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SOU Men’s Cross Country Captures National Title

SOU Men’s Cross Country Captures National Title

For the first time during cross country head coach Grier Gatlin’s tenure at SOU, the Raider Men’s cross country team are the NAIA National Champions. Gatlin, who had previously coached at SOU from 1999-2005, again took over the helm of the cross country program in 2011. Leading the way at the North Farm Cross Country […]

Tyler Takeshita Takes Over As Student Body President

Tyler Takeshita Takes Over As Student Body President

Following Colin Davis’s removal from office former Vice President Tyler Takeshita has taken over as Associate Students of Southern Oregon University President. “We’re in a really unique position, kind of like a starting over opportunity,” said Takeshita expressing his intentions to use Davis’ impeachment as a growing opportunity to for the ASSOU government. “The grounds that Colin and I […]

Students Stand in Solidarity With Standing Rock

Students Stand in Solidarity With Standing Rock

Drums and song filled the Stevenson Union courtyard Wednesday Nov. 9 as students and community members took a stand of solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. The event, organized by the Native American Programs on campus, brought out a crowd of nearly 100 people. It included traditional native songs, prayer, and two short speeches […]

Davis Ballin’ His Way Out of Office

Davis Ballin’ His Way Out of Office

Southern Oregon University’s Student Body President, Colin Davis, was impeached on Tuesday, Nov. 1 following a dismissal hearing at which student government’s Legislative Branch ruled he had broken four bylaws during the planning process of the Back 2 Class Bash. Moving forward with the line of succession, Tyler Takeshita, Davis’ Vice President assumed office as the […]

Octoberfeast: A Time For Food Appreciation

Octoberfeast: A Time For Food Appreciation

Southern Oregon University students and community members of the greater Ashland area came together Friday Oct. 21, at the SOU Farm to celebrate the first ever Octoberfeast, an event created in the hopes of raising awareness and appreciation for food and its origins. With the sound of live music playing in the background there stood […]

SOU Suffers Loss Against Eastern Oregon

SOU Suffers Loss Against Eastern Oregon

The gloom setting of the weekend did not let up as the Southern Oregon University football team took to the field this past Saturday against Eastern Oregon University. The final score: EOU 39, SOU 29. “We expect to win every game and it’s disappointing when we lose,” said SOU’s head football coach Craig Howard. “It […]

SOU Sets Standard for Sexual Assault Response

SOU Sets Standard for Sexual Assault Response

Southern Oregon University is setting a national example for support and intervention through campus programs that address the individual needs of sexual assault survivors.   On Oct. 11 Senator Ron Wyden sat at a round table with students, staff, and faculty to discuss SOU’s supportive and preventative sexual assault resources, as well as Title IX […]

Discussion Continues Over Cascade-Siskiyou Expansion

Discussion Continues Over Cascade-Siskiyou Expansion

Over 300 people filled the Rogue River Room in the Stevenson Union Friday Oct. 14  to voice their opinions on the proposed expansion to the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. The expansion was proposed by Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden in order to better preserve the biodiversity and ecosystems in the area. “This region has one […]

ASSOU Members Say Concert Planning Lacked Transparency

ASSOU Members Say Concert Planning Lacked Transparency

Student Body President Colin Davis faced scrutiny from members of the Associate Students of Southern Oregon University on Tuesday, Oct. 4 as representatives were debriefed on the details surrounding the Back 2 Class Bash held on Oct. 1. Throughout the meeting concerns of the large amount of money that was spent in addition to the […]

Pass the Cushman: The Unsolved Mystery of SOU’s Rec-Center

Pass the Cushman: The Unsolved Mystery of SOU’s Rec-Center

What follows is a column and video production 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. As of McNeal’s demolition and the construction taking place inside the stadium gym, students at Southern Oregon […]