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COF events need better coverage

October 8, 2014

By Brittany Boilard Contributing Writer After three years at Simmons College I have attended a total of one COF event. This event was the COF carnival on a Saturday in 2013 and was conveniently held on the Simmons residence quad. I ...

Double standards for domestic violence

October 8, 2014

By Danielle Souza Contributing Writer Is it appropriate for a football player to be beating his child? This controversial question has been all over the media lately. This question has specifically been raised regarding the foot...

Timely text alerts for Simmons

October 8, 2014

Kendall Bauer Contributing Writer Simmons students should receive timely alerts regarding safety concerns in the local Fenway neighborhood via text message. Personal safety is a concern for students living in an urban environ...

Editorial

October 1, 2014

Almost since the invention of vaccines, there have been people decrying their purpose. Many distrust them for everything from being ineffective, supposedly increasing autism, or seeming unsafe. Many scientific and peer-reviewed st...

Simmons cents: The community gives its two cents on life

October 1, 2014

We asked: Is it time for “feminism” to be renamed or redefined?' You answered: “So here’s the thing— I think that renaming or redefining feminism takes away from the crucial notion that it is designed to improve female...

Excuse me

October 1, 2014

May I have the bathroom pass? By Jessie Kuenzel Staff Writer Dear Professors, We have to go to the bathroom. Or rather, using the bathroom is a thing our bodies need us to do, and—despite out very best efforts—we still haven’t...

Cease and de-cis

Cease and de-cis

October 1, 2014

Editorial: Sit down and shut up

September 24, 2014

“I’m inviting you to step forward, to be seen, and to ask yourself, ‘If not me, who? If not now, when?’” Emma Watson, U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador and 2014 graduate of Brown said at the U.N. headquarters in New York t...

Letter to the Editor

September 24, 2014

To the community, Last Thursday in her weekly address, President Helen Drinan shared the news of her recent breast cancer diagnosis. On behalf of myself and the Simmons Voice, we wish her a speedy and full recovery. On Oct. 5, S...

Simmons cents: The community gives its two cents on life

September 24, 2014

We asked: Do you find that ‘Rate My Professor’ is useful/accurate? You answered: “It’s very handy when signing up for classes. Students usually post helpful descriptions about how easy or difficult the teachers are. When a ...

Live. Breathe. Be unsafe.

September 24, 2014

By Jessie Kuenzel Staff Writer I don’t smoke. I probably never will smoke. And I don’t particularly enjoy walking through a cloud of smoke left behind by the fellows hanging outside my local bar; I actually really rather d...

Reworking our ideas around the ‘freshman 15’

September 24, 2014

Though I understood that the intention of the article “How to avoid the freshman 15” in last week’s paper was good-natured, I felt as though it missed its mark. Many scholars have studied the phenomenon of the freshman ...

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