Lunch Dates at Burger King: Social Life Abroad

ELLE CHIARADIO It was perhaps six months ago I walked to the Refectory misty eyed and anxious. I had just finished up some work on my visa application when it suddenly hit me: in a few months, I’d be an ocean away from all my friends and family. Instead of excitement, I began to feel […]

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The New Poetry Review: An American Sunrise

NATALIE PATTERSON An American Sunrise Joy Harjo 2019 Joy Harjo’s latest full-length poetry collection begins with a prologue and a map. “On May 28, 1830, President Andrew Jackson unlawfully signed the Indian Removal Act to force move southeastern peoples from our homelands to the West. We were rounded up with what we could carry.” The […]

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Salem Students Shine at Techstars Startup Weekend

OLIVIA CHIPI Over the course of a November weekend, 12 Salem siblings transformed into entrepreneurs for the fourth time in four years. “They [students] learn more in that 54 hour length of time than they could ever learn in a classroom,” said Alyson Francisco in her description of the annual Techstars StartUp Weekend for Design […]

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Salem Expands Community Partnerships with Articulation Agreement

MEGHAN NELSON Salem College and Forsyth Technical Community College recently signed their new co-admission agreement into effect in a ceremony held at Salem College on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Sandra Doran, the newly appointed President of Salem College and Janet Spriggs, President of Forsyth Technical and Community College, represented their respective schools in the short […]

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Annual Diversity Monologues Embrace Vulnerability

GABY IORI Salem put on another successful Diversity Monologues on Wednesday, Nov. 14, in Bryant Hall, where many brave students were able to stand up and share their stories with their peers. Topics ranged from identity to sexuality, with many more in between. The Monologues are a way for students to get to know each […]

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Wildlife Rambles: Eastern Chipmunk

JULIA JENNINGS Objectively one of the cutest inhabitant of Salem’s campus, the eastern chipmunk is also one of the hardest to catch on camera–especially during the winter when they hibernate in their burrows. Although dubbed the “eastern” chipmunk, this small rodent is not found in the eastern part of North Carolina and are most densely […]

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Salem Seniors Attend Universities Studying Slavery Symposium

SOPHIE SHELTON Salem seniors Jessi Bowman and Alanna Natanson attended “Universities, Slavery, Public Memory, and the Built Landscape”, a four-day symposium at The University of Virginia as a part of the Universities Studying Slavery organization. The symposium took place between Oct. 18 and 21. Programs consisted of panels, paper presentations and an excursion to three […]

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