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Chicken Pox Present at SOU: One Case Identified, Close Contacts Notified

A Message From SOU Medical Director Dr. Laura Robin: Dear Campus Community, The Student Health and Wellness Center would like our campus to know that chicken pox is circulating in the community and we have had a case here at SOU. Although known close contacts have already been identified and notified, the affected student was on campus over […]

Artists Wanted: JEGA Gallery and Sculpture Garden Now Accepting Submissions for 18th Annual “Women With Attitude and Men Who Like Women With Attitude” Exhibition

Artists Wanted: JEGA Gallery and Sculpture Garden Now Accepting Submissions for 18th Annual “Women With Attitude and Men Who Like Women With Attitude” Exhibition

Artists wanted for the 18th annual “Women with attitude and men who like women with attitude”  juried exhibition during Women’s History Month at the JEGA Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Inc. in Ashland, Oregon’s Historic Railroad District, on the corner of 5th and A Streets. There will be two openings. The art exhibit will begin on the […]

Engagement Announcement: SOU Student Jorden Nielsen to wed Brooke Evans

Engagement Announcement: SOU Student Jorden Nielsen to wed Brooke Evans

The Oregon State Beavers may have lost to Stanford on November 5, 2011, but Southern Oregon University (SOU) student Jorden Nielsen won the hand of Brooke Evans, an alumna of Oregon State University, when Nielsen proposed during the game. Nielsen, a former kicker for the SOU Raiders, surprised his bride-to-be with a formal proposal in […]

From dream to reality: Dr. King’s legacy lives on

From dream to reality: Dr. King’s legacy lives on

There are many things that could be said of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy. We could discuss his famous “I have a dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., arguably one of our nation’s most influential speeches, for days on end. We could discuss the effects of his encouragement […]

Flowers for Edrik Gomez

Flowers for Edrik Gomez

Intelligent. Quirky. Compassionate. These were only a few words that can be used to describe the “funny brother.” A passion for politics, good humor and Latin American history. These were only a few topics the “eternal optimist” was interested in. Anyone who fights for the poor, anybody who fights for social injustice, against tyranny, oppression, […]

New pub does things right, caters to locals

A man stands in front of the broad windows of the Playwright, scanning the menu and the advertised events. After a few seconds he opens the door just enough to pop his head in and asks, “Are you guys open?” “For you we are,” replies Christopher Wells, the bartender, as he welcomes the man inside. […]

Comments from the Peanut Gallery

The Siskiyou is adding a bit of retro flair to the last of our print editions. We’re drawing inspiration from the past by modeling our logo after some of our favorites from the 1960s to 1990s, as well as re-printing material too good to be left forgotten in the dusty annals of history. Submit a […]

OSPIRG’s 5 Tips to Save Energy – Week 2

1. Sign up for an energy walk through with an energy service corps volunteer! 2. Report any leaks, drips, or maintenance issues to your facility manager. 3. Purchase ENERGY STAR appliances (fridges, microwaves, computers). 4. Use a laptop rather than a PC, it uses much less energy. 5. Tell others how they can reduce their […]

History Repeats: This week in 1992

“Bookstore: Is it really ripping us off?” by Alison Berliner (The Siskiyou, Oct. 13, 1992) Does the bookstore at Southern Oregon State College overcharge students who purchase new or used books? Does the bookstore cheat people out of a decent buyback price as well? Many students at SOSC believe so. “They’re ripping us off,” exclaims […]

Fire up the DeLorean: A trip through The Siskiyou’s past – Week 2

“Living North of The Boarder” by Rolando Flores (The Siskiyou, November 24, 1992) “Americans have the right to be racists against us, this is their country,” said Maria Gonzalez from Guadalajara, Mexico, in a conversation with her seven-year-old daughter while she complained about how she was treated by some Americans. Out of ignorance, maybe out […]