We Hear You: Black and Gay in the Church

By Eva Andrews Picture provided by Cynthia Suryawan Contradicting? Controversial? Taboo? Whatever the view on black LGBT in church, they are here to stay. “Holler If You Hear Me: Black and Gay in the Church” is a documentary that addresses the predicament between black church-goers and the black LGBT community. The documentary is heartbreaking and it […]

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Salem Wins “Distinguished Delegation” in NYC

By Eva Andrews Salem College’s Model United Nations has attended Model United Nations conferences for roughly thirty years. Each college that attends the conference acts as a delegate of different countries. This year, Salem students represented delegates of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) over spring break. About 14 students, including Head Delegate […]

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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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SCDC Dances Their Way to West Virginia

By Shea Bove “I can’t, I have dance.” This is the phrase many of the dancers a part of the Salem College Dance Company have been saying for the past few months as they prepare to travel to West Virginia University for The American College Dance Association Conference. Every year, the dance company takes around […]

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Sexy Suzy: Pegging

Hello Dears, If you watch Broad City, you probably know about pegging, when a person with a vagina anally penetrates a person with a penis while wearing a strap-on dildo. This act is gaining popularity because it changes up typical power dynamics and unlocks the amazing potential of the prostate. Often viewed as the equivalent […]

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Food Recovery Network Makes Another Lead

By Monique Ahmad In only a short year Salem’s Food Recovery Network (FRN) has turned out to be one of the most talked about organizations on campus. In November of 2014 FRN began with only a few volunteers. Now FRN recovers food 5 times a week and has ten to fifteen returning volunteers. They work […]

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I’ll Be Brief: March News Shorts

By Nicole Winks US Election 2016: How does it all work? How does the US presidential election work?  In January of 2017, the US will have a new leader, but how does the actual process work?  It is an extensive and expensive process that has many rules and requirements.  In the US, you are not […]

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The Addams Family Visits Salem

By Emily Ramser     Wednesday, Morticia Uncle Fester, and Gomez are all here.      Salem College’s Pierrette Players are putting on The Addams Family for the 2016 spring musical. In this musical comedy, based upon The Addams Family television show, Salem students are playing the creepy, kooky roles.     The Addam’s Family stage manager Molly Blanchard refers to […]

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SGA Debate One: Highlights

By Kristen Maikoo Student Government Association (SGA) held their first debates for 2016 candidates yesterday night. Here are some highlights. SGA Presidential candidates Misbah Khan, Ella Hill and Peyton Ellis addressed topics such as inclusivity, communication and connecting with groups at other colleges. Khan was the first to speak on improving communication between the SGA […]

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