around the city rallied at the State House and nearby...

Wheelock professors accuse school of bias

February 17, 2016

By Brittany Abuhoff Staff Writer Wheelock College professors Gail Dines and Eric Silverman filed workplace discrimination reports against the school for allegedly discriminating against them after they co-wrote a letter about t...

Editorial: Keeping the Ten Demands in the headlines

December 9, 2015

We are nearing the end of the semester, and with winter break looming around the corner, it is easy to slip from academic productivity into apathy during the upcoming month. However, now is an incredibly important time to stay...

Tuition increases for the 2014-2015 year

September 9, 2014

By Sarah Kinney Staff Writer This spring Simmons College President Helen Drinan announced that tuition would be increasing by 2.5 percent for the 2014-2015 academic year. The increase is the second lowest increase in the last 30 ye...

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