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Should Women Register for the Draft?

Should Women Register for the Draft?

Next week the House of Representatives in Washington DC will vote on legislation allowing women to sign up for the draft. Last month, lawmakers passed a vote adding legislation that would allow women to be added to the Selective Service . This in the wake of women serving in all military jobs under this year’s National […]

Mad Dash to the End: Finding a President

Mad Dash to the End: Finding a President

Southern Oregon University President Roy Saigo can often be seen walking around campus, always eager to speak with his students whether it be about the last Raiders game or the weather. This approachability has made him a very popular figure among students. His interim status of two years which began in 2014 is however coming […]

The Vision: Ending Gun Violence

The Vision: Ending Gun Violence

    In the past year the U.S. was hit with a streak of 372 mass shootings, killing a total of 475 people and wounding another 1,870. The seemingly endless tragedies have instilled a sense of helplessness into those who have failed to see action taken by US delegates. For Scott McCaw, a graduating senior […]

Not Married to “The River Bride”

Not Married to “The River Bride”

      The Oregon Shakespeare festival did everything in their power to turn a dull play into a wonderful spectacle. And while their efforts didn’t go unnoticed, “The River Bride,” written by Marisela Treviño Orta, was still predictable, slow, and clichè. That’s not to say the play was entirely a misfire, however. There were […]

OSF: Playing Outside the Lines

OSF: Playing Outside the Lines

2016 Is the first year in Oregon Shakespeare Festival history where a majority of the actors are actors of color, it is one of the milestones in this eighty first season of the festival and four hundredth anniversary of the Bard’s death. Artistic Director Bill Rauch dropped this knowledge on a crowd gathered at the […]

My Big Fat Greek Article

My Big Fat Greek Article

Silver screen cinema in the 21st century has romanticized fraternities with images of Zac Efron drinking out of kegs on lawns, the promises of lifelong brotherhood and big old houses sardining copious young men together under one roof. Since its conception in 1926, Southern Oregon University or what it was also known as Southern Oregon […]

The BODYlogues Promotes Body Positivity at SOU

The BODYlogues Promotes Body Positivity at SOU

The BODYlogues, a presentation of community submitted monologues about body image and acceptance, hit the stage Monday evening. The Rogue River Room hosted at least 70 people as SOU students and Ashland community members watched performances by Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) students. As a part of the Women’s Resource Center’s Love Every Body Week, […]

Twelfth Night Goes Hollywood

Twelfth Night Goes Hollywood

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival kicks off their season with a fresh spin on an old favorite. Comedy, Tragedy, silliness, slapstick, and choreographed musical dance numbers are all found in this wonderful re-imagination of Shakespeare’s play, “Twelfth Night,” directed by Christopher Liam Moore, who cites “Twelfth Night” as his favorite Shakespeare play in the canon. Christopher […]

The Nest Creates Safety and Inclusion at Meal Time

The Nest Creates Safety and Inclusion at Meal Time

Southern Oregon University’s Dining Facility will be opening The Nest, an allergen focused pantry, this Friday the 26th.The Nest, which will be located to the left of the cash registers in The Hawk, will provide a safe dining experience for those with documented allergen and/or dietary restrictions. The space of The Nest provides allergen friendly […]

Shakespeare Returns

Shakespeare Returns

Theatre fans Rejoice! The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has returned on the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s passing for its 81st season. “It’s another great mix of shows at OSF this season,” said OSF Associate Director of Communications, Eddie Wallace, “There’s truly something for every theatergoer – five Shakespeare plays, exciting world premieres, a classic musical, […]

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