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Editorial

May 5, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 23, Opinion

This year marks my fourth year as a member of the Simmons Voice staff. After working as a copy editor and staff writer during my first, sophomore, and junior years, I applied to become managing editor for my final year with the...

DERAIL sparks conversation

May 5, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 23, Opinion

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...

Community meetings are off-track

April 14, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 21, Opinion

It’s time to refocus on racial equity By Defensor Santiago Contributing Writer In the past several months, student protest forced the administration to reconsider the ways that we as a community discuss and  tackle the issues o...

Students air concerns at community meeting

February 25, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 15

By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer February’s community meeting was held last Thursday, Feb. 18, in the Linda K. Paresky conference center, and, in contrast to the prior meeting, centered on listening to students’ experiences, sug...

Multicultural office announced

February 25, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 15

By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer During the community meeting held on Feb. 18, Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Lisa Smith-McQueenie announced that the room previously known as the Student Activities Conference Room will now be...

Boston Latin students protest in light of racial inequity

January 27, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 11, News

By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer This previous Monday, students at Boston Latin School wore black during a silent protest of the current racial climate at one of Boston’s most prestigious exam schools. Several months ago, stud...

‘With all due respect, Ms. Conboy’

November 18, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 8

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...

Organización Latinoamericana’s statement of solidarity

November 18, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Features, Issue 8

As published Nov. 13, 2015. We the Organización Latinoamericana of Simmons College stand in solidarity with the students of color from the University of Missouri and #ConcernedStudent1950 organizers who have sacrificed their ...

Asian Students Association’s statement of solidarity

November 18, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 8

As published on Nov. 12, 2015. In light of the recent protests in Missouri highlighting racial disparities within the University system, the Asian Student Association of Simmons College would like to express our support and so...

BSO call to action

BSO call to action

March 4, 2015

Until you live the life we live

December 3, 2014

Filed under 2014-2015, Issue 10, Opinion

To The Editor, This academic year has been very different for me. As a senior I have been very vocal about my thoughts and emotions regarding race, Simmons on race, and the ignorant and disrespectful comments that I have heard and ...

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