Farewell Letter from the Editor

by Sarah Vick Editor-in-Chief     The Salemite began in 1920 as a student-run publication. To understand The Salemite as it is now, it is necessary to know its history. From 1920- 2010, The Salemite went through phases of printing weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly. There used to be multiple classes within the communication department that worked to […]

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SCDC Reflects on Their ACDA Experience

By Shea Bove     Halfway through spring break, the Salem College Dance Company members found themselves traveling the six-hour drive back to Winston-Salem after attending the American College Dance Association Conference. The dancers had journeyed to West Virginia University ready to showcase three pieces and take various dance classes while at the conference.     Once the weekend […]

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Introducing Pierrette’s President Kerri Hughes

By Eva Andrews     In 1909, long before the Student Government Association, there was a group of thespians who formed a theater group. First called The Dramatists and later renamed the Pierrettes, this campus club has been entertaining Salem College for over a hundred years. This past March, they performed The Addams Family Musical, a story […]

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Student Illustrates Poetry Chapbook

By Eva Andrews     This semester, Sara Tolbert has illustrated a poetry chapbook, Uhaul: A Collection of Lesbian Love Poems, written by Emily Ramser. The chapbook was inspired by Ramser’s experiences with Tinder last summer and her relationships with women. Ramser reached out to Tolbert to illustrate the book during the fall semester. The two worked […]

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Kim & Company XX: Twenty Years of Salem Art Alumnae

By Alex Benson     In celebration of the achievements from students that have studied under Professor Kim Varnadoe, Salem College is presenting a showcase of artwork by previous graduates. The exhibit, Kim & Company XX: Twenty Years of Salem Art Alumnae, features a collection of artwork from alumnae from classes 1996 to 2015.     The exhibit contains […]

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Sexy Suzy: Group Sex

Hello Dears,       Society’s increasingly liberal views on sex are often pointed to as a negative. However, I would like to propose that this is a positive. It has given people a unique opportunity to safely pursue things that they may be interested in that would have been taboo, and therefore potentially dangerous, otherwise. Just […]

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Students Showcase Art Downtown

By Alex Benson     At last month’s board meeting for Associated Artists, Professor Cynthia Marvin proposed that the arts organization allow their exhibition space to be used for a show led by her Museums & Galleries class. After receiving approval from the board, Marvin was able to design a unique final project for her students.     The […]

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Salem College Responds to HB2

By Regina Pearson Photo by Emily Ramser    HB2 or as it is commonly called the “bathroom bill” has been dominating headlines across North Carolina and the country. However, the bill, also known as The Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, affects more than just the way bathrooms are segregated in the state. This bill is […]

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