Forsyth schools deal with racial discrimination reports

OLIVIA CHIPI Forsyth County schools are top of the ranks for racial discrimination, according to recent reports by the Youth Justice Project. “A lot of the data we see is not broken down by different groups of students… unless we’re looking at that disproportionality, we’re not really measuring how our schools are educating students,” Peggy […]

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Lucy Rose Center builds relationships with Network 1772

OLIVIA CHIPI On Feb. 15, the Lucy Rose Center for Global Leadership and Career Innovation hosted a launch event for the new Network 1772 mentoring platform. “It’s an advising, advisee mentoring platform with alum,” said Collier Lumpkin, the executive director for the career center. The platform Network 1772 runs through Firsthand, a website dedicated to […]

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Business 40 construction continues, affects Salem College

OLIVIA CHIPI Major construction has been right outside the doorsteps of Salem College. The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) began construction on Interstate 40 Business (Business 40) through downtown Winston-Salem in 2017. As of Nov. 11, 2018, Church, South Main and Liberty streets have also been under construction, which directly affects Salem College. “It […]

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Bennett College still standing, awaiting hearing

OLIVIA CHIPI Bennett College was established in 1873 and is one of the only two women’s HBCUs in the nation. As of Feb. 22, the college’s accreditation status is at risk. Following a hearing on Feb. 18 with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the historically black college learned that it will not […]

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Admissions rebrands, showcases Salem College today

OLIVIA CHIPI By now, everyone has noticed the billboards, the television commercial, the social media ads – all boasting the same bold white text: “Today at Salem College.” But this new line of advertisements is not the only change to occur relating to Salem College’s advertisements. “We’ve been charged to reinvigorate what we’ve been doing…[give] […]

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Choir concert still triumphs despite critical changes

OLIVIA CHIPI Amidst changes to Salem College’s campus, the fall “Salem Sings” choral concert experienced a few changes of its own. “For the first time in 8 years, there will be no orchestra or instruments besides piano,” said Sonja Sepulveda, Director of Choral Activities and Associate Professor of Music Theory at Salem  College. Dr. Sepulveda […]

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UNC Chapel Hill ‘Silent Sam’ faces uncertain fate

OLIVIA CHIPI On Aug. 20, the “Silent Sam” Confederate statue was removed during a protest at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Nearly two months after it was toppled, the university’s Faculty Council has requested the permanent removal of the monument, according to the Daily Tar Heel, the campus newspaper. Prior to this […]

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