Students continue protesting for third day

Photo caption: Protest organizers posted a banner with student grievances written all over it above the front entrance to Main Hall and a sign on one of the building’s columns listing aspects for which protesters are advocating a change. This week, a passerby in Old Salem may notice the front door of Salem College’s Main Hall propped open, hear […]

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LGBTQIA+ An Educational Series: Transgender Rights

This is an educational series meant to distribute information about subjects of sexuality and gender orientations. This month will be covering the rights of transgender students in the school system. All of our information comes from Trans Equality. Transgender people face a heavy amount of discrimination based on gender identity, and this is no different […]

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Who Gives a Poop About Gender Neutral Bathrooms

Student Pioneers for Transgender Rights By Kristen Maikoo     It started with a class project and a drive for change. Junior Mikaella Bruce, known to most as Bruce, became interested in establishing gender neutral restrooms on Salem’s campus and began the process during her Not-For-Profit Management course last year.     After learning the basics of public policy […]

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Check Out The Future Exes Comedy Tour

By Emily Ramser Salem Senior Charlie Stern is heading out on a comedy tour over spring break with fellow comedian Blair Ellis. Stern and Ellis met when touring previously with Speaker for The Dead, a punk band centered in Massachusetts. “So, Blair and I started out as strangers but grew very close almost immediately. We’re […]

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Review: The Vagina Monologues 2015

Over the weekend, I given the opportunity to attend two performances of The Vagina Monologues, an episodic play comprised of monologues celebrating and bringing attention to, as I’m sure you’ve guessed by now, vaginas. The Vagina Monologues is an episodic play that features the stories of various women’s experiences with their vaginas. Eve Ensler interviewed […]

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Sexy Suzy: Let’s Talk Pronouns (September 2014)

Hello my dears. You know what’s really sexy? Using proper pronouns: Her, Him, Shim, They, Xe, Thon, Jee, Jeir, Jem, Ve, Zhe, Zher, Zhim. Before you scratch your head and say “what?” let me explain a lil’. Even though Salem identifies as a women’s college, not all the students identify as female. While this subject […]

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