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  • October 3Dean Judy Beal to retire at the end of 2018-2019 academic year
  • September 27Simmons postpones Gwen Ifill ceremony until next year

Editorial: Pot dispensaries coming to Massachusetts

February 5, 2014

The news that pot dispensaries are coming to Massachusetts hasn’t seemed to shake many citizens. Perhaps it’s because the imagery of marijuana displayed in a storefront isn’t quite here yet, or maybe it’s because the majority...

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January 29, 2014

Mayor Marty Walsh released a statement on Monday regarding the increasing prevalence of gun violence in Boston. This statement comes on the heels of the Mayor noting that he would be open to arming some Boston Police officers...

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December 3, 2013

With Thanksgiving break behind us, college campuses everywhere are in crunch time. For some, that means coasting for the remainder of the semester on well-planned study sessions and papers that were outlined and drafted way in...

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November 20, 2013

Tweet, tweet. It should probably go without saying that colleges look at prospective students’ Twitter accounts. But recent horror stories in major news outlets have revealed that not everyone is aware of this fact. An article...

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November 6, 2013

“You all got to stop calling each other sluts and whores. It just makes it okay for guys to call you sluts and whores.” – Tina Fey, “Mean Girls”   Have truer words ever been spoken? Perhaps this message is slightly...

Editorial: School shooting prevention

October 22, 2013

On Monday, Oct. 21, a student opened fire in a middle school in Nevada, marking the seventh officially classified school shooting in the U.S. in 2013 alone. Take note of the specification that the term “school shooting” implies....

Editorial: Government shutdown

October 1, 2013

The Simmons Voice Editorial Board decided not to do their job today because we’re mad at each other, and as a result there will be no editorial. Luckily, we’re still getting paid. Just kidding. We would never be so unprofes...

Editorial: GIRLS

October 1, 2013

“GIRLS” is the worst show on television. This is including the new ABC drama series, “Mistresses,” which is convoluted and overacted, to say the least. The difference between the two is that “GIRLS” is lauded as the...

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September 24, 2013

The tragedy at the Washington Navy Yard on Sept. 16 has been followed by confusion, horror, and sorrow. And, as with many similar travesties of late, the question “Why?” lingers. Aaron Alexis’ exact motives may never be...

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September 17, 2013

There are a number of pressing issues in front of us as a nation that cry out for action, but the one that most affects us as students is the skyrocketing cost of tuition. We hear countless stories of bright-eyed students graduating,...

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