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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 […]

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 […]