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Tuition Increases to Take Effect Across Oregon

Tuition Increases to Take Effect Across Oregon

The once defiant students positioned in the front rows of the HECC meeting on May 11 appeared visibly deflated as another tuition increase greater than 5 percent was approved. Recently elected ASSOU president Daryl Maplethorpe was one of the students opposing the tuition hikes. “I felt like I had failed,” she admitted, eyes cast down […]

Children and Teens the New Face of Homelessness

Children and Teens the New Face of Homelessness

In the small town of Ashland, Oregon lies a great disparity between the wealthy and the homeless. Large mansions lurk behind the nearly hundred acre park where many homeless men and women illegally sleep throughout the year. Tourists visit Lithia park avoiding eye contact with the unkempt men and women sleeping off in the distance. […]

Women’s Rowing Takes Silver in Program’s First Year

Women’s Rowing Takes Silver in Program’s First Year

The Southern Oregon University Women’s Rowing team shocked coaches and the community alike as this first year program placed second in the Women’s Novice 4+ division at the the American Collegiate Rowing National Championships at Atlanta Georgia, Sunday May 28. Now they set the eyes on their next season starting in October. “Going into it […]

Track and Field Claims Ten All-American Titles

Track and Field Claims Ten All-American Titles

Southern Oregon University men and women raiders flew home from the humid state of Gulf Shores, Alabama with a grand total of ten All-American titles–seven for the men’s track and field team and three for the women. However, despite the large number of All-Americans, multiple records being broken, and raider track and field history being […]

Indian Education Conference Inspires Greater Light Ahead

Indian Education Conference Inspires Greater Light Ahead

“It felt very historic, as if there was a deep sense of change, and that people from different walks of life were coming together to put changes in how indigenous and non-indigenous people were learning” said Angela Day, a student volunteer from Southern Oregon University about the 40th Oregon Indian Education Association Annual Conference, held […]

SOU Loses $1.9 Million in Email Fraud, FBI Investigation Launched

SOU Loses $1.9 Million in Email Fraud, FBI Investigation Launched

On Wednesday a group of Southern Oregon University student leaders sat in a room as President Linda Schott informed them that the school fell victim to email fraud in late April when a $1.9 million payment to Anderson Construction was transferred to a bank account which the company has no control over. After it was discovered within […]

SOU Student’s Lobby For Tuition Reform

SOU Student’s Lobby For Tuition Reform

Southern Oregon University students took the fight over a possible 12 percent tuition increase to the state capitol in Salem. SOU joined Eastern Oregon, Western Oregon, and Oregon Tech to lobby against a tuition increase that could pressure many students to drop out or take out further loans. Students joined fellow TRU (technical and regional universities) […]

Ty Burrell Reacts to Student Shrine in his Honor

Ty Burrell Reacts to Student Shrine in his Honor

“Ty Burrell is life,” said Carols-Zenen Trujillo, a theater student at Southern Oregon University. “He’s a Saint. A martyr.” Trujillo’s intense admiration for Burrell is not unique to him. Theater students all over campus praise the Southern Oregon University alumn for his successful acting career. His inspiration to the students has not only raised a […]

Letter from the Editor: A Millennial’s Dilemma

Letter from the Editor: A Millennial’s Dilemma

I awoke suddenly last night from a terrorizing nightmare. I was about to graduate college in three weeks, I had no guarantee of a full time job and enough student debt to put a down payment on a San Francisco apartment. As I was in line for Chipotle feeling sorry for myself I requested extra […]

EMCon Opens Doors for Students

EMCon Opens Doors for Students

The Emerging Media and Digital arts department hosted its fourth annual Emerging Media Convention known as EMCon, in collaboration with SOAR at Southern Oregon University Friday, May 19. The event was open to all SOU students interested in sharing their artwork with the community, fellow students, and potential employers. Students whose EMCon applications were accepted […]

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