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This semester in the Trustman Gallery

September 22, 2016

Filed under 2016-2017, Features

Currently featured in the Trustman Gallery is the exhubition Jolt: Guns Race and Immigration. This exhibition features artwork by Jordan Kessler, James Montford and Yu- Wen Wu. These artists’ pieces will be in the galler...

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...

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...

Working women

April 14, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 21, Opinion

By Carson Norwood Staff Writer By this point, most of us have heard of—and probably heard arguments about—the gender wage gap. Is it real? Can it be explained away? Is someone just making up numbers to give us something new...

Blackface: a racist tradition continues

March 17, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 17, Opinion

By Wallace Staff Writer Colorism is the act of discrimination against those of a darker skin tone based on European standards of beauty, which are rooted in colonization and imperialism. Because of the oppression of people of col...

Editorial: Keeping the Ten Demands in the headlines

December 9, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 10, Opinion

We are nearing the end of the semester, and with winter break looming around the corner, it is easy to slip from academic productivity into apathy during the upcoming month. However, now is an incredibly important time to stay...

Boston holiday entertainment

December 2, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, A&E, Issue 9

By Hannah Green Contributing Writer With winter weather and finals on the way, the temptation to hide away in the dorms until break is very appealing. However, Boston is brimming with activities to keep your mood and energy high a...

Letter to the Editor

December 2, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 9, Opinion

Ring leader, conspirator, activist, strategist, visionary. Words matter. They not only convey our thinking, but they frame our thinking. Last week students of color took up one of those roles, depending on where you sit in th...

Letter to the Editor

December 2, 2015

Filed under 2015-2016, Issue 9, Opinion

Dear Editors, Microaggressions are a public health problem. The term “microaggression” suggests that they are small things, things that can be shrugged aside. In a 2010 book, Derald Wing Sue defined them as “brief and commonplace...

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