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

Claire Smith C’22

Executive Editor
Amelia Leaphart C’23

Junior Editors
Anna Püsök C’23
Michaela James-Thrower C’24

News Editor
Maggie Lorenzen C’24

Features Editor
Bella Francois C’24

A&E Editor
Camp Spain C’21

Opinions Editor
Madison Sellers C’23

Sports Editor
Peter Burditt C’24

Business Manager
Aashmin Seth C’24

Graphic Designer
Elliott Robinson C’23

Online Engagement Editor
Elliott Robinson C’23

Photo Editor
Maria Mattingly C’23

Staff Photographer
Beylie Ivanhoe, C’24

Faculty Advisor
Dr. Virginia Craighill