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

Colton Williams C’21

Executive Editor
Claire Smith C’22

Junior Editors
Anna Püsök C’23
Madison Sellers C’23

News Editor
Amelia Leaphart C’23

Features Editor
Bella Francois C’24

A&E Editor
Mary Katherine Saye C’23

Opinions Editor
Max Saltman C’21

Sports Editor
Jeremy O’Neill C’21

Business Manager
Katie Ray C’21

Layout Editor
Szonja Szurop C’22

Online Engagement Editor
Katherine LeClair C’21

Photo Editor
Robert Mohr C’21

Staff Photographer
Sambhav Bansal C’23

Faculty Advisor
Dr. Virginia Craighill