The JanTerm Experience: The Wishes Project

Photo caption: Karina Gonzalez transcribing interviews and editing audio of parents’ wishes for their children for a Spanish honors independent study. Photo by Scarlet Kenagy By Karina Gonzalez “Caminante, no hay puentes. Se hace puentes al andar,” – Gloria Anzaldúa My month has been a reflection of Anzaldúa’s statement, as I have heard mothers’ stories of … More The JanTerm Experience: The Wishes Project

The JanTerm Experience: Bodies in Motion

Photo caption: Students An-Ra Moore and Wanjiru Iandiataiyero discovering how touch affects movement in the rest of the body.  Photo by Rafaela Chavez By Shania Guy Instructed by Karola Luettringhaus, Movement Research/Somatic Study was highly engaging and informative. Luettringhaus serves as the Artistic and Executive Director for the Alban Elved Dance Company. In the course, we … More The JanTerm Experience: Bodies in Motion

The JanTerm Experience: Embracing Kauai

By Jeniffer Padilla We were offered the glorious opportunity to go to Kauai, Hawaii for our JanTerm course this year. There, we were able to explore many different beaches, mountains and canyons. We took part in activities, such as snorkeling, surfing, boogie-boarding, hiking, yoga and morning walks/jogs to contribute to our wellness exercises. We were also … More The JanTerm Experience: Embracing Kauai

Winston-Salem welcomes Michelle Obama & Hillary Clinton

By Sarah Vick On Oct. 27, 2016, upwards of 11,000 people gathered inside of LVJM Coliseum for an early voting rally, the same venue in which commencement was held for Salem College C’16 last spring. Appearing for the first time together on the road to the White House, Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton chose the … More Winston-Salem welcomes Michelle Obama & Hillary Clinton

LGBTQIA+ An Educational Series: Gender Identity vs Sexual Orientation

By Scottie Wilcher and Savi Ettinger This is an educational series meant to distribute information about subjects of sexuality and gender orientations. This month’s topic is the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity and how they intersect! As the idea of intersectionality begins to gain popularity, more and more people have started to educate … More LGBTQIA+ An Educational Series: Gender Identity vs Sexual Orientation

10 Steps to throw the best ‘Friendsgiving’

By Sophie Shelton Thanksgiving is a highly anticipated holiday in most households. It is a time for families to join together and celebrate what they are thankful for. It is also a time for people to stuff themselves silly with food. A time when most people realize that they can’t choose their families. Tensions can … More 10 Steps to throw the best ‘Friendsgiving’