Senior Creates Safe Space for Art, Writing, and Studying

By Emily Ramser    On Mondays and Thursdays from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. the student meeting rooms are filled with students drawing, writing, and studying as a part of senior Julie Parker’s “Art Study Hours.”    Parker created Art Study Hours as a part of her Not-for-Profit class this fall. She was tasked with creating a […]

Read More…

A Place For Writers in Winston Salem

  With spring coming up and everyone back on campus, people are looking for things to do. In particular, most people are in search for something to do off campus. While students love campus activities, sometimes they just need to get away from it all. One way to do so is by checking out the […]

Read More…

A Talk With One of Our Own

I sat down with Emily “Em” Ramser, on behalf of The Salemite to discuss the release of her upcoming book, “I Forgot How to Write When They Diagnosed Me”, which will be published by Weasel Press in February 2015. We talked about writing preferences, alien dolphins, and loss of nerve sensation.   SALEMITE: What is […]

Read More…

The JanTerm Experience: “30 Days to Create”

I didn’t really know what I was getting into with this class, “30 Days to Create.” I didn’t like the sound of the other experimental Jan Term classes available to me, so I picked this one on a whim, having done so little research that I wasn’t even sure what I would be “creating” until […]

Read More…

National Novel Writing Month: A Rookie’s Experience

Last month, fellow writer Sarah Foil introduced Salemite readers to something called National Novel Writing Month, more commonly recognized as NaNoWriMo. Participants were given all of November to write a 50,000 word story with no editing allowed. Not everyone’s end goal was 50,000 words, though. As my first time participating in this epic challenge, I […]

Read More…

New Professors Welcomed into the Salem Community

As we come to a close this semester, we turn the spotlight to the new professors on campus. Here is what we have discovered about some of our new professors. Metta Sáma:     When Salem was in search of a new Creative Writing professor and Director for the Writing Center, Dr. Metta Sáma knew that it was […]

Read More…