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The Game Changer

The Game Changer

“F**king stoned out of my head on heroin, and those first couple days were miserable man. I saw god, I swear, just lying there shaking. Torture.” SOU student Kyle, who’s last name we’re redacting, said when reflecting on how his life changed. He was one of the 21% of college age people that used illicit […]

It’s All About That Tea….

It’s All About That Tea….

  Dragon Gong Fu Tea House is one of those places where if you don’t know about it, you would never stumble upon it. Sitting in Ashland’s “underground marketplace” the tea house opens its doors weekday mornings and weekend nights. When a guest walks into the tea house they’re welcomed and seated at the sole […]

Ski Swap Weekend!

Ski Swap  Weekend!

  Ski and Snowboard lovers have the opportunity to sell or buy items at the Southern Oregon University Ski Swap just around the corner. The 40th annual ski swap is happening December 6th and 7th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM in the Rogue River Room. If you would like to donate snow gear the […]

More Diversity- Promises New Sheriff

  Now that the election is past and Ashland’s Deputy Police Chief Corey Falls is the new Jackson County Sheriff elect beating out long time incumbent Mike Winters, the question is—what will Falls do with his new position? The new Sheriff sat down with The Siskiyou to answer some of our questions. One of the […]

Meet Your President

Meet Your President

    Have you had the opportunity to meet SOU’s new president? If not, here’s your chance. Dr. Roy Saigo was approved as the interim president of SOU in June at a meeting of the Oregon State Board of Higher Education. The vacancy was created when Dr. Mary Cullinan announced she accepted the job as president at […]

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 […]

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