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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 […]

Art Without Boundaries

Art Without Boundaries

  SOU’s Center for the Visual Arts winter installation was boasting fresh new material from students last Thursday. The gallery included pen ink drawings, acrylic paintings, and a video installation by Kyle Simpson titled, Bible School. The piece consisted mainly of footage filmed on a VHS camcorder Simpson picked up at the local Goodwill for […]

Next in Que: American Horror Story Coven

Next in Que: American Horror Story Coven

American Horror story has forced its way into households and become fairly popular, considering it’s not very good.  With many references to pop culture and strong teen roles, the series has found its niche in viewers, predominantly young women. Now AHS does check off some important criteria when examining its popularity in the country. With […]

Bon Appetit!

Bon Appetit!

“Bonswa, welcome and bon appetit,” bid the servers of the annual French club diner on Jan. 28th, as guests filed into the sold out diner to snatch themselves a seat. The diner served four courses reflecting a traditional French meal. The twentieth annual dinner was a packed house, breaking a record of attendance even selling […]

Campus A Cappella Aims for the Big Stage

Campus A Cappella Aims for the Big Stage

A cappella voices could be heard carrying through the campus of Southern Oregon University on Wednesday evening as the group, Dulcet, practiced in between live performances.  After reciting a three song set list for an audience in Hannon Library, the SOU students dressed in bowties and button ups moved to the basement of Stevenson Union to kick […]

Pass the Cushman: Berning Man

Pass the Cushman: Berning Man

Connor Cushman is a student opinion writer for The Siskiyou. His opinions do not necessarily reflect those of The Siskiyou or Southern Oregon University. Chances are if you have a social media account you’re sifting through a landfill’s worth of politically charged articles shared by your racist grandparents, all in the effort to reach the […]

Pass the Cushman: You Come Here Often?

Pass the Cushman: You Come Here Often?

I’m a journalist, and even though my editor would put that statement in air quotations whist mocking my tone of voice, I’ll protest it to be true. As a result, and given my keen journalistic eye, I’ve come across the startling conclusion that everyone and their dog is hittin’ each other up on Tinder for […]

Pass the Cushman: The Scoop on Dog Poop

Pass the Cushman: The Scoop on Dog Poop

*Connor Cushman is a humorist for The Siskiyou. His views do not necessarily reflect the opinions of The Siskiyou or Southern Oregon University. As the son of Mastiff owners I know a thing or two about not picking up dog poop, surprisingly you can pass that stuff off as human poop and people aren’t as […]

Staff Writers Playlist: Week 1

Staff Writers Playlist: Week 1

  The first assignment for our staff writers was to submit their current favorite song.  To accompany the new year, new classes and new experiences, why not make new a playlist?  From our early term gatherings, it seems we are ready to charge head first into 2016 blasting a diverse variety of beats. Connor: Return of […]

Surviving Winter Through Art

Surviving Winter Through Art

Winter has come to Southern Oregon in waves of snow, wind, and rain. In addition to dealing with the weather, students at Southern Oregon University (SOU) are tackling the dreaded finals this week. With winter break just around the corner, the Oregon Center for the Arts (OCA) is offering a variety of events this month […]