The Simmons Voice

  • October 4Simmons all clear after active threat alert
  • October 3Dean Judy Beal to retire at the end of 2018-2019 academic year
  • September 27Simmons postpones Gwen Ifill ceremony until next year

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...

Editorial: Planned Parenthood shooting an act of terrorism

December 2, 2015

This past week, a white man opened fire on the people inside a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic and killed three people, including a decorated war veteran, a police officer, and a mother. In addition to those individuals, there...

Editorial: In solidarity with students of color

November 18, 2015

In light of recent events at the University of Missouri, and additionally in response to events here at Simmons College, the Simmons Voice would like to announce that it stands firmly in solidarity with the black students and...

Editorial: Simmons study abroad fee an obstacle to student travel

November 4, 2015

Studying abroad is without a doubt a once-in-a-lifetime, invaluable experience. It opens your eyes and your mind to new cultures, new experiences, and new people. It allows you to travel at a time in your life when you are most...

Editorial: Simmons Health Center falls short of student needs

October 28, 2015

According to the Simmons Health Center’s website, “[the Health Center] offers health care to Simmons undergraduate and graduate students, and is a provider of health services to students at other area colleges as well. Services...

Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’

October 28, 2015

By Samantha Rosengard Staff Writer “Live from New York, it’s Saturday night…” These words have been heard on televisions across America for the past forty years. Since its inception, “Saturday Night Live” has been...

Editorial: Domestic Violence Awareness

October 21, 2015

Content warning: this editorial contains descriptions of abusive and unhealthy relationship dynamics, which may be sensitive content for some readers. Please remember to practice good self-care while reading. The month of Oc...

Editorial: ‘Celebrating’ Christopher Columbus?

October 7, 2015

As a college community, we are reaching the point in the semester in which students campus wide are looking forward to a few extra days off. Next week, Simmons College grants its undergraduates not only Monday off, but also Tuesday,...

Editorial: Diversity in tech still lacking

September 30, 2015

Although there have been many recent attempts to “diversify” the field of technology, virtually all of these efforts end in failure--or, more commonly, mediocrity. Diversity in technology is not increasing by any significant...

Editorial: Reproductive rights and the push to defund Planned Parenthood

September 24, 2015

In the wake of a recent effort to defund Planned Parenthood, which was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives this past week, the necessity of reproductive justice becomes painfully clear. Although the Roe v. Wade decision...

Editorial: Being mindful of student identity

September 16, 2015

The beginning of the school year brings a whole host of new changes for everyone here at Simmons, no matter how long we’ve been here. New students face a wide variety of challenges, ranging from roommate issues to figuring out...

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