The Southerner

Dear White People is illuminating and revolutionary

Frances Matejcek, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 24, 2014

The movie "Dear White People" has received so much hype recently that it would be surprising if you haven’t heard of it. It has brought many things into the public eye that are long overdue for attention. From unapologetically and...

Lack of diversity is troubling for the future of girls’ soccer

Eleanor Noble, Co-editor in chief

October 3, 2014

Sophomore Tosin Odumuye is one of the strongest players on the girls varsity soccer team, dominating defensively and starting nearly every game. As another member of the team, it’s refreshing to know that our program has a future...

Women of color face discrimination in Hollywood

Sophie Downey, Features Editor

April 29, 2014

"When I look down at this golden statue, may it remind me and every little child that no matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid," said actress Lupita Nyong’o as she accepted her first Academy Award on March 2. The me...

South s.t.a.r.t. invited to racial equity conference

Etta Harkness-Bartholdi, Staff Writer

May 22, 2013

          "We have never truly been real about race in this country," exclaimed Patrick Duffy Barton Middle School principal and founder of student group Dare To Be Real program that hosted the conference. South High's an...

Letter to the editor: Well done, s.t.a.r.t

Bill Keatts

February 23, 2013

I was a listening adult at a student forum at South High last evening. The spaghetti dinner and discussion was the idea of students and organized by students in the s.t.a.r.t. program (students together as allies for racial t...

Diversity brings more segregation in large schools

Ben DeVore, Staff Writer

January 17, 2013

Most students never think twice about the racially divided tables that accompany every lunch, accepting it as a typical occurrence at South. But can this separation have harmful effects on the community or is it just an expectation...