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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Constitutional Amendment for Salem

MARIA RAMIREZ PEREZ The constitutional amendment, initially announced in December 2016, has been approved. The amendment is meant to address a gap in the current constitution which posed a potential restriction for Fleer student participation in SGA-funded organizations. Discussion of the amendment began in November in response to growing interest expressed by Fleer students to […]

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BADU leads Black History Month celebration

KADIA KING BADU, Salem’s Black student union, organized several events throughout February in celebration of Black History Month.  One of the events was a panel featuring four Black Salem alumni from the classes of 1999, 2000, and 2013. The alumni shared their experiences on Salem’s campus and on their lives after graduation, covering topics of […]

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German graphic novels and Salem

NICOLE WINKS On 11 Nov., Matt Hambro gave a presentation entitled The History of the Universe in a Comic: Time Lapse in German Graphic Narratives. The presentation focused on the use of time lapse in graphic novels.  The focus was specifically on the non-indexical uses for creation stories. Time lapse is embedded in the Judeo-Christian […]

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Winston-Salem welcomes Michelle Obama & Hillary Clinton

By Sarah Vick On Oct. 27, 2016, upwards of 11,000 people gathered inside of LVJM Coliseum for an early voting rally, the same venue in which commencement was held for Salem College C’16 last spring. Appearing for the first time together on the road to the White House, Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton chose the […]

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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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