What’s in the Salem College Archives?

NATALIE PATTERSON AND SAV FRANZ The Archives is Salem College’s most fascinating, yet also most underutilized, corner resource, and it is located right under our feet in the basement of Gramley library. The Archives is a treasure trove of intimate histories and artifacts from Salem’s years of antiquity. It is run by Terry Collins and […]

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Salem Spirits and Folklore

SAV FRANZ With sports teams called the Salem Spirits, it’s hard to deny the paranormal lore that is deeply ingrained in Salem College’s culture. Established in 1772, Salem’s age also attributes a great deal to the speculation of ghosts and other paranormal specters that supposedly walk the halls of various dorms and academic buildings of […]

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Lord of the Flies Review

SAV FRANZ The Salem College Pierrettes’ Fall play was a staged reading and adaptation of Lord of the Flies by William Golding. The story, which took place on an island out of a tropical paradise, is a striking tale of the human condition and a commentary on British high society. This story was turned on […]

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Broke & Hungry: Best (Cheap) Unknown Places to Eat in Winston

SAV FRANZ Mama Zoe Michael’s Located: 2859 Reynolda Rd. I would sell my soul for some decent Greek food, but luckily instead you can just go to Mama Zoe Michael’s and get excellent Greek food for a good price instead. Amazing options for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike from a french toast praline casserole (AMAZING), […]

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Film Review: “Call Me By Your Name”

SAV FRANZ Call Me By Your Name dir. Luca Guadagnino Released Jan. 19, 2018 In Luca Guadagnino’s film “Call Me By Your Name,” rather than being ripped into a parallel world of fantasticism and adventure you are taken gently by the hand and lead into an elegant and sensual land of “somewhere in Northern Italy.” […]

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Internship in the Archives

SAV FRANZ Courtlyn McCarthy is a junior at Salem College, majoring in History and Religion and partaking in an internship with the Moravian Archives with archivist Nicole Crabbe for Jan Term. When asked about how she got this internship, McCarthy described going to the archives information about a family grave in the Old God’s Acre, […]

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False Missile Alert in Hawaii Causes Mass Panic

SAV FRANZ Panic ensued in the early morning of January 13 after a false alert was issued to cell phones across the state of Hawaii warning citizens of an incoming ballistic missile. The horrifying message read “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” The alert was issued by […]

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Energy Independence Panel

SAV FRANZ On Nov. 16, the ENVS 230 class “The Role of Coal in Society” and the Creative Writing Department collaborated to host an energy independence panel discussing the current state and future of energy resources and use. The panel featured Jimmy Flythe, regional director for the government and community relations of Duke Energy of […]

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