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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Open-Up: Show Your Drag

By Eva Andrews Photo provided by Open Up Pizazz. Snazz. And a whole lot of sass. Drag Shows pull out the true performer. It’s an intensive practice that results in a spectacular performance. From makeup to costumes to lip-syncing, drag shows are a lot of work. Historically, men dressing as women wasn’t unheard of, and […]

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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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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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Smashing Scales and Promoting Body Positivity

By Kristen Maikoo Photo by Southern Smash Southern Smash will host its event at Salem today, Tuesday April 5. Attendees will be able to smash scales and participate in other activities to prove that they are worth more than the numbers in their lives. Counseling intern Stephanie Farmer says, “Southern Smash is a national non-profit […]

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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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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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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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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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