The Sou’wester

Madison Perchik’s research receives national attention

Madison Perchik’s research receives  national attention

Taylor Stone '22, Features Editor

March 25, 2019

Madison Perchik ’19 is a Chemistry major with minors in Religious Studies and Spanish. For the last three years, since her freshman year, she has been working under Chemistry Professor and Chair of the Chemistry Department, Mauricio Cafiero, on computational chemistry research in order to find a potential...

Celebrating 50 years of Blexcellence

Celebrating 50 years of Blexcellence

Jamarr McCain '19, Contributor

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 history begins in the fall of 1964 when Rhodes College (then Southwestern at Memphis) finally desegregated. Two African American students, Coby Smith and Lorenzo...

Sophomore Mary Thomas speaks at Memphis Women’s March

Sophomore Mary Thomas speaks at Memphis Women’s March

Taylor Stone '22, Features Editor

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. Its topics of discussion ranged from diversity to community to legislation. The march was shorter than in previous years to accommodate the activists that n...

A ‘Nu’ sorority on campus

A ‘Nu’ sorority on campus

Rachel Heimann '20, Staff Writer

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 the Spence Wilson Room. This historic event is especially notable for Rhodes College since this was the first chartering of a sorority on campus in over 20 years....

Rhodes alumnus to be published at year’s end

Rhodes alumnus to be published at year’s end

Sam Walter '22, Staff Writer

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 is currently working as the Conservation Projects Manager of Rural Lands for The Land Trust for Tennessee. The book was written during his tenure at Rhodes College an...

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