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Letter to the editor: Nov. 8 Editorial

November 15, 2017

Filed under 2017-2018, Issue 8, Opinion

Dear Editors, In response to your editorial of November 8, 2017: no college wants to receive a complaint filed with the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) or any other governmental oversight agency.  We would prefer that a student con...

April for Autism Awareness

April 7, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 20, Opinion

April has been established as Autism Awareness Month, but the goal of raising “awareness” about autism is often misrepresented, and many organizations and individuals do not have autistic individuals’ best interests at heart. Autism...

Editorial: Apple defies federal investigation order

February 25, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 15, Opinion

The U.S. government has requested the assistance of Apple, Inc., in the unlocking of an iPhone linked to last year’s San Bernardino shootings, which left 14 people dead. Apple’s encryption methods are so sophisticated that...

Make your vote count

February 25, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 15, Opinion

By Samantha Rosengard Contributing Writer “Decisions are made by those who show up.” This was said in an episode of “The West Wing” in an effort to inspire college students to go out and vote, and the sentiment rings ...

Editorial: Simmons study abroad fee an obstacle to student travel

November 4, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 7, Opinion

Studying abroad is without a doubt a once-in-a-lifetime, invaluable experience. It opens your eyes and your mind to new cultures, new experiences, and new people. It allows you to travel at a time in your life when you are most...

Simmons website needs a makeover

November 4, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 7, Opinion

By Kate Joseph Staff Writer You never get a second chance to make a first impression, and Simmons College’s website is certainly not making a good one. The new and “improved” Simmons website was launched earlier this y...

The woes of loving classical music

November 4, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 7, Opinion

By Kaydee Donohoo Staff Writer I genuinely enjoy classical music. I genuinely enjoy mostly classical music, actually. This leads to some issues for me, but at the end of the day, you like what you like. First of all, classica...

Editorial: Simmons Health Center falls short of student needs

October 28, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 6, Opinion

According to the Simmons Health Center’s website, “[the Health Center] offers health care to Simmons undergraduate and graduate students, and is a provider of health services to students at other area colleges as well. Services...

Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’

October 28, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 6, Opinion

By Samantha Rosengard Staff Writer “Live from New York, it’s Saturday night…” These words have been heard on televisions across America for the past forty years. Since its inception, “Saturday Night Live” has been...

Editorial: Domestic Violence Awareness

October 21, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 5, Opinion

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...

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