The Vagina Monologues

DENAE RABINETTE The Vagina Monologues are an Obie award-winning production created by playwright and activist Eve Ensler, based on real interviews with real women about their vaginas, sexuality, sexual experiences and body image–among other topics. Women of all different ages, races and backgrounds were interviewed – including a six-year-old girl, a dominatrix and an elderly […]

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Preservation Vs. Conservation

by Jaclyn Dennis It is a well known fact that Salem’s campus is one that exhibits beauty, particularly through its rich history. However, some of the most historically significant elements on campus can often seem to be the most problematic. One of the complaints that I hear most is usually along the lines of how […]

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Vagina Monologues: ‘heart-wrenching and comedic’

SOPHIA SHELTON “If your vagina could speak, what would it say?” It would say that Salem College put on the show of a lifetime. Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” was performed at Salem College on Feb. 2-4. It was co-directed by Katie Hilderbrand and Nelly Gomez Amaya with co-fundraising by Karina Gonzalez and Dulce Rivas […]

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The JanTerm Experience: The Wishes Project

Photo caption: Karina Gonzalez transcribing interviews and editing audio of parents’ wishes for their children for a Spanish honors independent study. Photo by Scarlet Kenagy By Karina Gonzalez “Caminante, no hay puentes. Se hace puentes al andar,” – Gloria Anzaldúa My month has been a reflection of Anzaldúa’s statement, as I have heard mothers’ stories of […]

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SGA 2016-17 Election Results

By Sarah Vick The Salemite extends its gratitude to the excellent and efficient election co-chairs, Emily Rutledge and Brianna Youngblood for running this year’s Student Government Association (SGA) elections so well. Congratulations as well to all of the elected officers for the 2016-17 academic year! Here are the final results for Salem’s 2016-17 Student Government […]

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