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SOU is visited by the Yak

SOU is visited by the Yak

If you didn’t see the person in a yak costume handing out beverage cozys and posing for pictures last week, you still might be unsure of what all the yip yap is about Yik Yak. Currently, it is in the top forty free downloads at the Apple Store and is considered an anonymous social media […]

Bear on Campus: What to do if you see him

Bear on Campus: What to do if you see him

From Southern Oregon University Campus Public Safety, “On Friday, October 3rd a black bear was seen crossing the campus.” Okay. Wait. We’ve seen deer on campus, many of them at once. But a black bear?  They can weigh up to four hundred pounds and when standing reach as high as five feet.  When this first […]

SOU Life Hacks

SOU Life Hacks

Southern Oregon University is an awesome place with tons of activities, clubs, and resources to keep students motivated and sane! However, I know how hard it is for students to adapt to new campus and college life. Not everyone reading this is going to be a freshman braving this awe-inspiring world, or a senior banging […]

Updates from Abroad: Winchester, England

Updates from Abroad: Winchester, England

Cheers from Winchester, England! What an amazingly fabulous and challenging adventure studying abroad has been thus far. When I first got accepted to the University of Winchester, it seemed like an eternity before my departure. I counted down the months, days, and hours. All of a sudden it was staring me in the face as […]

SOU Retrenchment May Affect Local College-Going Rates

SOU Retrenchment May Affect Local College-Going Rates

For those who support the building of a college-going culture in the Rogue Valley, Southern Oregon University’s recent budget woes, retrenchment and proposed changes in governance make the job of encouraging students to go to college that much more difficult. Lifelong educator and resident of Wimer, OR, Linda Hugle says that students and families who […]

SOU on Princeton Review’s list of Green Colleges

The Princeton Review counted Southern Oregon University as one of its selected green schools in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges.” In the fifth annual edition, The Princeton Review and its collaborator, the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, present some of the most environmental friendly schools in America […]

Faces from the SU

Faces from the SU

Yesterday The Siskiyou had it’s first tabling event! Part of the plan was to take pictures of willing people who wanted to share a message with the paper or who just wanted to say hello.  Here is what we captured, and thanks to everyone who stopped by to help us out. Feel free to tag […]

Spring Blood Drive Heads into Final Week

The Red Cross’s springtime blood drive will come to a close on Monday April 28. The blood drive, which started on April 2, traveled all over Jackson and Josephine County to replenish their stores for summer, a time when blood donations tend to drop. “We need blood donors and blood drive sponsors to spring into […]

2014 Ashland Innovators Conference is a Success

2014 Ashland Innovators Conference is a Success

The 2014 Ashland Innovators Conference went under way on Friday, April 11 in the Rogue River Room at SOU. Outside the event there were booths with students displaying their works from various EMDA classes. The atmosphere was one of anticipation and excitement with participants waiting to see what new things were coming for Ashland. “This […]

Fatal Crash Renders Campus without Power

Fatal Crash Renders Campus without Power

  A traffic accident occurring between Ashland St. and Siskiyou Blvd. at approximately 10:32 p.m. on Wednesday night killed one individual and left another in critical condition, according to a press release on the City of Ashland website. The accident occurred when the driver of a 2000 Mercedes SUV was turning off of Siskiyou Blvd. […]

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