The Southern Sense: January 2015

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Let’s talk food, y’all. After all, we can’t go on much longer discussing Southern culture and customs without eventually running into two of their most iconic aspects: cooking and eating. There is wide belief that Southern food refers to particular …

The Southern Sense: November 2014

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“Is it true that Southerners consider road kill a delicacy?” That is the winning question I got as an admission counselor during this fall’s travel season. Every year I answer a broad range of questions about life in the South …

The Southern Sense: October 2014

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What does it mean to be a Southerner? It’s hard to define, but I know it’s a lot more than a “hey y’all” and a strand of pearls. Nowhere else in the country is there a population that identifies so …