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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Vagina Monologues: ‘heart-wrenching and comedic’

SOPHIA SHELTON “If your vagina could speak, what would it say?” It would say that Salem College put on the show of a lifetime. Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” was performed at Salem College on Feb. 2-4. It was co-directed by Katie Hilderbrand and Nelly Gomez Amaya with co-fundraising by Karina Gonzalez and Dulce Rivas […]

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Steel Magnolias: ‘comedic’ and ‘entertaining’

SOPHIA SHELTON EVA ANDREWS Photos by Claire Smithers and Ariel Becker As Clairee, played by Sarah Hallett, from “Steel Magnolias” would say, “If you don’t have anything nice to say about anybody, come sit by me!” Salem College’s Pierrettes presented “Steel Magnolias” from Sept. 29 to Oct. 2. While the cast was small, the reaction […]

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Sights and Insights Celebrates Smile Day at Gallery Hop

EVA ANDREWS KRISTEN MAIKOO PHOTOS BY ARIEL BECKER Staff from Salem’s yearbook, Sights and Insights, set up a table at Artworks Gallery on Trade St. during Gallery Hop on Oct. 7 in honor of World Smile Day and National Yearbook Week. Staff members and volunteers handed out disposable cameras. Art professor Kim Varnadoe is the […]

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Captivating illustrations illuminate poems in ‘Uhaul’

SHEA BOVE ILLUSTRATION BY SARA TOLBERT “Uhaul: A Collection of Lesbian Love Poems,” written by Emily Ramser and illustrated by Sara Tolbert embraces the idea of capturing written words through forms of illustration. With the twelve poems that make up this chapbook, only five illustrations accompany certain poems. As I read through the twelve poems, […]

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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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