8 Binge-Worthy TV Shows

GABY IORI The weather is getting chillier, breaks from classes are arriving more frequently, and Jan Term is just around the corner. What does that it mean? It’s time to binge-watch, of course! If you’re looking for something spooky: “Stranger Things” (Netflix) A spooky classic set in 1983 Indiana, watch Winona Ryder search for her […]

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SGA Club of the Month: Open Up

By Sarah Vick Each month this year, SGA is focusing on different clubs relating to diversity and inclusiveness. September and the first half of October focused on HOLA, and the rest of October is Open Up’s time to shine. Open Up is most known for its participation in Winston-Salem Pride every year, but the club […]

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By Nicole Winks The month of October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Domestic Violence Awareness Month came from the Day of Unity which was originally celebrated and then it was extended to a week. In 1989, Congress passed legislation creating Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  During the month of October, activists against domestic violence use […]

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More Than Boobs: Breast Cancer Awareness Media Coverage

By Haley Mills Image via Public Domain     October, breast cancer awareness month, was filled with pink promotional items as well as items with slogans meant to draw attention to breast cancer and the importance of finding a cure. InkHead, a popular printing company, lists 50 of the best and most commonly used slogans of their […]

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Women’s Conference Highlights Professional Leadership

By Aryatara Shakya and Kristen Maikoo Photo by Leslie Luna     In the Fortune 500, there are “23 women out of 500,” as Susan Cameron, President and CEO of Reynolds American Inc. mentioned in her speech. According to Pew Research, 5.2 percent of Fortune 500 CEO’s are women. In a male-dominated workforce, professionals speaking during the […]

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Kimmy Bailey, Ghost Hunter

By Emily Ramser Photo by Wacline Cius     Founded in 1772 with two graveyards close by, Salem College is known for its supposed ghosts. A Google search using the keywords “Salem College” and “ghosts” brings up numerous posts from various haunting sites and blogs. Many students, including Kimmy Bailey C’16, agree that Salem’s campus is not […]

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What is Intersex?

LGBTQ+: An Educational Series By Sarah Vick     Last month, The Salemite covered the first five letters of the LGBTQ+ initialism. This month, we’re going beyond the basics with definitions provided by the LGBTQ Center at Wake Forest University. This is the second installment of an educational series that gathers LGBTQ+ terms from scholarly resources and […]

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Students for Sensible Drug Policy

By Regina Pearson Photo by Utang Enyenihi      On Thursday, September 22, Salem’s chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) had their first meeting. Led by the organization’s president, Utang Enyenihi C’18, the meeting drew a sizable number of students; approximately twenty were in attendance. The club’s officials provided background information about SSDP […]

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Just go to Sleep: The Real Effects of All-nighters

by Nicole Winks     According to a study out of St. Lawrence University, the average college student has the tendency to believe that all-nighters are beneficial to them and will give them more time not only to study but to retain more information. The actual truth behind the effects of all-nighters is actually rather intense.  In […]

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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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