The Simmons Voice

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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

Farewell to our Editors-in-Chief

May 5, 2016

By Kaydee Donohoo & Jessie Kuenzel Staff Writer “After graduation, even though I majored in Computer Science, I have become increasingly interested in a career in journalism,” said senior Katie Sittig-Boyd, co-Editor-in-Chief of the Simmons Voice. “...

Editorial

May 5, 2016

This year marks my fourth year as a member of the Simmons Voice staff. After working as a copy editor and staff writer during my first, sophomore, and junior years, I applied to become managing editor for my final year with the...

Editorial: journalism and Sexual Assault Awareness

April 28, 2016

Journalism is only one aspect of our multifaceted media culture, but the way that events are reported shapes not only public perception but also  can influence legal outcomes, policy, and cultural practices, especially since media a...

April for Autism Awareness

April 7, 2016

April has been established as Autism Awareness Month, but the goal of raising “awareness” about autism is often misrepresented, and many organizations and individuals do not have autistic individuals’ best interests at heart. Autism...

Post-terrorism Islamophobia

March 24, 2016

On Tuesday, March 22, at least 10 people were killed and 100 wounded at Brussels’ international airport, in addition to at least 20 killed and 130 wounded at the Maelbeek metro station, according to Belgian government officials. In...

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...

Editorial: MBTA’s late-night is derailing

March 3, 2016

In an attempt to manage their massive debt, the MBTA has unanimously voted on Monday to conclude its late-night pilot program, which has affected the subway and bus line services since 2014, extending their hours of operations...

Editorial: Apple defies federal investigation order

February 25, 2016

The U.S. government has requested the assistance of Apple, Inc., in the unlocking of an iPhone linked to last year’s San Bernardino shootings, which left 14 people dead. Apple’s encryption methods are so sophisticated that...

Editorial: McConnell leads boycott of SCOTUS nominees

February 17, 2016

As if the presidential primaries weren’t causing enough commotion, the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Saturday has stirred up a whole other realm of controversy in the American political sphere this week. In...

Editorial: Vagina Monologues, Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2016

Trans exclusion in ‘The Vagina Monologues’ Last year, Mount Holyoke College announced that it would be canceling its yearly performance of Eve Ensler’s play “The Vagina Monologues,” stating that the play is exclusio...

Editorial: Voice remains neutral in presidential election

February 3, 2016

On Saturday, Jan. 30, the New York Times made public its endorsements for the upcoming presidential election, supporting Democratic contender Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee John Kasich for their respective parties. The...

Editorial: Simmons students lack funding for academic conferences

January 27, 2016

The benefits of conference attendance for students are numerous, especially for students in research-focused disciplines, such as psychology, computer science, biology, chemistry, and so on. Students who make conference presentations...

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