The Southerner

College preparation follows a “one size fits all” plan

November 16, 2014

Entering high school marked the beginning of all the adults around me inquiring who I want to be. Suddenly the focus of my life was where I am going to college, what my major will be, and what I am doing to prepare for all of...

Point: Starting the college conversation sooner relieves stress for senior

Ellen Gantenbein, Sports Editor

November 16, 2014

Senior year of high school rolled around a lot faster than I expected. Throughout my first three years of highschool I thought I was ahead of the game, I came to realize I was horribly wrong. I knew that I wanted to go to college...

Prestige is not all students should look for in a college

Alex Boutrous, Staff Writer

May 24, 2013

Each year as spring rolls around, seniors make their final decisions about college, while juniors begin planning and solidifying their application list. Seniors are set in their plans, but many juniors are still dreaming big with ...

Ugandan student comes to South to prepare for college

Eleanor Noble, Staff Writer

January 17, 2013

The streets of Uganda are almost always overflowing with a seemingly endless number of people. It’s messy and hectic, but that’s what lets you know you’re alive, according to new South student and senior, Ruth Fitsum, who...