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Twelfth Night Goes Hollywood

Twelfth Night Goes Hollywood

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival kicks off their season with a fresh spin on an old favorite. Comedy, Tragedy, silliness, slapstick, and choreographed musical dance numbers are all found in this wonderful re-imagination of Shakespeare’s play, “Twelfth Night,” directed by Christopher Liam Moore, who cites “Twelfth Night” as his favorite Shakespeare play in the canon. Christopher […]

The Nest Creates Safety and Inclusion at Meal Time

The Nest Creates Safety and Inclusion at Meal Time

Southern Oregon University’s Dining Facility will be opening The Nest, an allergen focused pantry, this Friday the 26th.The Nest, which will be located to the left of the cash registers in The Hawk, will provide a safe dining experience for those with documented allergen and/or dietary restrictions. The space of The Nest provides allergen friendly […]

Shakespeare Returns

Shakespeare Returns

Theatre fans Rejoice! The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has returned on the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s passing for its 81st season. “It’s another great mix of shows at OSF this season,” said OSF Associate Director of Communications, Eddie Wallace, “There’s truly something for every theatergoer – five Shakespeare plays, exciting world premieres, a classic musical, […]

Game Changer; Banff Film Festival Takes to Ashland

Game Changer; Banff Film Festival Takes to Ashland

  36 countries, 285 communities and Ashland is on the list. Southern Oregon University’s Outdoor Program (OP) hosted the Banff Film Festival for a sixth time, and drew sold out crowds as lines were out the door on Wednesday night. “Film is a really great way to connect people and just inspire them to get […]

Next in Que: Love

Next in Que: Love

A whole seven days has come and gone since you presented (or were presented) those roses, chocolates, and other Valentine’s Day affections–personally, I’m the kind of guy who breaks out the glue and water colors to craft a papier-mâché BB-8. So, did you win your heart’s interest or awkwardly scamper away into the night knowing […]

Annual International Dinner: Tastes From Around the Globe

Annual International Dinner: Tastes From Around the Globe

Japan, Armenia, Germany and Peru are just some of the countries represented on a lengthy table of international delicacies. Wednesday night, the International Student Association on campus hosted the annual International Dinner in the Stevenson Union’s Rogue River Room. The dinner is a fundraising event that includes a three course meal featuring food from all […]

Pass the Cushman: Ashland Vice

Pass the Cushman: Ashland Vice

Between the legalization of weed and Medford hogging all the good meth I would have thought Ashland was basically out of crimes to commit, but in light of recent crime spree of sham kidnappings and pizza delivery hold ups it would appear we’re either living in Tijuana or some Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle story line. […]

The Magic at Stevenson Union

The Magic at Stevenson Union

The Southern Oregon University campus has a unique club for those who enjoy the gaming genre. This is the Magic Club who meet twice weekly in the Stevenson Union. This classic role playing game is a favorite among many even though the explosion of computer based games has challenged the primacy of such in person […]

Vinyl Cleaning Up Image

Vinyl Cleaning Up Image

Vinyl has been under scrutiny by the city of Ashland through some ongoing complaints that range from excessive noise, fighting, and generally disorderly conduct.  The Council has not taken away their liquor license, but advised the Ashland Police Department to keep a close eye on the bar. According to the Council’s report, “The primary complaints involving […]

Teacher by Day, Rock Star by Night

Teacher by Day, Rock Star by Night

Last Friday and Saturday night, Southern Oregon University’s own creative writing teacher, Craig Wright, performed with his band, “The 541 Turnaround,” at the Milagros Fresh Mexican restaurant to celebrate Mardi Gras, and they kicked ass. Craig Wright led on vocals and traded in his short stories for a six string, fender electric guitar. He and his band played […]