African Student Organization to promote cultural awareness

  ROKIA TOUNKARA NICOLE WINKS On May 1, 2017, Salem’s newest multicultural organization, the African Student Organization (ASO) was approved by the legislative board. The club’s purpose is to promote the various African cultures, traditions and heritages to Salem College and the greater Salem community. It is a priority of the ASO to promote a […]

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Students continue protesting for third day

Photo caption: Protest organizers posted a banner with student grievances written all over it above the front entrance to Main Hall and a sign on one of the building’s columns listing aspects for which protesters are advocating a change. This week, a passerby in Old Salem may notice the front door of Salem College’s Main Hall propped open, hear […]

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Preservation Vs. Conservation

by Jaclyn Dennis It is a well known fact that Salem’s campus is one that exhibits beauty, particularly through its rich history. However, some of the most historically significant elements on campus can often seem to be the most problematic. One of the complaints that I hear most is usually along the lines of how […]

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LGBTQIA+ An Educational Series: Transgender Rights

This is an educational series meant to distribute information about subjects of sexuality and gender orientations. This month will be covering the rights of transgender students in the school system. All of our information comes from Trans Equality. Transgender people face a heavy amount of discrimination based on gender identity, and this is no different […]

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LGBTQIA+ An Educational Series: Gender Identity vs Sexual Orientation

By Scottie Wilcher and Savi Ettinger This is an educational series meant to distribute information about subjects of sexuality and gender orientations. This month’s topic is the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity and how they intersect! As the idea of intersectionality begins to gain popularity, more and more people have started to educate […]

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10 Steps to throw the best ‘Friendsgiving’

By Sophie Shelton Thanksgiving is a highly anticipated holiday in most households. It is a time for families to join together and celebrate what they are thankful for. It is also a time for people to stuff themselves silly with food. A time when most people realize that they can’t choose their families. Tensions can […]

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Love Defies Labels at Pride 2016

  By Kadia King Photos by Kadia King One of the most anticipated events of the year, Winston-Salem’s Annual Pride Festival on Oct. 15 drew large crowds in celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community.  The day began with a morning parade through downtown beginning at 11 a.m., featuring a number of organizations, including Salem’s LGBTQIA+ organization, […]

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