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The value of the V-Logs

February 18, 2015

Filed under 2014-2015, Issue 12, Opinion

Each year, Simmons, like many colleges across the country, puts on “The Vagina Monologues.”  Written by playwright, feminist, and activist Eve Ensler, “The Vagina Monologues” was groundbreaking when first performed in...

To tell or not to tell

February 18, 2015

Filed under Issue 12, Opinion

By Jessie Kuenzel Staff Writer The first day of classes every semester since my arrival at Simmons has found me sitting in my seat during class biting my nails, the raging debate in my head drowning out the monotone voice of the...

It’s worth a shot

It’s worth a shot

February 4, 2015

Letter to the Editor

February 4, 2015

Filed under 2014-2015, Issue 11, Opinion

To the Editor, I’m writing today to express my frustration and concern about Simmons’ decision to have a full day of school today. Undoubtedly, the last couple of snow days have really messed up the schedule of many classe...

Why Group Projects Are Not Okay

February 4, 2015

Filed under 2014-2015, Issue 11, Opinion

By Kaylie-Ann Flannigan Staff Writer Teachers always insist that we make an effort to learn in new and exciting ways. They often go back and forth between papers and projects (if you don’t have a science major). It seems as t...

Wait, how much is it?!

February 4, 2015

Filed under 2014-2015, Issue 11, Opinion

Why you should care about the national debt By Alyssa Conley Staff Writer Ask an average citizen how much our national debt is, and you will get varied answers. I’ve gotten answers ranging from $4 million to $3 trillion. The unfo...

The light at the end of the tunnel

December 3, 2014

Filed under 2014-2015, Issue 10, Opinion

In many cultures and religious followings, December is a time to celebrate humanity’s creation of light as the natural daylight decreases (at least in the Northern Hemisphere). It is also a time of new beginnings: the Catholic ...

Until you live the life we live

December 3, 2014

Filed under 2014-2015, Issue 10, Opinion

To The Editor, This academic year has been very different for me. As a senior I have been very vocal about my thoughts and emotions regarding race, Simmons on race, and the ignorant and disrespectful comments that I have heard and ...

A response from the Comm. Department

December 3, 2014

Filed under 2014-2015, Issue 10, Opinion

Dear Simmons Voice, I am writing on behalf of the Communications Department in order to clear up some inaccuracies found in a letter to the Voice, posted in Issue 9, 2014-15. The anonymous student complained that a required cour...

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