Devastation by Hurricanes Florence and Michael

DENAE RABINETTE Last month, Hurricane Florence struck the southeastern coast of the United States near Wilmington, North Carolina and became one of the most devastating storms to ever hit the Carolinas. School districts across the east coast closed, airports grounded flights, and over a million people were under mandatory evacuation orders as the storm approached […]

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Salem College Republicans: Upcoming Plans

By Nicole Winks Salem College Republicans will attend two conferences to make students aware of the current political movement and of the Republican Party.   These conferences are the North Carolina Women’s Leadership Summit in Raleigh and the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. Salem College has various political organizations on its campus, including the […]

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Voting 101: Registration and Where to Go

By Kadia King America has borne witness to one of its most contentious election cycles in the past year.  It is important to vote and let your voice be heard. Here’s some information you’ll need to get ready to cast your vote in November. How To Register You have to be registered to vote.  Registering […]

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Local Elections 2016 Results

By Sarah Vick Photo courtesy of James Willamor Most folks are aware that Trump and Clinton won the Republican and Democratic presidential primaries in North Carolina, respectively, but do you know about local politics? Here are the results of all local elections in Winston-Salem as provided by the North Carolina State Board of Elections. Board of […]

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Students Marching for Justice

  By Lesly Luna On Feb. 13, thousands of activists gathered at the 10th Annual Moral March in downtown Raleigh. Salem students that volunteer for grassroots organization Democracy North Carolina attended the event to personally raise awareness about the role of money in politics and voter participation. Sophomore Rokia Tounkara made the trip to Raleigh […]

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Salem Senior Shows off Her Art Downtown

Emily Collins, senior, recently showed her art to all of Winston-Salem through Storefronts Winston-Salem. The theme of the work was science based, so Collins created a huge structure of wire and light to describe something many people do not understand. “I decided to use chicken wire and Christmas lights to create neurons and illustrate what […]

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6 Facts You May Not Have Known About Black History in Salem

Did you know that Salem was home to one of the oldest African-American churches in the nation, in addition to the oldest women’s institution? As many events occurred throughout the nation, there were several interesting instances in Black history that happened right in Salem, North Carolina.   During 1785, Anna Maria Samuels, daughter of Johann […]

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The JanTerm Experience: “Adventures in Mexico”

You haven’t experienced culture shock until you can’t flush toilet paper. That was the first thing I learned upon landing in Mérida, México for Jan Term 2015. Seriously. The pipes can’t handle it, so you have to throw it away. And that was only the first in a laundry list of things that are different […]

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