Constitutional Amendment for Salem

By Maria Ramirez Perez The constitutional amendment, initially announced in December 2016, has been approved. The amendment is meant to address a gap in the current constitution which posed a potential restriction for Fleer student participation in SGA-funded organizations. Discussion of the amendment began in November in response to growing interest expressed by Fleer students … More Constitutional Amendment for Salem

BADU leads Black History Month celebration

by Kadia King BADU, Salem’s Black student union, organized several events throughout February in celebration of Black History Month.  One of the events was a panel featuring four Black Salem alumni from the classes of 1999, 2000, and 2013. The alumni shared their experiences on Salem’s campus and on their lives after graduation, covering topics … More BADU leads Black History Month celebration

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