August 19, 2012 Opinion

Editor’s Note: PrettySouthern.com was created on the premise of spreading good news across the South. In these dark times of demise regarding our First Amendment rights, it was our duty to publish the sentiments of one of our own contributors. I, Polina Marinova, have resigned as the editor-in-chief from The Red & Black, the student… Read more »

July 3, 2012 Featured Opinion

Although I’ve lived in the D.C. area for exactly a month now, I still don’t know where I am. Am I in the North? Or am I still in the South? Well after a month’s worth of observations, I’ve concluded that I’m still in a Southern city where most people prefer Coke over Pepsi and… Read more »

June 17, 2012 Featured Opinion

It’s a great day to be a Daddy in the South. Here at PrettySouthern.com, we wanted to say thank you to all the fathers, papas, pe-paws, dads, pappys, pa’s and men who lead by example for their children. One of our favorite daddy’s in literature is Captain Rhett Butler from Gone With the Wind. It… Read more »

January 16, 2012 Featured Opinion

In Greek, nostalgia means pain from an old wound. When I got the call from Marianna Hediera, the current News Editor of The Red & Black, to inform me Professor Conrad Fink passed away, all those feelings of loss and wanting to go back to the good ole glory days of college returned along with… Read more »

August 8, 2011 Featured Opinion

I’m a proud product of public education. From Pre-K to my college diploma, I trusted and took full advantage of the schools and resources my government provided for me. It came as a surprise when I learned that Chileans don’t have that same liberty or, as some may say, that luxury. It came as an… Read more »

August 4, 2011 Opinion

My Yankee best friend sent me a funny editorial called Screw New York. If y’all don’t want to read this Manhattan diatribe it’s all good; although even this Southern gal has to admit that it made did make me chuckle. Essentially the writer conveys his sadist resentment towards the masochistic city in this love-hate relationship…. Read more »