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Remembering Coach Howard

Remembering Coach Howard

Friends and family of the late Coach Howard gathered at Raider Stadium last Monday to celebrate the life of a man who preached love and respect to those around him, leaving a lasting impact on the Southern Oregon University Football program.   “We had a lot of guys that didn’t come from a good family. […]

Protests Ensue Outside of Planned Parenthood

Protests Ensue Outside of Planned Parenthood

Last Friday morning, Jan. 27, two groups assembled in front of Planned Parenthood, a pro-life group protesting the clinic and others supporting it, were broken up by Ashland Police. The pro-life individuals had gathered there because, according to one man, Jeff Warner, “abortion is murder.” Those protesting held signs echoing that sentiment. Their assembly was […]

OSPIRG Kicking off Their 2017 Campaigns

OSPIRG Kicking off Their 2017 Campaigns

Southern Oregon University’s Oregon Student Public Research Group (OSPIRG) is back in full swing with new and existing missions including the existing “Save the Bees” campaign and their upcoming project called “Stop the Overuse of Antibiotics.” OSPIRG is a student run nonprofit organization that gives students the tools to put on events to bring awareness […]

Ashland Women’s March Hosts Over 15,000 People

Ashland Women’s March Hosts Over 15,000 People

On Saturday Ashland, Ore. became one of 673 different places across the globe that held a Women’s March. This “Sister March” created in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington had around 15,000 people in attendance according to a statistic posted by FiveThirtyEight. This puts Ashland within the top-thirty of the largest marches in the country. According […]

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

On Monday the Ashland community gathered to acknowledge the importance of Martin Luther King Jr., otherwise known as “MLK Day.” The event began at the Historic Ashland Armory at noon, followed by a march to Lithia Park. Since this event has been consistently popular for 27 years, getting into the Armory is known to be […]

Creators Showing Off Work at Mini Maker Faire

Creators Showing Off Work at Mini Maker Faire

The first annual Rogue Valley Mini Maker Faire drew the attention of the community as Science Works encouraged attendees of all ages to learn, grow and have fun at the first annual Maker Faire on Saturday, Nov. 19. The event contained a wide range of activities and learning opportunities from a car take-apart to a […]

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 […]

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