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Sharks Softball wins season opener in Florida, preview of 2014 season

March 18, 2014

By Nafeesa Connolly Staff Writer Simmons Softball opened their 2014 season on Sunday,  March 9,  with a 10-1 win against The Sage Colleges and a 7-3 loss against Haverford College at the Dot Richardson Spring Games in Clermont,...

5 things to know about Billie Jean King

March 5, 2014

By Nafeesa Connolly Staff Writer The word is out: Tennis legend Billie Jean King will be the 2014 Simmons College undergraduate Commencement speaker on Friday, May 9, at the Bank of America Pavilion. So, who exactly is Billie...

One Washington lobbyist’s fight to ban gay athletes from professional sports

March 5, 2014

By Lauren Lane Staff Writer Recently, Washington lobbyist Jack Burkman was quoted saying, “We are losing our decency as a nation.” He wasn’t talking about something terrible like drinking and driving, or cheating, or racism;...

Sharks Swimming & Diving earn third place at New England Championships

February 26, 2014

By Nafeesa Connolly Staff Writer   Sharks Swimming and Diving finished their season with third place at the New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association (NEISDA) Championships on Sunday, Feb. 16, setting...

Sharks Basketball wraps up 2013-2014 season

February 26, 2014

By Nafeesa Connolly Staff Writer   The Sharks Basketball team finished the 2013-2014 season with their last home game win against the University of Saint Joseph on Saturday, Feb. 15, and two away games last week. The Sharks...

Boston College wins 2014 Beanpot Tournament

February 11, 2014

Boston College was named the 2014 Men’s Beanpot Tournament champions after defeating Northeastern University, 4-1, on Monday night at TD Garden. According to ESPN Boston, the Eagles have won the tournament five years in a row,...

Sharks win last dual meet: Time for Championships

February 5, 2014

By Nafeesa Connolly Staff Writer The Sharks Swimming and Diving team defeated Plymouth State University (N.H.) 179-98 in their last dual meet of the season before the New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association...

Sharks come close on Sat. against Suffolk

January 29, 2014

By Nafeesa Connolly Staff Writer The Sharks Basketball team powered through a close first half against Suffolk University on Saturday, Jan. 25, but fell to the Rams, 56-47. Senior guard Leah Davis earned a season high of 16...

Patriots narrowly defeat Texans 34-31

December 3, 2013

By Kate Joseph Staff Writer The New England Patriots took down the Houston Texans on Sunday afternoon at Reliant Stadium. The Patriots, first in the AFC East Team standings, defeated the Texans, last in the AFC South Team s...

Sharks attend 2013 NCAA Leadership Forum

December 3, 2013

By Nafeesa Connolly and Kate Joseph Staff Writers Senior crew student-athletes Aris Walker and Jane Walsh were selected to attend the 2013 NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum, one of the largest non-competitive gatherings of...

Daly Field project still in the works

November 20, 2013

By Nafeesa Connolly Staff Writer   Simmons College has periodically been in the news for its all-women’s education, its nationally ranked MBA program, and its faculty’s  expertise on topics such as a Mediterranean diet. ...

Sharks fall to Mariners in season opener

November 20, 2013

By Kate Joseph Staff Writer   Simmons Basketball opened their season this weekend with two losses after facing the Mass Maritime Mariners on Friday and the Bates Bobcats on Saturday. Both games were a part of the Marine...

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