The Southerner



December 1, 2014

New Equity and Racial Diversity Program Coordinator starts to make a change

Emma Pederson, Staff Writer

November 24, 2014

“I just need somebody to help me understand where students are in terms of racial equity and racism...The expectation is that he’s at the table with these different groups so then he can inform me on what we need to do to...

Minneapolis superintendent settles federal discrimination complaint

Emma Pederson, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014

On February 14th, 2013, two to three hundred South High students were involved in a cafeteria fight caused by growing racial tensions in the school. This past year the Minneapolis Public School’s district have taken action to...

Gender Equality Club: a new voice at South

Elizabeth Santana, Staff Writer

November 11, 2013

One of the newer additions to South High is the Gender Equality Club, which is a student-led group founded by seniors Etta Harkness-Bartholdi and Anna Meier. The club meets on Tuesdays from 7:45am-8:30am. "We are a group that is concerne...

Mix-It-Up Mondays, starting a habit

Laura Turner, Staff Writer

February 25, 2013

After the violence on February 14, South group s.t.a.r.t. (students together as allies for racial trust) has stepped up their efforts to encourage understanding among South students.  So far two “Mix-it-up Mondays” have b...

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...

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