Senior Creates Safe Space for Art, Writing, and Studying

By Emily Ramser    On Mondays and Thursdays from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. the student meeting rooms are filled with students drawing, writing, and studying as a part of senior Julie Parker’s “Art Study Hours.”    Parker created Art Study Hours as a part of her Not-for-Profit class this fall. She was tasked with creating a […]

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Salem Students Show Christmas Spirit

By Emily Ramser      Salem College students are sponsoring 16 children in the Forsyth County foster care system this Christmas season.     Forsyth County’s Department of Social Services has a program through which citizens of Forsyth County can provide presents for children in the system. Each child picks three presents that they would like or […]

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A Literary Journal for Women’s Colleges

By Emily Ramser Image courtesy of Voices & Visions  Women’s Education Worldwide (WEW) is encouraging students of women’s colleges to write and be published.    WEW is an organization that strives to assist women’s colleges through the sharing of best practices and data between women’s colleges while also advocating for the education of women worldwide.    In 2012, […]

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Female Astronauts Are Worth More Than Their Appearance

By Emily Ramser Picture by Kirill Kallinikov / RIA Novosti Disclaimer: The opinions in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of The Salemite or Salem Academy and College.     I believe that women are capable of performing duties stereotypically done by men. In a way, one can accredit this belief […]

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Vagina Monologues Auditions

By Emily Ramser Auditions for 2016 The Vagina Monologues will be held in Huber Theater at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8.      The Vagina Monologues, often referred to as “Vag Mon,” is an episodic play written by Eve Ensler. The play, first performed in 1999 at HERE Arts Center in New York, is composed […]

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Incunabula Introduces New Logo

By Emily Ramser     At the most recent Open Mic Night on Oct. 16., senior art major Sara Tolbert was revealed to be the winner of Incunabula’s logo contest.     Tolbert remarked that she was both nervous and excited about entering the contest.     “I felt great. I am glad to leave something before I leave,” Tolbert said […]

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Kimmy Bailey, Ghost Hunter

By Emily Ramser Photo by Wacline Cius     Founded in 1772 with two graveyards close by, Salem College is known for its supposed ghosts. A Google search using the keywords “Salem College” and “ghosts” brings up numerous posts from various haunting sites and blogs. Many students, including Kimmy Bailey C’16, agree that Salem’s campus is not […]

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Student Dancers to Perform at National Conference

By Emily Ramser Photo by Lakin East      Three Salem students, seniors Calleah Solomon and Hannah Calloway and junior Katherine Williams, are taking their own choreographed dances to the American College Dance Association Conference this coming March at West Virginia University.     The conference is a collection of classes and performances that highlight […]

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Feed Me, Salem

By Emily Ramser Photo by Sabrina Sheikh     Corrin Refectory, better known as “the rat,” recently implemented several changes. This changes come after the Refectory received a 85.5 sanitation score from the Health Department in Jan. of this 2015.     Tera Perez became the new head of Dining Services in March following a second inspection by the […]

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Giant Portraits Come From Giant Inspiration

By Emily Ramser Photos by LaNise Salley     For her senior art show, senior Sara Tolbert is focusing on her family and her identity as an Afro-Latina woman by creating massive portraits of those who have impacted her life.     In order to graduate with a B.A. in Studio Art, Salem students are required to create a […]

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