Salem Spirits and Folklore

SAV FRANZ With sports teams called the Salem Spirits, it’s hard to deny the paranormal lore that is deeply ingrained in Salem College’s culture. Established in 1772, Salem’s age also attributes a great deal to the speculation of ghosts and other paranormal specters that supposedly walk the halls of various dorms and academic buildings of […]

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Fall Fest: Class of 2020 Still Has The Vision

SOPHIE SHELTON On Sept. 19, 2018, the echoing of drums and cheers could be heard from Salem College’s residence halls mere minutes before the sun rose. The Winston Salem State University’s marching band had arrived, with the senior class of 2019 trailing along right behind them. Their pots, pans, noise makers and cheering blared in […]

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Bookmarks Festival 2018 Educates and Entertains Winston-Salem

NATALIE PATTERSON The Bookmarks Festival of Books & Authors was hosted once again by Bookmarks, a bookstore and literary arts organization, in downtown Winston-Salem September 6-9, featuring authors, panels and exhibitors, book readings, food trucks, book signings, and book sales. The festival officially began here at Salem College on Thursday, September 6, with keynote speaker […]

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Salem Hosts Accepted Applicant Overnight

EDEN HAMBY Salem College hosted the annual Accepted Applicant Overnight event on March 11 and 12. This year Salem welcomed roughly 30 students, a significant decrease from numbers in previous years. Students came from several different areas, including all parts of North Carolina, Louisiana, Tennessee and South Carolina. Students arrived on campus midday Sunday and […]

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Broke & Hungry: Best (Cheap) Unknown Places to Eat in Winston

SAV FRANZ Mama Zoe Michael’s Located: 2859 Reynolda Rd. I would sell my soul for some decent Greek food, but luckily instead you can just go to Mama Zoe Michael’s and get excellent Greek food for a good price instead. Amazing options for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike from a french toast praline casserole (AMAZING), […]

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Salem Content Creators

EDEN HAMBY In the past decade, digital media has taken over the entertainment industry, with internet and social media platforms being the forefront of new talent. YouTube has become one of the most profitable ventures for new media entertainment, producing creators who are now household names. The Salemite tracked down students who are content creators […]

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Lacrosse kicks off its inaugural season

SOPHIE SHELTON Women’s Lacrosse is the newest addition to the Salem College athletics program. Consisting of 26 team members, the Lacrosse season kicked off in a game against St. Andrews University with a loss of 18-5 on Feb. 16. Salem Lacrosse made history on March 7 with a eight to seven victory in a close […]

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Salem Students on Gun Violence

*All views expressed in the opinion section are those of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Salemite VERITY WILCHER On Feb. 14, there was yet another school shooting in Parkland, Florida. There were 17 dead and 17 injured. This tragedy sparked yet another debate among Americans–should we be arming teachers? […]

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