The Simmons Voice

Dear Disney, Elsa needs a girlfriend

May 5, 2016

By Kaydee Donohoo Staff Writer At 10:47p.m., on April 30, Alexis Isabel, or “@lexi4prez,” tweeted “Dear @Disney, #GiveElsaAGirlfriend,” and the internet has gone wild with it since. There have been hundreds of tweets usi...

‘Jessica Jones’ is sexy, sassy, and serious

April 14, 2016

By Haley Verre Contributing Writer With the wide range of flashy and generic superhero television and film series available to audiences, Jessica Jones stands out as the antidote to tired stereotypes. Even with the show’s sup...

April for Autism Awareness

April 7, 2016

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...

March community meeting held

March 24, 2016

Presentations address financial aid, MOST program By Katie Sittig-Boyd Staff Writer Tuesday, March 22, marked another of the ongoing series of community meetings intended to address the concerns raised by students in the Ten De...

‘Shannara Chronicles’ premieres

February 3, 2016

MTV’s new show features elves, druids, and a lack of diversity By Jennifer Ives Staff Writer “The Shannara Chronicles” premiered on MTV on Jan. 5, to the general optimism of high fantasy and post-apocalyptic lovers alike. Set...

Editorial: Voice remains neutral in presidential election

February 3, 2016

On Saturday, Jan. 30, the New York Times made public its endorsements for the upcoming presidential election, supporting Democratic contender Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee John Kasich for their respective parties. The...

Simmons website needs a makeover

November 4, 2015

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 value of the V-Logs

February 18, 2015

Each year, Simmons, like many colleges across the country, puts on “The Vagina Monologues.”  Written by playwright, feminist, and activist Eve Ensler, “The Vagina Monologues” was groundbreaking when first performed in...

Letter to the Editor

December 3, 2013

Dearest Editor: There are not enough queer characters in the young adult romance genre these days. (Or, honestly, ever.) I mean, let’s face it, it’s true. How many stories have you read lately in which the primary romance...

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