September 28th, 201604by Alyse Diamantides / copy editor
Meet Salem State senior: Carly Rosen
Hometown: Peabody, Mass.
Interests (other than photography) Hiking, traveling and boating
Favorite artist: Peter Max
Favorite photographer: Sebastian Kim
Dream job: To be a fashion photographer at Harper’s...
September 28th, 201608by Amory Thomas / Editor in Chief and Dakotah Sanford / staff writer
This week on our student spotlight, let me introduce Dakotah Lee Sanford! She is a sophomore here at Salem State, with an criminal justice major and a psychology minor.
Originally from Cambridge, Mass., she now lives in Methuen, yet calls Viking...
September 27th, 2016010By Lauren Bayuk / Log Staff Writer
Let’s talk about memes.
At the word, people either roll their eyes with a groan, or produce a sly smirk and make a comment stolen from some social media site (I find myself to be the latter). But the fact of the matter is, memes, or just Internet culture in general, has wormed its way into...
September 26th, 201602
by Jessie Nocella / features editor
Uprooted my roots
Uprooted my roots,
They were never ending
My mind took one wrong turn
And then I bended
My creativity extended
Became opened and then intruded
Results in an illusion
That my soul...
Coming back to campus at the start of every semester is always exciting yet stressful for me. While I love the Salem State community, I always get the same anxiety and nervousness about classes as I...News
by Amory Thomas / Editor in Chief
These days, many students graduate college with few career options in their futures. But this is not the case for Salem State University graduate, Megan...Uncategorized
July 26th, 201609by Amory Thomas / Social Media manager
In an episode titled “Steven Floats” (Season 3 episode 5), Steven comes back home from going on missions with the other Crystal Gems, and is more than excited to go back to his daily life in Beach City – in fact, he spends the first few minutes actively going around his home saying...
July 17th, 2016011By Jeremy Mele/ Interim Editor in Chief
Donald Trump is not a good presidential candidate. He is certainly good at being a candidate—his successful bid to get the Republican nomination speaks to that—but the policies he advocates are almost always ignorant, impractical, and immoral. Be it his desire to construct what he fails to...
July 3rd, 2016024by Jeremy Mele / Interim Editor in Chief
The Kenmore Citgo sign is a historic and iconic part of the Boston skyline. It's an unofficial Bostonian landmark that has reached a status comparable to that of the Golden Gate Bridge or Empire State Building. When someone from Boston, or the Greater Boston area, sees it, they know they're...
June 26th, 2016019by Amory Thomas / Social Media manager
Back in high school, I remember watching “Finding Nemo” for the thousandth time in my marine biology class in order for us to pick out the inaccuracies of the Pixar film. Though I had seen it many times, I found that there was wonderful characterization and priceless jokes packed throughout....
June 24th, 201607by Jeremy Mele/ Interim editor in chief
On June 23, voters across the U.K. cast their ballots to decide whether or not their country would remove itself from the European Union. A day later, the votes have been tallied, and by a narrow margin of just under 4 percent, the Leave campaign has proven victorious. The success of the...
June 22nd, 2016016By Vincent Delaney / Staff Writer
What would it take to grab your attention and cause you to begin to think and act in a new way? What would it take to move you from your usual habits and emotional responses, and begin to adopt a new way of living your life, to accomplish your educational, career and life goals?
What if I were to...
June 12th, 2016023by Amory Thomas / Social media manager
On Saturday, June 11, Pulse, a notorious LGBTQA dance hot spot, was evacuated when Omar Mateen opened fire into the crowd of dancing people, according to the New York Times.
According to eyewitness reports, some thought that the gunshots sounded like part of the music, but it wasn’t...
June 12th, 201617by Jeremy Mele/ Interim Editor in Chief
Ever since he announced his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, and especially since he has become the presumptive nominee, Donald Trump has been met, unsurprisingly, with criticism for his statements and rhetoric. This is the man, after all, who revels in misogyny by calling women...
June 10th, 2016016by Jeremy Mele/Interim Editor in Chief
"Sourcefed has discovered that Google has been actively altering search recommendations in favor of Hillary Clinton's campaign." This chilling statement was issued via a Youtube video posted by the news website, Sourcefed. The video alleges that the search engine giant has been changing the...
June 7th, 2016120by Jeremy Mele/ Interim Editor in Chief
A new petition on Change.org is seeking supporters to demand the removal of California County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky. Judge Persky recently oversaw the trial of convicted rapist, Brock Turner, and has invited serious criticism and backlash for the incredibly lenient sentence he gave...
June 6th, 201604by Jeremy Mele / Interim Editor in Chief
Political activist and world famous boxer, Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.), has passed away at the age of 74. An inspiring figure to many, Twitter users today went online to mourn his passing.