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Humanitarian sculpture installation at Hannon Library officially dedicated

Humanitarian sculpture installation at Hannon Library officially dedicated

This year’s campus theme of civility is illustrated beautifully in “Humanitarians for Justice, Non-Violence and Peace,” a new art exhibit in the Hannon Library, consisting of 21 bronze busts of famous humanitarians. Dedicated Friday, the collection of sculptures was donated by Ashland artist Meera Censor. Censor, a 66-year-old Ashland resident and mother of five, was inspired to create the collection by a personal experience with violence and […]

Monster Dash kicks off Halloween festivities

Monster Dash kicks off Halloween festivities

If you were to stroll down to the Ashland Plaza on Saturday, Oct. 29, you would have found yourself amidst a colorful rendezvous of ghouls and pop stars, comic book characters and costumes of every other design imaginable. Over the weekend, hundreds of Ashland residents of every age gathered in Lithia Park to participate in […]

Retired SOU professor was a former CIA operative

Retired SOU professor was a former CIA operative

If you were to interview attendees of the Occupy Portland movement, you would find people from a variety of professions; including accountants, gardeners, construction workers, airline pilots, the unemployed, business owners, and many others. Jay Mullen is none of those things. In fact, Jay Mullen is far from your average protester. It’s a safe bet […]

Ally Week kicks off with a documentary and a drag

Ally Week kicks off with a documentary and a drag

Ally Week kicked off last week at Southern Oregon University with a drag show put on by the Queer Resource Center. In addition, the SOU resource centers hosted a documentary in the hopes of bringing together a diverse group of students under a united theme of respect. Ally Week is a student-led national movement intended […]

SOU Soccer Will Visit Corban and Northwest Christian This Weekend

SOU Soccer Will Visit Corban and Northwest Christian This Weekend

By Tyler Scott, Sports Information Director The Southern Oregon soccer team heads back out on the road this weekend, visiting Corban in Salem and Northwest Christian in Eugene for a pair of Cascade Collegiate Conference matches. The Raiders, 4-5-1 overall and 1-1 in conference play this season, will face Corban on Friday at 12 p.m. […]

Ashland shows its pride at 2011 Southern Oregon Pride Parade

Ashland shows its pride at 2011 Southern Oregon Pride Parade

There was never such a colorful display of exuberant individuals parading down the street Saturday as Lady Gaga’s  “Born This Way” radiated fearlessness through the hearts of the crowd. Ashland’s 2011 Pride Parade drew about thirty floats and over a thousand marchers, as the community dedicated their wares, time and support to reinforce this year’s […]

The Siskiyou says goodbye to print edition

The Siskiyou says goodbye to print edition

 … in favor of new and improved online edition Breaking up is always hard to do and no one will be sadder than the staff at The Siskiyou when we have to wash our ink stained hands and say goodbye to one of the most prominent parts of our college experience in January. But never […]

Cupcake controversy at California college campus

Cupcake controversy at California college campus

Earlier this month, the College Republicans at the University of California, Berkeley, held a bake sale for what might be the nation’s most controversial cupcake. The campus organization made headlines when they held a bake sale where the price of baked goods would be based on a sliding scale, meaning the price a student would be […]

In The Works

In The Works

Renovations to Southern Oregon University’s Churchill building have begun.    Renovations to one of the oldest buildings on campus have begun, making errands around Southern Oregon University a little more difficult for students. The university’s Churchill building was constructed in 1926. Since then, there hasn’t been much opportunity for the university to renovate it, said […]

SOU Students Build Community Garden

SOU Students Build Community Garden

Over the summer a group of Southern Oregon University students and community members came together to organize a community garden on the outskirts of Ashland in an effort to help homeless and low-income residents and, in the words of one organizer, “engender a sense of community.” “It was an idea that came from a few […]