The Southern Galaxy
Exploring, Experimenting, Inquiring
As children, one of the first things we ponder is the sky. What exactly are the stars and why don’t they fall to the ground? How can we stand with our feet in the dirt and simultaneously rotate through space on a course that never fails to bring us fall, winter, spring and summer? If we’re alone in space, our lives are either completely meaningless . . . or our existence is perhaps the most extraordinary thing that has ever happened since time began.
As we grow older, the sky and all it holds is something we cannot demystify. It will always be bigger than we are, too complex to fully comprehend. No matter how wise we think we are, the sky is a reminder that not even our most brilliant scientists have been able to solve the greatest of life’s mysteries, yet they continue to explore, experiment and inquire.
We plan to do the same with The Southern Galaxy. In our own way, with our own words, we’ll take a closer look at our world, specifically the South, hoping to magnify certain issues with our metaphorical telescope. We plan to offer a mix of stories and columns that explore the region and beyond in both fun and serious ways. We hope you will read stories you connect with, and you are invited to contact us if you’d like to share your own idea.
The Southern Galaxy is a website and a creative business. We publish the work of student journalists with classes that incorporate the website providing information, news, commentary and current events in the field of Southern culture, including food, music, history, art news, entertainment and sports.
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