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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. […]

SOAR Application Deadline is April 18

Southern Oregon Arts and Research is looking for student and faculty applicants to showcase the work they have accomplished at SOU through a week-long conference in May. The conference, more commonly referred to as SOAR, will take place from May 12-16 on the SOU campus. The deadline to apply for SOAR is Friday, April 18. […]

Chocolate Festival Returns to Ashland

The tenth annual Oregon Chocolate Festival will run March 7 through 9 at the Ashland Springs Hotel and promises to be as sweet as ever.  The weekend will feature over 40 Oregon chocolatiers and their creations, including Dagoba and Lillie Belle Farms, both of which are nationally recognized companies that originated in the Rogue Valley. […]

Art Quilts Celebrate Women’s History Month

Art Quilts Celebrate Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month in March, Southern Oregon University will be hosting the Notable Women Quilt Initiative from March 2-20. An exhibit of over 25 art quilts will be displayed, each featuring a different notable woman from history, in the Thorndike Gallery in the Art Building on campus. Communication Studies professor Alena Ruggerio […]

Poets Present Emerging Forms Reading

Three accomplished poets presented their work to the public with performances in an “Emergent Forms” poetry reading at 7 p.m. on February 19th at the Schneider Museum of Art on campus. SOU hosted Clark Coolidge, Alan Bernheimer, and Brandon Downing, who are all published and popular modern poets. The three  read from their works to […]

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