Voting 101: Registration and Where to Go

By Kadia King America has borne witness to one of its most contentious election cycles in the past year.  It is important to vote and let your voice be heard. Here’s some information you’ll need to get ready to cast your vote in November. How To Register You have to be registered to vote.  Registering […]

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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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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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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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Students Protest Salem College’s Response to HB2

By Emily Ramser Salem students protested what they feel is a lack of response from the college’s administration today, April 12 regarding the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, more commonly known as HB2. About 30 students participated in the protest rally, including members of the current and incoming SGA Executive Board. They held signs […]

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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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RiverRun Returns!

By Alexandra Benson The eighteenth annual RiverRun International Film Festival is returning to the city from April 7-17. This ten-day long festival showcases films from independent, international, and student filmmakers. Screenings of this year’s films will take place in downtown Winston-Salem, UNC School of the Arts, and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA).    […]

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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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