I am Muslim. Would You Hug Me?

By Lesly Luna Photo by Monique Ahmad        In light of recent terrorist attacks associated with extremist Muslims, a Salem student has attempted to bring attention to a more humanistic view of the Islamic community.     On a November afternoon, Misbah Khan, C’17 decided to participate in a national movement whose initiative is to shine light on […]

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Community In Mourning After WSSU Tragedy

By Kristen Maikoo, Emily Ramser and Sarah Vick Picture via The Winston Salem Chronicle      A sophomore was shot dead and another was wounded after gunfire erupted Sunday near dormitories on the Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) campus. Sophomore Anthony White, 19, was studying information technology at WSSU. He was originally from Honea Path, South Carolina. The […]

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I’ll Be Brief: World News Shorts

By Nicole Winks   Ebola outbreak: WHO ‘delayed Sierra Leone state of emergency’     The World Health Organization (WHO) has prevented the country of Sierra Leone from declaring a state of emergency and restricted movement during the Ebola outbreak that caused the deaths of nearly 4,000 people. On Saturday Nov. 6 the country will be officially […]

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November Fashion Spotlight

By Monique Ahmad Photos by Monique Ahmad Student Name: Emily Gandhi Hometown: New Jersey Major: Environmental Studies Minor: Dance     Emily Gandhi is a Sophomore transfer student from UNCSA. While at our neighboring school, Gandhi’s educational focus was in contemporary dance, but she quickly realized that her interests were expanding. Taking into account that she wanted […]

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November Student Spotlight

By Lesly Luna Photo by Lesly Luna Name: Alanna Natanson Graduation Year: 2018 Major(s): History and Biology Hometown: Takoma Park, Maryland Student Activities: Orientation Leader, Fremdendienerin, History Club Historian, C’2018 Secretary Why Salem: I ran across Salem by searching online for Women’s colleges in the south. Salem caught my attention immediately because it is very […]

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November Faculty Spotlight

By Lesly Luna Photo by Lesly Luna Name: Katie Manthey Position: Assistant Professor of English, Director of the Writing Center, Signature Advisor First day at Salem: August 17, 2015 Hometown: Fargo, North Dakota As a child of university professors in the Midwest, Dr. Manthey grew up on a college campus influenced by a passion for […]

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Global Tragedies in Perspective

By Sarah Vick Drawing by Jerameel Lu       Much of American news coverage has surrounded the horrific attacks in Paris on Friday, Nov. 13. Unfortunately Paris was but one site of the devastating attacks took place at the close of week. All attacks are believed to be the work of the Islamic State.       The […]

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Adele is back with a “Hello”

By Veronica Fernandez      This is a review by one student and does not necessarily reflect the view of The Salemite or Salem College.     Any individual who has listened to any of Adele’s songs should ask themselves this question: How do you feel when you listen to her distinct, soulful and intensely passionate vocals? […]

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Proud at Pride

By Claire Smithers    The pride parade and festival is hosted by Pride Winston-Salem, one of the fastest-growing groups of its kind in the region. Several residents of Winston-Salem and surrounding areas look forward to the event where they can freely express their identities and true selves without judgment. This year’s event was themed after “We […]

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The Odyssey Begins at Salem

By Sarah Vick November 2, 2015, Winston-Salem, NC– Salem College is launching a branch of The Odyssey. First-year Merritt Enright was interested in writing for The Odyssey, but noticed that Salem College was not listed as one of the publication’s affiliated colleges. Undeterred, she reached out to the site’s officials. Today, she spoke over the […]

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