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Letter to the Editor: Excessive lawn care

October 22, 2013

To the editor: In light of the changing seasons and the accompanying lawn work that has been happening on Simmons College residence campus, I would like to raise my concerns about the noise level of said lawn work during the...

Where is the school spirit Simmons?

October 22, 2013

By Lauren Lane Staff Writer Speaking as an athlete, sometimes it seems as if no one on campus knows that we even have an athletics program. I see plenty of non-athletes at the gym working out, but almost never see any at athletic...

“Are we aliens because we are women?” How women become political

October 9, 2013

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vWTyjrGO6wo&w=420&h=315] By Taylor Rapalyea Staff Writer Women and men alike piled into John Hancock Hall on Oct. 7 to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the first speech by a...

School state of mind

October 1, 2013

By Margaret Teague Contributing Writer Getting your mind back into the school state always proves to be a challenge. Now that the school year is coming back into the swing of things and exams are finally starting, the real studying...

Discovering a new New York City

October 1, 2013

By Kevyn Lee Contributing Writer North Brother Island: North Brother is an island located in the East River right next to the Bronx. From 1885 to the 1960s, the island was used as a hospital and a drug rehabilitation center....

Waddling into hearts everywhere

October 1, 2013

By Ellen Garnett Contributing Writer The moment I saw “I is a good writer” on the back cover of “Dad is Fat” by comedian Jim Gaffigan, I knew I had to buy his new book. As someone who people deem a clean and family-fun ...

Editorial: GIRLS

October 1, 2013

“GIRLS” is the worst show on television. This is including the new ABC drama series, “Mistresses,” which is convoluted and overacted, to say the least. The difference between the two is that “GIRLS” is lauded as the...

On the subject of the effect of the classroom participation rubric on shyer students

October 1, 2013

To the Editor, I, like almost all other Simmons students this year, began the semester by receiving the syllabi for each of my classes. The first thing I noticed, was that between 10% and 30% of my final grade in every one of...

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