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Siskiyou Special: March Madness Tips & Tricks

Siskiyou Special: March Madness Tips & Tricks

Spring is in the air, the sun is shining, flowers are blooming and March Madness is underway! Conference tournaments just ended and the 2016 NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament seeding was released this afternoon, so everyone is scrambling to make their perfect bracket to win some cash. Last year, billionaire Warren Buffett offered a billion […]

Not Married to “The River Bride”

Not Married to “The River Bride”

      The Oregon Shakespeare festival did everything in their power to turn a dull play into a wonderful spectacle. And while their efforts didn’t go unnoticed, “The River Bride,” written by Marisela Treviño Orta, was still predictable, slow, and clichè. That’s not to say the play was entirely a misfire, however. There were […]

OSF: Playing Outside the Lines

OSF: Playing Outside the Lines

2016 Is the first year in Oregon Shakespeare Festival history where a majority of the actors are actors of color, it is one of the milestones in this eighty first season of the festival and four hundredth anniversary of the Bard’s death. Artistic Director Bill Rauch dropped this knowledge on a crowd gathered at the […]

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. […]