Scholarship Weekend and its impact on prospective students

GABY IORI Students from all over the country make their way to Winston-Salem each February to interview for scholarships, experience campus life and spend a few nights in a dorm with a Salem College student hostess. They attend panels, eat in the Refectory, attend an acapella performance and meet new people. As they do this, […]

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Get to Know Salem College Libraries!

EDEN HAMBY This past year, Salem College Libraries (SCL) has gained two new additions to their library staff, new resources for students to use and outreach initiatives. The library staff has reached out to the Salemite to introduce themselves and these new resources to the student body. Their goal is to connect with Salem students […]

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Getting over the February slump

GABI IORI February, although the shortest month of the year, can often feel like it drags on forever. Fresh off the heels of January’s resolutions and snow days, February can feel like a waste of time and energy. By the end of the month, it can be hard to maintain those goals we made for […]

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Salem Spotlight: Ronnie Lewis

JULIA JENNINGS Interview with Ronnie Lewis, Coordinator of Technology Services. Where are you from? And how did you end up in Winston-Salem? I am from Winston Salem and have lived here all my life. I had the opportunity to move away from Winston-Salem twice for jobs, but stayed local.  In 1999, PepsiCo moved my helpdesk […]

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Wildlife Rambles: Eastern Chipmunk

JULIA JENNINGS Objectively one of the cutest inhabitant of Salem’s campus, the eastern chipmunk is also one of the hardest to catch on camera–especially during the winter when they hibernate in their burrows. Although dubbed the “eastern” chipmunk, this small rodent is not found in the eastern part of North Carolina and are most densely […]

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Artists’ Reception Opens New Exhibits in the FAC

JULIA JENNINGS On Friday, Feb. 9, Salem hosted the first artists’ reception of the Spring semester in the Elberson Fine Arts Center. Two exhibits opened: Meredith Elder in the Velma Mason Davis Gallery, and an invitational throughout the Mary Davis Holt Gallery. The Invitational Exhibition brings together women printmakers currently active in the Winston-Salem community. […]

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What’s New Book Review – In Search of Us

SAM SHAW In Search of Us Ava Dellaira pp. 416 Farrar Straus Giroux  Published March 2018 When a book starts by tossing out disconnected puzzle pieces that make up the inevitable end, it is a challenge to keep reading. The energy, plot arc and tension have to be powerful enough to keep the rapt attention […]

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The Vagina Monologues

DENAE RABINETTE The Vagina Monologues are an Obie award-winning production created by playwright and activist Eve Ensler, based on real interviews with real women about their vaginas, sexuality, sexual experiences and body image–among other topics. Women of all different ages, races and backgrounds were interviewed – including a six-year-old girl, a dominatrix and an elderly […]

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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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