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Sororities Want in on the Conversation

Sororities Want in on the Conversation

A lot of news on the potential inclusion of Greek life at SOU has been buzzing around the proposed fraternity Kappa Sigma. But a sorority is also in the running to join the University. Currently a group of young raiderettes are attempting to bring the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority to SOU but at the moment […]

Recreation Review: Disc Golf Tees Off

Recreation Review: Disc Golf Tees Off

“When I drove up the hill and I saw the discs flying in the air I got so excited my heart started pounding, it was like seeing a cute girl in college for the first time,” said William Babishoff, an ex-pro disc golfer, now Southern Oregon University Student. I tried my best to relate this […]

Concrete Breaking Alarm Clock

Concrete Breaking Alarm Clock

Large bulldozers, dump trucks, and excavators settle on the remains of Southern Oregon University’s late McNeal Pavilion, which is being reduced to rubble as the year has gone on. The demolition of McNeal Pavilion and the construction of the new Student Recreation Center and McNeal Pavilion, is scheduled to be completed and ready for the […]

Pass the Cushman: Save the Siskiyou

Pass the Cushman: Save the Siskiyou

Connor Cushman is a former opinion columnist for the Siskiyou.  It’s said, that the end of winter term he took to the mountains where he now farms sheep and practices running.  Summoned by the people in this time of need, he returned from the wilderness to publish this piece.  It was not written on a […]

Next in Que: Bloodline

Next in Que: Bloodline

One of the biggest shows to hit Netflix in the past year is their original show “Bloodline”.  Bloodline follows the Rayburn family who owns a hotel in the Florida Keys where they deal with a dark past and even darker future. Bloodline has one season on Netflix with the second coming on May 27th.  The family […]

Greek Life Says Brotherhood; Students Say Exclusion

Greek Life Says Brotherhood; Students Say Exclusion

All across the country fraternities are being disbanded or suspended for violent incidences or other criminal activities, proving it harder to stay in good standing at their host universities nonetheless form new chapters elsewhere. A group of Southern Oregon University students attempting to form a Kappa Sigma chapter on campus felt pressure from concerned students […]

Can The Siskiyou be Saved?

Can The Siskiyou be Saved?

“This is all I got for you guys…but it’s not for lack of trying.” The words from our department chair, Alena Ruggerio, that were meant to comfort us did nothing more than fill the awkward silence in the small journalism lab.   We had just been told that because of our course’s low enrollment, SOU […]

Letter to the Editor: Keep Frats Away

Letter to the Editor: Keep Frats Away

The ongoing debate involving bringing Greek Life back to SOU has sparked lots of discussion from different points of view.  This is an opinion piece from a concerned SOU student.  Dear Editor: I’m writing to express my concerns regarding The Siskiyou’s recent article: My Big Fat Greek Article. Some of the views expressed neglect the exclusionary nature of […]

Feeling the Bern at SOU

Feeling the Bern at SOU

Southern Oregon University felt the Bern on Wednesday as students and Ashland residents gathered in support of the democratic presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders. Advocates for Sanders assembled in the university’s free speech zone outside of the Stevenson Union to partake in the SOU’s first campaign rally for the 2016 presidential elections. “My main purpose is to […]

Earth Week is HERE!

Earth Week is HERE!

Sustainability at SOU presents Earth Week! Last year the Earth Day Celebration was the largest event with more than 30 activity tables from both campus and community groups. Sustainability & Recycling Coordinator, Roxane Beigel-Coryell, wants to encourage everyone to be a part of Earth Week. What can students expect? “Something for everyone, every day of […]