The Simmons Voice

Editorial: Vagina Monologues, Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2016

Trans exclusion in ‘The Vagina Monologues’ Last year, Mount Holyoke College announced that it would be canceling its yearly performance of Eve Ensler’s play “The Vagina Monologues,” stating that the play is exclusio...

Student activists phone bank to increase support for transgender rights bills

November 18, 2015

By Katie Sittig-Boyd and Nicole Veneto Staff Writers In light of the upcoming vote on “An Act Relative to Transgender Anti-Discrimination,” student activists from the Sexuality, Women, and Gender Center (SWAG) gathered on Mon...

Feminist film encourages deep discussion

October 7, 2015

By Hillary Donnell Staff Writer On Sept. 29, a screening and discussion panel was held for the film “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” in the Park Science Center. The film provided a fairly intersectional perspective on the...

Dear Naomi Wolf, Like, Please, Could You Not?

September 30, 2015

By Nicole Veneto Dear Naomi Wolf, In response to your op-ed for The Guardian on the vocal fry epidemic among young women (“Young women, give up the vocal fry and reclaim your strong female voice”), I’d like to ask you so...

Editorial: Being mindful of student identity

September 16, 2015

The beginning of the school year brings a whole host of new changes for everyone here at Simmons, no matter how long we’ve been here. New students face a wide variety of challenges, ranging from roommate issues to figuring out...

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