The Southerner

Prospective Oromo Group Hopes To Spread Awareness

Grace Palmer, Opinions Editor

November 22, 2013

 A recent Southerner survey showed that a small, but significant, group of incoming freshmen speak Oromo, a language spoken mainly by an ethnic group in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia. Junior Umar Hassan is working with others t...

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...

UMOJA honors “Great Debaters”

Nathan Fantauzza, Staff writer

March 1, 2011

UMOJA had its annual Black History Month presentation on Thursday February 24. “The theme was reminding people about the black voice,” said Senior Olay Redden. “We wanted people to know that it’s present today and not...

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