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An argument that stands on its own

November 19, 2014

It can be generally agreed that the term “sanctity of marriage” immediately indicates that someone is either the type of relative you should avoid at Thanksgiving, a political pundit perpetuating ridiculously extreme views...

A Letter to Simmons

November 19, 2014

Dear Simmons College, One of the frequently stated goals of this college is student-centeredness. There are several ways that this goal is implemented, be it through supporting organizations such as clubs and academic liaisons ...

Not all teams are created equal

November 19, 2014

By Chelsea Foster Contributing Writer Every college has something to offer to its students, including a good education. However, the weight that is placed on the other amenities is never distributed equally. In some cases, mo...

The benefits of vegetarianism

November 19, 2014

By Mannely A. Goncalves Contributing Writer It is human nature to stick to things that are familiar to us. Besides, who really likes change anyway? Becoming a vegetarian is something that many of us have thought about. Some ha...

Guns are the bigger threat to our safety

October 28, 2014

Nearly every U.S. media outlet has had some story about Ebola this week. What has been less-featured is yet another fatal school shooting. Just for clarity, there have been four cases of Ebola in the U.S. in 2014 and only one ...

When grad and undergrad collide: combined classes

October 28, 2014

By Melissa Wright Contributing Writer In the School of Management, sometimes undergraduate and graduate classes get mixed. This means that a first year could be taking a class with a student who is just about to get his or her...

Let them eat cake [safely]

October 21, 2014

Hosting events that are engaging, well-attended, and effective for all attendees is a crucial part of student involvement. There are many aspects that comprise a successful event, such as advertising, determining when the even...

A student’s response to ‘Life in Palestine after the onslaught’

October 21, 2014

By Allison Moldoff Contributing Writer The recent article, “Life in Palestine after the onslaught” (10/9/15) is an article with skewed factual basis. It is incredibly disappointing that the editors of the Simmons Voice would...

Financial empowerment for juniors

October 21, 2014

By Clare Pak Contributing Writer Seniors are required to participate in a fall or winter financial empowerment seminar to graduate. But the information they are given actually does the opposite of its intention. Instead of empowerin...

Editorial

October 8, 2014

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to review same-sex marriage cases in several states. This effectively makes marriage legal for any two people in those states. In Wisconsin, Indiana, Utah, Oklahoma, and Virginia, t...

Simmons cents: The community gives their two cents on life

October 8, 2014

We asked: Does Simmons “inspire” lesbianism? You answered: “It doesn’t inspire it, but it offers a safe space to explore your sexuality.” - Sarah K. “I’m not a student there, but I’d imagine there’s such a thing as an in...

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