The Southerner

Somali students fight against discrimination

Sadie Pelini, Editor in Chief

February 12, 2013

"It seems like it’s Somalis against the whole school." Senior Saida Mahamud is a Somali-American student who, until this year, has always felt her culture was accepted and welcomed at South. At the beginning of this year, howe...

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...