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Segregation continues despite awareness

Abby Edlein, Freshman

October 6, 2017

Dear Editors, I grew up in a predominantly white neighborhood, went to a predominantly white elementary school and was raised around kids who looked and grew up similar to me. Despite what I was accustomed to during my childhood, going to Inman Middle School and having a very culturally diverse school environment around me for the first time felt very natural. What was sh...

Charlottesville protests disheartening reminder of hate in America

Zola Sullivan, freshman

September 8, 2017

Dear Editors, On Aug. 13th, 2017, I sat on the edge of my couch watching as CNN became a war zone. The events leading up to that night started a ticking time bomb: one that went off when James Alex Fields drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at 1:42 that afternoon, killing one and injuring 19. A Donald Trump-led America seems to have given racists and white ...

Doctor abuse stories cause for concern

The Southerner

September 20, 2016

Dear Editors,         After reviewing Doctors Keep License Despite Reports of Abuse in the Sept. 9 issue of The Southerner, I was awestruck. I was completely unaware that individuals across the nation endure such hardships and terrors. It is bewildering to think that men and women of a respectable nature have the audacity to violate patients in such a crude and ...

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