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Who will be Boston’s next mayor?

October 1, 2013

By Taylor Rapalyea Staff Writer For those of you who did not tune in to the results of the Boston Mayoral Primaries last week, candidates John Connolly and Marty Walsh made it through, making Boston yet again the most Irish city...

Why voting in the Boston mayoral primaries was important

October 1, 2013

By Taylor Rapalyea Staff Writer As I write this, tens of thousands of Boston voters are heading to the Sept. 24 polls to decide which candidates will move on to the final mayoral election, casting ballots that, for the first...

CommTracks receives CSPA honors again

October 1, 2013

By Taylor Rapalyea Staff Writer Over the summer, Simmons CommTracks Magazine was awarded Gold Medalist Honors by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for outstanding organization, content, and design. It is the fourth consec...

Between the lines: Boston’s Mayoral hopefuls and their silence regarding the city’s racism

September 24, 2013

Taylor Rapalyea Staff Writer The best or worst kept secret in Boston, depending on whom you ask, is the chasm that is the city’s racial divide. For the capital of a bleeding blue state like Massachusetts, it is surprising...

Honorary Degree committee seeks nominations

September 24, 2013

By Taylor Rapalyea Staff Writer The Honorary Degree Program at Simmons College is looking for a few good individuals to become ceremonial “graduates” of the institution. Since 1971, a few men and women of a certain caliber...

Between the lines

September 17, 2013

Taylor Rapalyea Staff Writer It is hard to admit that we have little to no idea about what’s going on around us. There is a lot of information hidden from the general population in many aspects of life, from personal relationships,...


September 17, 2013

There are a number of pressing issues in front of us as a nation that cry out for action, but the one that most affects us as students is the skyrocketing cost of tuition. We hear countless stories of bright-eyed students graduating,...

Small college experience, and she’s not afraid to use it

September 17, 2013

By Taylor Rapalyea Staff Writer The new Provost and Senior Vice President of Simmons College started her job mid-summer and seems ready to tackle the task this upcoming semester. Dr. Katie Conboy, Ph.D., previously of Stonehill...

Time Killers: the basics

November 13, 2012

If you’re reading this paper, chances are that you don’t live under a rock. On the off chance that you have just crawled out from under a rock and somehow came upon this article, congratulations! You’re about to learn how...

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