First annual Multicultural Week begins

By Mackenzie Farkus Staff Writer Simmons College’s first annual Multicultural Week kicked off  on Monday, March 27 with help from the Multiculturalism and Inclusion Council and other student organizations on campus. “Planning [this week] was really exciting,” Danna Leal, a first-year, said. “Since it’s the first annual week, we had a lot of freedom in…

Hawaii blocks Trump’s new travel ban

By Lisa Nault Staff Writer On March 15, a federal judge in Hawaii blocked President Donald J. Trump’s revised travel ban. U.S. District Judge Derrick Kahala Watson stated that the ban still discriminates based on nationality in his 43 page ruling. Judge Watson declared that there was significant evidence of religious animosity in the ban…