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Start running Raiders! Zombies are coming to Campus.

Start running Raiders! Zombies are coming to Campus.

Ideally, we all would love to integrate all our hobbies, and interests into a career.  Creating our own dream job seems like a difficult path, but it’s one that Southern Oregon University senior Chris Applegate is already headed down. Chris has built his own multimedia company that is developing its first project:  Zompocalypse Fitness. Described […]

Women Look For First Tournament Appearance Since 2009

The Oregon Institute of Technology women’s basketball team won when they most needed to and in the process ended Southern Oregon University’s 17 game home winning streak.  OIT overcame a 12 point deficit in the second half to complete the 77-74 upset in the Cascade Conference semifinals. The first half of the game saw the […]

Men’s Basketball Submits their Resume

Men’s Basketball Submits their Resume

The Southern Oregon men’s basketball team avenged two previous regular season defeats against Warner Pacific College in the conference semifinals on Saturday.  As a result of the 81-66 victory, the Raiders advanced to Tuesday’s conference championship game against the College of Idaho. In the first half, WPC came out to an early 6 point lead, […]

The Drought is Just Getting Started

Our California readers may be more used to drought conditions than Oregon natives, but everyone should start preparing for a very dry summer. According to the Oregon Water Resource Department, as of December 2014, 35 percent of the state, along with the majority of Jackson County, has been declared as being in an extreme drought. […]

Men Drop Pair; Set Sights on Tournament Play

Men Drop Pair; Set Sights on Tournament Play

The Southern Oregon men’s basketball team didn’t fare as well as the women in their games this weekend, losing 78-90 to Warner Pacific College on Friday and 88-96 to Concordia University on Saturday. Warner Pacific’s staple has been their zone defense and Friday was no different.  SOU started the game on a 9-0 run, but […]

Raider Women Rollin’

Raider Women Rollin’

The Southern Oregon women’s basketball team is closing their regular season strong and setting their sights on the conference championship as well as the NAIA tournament.  Their dominant play continued this weekend, beating Warner Pacific College 82-56 on Friday, and Concordia University 90-66 on Saturday. Friday’s game against WPC had a scrappy, back and forth 36-27 first […]

Alternative Options to be Implemented Nationally from Local Success

Alternative Options to be Implemented Nationally from Local Success

A nationwide taste test which began in Southern Oregon will soon be dictating what’s in your Starbucks cup. Coconut milk has been in the Pacific Northwest Region for months as a test product. Starbucks in the Rogue Valley were some of the first few locations to receive coconut milk in their stores during the second round […]

SOU Students Ready for a Pit Stop

SOU Students Ready for a Pit Stop

Pita Pit has been operating for a little over a week near SOU’s campus, and owner Trevor Kendrick is already reaping the benefits of being open until 3am on the weekends.  According to Kendrick, Saturday was the busier of the two nights, and received more business between the hours of midnight to 3am than the […]

Battle of the Birds

Battle of the Birds

The Valentine’s Day matchup between Southern Oregon University and the visiting Oregon Institute of Technology was anything but lovely for the conference rivals on Saturday night.  Tensions ran high as the packed crowd in Riehm Arena welcomed the 230th battle of the birds. The Red Raiders were fresh off a 98-59 win over New Hope […]

SOU is visited by the Yak

If you didn’t see the person in a yak costume handing out beverage cozys and posing for pictures last week, you still might be unsure of what all the yip yap is about Yik Yak. Currently, it is in the top forty free downloads at the Apple Store and is considered an anonymous social media […]