Old Salem’s Pumpkin Carving Contest

By Kelleigh Frye    Ever wondered why jack-o-lanterns cover the fence for a day in October? On Saturday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Old Salem Museums and Gardens will host its annual children’s pumpkin carving contest. The contest will be held at the Salem Square, on the corner of Academy and South Main […]

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Upcoming Events in Winston-Salem for October

Compiled by Haley Mills Oct. 15 4 p.m.-8 p.m.  Gratitude Gathering Hillsdale Real Estate Group is having a free family friendly gathering in their parking lot off of Highway 158.  This event will include food, live entertainment and ten-minute massages.  If you wear your favorite Halloween costume, you will be able to use the bouncy […]

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Model Behavior: Salem Student Involved in Fashion Week

By Emily Ramser     Winston-Salem Fashion Week (WSFW) opens its doors the third weekend of September to all kinds of fashion and charity with the help of Salem College and its students.     Salem College hosts the fashion show in the Robert E Elberson Fine Arts Center  Sept. 19 through Sept. 20. Sophomore Emma Battle is a […]

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Gallery Hop: What is it?

By Claire Smithers Photos by Claire Smithers     It is that time of year again when returning college students get back into the rhythms of Winston-Salem traditions. The people of Winston-Salem gather in the heart of downtown every first Friday of the month while the city barricades off the Arts District for its monthly “gallery hop.” […]

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George Clinton and the P Funk play at Ziggy’s

Standing in line in the cold for the doors to open at 8 p.m., it was evident to me that this was not a typical weekday, small venue concert. People assembled in the line that trickled along the front of the building and into the parking lot was an eclectic bunch and a perfect representation […]

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Salem Senior Shows off Her Art Downtown

Emily Collins, senior, recently showed her art to all of Winston-Salem through Storefronts Winston-Salem. The theme of the work was science based, so Collins created a huge structure of wire and light to describe something many people do not understand. “I decided to use chicken wire and Christmas lights to create neurons and illustrate what […]

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Bookmarks: Writing for Young Adults with Bestselling Authors

Salem College will be hosting an event for Bookmarks, an organization that promotes the love of reading. The event will be called Writing for Young Adults with Bestselling Authors, and will be held this spring. It will feature four bestselling and award-winning authors of young adult novels, namely Kami Garcia, Stephanie Perkins, Brendan Reichs, and […]

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The Infamous Stringdusters & Ziggy’s Pizzazz

By Sarah Vick Ziggy’s hosted an acoustic bluegrass band known as The Infamous Stringdusters on January 22, 2015. The turnout was excellent, especially for a Thursday night. Hundreds of fans showed up to enjoy live music in the unique, downtown atmosphere that only Ziggy’s can offer. The Infamous Stringdusters maintained high energy throughout the entire show. The band […]

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Glass Blowing Has Been Blown Into Winston Salem

Every Friday night Salem students have been traveling to The Olio, the only glassblowing studio in Winston Salem, for glass blowing demonstrations. Viewers sit and watch as two glass blowers, Rebeccah and Sarah, and their apprentices make all kinds of creations out of glass. They make things such as plates, cups, and sculptures.While they make these […]

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A Place For Writers in Winston Salem

  With spring coming up and everyone back on campus, people are looking for things to do. In particular, most people are in search for something to do off campus. While students love campus activities, sometimes they just need to get away from it all. One way to do so is by checking out the […]

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