Mitch Shakespeare Opinions Editor The recent digitizing of student records from 1868 to 1920 has opened the door for further research into the early history
Letter from the Editor
Dear readers, I hope you enjoy our last issue of the semester! I want to thank all of the staff members for their amazing work
In Remembrance of Eric Benjamin, to Mr. B
Rebecca Cole Editor-in-Chief On Tuesday morning, April 18, 2023, Eric Benjamin (C’73), the University’s first director of multicultural affairs and beloved former employee passed away.
A Chat with Sewanee Admissions
Rebecca Cole Editor-in-Chief With another year coming to a close, The Purple met with Sewanee Admissions in order to learn more about the incoming class
Sailing Club Wins 6 of 6 in Inaugural Outing
Jack Larish Sports Editor The Sewanee Sailing Club had an impressive first outing as an organization, winning six out of six of their scheduled races.
Caroline Winslow Layout Editor March 26 L 1-3 Softball @ Millsaps L 10-23 Women’s Lacrosse vs Rhodes L 14-16 Baseball vs Millsaps L 0-9 Women’s
Getting Violently Thrown on the Ground Repeatedly is a Great Extracurricular Activity, Here’s Why
Anna Cook Executive Editor Are you aware that thrice a week, a co-ed group of students from all walks of Sewanee convene on the field
Camilla Hipp Staff Writer Doing something new this week, and going to quickly look into the recent movement of Pluto in Aquarius. Pluto moved out
Covenant School Shooting in Nashville, Tennessee: What Does it Mean for the Transgender Community?
Peyton Hassinger Staff Writer Two weeks ago, on March 27, an active shooter broke into the Covenant Elementary School in Nashville, Tennessee. The shooter wielded
Book Review: The Idiot
Maddie Loud Junior Editor In her semi-autobiographical novel, The Idiot, Elif Batuman uses the voice of Selin, a Harvard freshman and daughter of Turkish immigrants,