Yik Yak Yaks About Bullying

By Johanna Gross     On March 9, the student body of Salem College began the process of voting for the new Student Government Association (SGA) board. Within 24 hours, quorum was reached. The following day, March 11, the new officers were announced.     Almost immediately after the email was sent to Salem students, people took to the […]

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Incunabula’s Owning Excommunication

By Emily Ramser Incunabula has announced its theme and title for the 2015-2016 issue: “Owning Excommunication.” In the Editor’s Note of issue, the Editor-in-Chief junior Emily Ramser describes excommunication as “to exclude or expel from membership or participation in any group or association.” The theme was first suggested by Poetry Editor junior Shannon Henesy, as […]

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NaNoWriMo: Who Can Do It?

By Johanna Gross Image courtesy of National Novel Writing Month.     National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) takes place each November. Writers of all types attempt to write 50,000 words in 30 days. In 2014, 325,142 people participated with the nonprofit organization that encourages the annual commitment and growth of young and old writers. The official organization […]

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Maestra Director Speaks at Salem

by Johanna Gross      Catherine Murphy made her directing debut with Maestra, a film shown Thursday, Oct. 8 in Shirley Recital Hall at 7:30 pm at Salem College. The show received a moderate crowd and was followed by an interactive question and answer session between Murphy and the audience. After the first few questions, […]

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Women of Purpose

By Johanna Gross Photo by Lesly Luna Salem Academy and College has educated young girls and women for nearly 250 years and intends to continue. Thus, the institution has launched the Women of Purpose campaign, an “overall strategic endeavor to make Salem stronger, more widely known, and more accessible,” as stated in its mission statement. […]

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