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Festival Season; You Ready?

Festival Season; You Ready?

  The smell of patchouli oil, burning incense, pot, and perspiration filled the air this weekend behind the Provolt Store, summoning hundreds of hippies both young and old to the grounds for the 7th Annual Apple Jam from Friday to Sunday. “It’s like a big family,” said one festival goer, “the music is fun and […]

Why One Man’s Fight for Disc Golf is a Movement

“There are no disc golf courses in Jackson County” States disc golf enthusiast and SOU student Charles Mathias. A crime against the humanity of Southern Oregon if you ask him, but Charles is looking to change things for the enrollment of SOU and the community of Ashland by installing an on campus disc golf course. […]

Love Revolution? 11th Erotic Ball Struts Stuff

Love Revolution? 11th Erotic Ball Struts Stuff

Heat, fire and ice, sugar and spice, virtue and vice, and kink. That’s what Saturday night looked like to those attending the 11th annual Erotic Ball. “There were subs (submissives), doms (dominants), and condom balloons. People with nicknames like Beezleboobs and Pleazus, and more showed up. It was definitely a night to remember.” Ladies in […]

French Club Noshes on Retrenchment at Annual Dinner

French Club Noshes on Retrenchment at Annual Dinner

Retrenchment is still being felt by the SOU community, some classes continue to be scaled down such as those which created  French as a major and minor. Diners dished concerns between bites of French cuisine making the annual Club Dinner all the more poignant. The 19th annual dinner, opened to a 5 course meal consisting […]

Much Ado About…..

Much Ado About…..

  It is May, spring has officially arrived in Ashland. This past weekend, people gathered together to experience ShakespeareAMERICA’s opening event, Much Ado About Shakespeare in Contemporary America. ShakespeareAMERICA is a collaborative project between Southern Oregon University and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The institute provides programs that enlighten, educate, broaden perspectives, reveal new information, and […]

Mai Hula Ke Nele Aku I Ka Mana’

Mai Hula Ke Nele Aku I Ka Mana’

Southern Oregon University’s Hawaii Club hosted the 19th Luau on Saturday in McNeal Pavilion. The theme was ‘Mai Hula Ke Nele Aku I Ka Mana’ or “Don’t Dance Without A Meaning”. The night began with two members singing and playing the ukelele while guests waited in line for their classic Hawaiian food. The menu included […]

International Week Celebrations Features Food and Festival

If you’ve recently walked through the SOU campus, it’d be difficult not to notice the promotional posters of the upcoming International Week celebration hosted by the International Students Association (ISA) of Southern Oregon University (SOU). This years International Week: A Night To Remember; Thursday, April 30th at the historic Ashland Armory will start at 5:30PM […]

Campus Film Maker Wins Launch Award

Campus Film Maker Wins Launch Award

Add award winning filmmaker to the list of achievements by Southern Oregon Senior Angelica Crimmins. We first met her as a Staff Writer for The Siskiyou and then again as she launched her online campus literary magazine.  Then on Monday night, Crimmins was presented with the Launch award for her film As Apple Pie which […]

We’re All Stars Now… At The Lunch Show!

We’re All Stars Now… At The Lunch Show!

As college students, a steady income is usually hard to come by and maintain. On top of which, students must also worry about paying college bills such as, housing, tuition, additional course fees, and textbooks. Even if a student has access to a decent kitchen with basic cooking utilities (stove, oven, microwave, and toaster), this […]

Location is everything…

  Sleeping, knowingly, and choosing not to awaken, living in “a dream you’ll never want to leave” is how The Washington Post describes living in Ashland, Oregon. Home to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 1935, Ashland has been known for its success with the arts ever since. This past week it was the local stage […]