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Students Appreciate Campus Cuts

Students Appreciate Campus Cuts

With age, comes a new appreciation for some of the things we may have dreaded as children.  This can include naps, documentaries or the freedom of creating our own style.  Since there are multiple options of where to go for a haircut in Ashland and the choice doesn’t belong to your mother dragging you behind, […]

Bike Theft Season

Bike Theft Season

As SOU begins the Spring Term, Ashland is experiencing some warmer weather. Unfortunately, along with the temperature increase Campus Public Safety (CPS) is noticing an increase in bike thefts as well. According to Director of Campus Public Safety, Fred Creek, there have been two bikes stolen from student apartments and family housing within the past […]

A Letter from a Former Siskiyou Writer

A Letter from a Former Siskiyou Writer

To help us in our effort to #SaveTheSiskiyou please donate at: https://www.gofundme.com/vcxzcz8k After it was revealed last week that The Siskiyou would no longer be supported by the SOU communication department, we reached out to some former writers to share how they felt on the issue and what this paper means to them.   When I […]

Mt. Ashland Stays Open Another Weekend

Mt. Ashland Stays Open Another Weekend

Heavy snowfall this past winter made for a successful season at Mt. Ashland, which is keeping its lifts open an additional weekend due to the remaining snow pack and devoted patrons. This past Sunday the mountain hosted over 1,100 skiers and snowboarders, allowing for the operation of all 5 chair lifts. “With this snow pack […]

April Fool’s Stabbing No Joke

April Fool’s Stabbing No Joke

  A 21st Birthday party took a turn for the worst Thursday night at 318 Palm Ave., after a fight broke out in front of the apartment complex and two men were stabbed. Ashland Police later arrested four men, Brett Hollins, Tyler Pascals, Philip Boches, and Anthony Mooney who were charged with assault and riot. […]

Pulled Pork Fundraiser Helps Howell Memorial Scholarship

Pulled Pork Fundraiser Helps Howell Memorial Scholarship

  Friends of the late Southern Oregon student, Alex Howell, are continuing their campaign to establish a scholarship in his name. On Sunday, Sammich adjusted their hours to hold a fundraiser which donated all of its proceeds to the GoFundMe account set up to achieve their goal. If the account can reach $25,000 then the […]

Alex Howell Memorial Scholarship

Alex Howell Memorial Scholarship

Friends of the late Southern Oregon student Alex Howell are fundraising to create a scholarship which will etch his name in commemoration at the school where he was so influential. Originally attracted to SOU as a wrestler, Howell became an integral part of the campus with involvement in the ROTC program.  Alex’s friends say he […]

Pass the Cushman: No Phone. Who Dis?

Pass the Cushman: No Phone. Who Dis?

For the record, I weigh anywhere from 128lbs to 135lbs depending on the time of day or if I’ve recently been soaked in maple syrup. As a result, I’m not really a go-to-the-gym guy, I’m more of a why-do-they-make-doors-so-heavy guy. But setting my inhibitions aside I decided to head down to the school fitness center, […]

SOU Burns Natural

SOU Burns Natural

This is a rewritten version of this article. The Siskiyou apologizes for all fact errors previously written in this article.  After 15 months of deliberation, the Finance Committee of Southern Oregon University’s Board of Trustees voted Thursday to move forward with a plan for natural gas boilers to replace the aging boilers that they have […]

City Council to Address Panhandling Ordinances

City Council to Address Panhandling Ordinances

The Ashland City Council is meeting this evening to discuss proposed ordinances that will affect panhandling within the town.  Downtown Ashland, which is heavily frequented by tourists this time of year, is a hotspot for sign wavers and others asking passerby’s for change.  Some tourists feel quite uncomfortable by this and one went as far […]