Home » Archives by category » Community (Page 3)

English Department Welcomes New Professor

English Department Welcomes New Professor

Since being hired at the end of Spring 2017, Merrilyne Lundahl has taken on teaching a young adult literature class at both the undergraduate and graduate levels while also becoming a part of the Oregon Writing Project here in Jackson County. Dr. Lundahl, originally from Utah, began her studies at Utah State where she majored […]

Puck’s Closes, Case Expands

Puck’s Closes, Case Expands

After more than 40 years of business, Puck’s Doughnuts has closed their doors for good. The now vacant space just off of Lithia Way will become a second location for Case Coffee Roasters. A typed notification from former Puck’s owners, Be Khamphanh and Chandra Hay, hangs on the door informing customers of their “family decision…to […]

Verification Interferes with Aid

Verification Interferes with Aid

A verification process mandated by the U.S. Department of Education is keeping approximately one-third of students from receiving financial aid. “It has been incredibly frustrating,” said Mackenzie Civil, a Southern Oregon University student who just completed the process. “I think that this whole thing is a waste of time.” The verification process ensures that students […]

Spotlight: Huges Lecomte

Spotlight: Huges Lecomte

The new Director of Campus Recreation and Student Recreation Center Hugues Lecomte. In 1996, Lecomte moved from Paris to the United States where he has lived for 20 years and where he received a bachelor’s in Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism and a masters degree in Sports and Recreation Management at the University of Idaho. […]

Ocular Combustion Rates Rise

Ocular Combustion Rates Rise

What follows is a column by student writer Emily Johnson. The views do not represent the editorial opinions or content of the Siskiyou or Southern Oregon University. We present it to you as humor and satire. ASHLAND—A woman in Milton, Pennsylvania was hospitalized late Friday night due to what doctors have dubbed “Ocular Combustion.” The […]

Raider Football Goes Undefeated

Raider Football Goes Undefeated

ASHLAND- This past Saturday, the Southern Oregon University Raiders Football team beat Rocky Mountain College 24-23 in their second home game of the season. “This game is a turning point, it’s going to define the rest of the season,” explained former Defender Jacob Proul before the game. “After this we are going into our most […]

Female Driven Show gets Extended

Female Driven Show gets Extended

The final showing of Jenny Rachel Weiner’s “Horse Girls” was performed at Southern Oregon University in Cascade 108 by a small group of theatre students, at 8 p.m. on Oct. 2. The play was a student run show that featured seven SOU actors; Megan Jones, Delaney Barbour, Emily Hawks, Quinci Freeman-Lytle, Grace Kent, Chandler Parrott […]

We Need to Talk about Gun Control

We Need to Talk about Gun Control

What follows is a op-ed column by student writer Alexia Porter that breaks down news, provides informative resources, and shares her views on what’s going on in the United States. The views do not represent the editorial opinions or content of the Siskiyou or Southern Oregon University.  As most everyone knows by now, a 64 […]

National Monument at risk for Reduction

National Monument at risk for Reduction

The Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument and up to nine other national monuments may soon be reduced in size. This information comes via a leaked memo from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to President Trump. The Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument expanded this past January by 48,00 acres as one of President Obama’s last acts in office. In April, President Trump […]

RCC Campus closed this morning due to Bomb Threat

RCC Campus closed this morning due to Bomb Threat

Image taken from RCC website Yesterday evening, the Medford Police Department made a post to their Facebook page regarding a bomb threat made at the Rogue Community College. At 4 p.m. RCC officials discovered the threat, written on a whiteboard, indicated an attack was to occur this morning. “The grounds were swept and no suspicious devices […]