The Sou’wester

#UnfinishedBusiness: the story of the Rhodes student center effort

Recent Opinion Stories

The Sou’wester endorses AVI Fresh as new food service provider

The Sou’wester endorses AVI Fresh as new food service provider

March 23, 2019

As the student body votes for their preferred food vendor for the College to contract with next year, the Editorial Board of The Sou’wester...

Yes, IFC must do better, but they cannot work alone

Yes, IFC must do better, but they cannot work alone

March 22, 2019

Today I read an article that compelled me to speak out about the standing of social life and the IFC community here at Rhodes. I thought long...

When ‘good enough’ is not good enough

When ‘good enough’ is not good enough

March 20, 2019

On the Tuesday before Valentine’s Day, I quit my fraternity. I quit my fraternity because I was tired of being a problem. I was a problem because...

‘Truth is our master’: a note from Alice Berry, The Sou’wester’s new editor

‘Truth is our master’: a note from Alice Berry, The Sou’wester’s new editor

March 19, 2019

When I accepted the position of editor-in-chief of The Sou’wester, I knew that I would follow editors Zoe Laulederkind ’18 and Jordan Hulseberg...

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Madison Perchik’s research receives  national attention

Recent Features Stories

Celebrating 50 years of Blexcellence

Celebrating 50 years of Blexcellence

February 13, 2019

The history of the Black Student Association doesn’t start fifty years ago with its official formation on September 30, 1969. Instead, our...

Sophomore Mary Thomas speaks at Memphis Women’s March

Sophomore Mary Thomas speaks at Memphis Women’s March

January 30, 2019

Memphis celebrated the Women’s March with a march across downtown Memphis on Jan. 19. The march was centered around inclusivity and empowerment....

A ‘Nu’ sorority on campus

A ‘Nu’ sorority on campus

December 2, 2018

The Numinous Nu Phi Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, at Rhodes College hosted a celebration of their chartering on Nov. 30 in...

Rhodes alumnus to be published at year’s end

Rhodes alumnus to be published at year’s end

September 25, 2018

Brooks Lamb, a history major from the Class of 2017, has secured a publishing deal on his new book, Overton Park: A People’s History. Lamb...

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Spotlight: Res Life student staff describe office in turmoil, fear Aretha Milligan

Alice Berry '21, Editor-in-Chief
April 16, 2019

Director of Residence Life Aretha Milligan emailed her work study student employees to inform that they would not be re-hired for the 2019-2020 academic year shortly after a Residence Life Town Hall on the evening of Feb. 21. The email read: “This...

Spotlight: Aramark employees tell stories of health code violations, workplace hostility

Jordan Hulseberg '19, Editor-in-Chief
November 14, 2018

Employees described seeing a number of health code violations. One employee claimed seeing small cockroaches—each smaller than the size of a dime—on cutlery in the kitchen.

Spotlight: Sigma Nu Fraternity brothers allege their chapter denied a gay student a bid due to sexual expression

Jordan Hulseberg '19, Editor-in-Chief
February 9, 2018

Two Rhodes College Sigma Nu brothers have alleged their fraternity chapter denied a gay student a bid due to his sexual expression during Spring Rush last academic year.

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Listen to this: ‘Thank U, Next’

Recent Columns Stories

Listen to this: ‘Some Rap Songs’

Listen to this: ‘Some Rap Songs’

February 21, 2019

I know I am late to the party by reviewing this album more than two months after it was released. I could blame it on Winter Break,...

Record reviews: ‘Master of the Sun’

Record reviews: ‘Master of the Sun’

November 13, 2018

I was on the fence about starting this music column until I heard about the new Black Eyed Peas album. They are the lowest hanging...

Advice from Alexandra: Balancing school work and social life

Advice from Alexandra: Balancing school work and social life

October 30, 2018

Anonymous Advice seeker:” I have been having a really hard time balancing school work and my social life. I feel like I have...

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Rhodes athletic social media accounts you should already be following

Recent Sports Stories

Soccer scores against Centre, Sewanee

Soccer scores against Centre, Sewanee

October 25, 2018

Men’s Soccer had a big weekend on the first weekend of the October, with a game against Centre on Friday...

Sitting down with ‘Can’t Knock the Hustle’ co-hosts

Sitting down with ‘Can’t Knock the Hustle’ co-hosts

October 4, 2018

This month, Staff Writer Adrian Harris ‘20 sat down with PJ Settles ‘19 and Bryce Hayes ‘20, both...

1, 2, 3, 4, Rhodes cheer comes back for more

1, 2, 3, 4, Rhodes cheer comes back for more

September 25, 2018

This school year marks the official relaunching of the Rhodes cheer team after its year-long absence....

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Jordan Hulseberg ’19, Editor-in-Chief
Jordan Hulseberg '19

Editor-in-Chief

Jordan Hulseberg is the editor-in-chief of The Sou'wester. He is a senior philosophy major with a double minor in English and political science. He has been a member of the newspaper staff since the first...

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Lauren Clark ’22
Lauren Clark '22

Staff Writer

Lauren Clark is a staff writer with The Sou'wester. She is an undeclared first-year. She has been a member of the newspaper staff since the first semester of the 2018-2019 academic year.

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Rohan Kaza ’21
Rohan Kaza '21

Staff Writer

Rohan Kaza is a staff writer with The Sou'wester. He is an undeclared sophomore. He has been a member of the newspaper staff since the first semester of the 2017-2018 academic year.

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Sam Walter ’22
Sam Walter '22

Staff Writer

Sam Walter is a staff writer with The Sou'wester. He is an undeclared first-year. He has been a member of the newspaper staff since the first semester of the 2018-2019 academic year....

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