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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 […]

Pass the Cushman: 5 Ways to Survive Deer

Pass the Cushman: 5 Ways to Survive Deer

What follows is a column by student writer/satirist Connor Cushman. The views do not represent the editorial opinions or content of The Siskiyou or Southern Oregon University. We present it to you as humor and satire. If you’ve been in Ashland for more than ten minutes you know there’s a scourge of deer infesting this […]

Cheap Date: Lace Up the Skates

Cheap Date: Lace Up the Skates

It is that time of year again; when the cool, crisp winter air quickens your step and and the picturesque mountains are dusted with snow. With this winter chill comes all kinds of cold weather activities that are a lifestyle for Oregonians. Among them–Ashland’s outdoor ice skating rink, that was founded in 1996, opened for […]

Cheap Eats, Good Food and Friends

Cheap Eats, Good Food and Friends

  With the goal of providing “a home cooked meal in an amazing atmosphere,” the Outdoor Program (OP) kicks off a weekly meal gathering at their program’s office–the price is optional based on what you want to pay. A few years ago the Outdoor Program had the weekly meals going, but somewhere between academic quarters […]

Growling on the Outside and Inside

Growling on the Outside and Inside

Growler; a pitcher, pail, or other container brought by a customer for beer. With that in mind, Ashland welcomes it’s newest member to the brewery community; Growler Guys and Stoneridge Coffee. From craft beer to coffee this new establishment makes it way into downtown as the “community beverage center”, says manager Emily Jablonski. Growler Guys […]