The Sou’wester

2021-2022 Staff

Lilly LeJeune

Lilly LeJeune is a freshman from Birmingham, Alabama. She is currently undeclared and is bouncing between English, Chemistry, and Psychology as possible majors. She enjoys reading and writing.

Jay Chatterjee

Hi everyone! I am Jay Chatterjee, a junior from Kolkata, India majoring in Economics and International Studies. I am a politics-nerd who also happens to dream about food. My other interests include art, food, travel, and tennis. ...

Kate Atchison

Hey y’all! My name is Kate Atchison and I’m a sophomore from Mandeville,LA. I intend to major in Biology and minor in Health Equity, with the hopes of one day becoming a doctor. When I am not being a #womaninSTEM, I can be ...

Lily Spencer

Hey y’all! I’m Lily Spencer (she/her) and I’m from Munford, TN, a small town a little north of Memphis. I’m a first-year student and I hope to major in Music! Apart from The Sou’wester, I am also a member of Rhodes Wo...

Emma Knight

Hey, my name’s Emma Knight! I am from Franklinton, Louisiana (sort of the middle of nowhere). I have been writing journalistically for 2 years now- although I have always enjoyed writing. Other than writing, I enjoy painting ...

Peyton Crest

Hello! My name is Peyton Crest, and I am a current freshman at Rhodes. I intend to major in neuroscience on a pre-med track with a minor in math and spanish. I love reading (The Great Gatsby is my all time favorite), cooking,...

Luke Crocker

Hi! My name is Luke Crocker, and I am a freshman at Rhodes this year. I’m undeclared, but I am interested in studying International Studies at Rhodes, and am excited to find a major/minor that I am invested in. I enjoy hikin...

Leven Greene

Hi! I’m Leven. I’m from New Orleans, LA, and I’m a freshman this year. I wrote for my high school’s newspaper my senior year and fell in love with it. I plan on majoring in education and studying to be a Pediatrician....

Anna Strohmeyer

Hi! I’m Anna Strohmeyer, a freshman with ambitions to double major in International Studies and Anthropology, from Rockwall, Texas. Other than the Sou’Wester, I am also part of Rhodes Singers, which I enjoy immensely. Some o...

Nowreen Sarwar

Hi! My name is Nowreen Sarwar and I am an international student here at Rhodes all the way from Bangladesh, South Asia! I am a psychology and biology double major with a chemistry minor, and I hope to be a family physician someda...

Ben Reynolds

Ben Reynolds is a staff writer at the Sou’wester. At Rhodes, the sophomore English major from Birmingham, Alabama serves as a Writing Fellow, Community Standards Councilman, Rhodes Radio DJ, and intramural sports enthusiast. Elsew...

Keaton Dicapo

Hello everyone! My name is Keaton Dicapo and I am a current junior at Rhodes. I’m majoring in Political Economy and minoring in Creative Writing. I’m originally from Denham Springs, LA, right outside of Baton Rouge. While I...

Izzy Wollfarth

Hello! My name is Izzy Wollfarth and I am a current sophomore at Rhodes. I intend to major in Biology with a minor in English. I hope one day to be a heart surgeon and maybe even write on the side. In addition to being a writer f...

Khulan Erdenechimeg

Greetings, fellow humans! ’Tis Khulan (pronounced Hu - lan) from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, a sophomore who likes to enjoy a hot cup of tea with her mood-specific playlists that took 5 hours to curate. I am intensely fascinated with ...

Editor in Chief

Samantha Patterson

Samantha (Sammy) is a Psychology major and Religious Studies minor in the class of 2022. She joined the staff in the Fall of 2019, and has become the new Editor in Chief for the 2021-2022 school year.

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