Study Abroad Q+A: Lorina Morton

JULIA JENNINGS Lorina Morton is a junior majoring in Communication and Creative Writing with minors in Professional Writing and Spanish.  Morton participated in a  multi-country study abroad program. Q: What sort of program did you go through? So, I went on a program called Semester at Sea, which is exactly what it sounds like. We […]

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Film Review: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

EDEN HAMBY Star Wars: The Last Jedi Dir. by Rian Johnson Released Dec. 15, 2017 “Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi,” the latest installment of the new “Star Wars” films, was released Dec. 14 of last year and has captured the attention of series fanatics and casual moviegoers alike. When the much-anticipated sequel to […]

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Wildlife Rambles: Barred Owl

JULIA JENNINGS Whoo goes there? A curious reader? Well then, welcome to the newest edition of Wildlife Rambles, where a different plant or animal on Salem’s campus is featured each month. Some of you hopefully caught a glimpse of this issue’s subject – the Barred Owl – this past Fall semester as it perched amongst […]

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Cardi B: The Problematic Fave

MARY DANIELS She’s the self-proclaimed Trap Selena, and the first solo female rap artist since Lauryn Hill to get a number one single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Belcalis Almanzar, better known as Cardi B, was born and raised in the Bronx. She is of Trinidadian and Dominican descent. There are not many women […]

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Study Abroad Q+A: Grace Locklear

Grace Locklear is a senior who spent the past Fall 2017 semester in Grenoble, France. Q: Where did you study abroad, and what made you choose this place? I studied abroad in Grenoble, France, and I chose it because my major includes a lot of French, so clearly I wanted to go to a French-speaking […]

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Unrest in Iran

MARY DANIELS The recent protests in Iran could possibly affect President’s Trump’s decision on the Iranian nuclear deal and worsen the economic problems in the country. On Dec. 28, protests erupted in the Iranian city of Mashhad. The protest spread to more than 70 cities and resulted in 22 deaths and more than 3,700 arrests, […]

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Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

DENAE RABINETTE According to research conducted by the University of Scranton, only 8% of people who set resolutions for the new year actually achieve their goals. So, how do you become an expert at resolution-keeping? Here are a few tips to help you better manage your goals for the new year. Start small Don’t overload […]

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Study Abroad Q+A: Anna Fisher

GABY IORI Anna Fisher is a junior majoring in Non-Profit Management and Race and Ethnicity Studies.  Fisher spent a semester in Iringa, Tanzania. Q: What made you decide to go to this particular place? The program there [Tanzania] fit really well with my majors; it was a community development language and culture program. I wanted […]

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What’s New Book Review

SAM SHAW “Children of Blood and Bone” by Tomi Adeyemi Published March 6, 2018 Zélie Adebola, the feisty protagonist of Tomi Adeyemi’s new high fantasy novel “Children of Blood and Bone”, is a divîner–her white hair marks her to be something “lesser” simply because her ancestors were maji. Zélie remembers when her beautiful country of […]

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