“9 to 5”: A Review

SOPHIE SHELTON Salem College Pierrettes presented “9 to 5” in the Drama Workshop on March 8-11. The musical, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick, is based off of the hit 1980 movie of the same title. “9 to 5” was directed by Amy da Luz with musical direction by […]

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BADU’s Student-Made Finale Show

MARY DANIELS BADU hosted its annual Black History Month finale show on March 2. The show was student made, student lead and student focused. The BADU finale show was filled with emotional and exciting moments. Salem students Fela Langston, Shania Guy, Imani Brown, Kadrisse McIntosh and Stephanie Arcos performed powerful music and spoken word pieces. […]

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Scholarship Weekend and its impact on prospective students

GABY IORI Students from all over the country make their way to Winston-Salem each February to interview for scholarships, experience campus life and spend a few nights in a dorm with a Salem College student hostess. They attend panels, eat in the Refectory, attend an acapella performance and meet new people. As they do this, […]

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Artists’ Reception Opens New Exhibits in the FAC

JULIA JENNINGS On Friday, Feb. 9, Salem hosted the first artists’ reception of the Spring semester in the Elberson Fine Arts Center. Two exhibits opened: Meredith Elder in the Velma Mason Davis Gallery, and an invitational throughout the Mary Davis Holt Gallery. The Invitational Exhibition brings together women printmakers currently active in the Winston-Salem community. […]

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The Vagina Monologues

DENAE RABINETTE The Vagina Monologues are an Obie award-winning production created by playwright and activist Eve Ensler, based on real interviews with real women about their vaginas, sexuality, sexual experiences and body image–among other topics. Women of all different ages, races and backgrounds were interviewed – including a six-year-old girl, a dominatrix and an elderly […]

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Film Review: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

EDEN HAMBY Star Wars: The Last Jedi Dir. by Rian Johnson Released Dec. 15, 2017 “Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi,” the latest installment of the new “Star Wars” films, was released Dec. 14 of last year and has captured the attention of series fanatics and casual moviegoers alike. When the much-anticipated sequel to […]

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Study Abroad Q+A: Grace Locklear

Grace Locklear is a senior who spent the past Fall 2017 semester in Grenoble, France. Q: Where did you study abroad, and what made you choose this place? I studied abroad in Grenoble, France, and I chose it because my major includes a lot of French, so clearly I wanted to go to a French-speaking […]

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Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

DENAE RABINETTE According to research conducted by the University of Scranton, only 8% of people who set resolutions for the new year actually achieve their goals. So, how do you become an expert at resolution-keeping? Here are a few tips to help you better manage your goals for the new year. Start small Don’t overload […]

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