Fall Fest: Class of 2020 Still Has The Vision

SOPHIE SHELTON On Sept. 19, 2018, the echoing of drums and cheers could be heard from Salem College’s residence halls mere minutes before the sun rose. The Winston Salem State University’s marching band had arrived, with the senior class of 2019 trailing along right behind them. Their pots, pans, noise makers and cheering blared in […]

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The Road to Fall Fest

MARY DANIELS The sophomores took home an unexpected win at 2017’s Fall Fest. Conversations with a few Fall Fest participants and chair, Mary Wagner, illustrate how arduous the road to Fall Fest was for the underclassmen. Imani Brown revealed that gathering participation was the junior class’s biggest Fall Fest challenge “because fall fest is something […]

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Fall Fest 2015: Challenges and Rewards

This year’s Fall Fest Chair Purva Trivedi. Picture by Lesly Luna.  By Kristen Maikoo     In the weeks leading up to Fall Fest, classes converge in scheduled practices to create a uniquely Salem experience. Campus babbles with energy and an air of secrecy as students share ideas, editing scripts and lyrics while they shield their plans […]

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How Well Do You Know Mary Babcock?

The portrait of Mary Babcock that hangs in the entry of Babcock Residence Hall is one of the most well known paintings on campus. You may know her portrait, but do you know the story behind this famous woman? In honor of National Women’s History Month, The Salemite has decided to shed some light on […]

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We Love Big/Little: Selection Time

It’s early September, and Salem’s campus is buzzing with the sounds of new friendship built over coffee and dessert dates. For our First Years and Juniors, this can only mean one thing: it’s Big/Little season! Big/Little, one of Salem’s oldest and most beloved traditions, provides one of many opportunities for new students to bond with […]

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Fall Fest Through the Eyes of the First Years

The class of 2018 set foot on campus in August and seem to feel very included in all of the events that have been happening on campus. The first years, along with getting adjusted to campus, have expressed that they feel inclusion with many of the events that they have attended on campus. Along with […]

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We Love Big/Little: Fall Fest Crafting Tips

First Years: Dip into your knowledge of your Big’s favorite things to create a poster she’ll love. Some examples from past posters include incorporating a favorite movie quote or character, drawing pictures, writing their name, and many more! Sophomores: It’s cooler time! Traditionally, Sophomores paint coolers to present on Fall Fest day. Although painting a […]

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