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‘RENT’ satisfies, but doesn’t wow

February 17, 2016

By Jennifer Ives Staff Writer “RENT”, a play with rich roots in the LGBTQ community, has returned to Boston for a few weeks, and while it will satisfy any longtime fans, it fails to wow or command its audience. “RENT” follows a group ...

Student activists phone bank to increase support for transgender rights bills

November 18, 2015

By Katie Sittig-Boyd and Nicole Veneto Staff Writers In light of the upcoming vote on “An Act Relative to Transgender Anti-Discrimination,” student activists from the Sexuality, Women, and Gender Center (SWAG) gathered on Mon...

Examining the state of sex education in the United States

October 28, 2015

By Carson Norwood and Casey Walden Contributing Writers From The New York Times to “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” the media has recently been littered with jarring stories from real sex-ed classes across the U.S. ...

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...

It’s about time

It’s about time

March 18, 2015

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...

Letter to the Editor

December 3, 2013

Dearest Editor: There are not enough queer characters in the young adult romance genre these days. (Or, honestly, ever.) I mean, let’s face it, it’s true. How many stories have you read lately in which the primary romance...

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