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Student Vaccine Requirement for the Fall Semester

Dear Viking Students, The Massachusetts State University system is joining a growing number of colleges and universities across the country and Commonwealth requiring students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they attend in-person classes this fall. Prior to the beginning of the fall semester and following state, federal and legal guidance, the Massachusetts State Universities […]

Producing Better Writers with the Mary G. Walsh Writing Center

The Writing Center’s job is to produce better writers. As Writing Center coordinator Al DeCiccio puts it, in the words of Kenneth Bruffee, “a necessary intermediate step on the way to effective independence is effective interdependence” so peers work with one another to engage in the normal discourse required by University professors assigning writing projects; […]

How Students Are Facing Their Sleep Troubles Amidst a Pandemic

According to a survey done by Sleep Standards with more than 1,000 Americans, 54% have attempted to improve their sleep patterns during the pandemic. Among that 54%, college students Cece Winiarski and Meghna Shanker have used different methods of their own to help them sleep.  As a sophomore at Salem State University, Winiarski has consistently […]

The Red Sox Look Really Good…

On Easter Sunday, I listened to all 9 innings of the Red Sox game after watching them get crushed in the two games prior courtesy of the Baltimore Orioles. The Red Sox went on to get slaughtered 11-3 to a team that is not trying to win games. The Orioles are currently in the process […]

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Famous Lost Graves

Losing our phones or wallets are a worry that many of us possess. Losing belongings is a horrific feeling as normally you will start to panic and get anxious. Unlike losing a dead body or a grave stone, at least a phone or a wallet is replaceable. The names of these famous historical figures below […]

Boston: Reason to Believe

To say that the 2021 NBA season has been a struggle for the Boston Celtics would be an understatement. As of April 12, the Celtics currently have a record of 28-26 being two games above .500, placing them in the 7th seed of the Eastern Conference, which no one would have expected. With the loss of […]

Come Join Marsh Madness!

One of the biggest sporting events in the world has arrived! This year especially, we are welcoming the NCAA March Madness basketball men’s and women’s tournament with open arms, as we will be celebrating the spirit of competition and positivity! To my readers all around, I welcome you to the dance! March Madness? “March Madness” […]

Are the Needs of the BIPOC Student Community Really Being Addressed?

Cinnamon Bohm is a senior Interdisciplinary Studies major with an American Studies concentration at Salem State University. During the spring 2021 semester she is working as a research assistant for the African American Experience in Essex County project that Dr. Elizabeth Duclos-Orsello of Salem State is co-authoring with Dr. Kabria Baumgartner of the University of […]

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Fall 2021 Return to Campus: A Look Ahead

This letter was emailed to the Salem State community from President John Keenan on March 11, 2021. Dear Salem State Students, Faculty and Staff,  I am delighted to announce that Salem State is planning to return to primarily on-campus instruction in fall 2021! Based on public health trends, the anticipated acceleration of the vaccine rollout, […]