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.

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Amelia Leaphart C’23

Executive Editor
Rebecca Cole C’24

Executive Staff
Derby Carlson C’23
Jackson Sparkman C’23
Vivian Hodges C’22
Ahmad Ijaz C’24
Meg Butler C’24

Junior Editors
Anna Cook C’25
Camille Pfister C’25

Photo Editors
Beylie Ivanhoe C’24

Advertising & Sales
Addison Hall C’23

Layout Editors
Emma Howell C’23

Online Managing Editor
Elliott Robinson C’23

Faculty Advisor
Dr. Virginia Craighill C’82