The Southerner

Unidos is enriched by the Newcomer Program

Ella Kressel, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015

Unidos is a student led latinx group here at South that is meant to create a safe and educational space for all students. Not only does Unidos create a safe space for latinx students to express their heritage and culture, it ...

Co-president of UNIDOS pushes for change

Xavie Wilson, Staff Writer

November 24, 2014

“I think she really wants to change the world. I think she really cares about the students at South High. She has a really legitimate desire to be a leader, she has natural leadership qualities,” english teacher and advisor...

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...

South students take a stand against ethnic studies ban

Sophie Downey, Staff Writer

March 9, 2012

 In mid February, classrooms at South were invaded by people dressed all in black, taking books that students were reading out of their hands, and covering up posters that needed to be removed. When the confused students wondered...