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Simmons students discuss the pros and cons of studying abroad

September 28, 2016

By Alison Barnett Staff Writer Every year, many Simmons students choose to spend time studying abroad. Travelling abroad is an excellent way to further your education while learning about a different culture and getting to know p...

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Iranian woman executed for killing assaulter

November 5, 2014

By Alison Barnett Staff Writer On Oct. 25, a woman was executed in Iran for killing a man who tried to rape her. Rayhaneh Jabbari was a 26-year-old former interior designer who was attacked by Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, a former...

Pentagon tries to cover up weapon discovery

October 28, 2014

By Alison Barnett Staff Writer The NYT has reported that US troops have discovered chemical weapons in Iraq left over from the pre-Gulf War era. 5,000 of these weapons were discovered between 2004-2011. Instead of finding the WMDs Sad...

Synod hints at new Catholic Church

October 28, 2014

By Alison Barnett Staff Writer Pope Francis has opened a synod dedicated to discussing issues important to modern Catholics, such as birth control or divorce. The 191 attendants were greeted by the Pope with a Sunday mass, wh...

British extremism and ISIS

October 8, 2014

By Alison Barnett Contributing Writer The recent release of several videos showing the execution of Western journalists and aid workers has brought attention to a growing problem in the fight against ISIS. ISIS (Islamic State of I...

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