SGA 2016-17 Election Results

By Sarah Vick The Salemite extends its gratitude to the excellent and efficient election co-chairs, Emily Rutledge and Brianna Youngblood for running this year’s Student Government Association (SGA) elections so well. Congratulations as well to all of the elected officers for the 2016-17 academic year! Here are the final results for Salem’s 2016-17 Student Government […]

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SGA Debate One: Highlights

By Kristen Maikoo Student Government Association (SGA) held their first debates for 2016 candidates yesterday night. Here are some highlights. SGA Presidential candidates Misbah Khan, Ella Hill and Peyton Ellis addressed topics such as inclusivity, communication and connecting with groups at other colleges. Khan was the first to speak on improving communication between the SGA […]

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Sorting Through Mental Laundry

By Alexandra Benson Photos by Anna Kathryn Fulp and Katherine Williams     For Nicole Uzzell’s first solo exhibition, Salem College’s Fine Arts Center opened the corridor of the Velma Mason Davis Gallery. This allowed for the sculptor and installation artist to set up the  intricate and interesting collection “Sorting It Out.” Her collection combines a […]

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Simoneau at Salem

By Merritt Enright     Choreographer Helen Simoneau may be from Quebec, but she’s no stranger to Winston-Salem, North Carolina.     This February, Simoneau hosted an informal choreography showcase at Salem College. Local fans, students, and colleagues gathered in Salem’s Bryant Hall studio to witness Simoneau’s “Paper Wings” performed by Salem College dancers.       The showcase marked the […]

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First Director of Diversity Appointed at Salem College

By Eva Andrews    Spanish professor and Salem College alumna Dr. Krishauna Hines-Gaither has taken on the new role of director of diversity. While she has been teaching Spanish for more than 11 years at Salem College, Hines-Gaither also possesses expertise within Afro-Latino culture and civilization with a focus on Afro-Latina women. Her position as director […]

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Project MoRE is Dancing Its Way Onto Campus

By Emily Ramser Photos courtesy of Heidi Echols     Project MoRE presented its first dance performance this Jan Term on Jan. 27.     Hosted by the Department of Dance Studies at Salem College, Project MoRE is an ongoing movement research project, which explores how arts and sciences interact through dance. The project includes presentations, performances, community classes, […]

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Salem Cleans up its Act

By Mackenzie Confer If anything has been thoroughly glossed over in the presidential debates and campaigns, it is most certainly climate change and environmental impact. Bernie Sanders has been quoted as saying climate change is the greatest threat to national security; whether or not you personally agree, environmental impact is something that should be discussed. […]

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Local Events to Check Out in January

Jan Term is a great opportunity to take fun classes, get some experience with an internship, or do some independent studying. If you’re on campus this Jan Term, don’t be stuck in your dorm for the whole month. Avoid cabin fever this January by checking out one or more of these fun events in the […]

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Sexy Suzy: Dental Dam It

Hello Dears, “Don’t have sex, because you will get pregnant and die.” Not all sex education is quite as bad as Coach Carr’s, but it’s certainly clear that most of sex ed in America is lacking. This is particularly true for queer people. For the most part, those of us who didn’t have abstinence-only sex […]

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Salem College Cancels January Study Abroad Trips

By Sarah Vick Image via rovein Urban Capture     Due to security concerns, Salem College is canceling the January 2016 study abroad trips to Spain and Italy. The U.S. State Department has issued a worldwide travel alert that extends through February 24, 2016.     Susan Calovini, Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs and Dean of the […]

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