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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New to McHugh: Students in Salem’s Newest Dorms

By Kristen Maikoo      Several students enjoy living in Salem College’s new McHugh Sisters Flats, the first dorm constructed on the campus in 50 years since Gramley Residence Hall opened in 1965. Jasmine Jamison, C’17, is excited to be one of the first residents. “I encourage other students to move in next year ‘cause it’s […]

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Twyla Tharp Teaches Salem How to Dance

The renowned dancer, choreographer, writer and director Twyla Tharp, honored Salem College with her presence this October. Tharp and accompanying dancers produced a multifaceted program in Salem College’s Hanes Auditorium. The performance included excerpts from two of Tharp’s original pieces as well as a Q and A with the artist, reception and book signing. June […]

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Salem Students Rock Out At Open Mic Night

This fall Incunabula, Salem’s literary magazine, hosted its annual Open Mic Night on Clewell Patio. Each year Incunabula hosts an Open Mic Night to introduce first-years to the magazine. In addition, they used the event this year as a fundraiser. They sold donated books for a few dollars. The catch, however, was that the buyer […]

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Krankie’s, The Downtown Hotspot

Krankies Coffee is the ultimate neighborhood hangout. Stop in to fuel up on caffeine, grab a quick pastry, catch a show, or showcase your own talents at an open mic night. Outside on the porch or indoors on one of the comfy couches; there’s plenty of space for a relaxed lunch. Then come back after […]

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DIY Halloween Crafts: Ghost and Bat Garlands

Hello Salemite readers! As we all know, Halloween is right around the corner, and with this spooky holiday comes many opportunities for some frightfully cute decorating! Aside from the normal pumpkin carving and painting, here is a fun idea to get you started: (via evite blog) Time: 30 minutes (including drying time) Yields: 7 bats […]

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The Most Interesting Boring Story Ever Told

★★★★½ Boyhood is the unique and spellbinding telling of what is an altogether average story. In today’s cookie cutter Hollywood, Boyhood is the only movie that can boast true uniqueness. The movie written and directed by Richard Linklater, follows a middle class Texan family for over a decade. Linklater took twelve years to shoot the […]

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