How to Navigate a College Textbook

Hey Vikings! I don’t know about ya’ll, but the amount of reading that I have this semester is intense! It seems like for every class I have over 100 pages a week and I can just never catch up. It can be really hard to balance all this reading, plus the homework, extracurricular activities, and... Continue Reading →


Myth Busters: SSU Commuter Edition

With over 7,000 undergraduate students at Salem State University commuters make up a large majority of the population. With Salem’s centralized location it is a popular pick for many students from surrounding cities. Even though such a large portion of our students are commuters, that option can get a bad name sometimes. But, luckily FYE... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Items to Bring to Campus

Hey Vikings! Going into college is hard. It’s a totally new experience with new people, living situations, and most importantly- new stuff! But, knowing exactly what you need to bring to campus can make this transition much easier. Make sure if you’re living on campus that these items are on your shopping list!   1. Shower... Continue Reading →

Why do I need to read FYRE book?!

Hey Vikings! We hope that your Summer is everything you’ve wanted so far! Lots of adventures with hometown friends, vacations with your family, working in your local town so you have lots of spending money once you get to Salem, and most importantly, reading Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay! Not only is Bad Feminist an... Continue Reading →

13 Resources After Watching 13 Reasons Why

Hey Vikings! If you’re anything like me, Netflix has been a blessing in your life! I’ve been able to watch shows from my childhood, gain knowledge through amazing Documentaries, and laugh hysterically from the selection of shows. Netflix itself has a sensational array of original shows that they produce themselves, the most recently being “13... Continue Reading →

The 16th Annual Raspberry Swirl

Hey Vikings! We hope you’ve cleared your schedule for this Friday because at 6PM there’s an event you DO NOT want to miss. This year is the 16th Annual Raspberry Swirl, brought to you by The Alliance in partnership with Program Council. This year will be the biggest and baddest Raspberry Swirl yet with not... Continue Reading →

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