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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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

ICC Projected to Exhaust Funds

ICC Projected to Exhaust Funds

This year the Inter Club Council at Southern Oregon University is projected to spend the entire $90,000 allocated for various clubs on campus. “Last year they ended the year with $10,000 in excess, this year they’re not going to do that,” said Larry Locke, advisor for ICC. “Anyone that works in the university that I’ve […]

Tuition Increase To Take Effect Next Year

Tuition Increase To Take Effect Next Year

A recommendation by the board of trustees to increase tuition by 12 percent was approved on Thursday by Oregon’s Higher Education Coordinating Commission, raising costs for Southern Oregon University students starting the 2017-2018 school year. “It’s either cuts or this,” said President Linda Schott who initially made the recommendation to increase costs equivalent to an extra 18 dollars per […]

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