First Year Turnover Rate Grows Concerning

MEGHAN NELSON Salem College prides itself on its small class sizes, but what happens when the population dwindles too small? For the first-year class of 2019-2020, a vanishing class has become a reality.  Talking to ten first-years, the largest threat to the retention rate seems to be students transferring within the year, revealing the fact […]

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Lunch Dates at Burger King: Social Life Abroad

ELLE CHIARADIO It was perhaps six months ago I walked to the Refectory misty eyed and anxious. I had just finished up some work on my visa application when it suddenly hit me: in a few months, I’d be an ocean away from all my friends and family. Instead of excitement, I began to feel […]

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Salem Students Shine at Techstars Startup Weekend

OLIVIA CHIPI Over the course of a November weekend, 12 Salem siblings transformed into entrepreneurs for the fourth time in four years. “They [students] learn more in that 54 hour length of time than they could ever learn in a classroom,” said Alyson Francisco in her description of the annual Techstars StartUp Weekend for Design […]

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October Town Hall Review

SADIE MARSH From the Dean of the College: Salem College is building strategic relationships between places involved in academic and student affairs. The College will be working on developing several new Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs), like the pathway to pharmacy currently in place with High Point University. Other MOUs are in place with Elon University, Campbell […]

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Counseling Services Welcomes New Director Robin Campbell

MEGHAN NELSON Salem College welcomes Robin Campbell as the new Director of Counseling. Campbell has over 20 years of experience in the mental health field, most recently at Bennett College where she held the same position for 12 years. She has also worked at a behavioral health hospital in High Point, North Carolina and earned […]

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Safety Abroad: Be Aware, Be Ready, and Be Rude

ELLE  CHIARADIO Recently, I ran into some other Americans while in France. It isn’t something I’d say is uncommon, but nonetheless I was ecstatic to engage in some North American small talk, something that is hard to find amongst the French. After some brief introductions, I was asked the standard question, “Why are you in […]

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Studying Abroad Affordably

ELLE CHIARADIO Affordability is perhaps the biggest barrier to college students studying abroad, and it is completely understandable why. One CEA program for studying French language abroad in Paris can cost upwards of $22,803-$31,173 according to the CEA website’s estimate, and unless you’re paying full price at a private university, chances are the cost of […]

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Sexy Suzy ;-) Livin’ with Low Libido!

SEXY SUZY 😉 So you’re dealing with low libido, AKA low sex drive, AKA little drive in the hanky-panky department. First off, that is perfectly normal in every sense; not everyone wants to have sex, and other people do not have the physical or emotional ability to be having sex at certain points in their […]

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