Back row: Colton Williams (C’21), Lucy Rudman (C’22), Luke Gair (C’21), Jeremy O’Neill (C’21), Richard Pryor, III (C’20), Claire Crow (C’21)
Front Row: Szonja Szurop (C’22), Katherine LeClair (C’21), Klarke Stricklen (C’22), Anna Mann (C’20), Lucy Wimmer (C’20), Sydney Leibfritz (C’20), Vanessa Moss (C’20)

Not pictured: Matthew Hembree (C’20)

The Sewanee Purple is a bimonthly newspaper run by students of Sewanee: The University of the South. Students of both the College and the Seminary, faculty members, and others in the community are encouraged to contribute to this publication. The Purple strives to cover any and all events that are of concern to those at the University. The Purple also provides a forum for student opinion and debate and serves as an outlet for photographers, writers, artists, and all those interested in any aspect of newspaper production.

If you would like to become a contributor to The Sewanee Purple, please email

Anna Mann C’20

Executive Editor
Colton Williams C’21

Junior Editors
Lucy Rudman C’22
Klarke Stricklen C’22

News Editor
Vanessa Moss C’20

Features Editor
Luke Gair C’21

A&E Editor
Jeremy O’Neill C’21

Opinions Editor
Claire Crow C’21

Sports Editor
Richard Pryor, III C’20

Business Manager
Sydney Leibfritz  C’20

Layout Editors
Richard Pryor, III C’20
Szonja Szurop C’22

Online Management and Engagement Editor
Katherine LeClair C’21

Photo Editor
Matthew Hembree C’20

Staff Photographer
Lucy Wimmer C’20

Faculty Advisor
Dr. Virginia Craighill