Editorial: Cultural appropriation on Halloween

Simran Gupta & Kaydee Donohoo Editors-in-Chief As October 31 approaches, people will flock to Target and the Garment District to put together costumes for Halloween. These costumes will range from historical figures, to movie characters, to the tried-and-true witch or vampire. As we begin putting the finishing touches on, however, remember to put some thought…

Remembering ancestors around the world

By Simran Gupta Staff Writer October as a whole, and especially the second half of the month, tends to be ascribed to Halloween and the many festivities that come with it. While Halloween has its own fascinating roots in European Paganism, people often forget that cultures around the world have a host of festivals remembering…

New director of Multicultural Student Affairs

By Sarah Carlon Staff Writer This past fall, Simmons College welcomed Noha Elmohands as the new Director of Multicultural Student Affairs. “My role as Director of Multicultural Student Affairs is to provide support to the student population at Simmons on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion,” Elmohands said. “I also play a lead role in…