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

DERAIL sparks conversation

May 5, 2016

By Nicole Cunha Staff Writer The Diversity, Equity, Race, Accessibility, Identity in LIS (DERAIL) Forum was held on Saturday March 26, 2016. Whether you’ve heard of the “anti-conference” or not, know this: students can make a...

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...

Conflict and ‘leadership’ in first-year course

February 3, 2016

By Wallace Contributing Writer The leadership course is a new course designed for first-year students to strengthen their writing skills whilst becoming a stronger leader. The course evokes strong feelings in first-years, like...

Trustman Art Gallery showcases thought-provoking student work

January 27, 2016

By Simran P. Gupta Staff Writer Simmons College strives not only to further the intellectual prowess of students but also to foster the artistic talent that abounds in much of the student body. Talents range from photography t...

Letter to the Editor

December 2, 2015

Ring leader, conspirator, activist, strategist, visionary. Words matter. They not only convey our thinking, but they frame our thinking. Last week students of color took up one of those roles, depending on where you sit in th...

‘With all due respect, Ms. Conboy’

November 18, 2015

By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer This previous Monday, Nov. 16, the Simmons community gathered in the Linda K. Paresky Conference Center to discuss issues of diversity and inclusion on the Simmons Campus. The crowd was so lar...

Ace representation should be all-inclusive

October 21, 2015

By Harry Donnell Staff Writer Asexuality Awareness Week takes place from Oct. 19–25. This is a time to celebrate and spread awareness of identities on the asexual spectrum. Asexuality is defined as a lack of sexual attractio...

The value of the V-Logs

February 18, 2015

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...

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