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OSPIRG Battles Hunger and Homelessness

OSPIRG Battles Hunger and Homelessness

“We always say to help alleviate hunger and homelessness in our community…[and right now] we’re trying to raise awareness for [the situation]” explained Crystal Ramirez, a student volunteer for the Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG). OSPIRG, Southern Oregon University’s student run non-profit organization, works on public interest issues ranging from environmental to public […]

Next in Que: American Vandal

Next in Que: American Vandal

  What follows is a review by student writer Jon Reinhart. The views do not represent the editorial opinions or content of the Siskiyou or Southern Oregon University. Due to profanity, reader discretion is advised. ************** This is your SPOILER ALERT warning from The Siskiyou************** There is no school today at Hanover high school. It is an […]

SOU Cross Country Competes at Nationals

SOU Cross Country Competes at Nationals

Vancouver, WA–The Southern Oregon Men’s Cross Country Team placed fourth and Women 15th overall at the NAIA National Cross Country meet in Vancouver, Washington. Leading the men at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Cross Country Course was junior Noah Oberriter who ran 25:06 in the 8k and placed 11th overall. “Sometimes in a race, […]

Student Rec Center Fee to Increase Winter Term

Student Rec Center Fee to Increase Winter Term

On Wednesday the Student Recreation Center (SRC) Committee of five opted, in a unanimous vote, to keep with the decision made last year to increase the current recreation center student fee of $75 per term to $95 per term starting in Winter of 2018. This fee will remain the same once the center opens per […]

No Man’s Land Film Festival Successful despite Technical Issues

No Man’s Land Film Festival Successful despite Technical Issues

Despite this technical interruption, event coordinators and attendees stayed positive and lively throughout the event, laughing and conversing with each other. After 25 minutes, the problem was resolved by loading the films onto another computer. The patient crowd broke into applause as the event resumed. Kira Welch, organizer of the No Man’s Land Film Festival […]

SOU Celebrates Race Awareness Week

SOU Celebrates Race Awareness Week

“Inclusion and acceptance cannot happen without awareness,” explained Marvin Woodard, the Multicultural Resource Center Coordinator. This past week, Southern Oregon University celebrated Race Awareness Week through a series of events catered to “…exposing our campus to the types of policies and systems people of color have to navigate,” according to Woodard. By the end of […]

Class is in Session: Adulting 101

Class is in Session: Adulting 101

If anyone received an email with the subject “Adulting 101 and Free Pizza,” hopefully you did not write it off. It is not a new class to be taken next quarter by freshmen, rather a monthly meeting to educate students maturing in their young adult years. Adulting 101 had its first class on Nov. 2 […]

Hannon Library to host Literary Festival

Hannon Library to host Literary Festival

On Oct. 28th the Hannon Library will be hosting the sixth annual Ashland Literary Arts Festival sponsored by the Friends of the Hannon Library (FoH). The festival brings together publishers, authors, artists and members of the community to share their works and thoughts. According to its website, “The Ashland Literary Arts Festival is an expanded […]

Poetry Slam Club Debuts

Poetry Slam Club Debuts

The Southern Oregon University Poetry Slam club hosted its first performance on Oct. 19, which showcased their writers. Both returning and new members went up to the mic to perform their poems through a three-round competition, in preparation for The Collegiate Unions Poetry Slam Invitational during spring term.  There were three rounds in total. Four […]

Board of Trustees takes advice from Bald Futurist

Board of Trustees takes advice from Bald Futurist

On Sept. 29, the Southern Oregon University Board of Trustees hosted a presentation by the “Bald Futurist” Steve Brown. As a futurist, Brown considers what forces will impact how the world will look in years to come. He worked for Intel for 28 years shaping how they strategize and think about the future. The Trustees […]