The Southerner

Mix-It-Up Mondays, starting a habit

Laura Turner, Staff Writer

February 25, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Covering Cultural Tension, News

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...

Somali students fight against discrimination

Sadie Pelini, Editor in Chief

February 12, 2013

Filed under Features

"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...

Conflict in Palestine evokes stong feelings for South students

Elise Sommers, Staff writer

December 1, 2011

Filed under Features

Between Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Jerusalem, Israel lies 6,242 miles. That is roughly 6 times longer than the distance from Minneapolis to New York City, and 43 times longer than that of Minneapolis to Duluth. For almost anybo...

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