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OSPIRG’s 5 Tips to Save Energy

1. Plug your computer system into a power strip and turn off the strip when you leave the room or go to sleep. 2. For that study lamp, use compact flourescent light bulbs. 3. Wash only full loads of laundry (but don’t over stuff the washer or dryer either.) 4. Set your computer to go […]

Fire up the DeLorean: This ain’t your mother’s scrapbook

Southern Oregon University Siskiyou enthusiast Megan Zeimer highlights some of her favorite stories from Siskiyou’s past Where have all the black profs gone? by Wendy Homrighaus (The Siskiyou, January 12, 1993)  How many black faculty members have you seen at Southern Oregon State College lately? None. But why? Over the last 10 years at SOSC, […]

Peek @ The Week 5/3-5/9

Tuesday May 3 • 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Biology Club plant sale, in greenhouses next to Science building. • 11:45 a.m. Guided Relaxation in Diversions. • 3-7 p.m. (Mon.-Th.) Climbing Gym open hours, behind McNeal Pavilion. • 3-4:30 p.m. ( Tue. & Th.) “Get Fit” in SU 319. • 4-6 p.m. New Directions: Economic Choices for […]

Raiders Hosted Football Clinic

The Southern Oregon Football team held a free clinic in Medford for kids. Nearly 40 area children attended the clinic put on by the Raiders football team. For pictures of the event, visit www.souraiders.com. The Southern Oregon football team will host their annual Spring Game on May 6 at 7 p.m. at the Raider Stadium. […]

Sober shuttle offers cheap ride home

Many of us have been stuck without a ride for one reason or another. If you are an Ashland resident and you find yourself in this situation, you may be in luck. Jeffrey Hayes, sophomore and theater-business major at SOU runs the “Sober Shuttle” for those who may have had too much to drink or […]

“On Being Human” lecture series continues

Southern Oregon University’s Science Hall was packed with students and community members alike for the April 29 “On Being Human” lecture. Dr. Nel Noddings and Lee L. Jacks Professor of Education at Stanford University, delivered Friday’s lecture on the topic of her most recent book, “The Maternal Factor: Two Paths to Morality,” released April 2010 […]

Now take a deep breath

Breathalyzer machine helps you “check before you wreck” Insert a dollar and blow. That’s how simple and convenient it is to test your blood alcohol content with a new type of vending machine appearing in local bars and taverns in Ashland. Southern Oregon University alumni Geoff McPherson supplied his breathalyzer vending machines to the Oak […]

Marijuana dispensery opens in Ashland

Members of the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program now have a new resource in Ashland for medical marijuana. The Greenery, which opened April 20, is located at 1746 Ashland St. The non-profit business offers free membership, free classes, discounted therapeutic services and on-site medicine. The Greenery does not have doctors that can issue OMMP cards, but […]

Take back the night

Every two minutes someone in the United States is sexually assaulted, according to the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Crime Victimization Survey. The Women’s Resource Center has worked to raise awareness of this issue throughout the month. Their efforts will culminate with the Clothesline Project and Take Back The Night event this week. The Clothesline […]