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Student protest interrupted by campus public safety

Student protest interrupted by campus public safety

Students protesting the withdrawal of Eliza Schaaf were interrupted by Southern Oregon University campus public safety officials today. Alissa Arp, dean of the college of arts and sciences, withdrew Schaaf, a student with Down syndrome, from her ceramics class Nov. 9. Schaaf was withdrawn because the accommodations she required disrupted and interfered with the teaching […]

Election Sweeps Southern Oregon

Ashland Public Library ballot drop-off was a flurry of activity as people scrambled to submit their ballots on Tuesday for the local and state elections. Heather Spencer, local police officer on the 4 p.m. shift, took ballots from people as they walked, biked, or drove by to vote. “Every five minutes there’s a steady stream […]

SOU students speak up

Southern Oregon University students are concerned with the future of their education, and it is affecting how they vote this election season. The race for Governor between John Kitzhaber and John Dudley is contentious, with both candidates running on platforms that involve education as one of their main focuses. Kitzhaber, who has previously served as […]

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SOU guest Enrique Morones lobbies for border reform

SOU guest Enrique Morones lobbies for border reform

BY TERESA RISTOW Regardless of your family’s origins or the color of your skin, one thing among U.S. citizens is alike, “We all want humane immigration reform.” This was the message Enrique Morones, founder of the humanitarian organization Border Angels, shared last week at SOU. Morones told the history of his volunteer non-profit group, which […]

Candle vigil brings awareness to Domestic Violence

Candle vigil brings awareness to Domestic Violence

It is nearing the end of October and many Southern Oregon University students have their minds on upcoming midterms, presentations, and Halloween activities. While we are all busy with our day to day lives, I just wanted to take note of another very important and concerning subject matter the month of October represents; domestic violence […]