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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Celebrating Spring!

NATALIE PATTERSON Spring is here, folks, and you know what that means–giving up on reading, projects and midterms so you can lay in an exhausted stupor in a patch of daffodils, letting the earth open up and swallow your sweet, tired body. This is of course valid, but you can celebrate Spring in other fun […]

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What to do in an Active Shooter Situation

DENAE RABINETTE In recent weeks, Public Safety’s Chief Batista has been conducting training sessions on the Salem College Active Shooter Response Plan. Areas like Salem’s campus are known as “soft targets,” which are places that have low security and thus are particularly vulnerable to attack. It is important to know what to do if something […]

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Getting over the February slump

GABI IORI February, although the shortest month of the year, can often feel like it drags on forever. Fresh off the heels of January’s resolutions and snow days, February can feel like a waste of time and energy. By the end of the month, it can be hard to maintain those goals we made for […]

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How to Deal with Toxic Resolutions

*All views expressed in the opinion section are those of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Salemite SCOTIE WILCHER As we welcome in the new year, many people are creating their own New Year’s Resolutions. Many of these resolutions are related to losing weight or dieting. According to the Huffington […]

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Safety First!

Welcome back to Salem, sexy Salemites. I hope all of you lovelies are having a wonderful Jan Term- relaxing, taking some time for yourself, maybe making some time for that special someone (or someones). So, let’s talk about the sexiest kind of sex of all – safe sex. There are plenty of ways to have […]

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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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Holiday Fun with Eden

EDEN HAMBY Part 1: Holiday Recipes *Scroll down for DIY Christmas Gifts. Hello Sugarplum Siblings! The holiday season is fast approaching, and some of you may still be scratching your heads thinking of what to bring to holiday dinner. Have no fear! Here are two suggestions – one savory and one sweet – that may […]

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Wildlife Rambles: Ginkgo Tree

JULIA JENNINGS Welcome back once again to Wildlife Rambles! Though the term “wildlife” is most often used to refer to only animals, it can also be used in reference to the flora of an area, and this month I’ll be teaching you all about the ginkgo tree! Also known as the maidenhair tree or Ginkgo […]

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Mentally Ill at Salem College

*All views expressed in the opinion section are those of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Salemite. SCOTIE WILCHER Quite frankly, it’s not great. I’ve been struggling with my mental illness for nearly a decade now and I’ve been through highs and lows my entire life. I’m hesitant to say […]

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