The Sou’wester

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Recent Opinion Stories

Why I filed a Clery Act complaint against Rhodes College, and why I do not regret it

Why I filed a Clery Act complaint against Rhodes College, and why I do not regret it

October 26, 2019

“We are proud of the low crime rate and extraordinarily safe campus at Rhodes College.”  This proclamation appears in bold lettering...

A note from the editor: explaining the change

A note from the editor: explaining the change

October 7, 2019

When The Sou’wester published its first issue on Nov. 5, 1919, its editorial board provided a statement of purpose. That statement read in...

The right to bear arms depends on an absolute—grammatically, anyways

The right to bear arms depends on an absolute—grammatically, anyways

September 30, 2019

The text of the Second Amendment is a disaster. Despite the fierce disagreements about its meaning and application, the problems of the actual...

Mary Thomas ’21, named Ally of the Year, speaks out against the award

Mary Thomas ’21, named Ally of the Year, speaks out against the award

June 10, 2019

This past spring semester, sitting with my family in the McCallum Ballroom, I was honored to receive the Ally of the Year award. I was very surprised,...

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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 vs. Sewanee: the everlasting rivalry

Recent Sports Stories

Women’s Basketball wins SAA conference championship

Women’s Basketball wins SAA conference championship

March 26, 2019

  In their 2018-2019 season, the Rhodes College Women’s Basketball team brought home the Conference...

Track & Field freshmen shine at invitational meet

Track & Field freshmen shine at invitational meet

March 26, 2019

 Rhodes College Track and Field hosted their first home track meet of the season from March 15 to March...

Rhodes athletic social media accounts you should already be following

Rhodes athletic social media accounts you should already be following

October 30, 2018

The impact of Social Media on today’s society is undeniable. From our President tweeting about Nuclear...

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Featured Staff
Jane Doe files lawsuit against Rhodes College, SAE
Jordan Hulseberg '19

Emeritus Editor-in-Chief

Jordan Hulseberg is the emeritus editor-in-chief of The Sou'wester. He is an alumnus and philosophy major with a double minor in English and political science. He was a member of the newspaper staff since...

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Jane Doe files lawsuit against Rhodes College, SAE
Alice Berry '21

Editor-in-Chief

Alice Berry is the editor-in-chief of The Sou'wester. She is a junior Spanish and international studies double major. She has been a member of the newspaper staff since the first semester of the 2018-2019...

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