The Southerner

2019-2020 Staff

Katherine Lundquist

Editor-in-Chief

Katherine Lundquist is the Editor in Chief of our student run newspaper, and has been on the team since freshman year. Lundquist is invested in nature, and enjoys going on nice bike rides after school...

Kinsley Wilcox-McBride

Features Editor

Kinsley Wilcox-McBride is in her third year as a member of the newspaper, and first year as an editor. Wilcox-McBride started in newspaper as a freshman, and plans to continue being involved until she...

Gabe Chang-Deutsch

Opinions Editor

Its Gabe Chang-Deutsch third year on the newspaper. He is excited to be working with new people and getting to know new people this year. He started off a normal freshmen who likes writing. After being ...

Caleb Stipkovits

News Editor

Despite it only being his second year with the Southerner, sophomore Caleb Stipkovits is making his mark as the News editor. Stipkovits is passionate and prideful, he is never scared to think out loud ...

Erika Peterson

Arts and Entertainment Editor

Erika Peterson is the Arts and Entertainment editor for The Southerner, and she is very passionate about social change and history. She enjoys being a part of the Southerner staff because she enjoys being ...

Ellie Barnett-Cashman

Sports Editor

It’s Ellie Barnett-Cashman’s second year in newspaper and this year she’s coming back as a Sports Editor. She joined because it seemed cool and she made friends along the way. She also enjoys biking...

Talula Cedar-James

Graphics Editor

Talula Cedar-James has a knack for tinkering with problems until they work. She is putting this skill to good use this year as the Graphics Editor. As a junior this her second year at the Southerner. ...

Norah Austin

Photography Editor

If you’re fond of the extensive Twin Cities park system, you could probably find Norah Austin walking or biking along the many paths within and throughout Minneapolis. Austin is a junior at South Hig...

Eamonn Briem

Multimedia Editor

Eamonn Briem is a senior at South and this is his second year at the Southerner. Briem spends most of his time outside of school either skateboarding or working at Starbucks where he’s been a barista for...

Quentin Wolf

Staff Writer

Quentin Wolf is entering his junior year at South High School and his first year on the Southerner. He is excited to write article about topics that are important to him, and to spread awareness on important...

Shanell Gordon

Staff Writer

Shanell Gordon is new to the Southerner this year and making the most of it. Shanell didn’t even know she was going to be in newspaper this year but was randomly placed in it. Regardless, she picked i...

Fardus Hassan

Staff Writer

Freshman, Fardus Hassan is likely to be found chilling at home binge-watching Netflix while scrolling through her social media or playing iMessage games with friends. When she gets the chance, Fardus lov...

Helen Worku

Staff Writer

Helen Worku is a sophomore at South High and is in her first year on the Southerner. Worku was placed in the newspaper by her counselor, but even though she didn’t select it herself, she is enthusiastic...

Hayley Morgan

Staff Writer

Sophomore Hayley Morgan enters her first year of newspaper hoping to build her creative writing skills.  Morgan, a dedicated athlete, plays three sports: tennis, track, and volleyball. She has played ...

Salma Ibrahim

Staff Writer

Salma Ibrahim is a junior in the Liberal Program. This is her first year on the Southerner. She is a member of Student Council. Salma is passionate about makeup and beauty, she is interested in studying c...

Sammie Stever-Zeitlin

Staff Writer

It’s Sammie Stever-Zeitlin's first year in high school and her first year in newspaper. She decided to join because she likes to write and thought the class would be interesting and good to try out. She writes...

Tannen Holt

Staff Writer

Tannen Holt is a senior and is back for his third year on the Southerner. He is excited to be on staff again after taking a year off from the newspaper. Over the summer, he was in the May Day Parade on...

Rayna Acha

Staff Writer

Although Rayna Acha is a senior at South, it is her first year on the Southerner and she was excited to join. Outspoken, extroverted, and self-driven, Acha is very passionate about Feminism, Social Justice,...

Mumtaz Abdi

Staff Writer

Whether she’s listening to hip hop, eating pizza with pineapple, or drinking Coke, Mumtaz Abdi can always be found with a smile on her face, and friends nearby. She is a sophomore at South, and this ...

Guille Bastian McClain

Staff Writer

Guille Bastian McClain is a junior and this is her first year at the Southerner. She’s always enjoyed writing about things she’s interested in, and has a passion for creative writing.  Along wi...

Yasemin Isaacs

Staff Writer

Yasemin Isaacs is an excited freshman, eager to begin her journey on the Southerner’s staff. Isaacs went to Seward Montessori, which she says was ok, albeit boring. In her free time, Isaacs enjoys kn...

Khayaal Desai-Hunt

Staff Writer

This is freshman Khayaal Desai-Hunt’s first year on the Southerner staff. Desai-Hunt is excited to work on improving her writing skills as she learns the processes of journalistic writing. She has e...

Graham Doyle

Staff Writer

Graham Doyle is a sophomore at South highschool. Starting his first year of newspaper, he hopes to highlight stories centered around politics and activism. Doyle is an active member of the South community p...

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