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LaDuke Calls for Action at Standing Rock

LaDuke Calls for Action at Standing Rock

Over 450 people gathered on the evening of Nov. 16 to hear a speech by Ashland-raised activist and former Vice Presidential candidate Winona LaDuke. The fundraiser event raised $8,200 for LaDuke’s organization, Honor the Earth, which is playing a key role in the resistance against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline near the Standing […]

SOU Men’s Cross Country Captures National Title

SOU Men’s Cross Country Captures National Title

For the first time during cross country head coach Grier Gatlin’s tenure at SOU, the Raider Men’s cross country team are the NAIA National Champions. Gatlin, who had previously coached at SOU from 1999-2005, again took over the helm of the cross country program in 2011. Leading the way at the North Farm Cross Country […]

Tyler Takeshita Takes Over As Student Body President

Tyler Takeshita Takes Over As Student Body President

Following Colin Davis’s removal from office former Vice President Tyler Takeshita has taken over as Associate Students of Southern Oregon University President. “We’re in a really unique position, kind of like a starting over opportunity,” said Takeshita expressing his intentions to use Davis’ impeachment as a growing opportunity to for the ASSOU government. “The grounds that Colin and I […]

Raiders Fall Short On Senior Day

Raiders Fall Short On Senior Day

The SOU football team dropped their season finale to Montana Tech Saturday afternoon at Raider Stadium with a final score of 38-27. With the loss, the Raiders found themselves with a 5-6 record, there first losing season since 2010. Down 17-6 in the second quarter, the offense could not seem to find its momentum against […]

Raiders’ Season Ends in Conference Quarterfinals

Raiders’ Season Ends in Conference Quarterfinals

  The Raiders Volleyball team took a loss on Nov. 5 when they went head to head against No. 22 Corban. This match was the Raiders last regular season match before they entered the Cascade Conference quarterfinals where they took another loss against College of Idaho. In the match against Corban, set scores were 25-18, […]

Mentalist Shows Us What Mind Reading Is All About

Mentalist Shows Us What Mind Reading Is All About

What is it like to have a mind reader inside the mind? This question was answered when Chris Carter, a critically acclaimed mind reader, came to Southern Oregon University on Nov. 11. The performance welcomed a crowd of nearly 100 people from Southern Oregon University as well as the Ashland community. “What I do is […]

Students Stand in Solidarity With Standing Rock

Students Stand in Solidarity With Standing Rock

Drums and song filled the Stevenson Union courtyard Wednesday Nov. 9 as students and community members took a stand of solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. The event, organized by the Native American Programs on campus, brought out a crowd of nearly 100 people. It included traditional native songs, prayer, and two short speeches […]

Davis Ballin’ His Way Out of Office

Davis Ballin’ His Way Out of Office

Southern Oregon University’s Student Body President, Colin Davis, was impeached on Tuesday, Nov. 1 following a dismissal hearing at which student government’s Legislative Branch ruled he had broken four bylaws during the planning process of the Back 2 Class Bash. Moving forward with the line of succession, Tyler Takeshita, Davis’ Vice President assumed office as the […]

Bears Upset Raiders at Home

Bears Upset Raiders at Home

The SOU Women’s soccer team has their work cut out for them after losing 0-1 against Rocky Mountain College at home on Saturday. The Raiders (12-5-1 overall, 9-2 CCC) and the Bears (8-9, 5-6) struggled to score against one another throughout the game. While both teams fired many shots, neither could score on the other […]

Review: Rocky Horror Picture Show

Review: Rocky Horror Picture Show

Southern Oregon University’s Rocky Horror Picture Show was one for the books. Being a Rocky Horror Picture Show virgin I did not quite know what to expect walking in for yearly show hosted by EPIC. With just a brief and fairly unhelpful explanation of the show, I was unsure of what I was getting myself […]