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Simmons workers, students, and faculty join forces to create a cafeteria union

At Simmons College, the dining hall may soon start serving a dish unfamiliar to the Fenway-area school: organized labor.
Food Fight
By DAN SCHNEIDER  |  March 15, 2013
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Photos: Boston Anarchist Book Fair 2011

Simmons College hosts the Boston Anarchist Book Fair on November 11-13, 2011.
Simmons College | November 11-13, 2011
By ALI CARTER  |  November 18, 2011
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Walk for AIDS: 25 years(1)

Starting at 7:30 this Sunday morning, tens of thousands of walkers, runners, and volunteers will begin gathering by the Hatch Shell on the Boston side of the Charles River Esplanade.
Join in this Sunday. Despite significant progress, many challenges remain.
By EDITORIAL  |  June 04, 2010
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The music man

Forty years after a half-million hippies descended on a sprawling dairy farm in upstate New York, Woodstock has become shorthand for an entire epoch.
George Wein, the father of American music festivals, reflects on bringing world-class folk and jazz (and more) to Newport
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  August 07, 2009
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 Should you run your pillowcase through a high-powered microscope, you would find a whole host...
By Shaula Clark  |  April 22, 2009
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Anita Silvey

In her near-40-years working in the field of children's literature, Boston-area resident Anita Silvey has been everything from a publisher, to an editor, an author, a lecturer, a reviewer, and even a professor.
Women warriors
By IAN SANDS  |  January 16, 2009


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Where the wild things are

Venture out into the waters and woodlands of New England, and there's a chance you'll bump into "Champ," America's own Loch Ness Monster, who allegedly plies the muddy ripples of Lake Champlain.
As our planet edges closer to the apocalypse, the escapist, fantasy world of cryptids is suddenly coming to life
By MIKE MILIARD  |  January 07, 2009
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Time bombs

Timely new exhibitions look at the lust for power and risky business.
‘Atomic Afterimage’ at Bu, Foreclosures and Risk Structures at MIT, and the Cultural DMZ At Simmons
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  August 27, 2008
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Peabody rising

Could the Peabody Essex Museum be the Boston area’s most exciting art museum right now?
Bold leadership and an ambitious curatorial vision have vaulted the Peabody Essex Museum into a spot among the country’s best
By GREG COOK  |  July 23, 2008
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Lines of inquiry

The idea of drawing has taken on great romance and importance since about the 1970s, when this originally humble cousin to Painting and Sculpture started to find its own footing in the world of contemporary art.
‘On Drawing’ at the New Art Center, Gateway Arts at Simmons, Jeff Koons at Harvard, and Jenny Saville at BU
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  March 25, 2008
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Deadbeat universities

No college should be allowed to cry poverty to get out of PILOT anymore.
It’s time for higher education to pay its fair share of city costs. Plus, how to improve the Boston City Council.
By EDITORIAL  |  November 14, 2007


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Auntie Em! Auntie Em!

Those utterly disturbing flying monkeys, the little ruby-slippered feet sticking out from under the farmhouse, the freaky talking apple trees . . .
‘Ozspirations’ at NESAD, Icons + Altars in Newton, Glenn Ligon at Harvard, Donald Kuspit at Simmons
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  November 06, 2007
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Changing concentrations

Thomas Friedman from the New York Times writes that “the world is flat.” Are you too old for school?: Even at age 30, your brain is different from the average student’s. By Samantha Henig
As the world shrinks, schools expand their majors and programs
By SEETHA NARAYAN  |  January 24, 2007
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Walking wounded

Even those painfully aware of history may be condemned to repeat it, or at least not escape it.
Sarah Waters in post-WW2 England
By CLEA SIMON  |  April 04, 2006