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SOU football signing party at Louie’s

SOU football signing party at Louie’s

 

Southern Oregon Skywatchers bring astronomy to the masses

Southern Oregon Skywatchers bring astronomy to the masses

Although there is nothing unusual about gazing up at the sky and pondering the mysteries hidden within the stars, there is something impressive about being able to understand and explore them. The Southern Oregon Skywatchers, an amateur club dedicated to bringing astronomy to the community, give people the chance to indulge their curiosity by participating […]

Live from Alex’s Americana music festival

Live from Alex’s Americana music festival

7:12- “When the music’s over…” The music is done. The cases are packed, the musicians finish the last drops of drinks while they pull on coats and hats, cords are rolled and amps unplugged. For a Sunday afternoon, the day was an undoubted success. Alex’s was packed with standing-room only, and the all-ages aspect of […]

Engagement Announcement: SOU Student Jorden Nielsen to wed Brooke Evans

Engagement Announcement: SOU Student Jorden Nielsen to wed Brooke Evans

The Oregon State Beavers may have lost to Stanford on November 5, 2011, but Southern Oregon University (SOU) student Jorden Nielsen won the hand of Brooke Evans, an alumna of Oregon State University, when Nielsen proposed during the game. Nielsen, a former kicker for the SOU Raiders, surprised his bride-to-be with a formal proposal in […]

Beats Antique bring their eclectic show to the Historic Ashland Armory

Beats Antique bring their eclectic show to the Historic Ashland Armory

The ever-intriguing trio known as Beats Antique will be bringing their unique blend of music and performance art to the Historic Ashland Armory Tuesday, Jan. 23. The doors open at 8 p.m. with the opening act, Filastine, beginning at 9 p.m. The following biography of the band was provided courtesy of Sacks and Co. and […]

Singer Etta James dead at 73

Singer Etta James dead at 73

Etta James, the sultry-voiced singer who crossed the bridges between jazz, blues, gospel and R&B flawlessly, died today at age 73 from complications brought on by her battle with leukemia.James had been battling the disease for many years, and had been in poor health recently. The singer led a turbulent life, filled with periods of drug […]

Ashland woman makes international students feel at home

Ashland woman makes international students feel at home

Courage, adventurous spirits, and lots of jet fuel were some of the ingredients that made dinner possible Monday night in Susan Koralek’s dining room. The only things missing were red beans and rice, but for international Southern Oregon University students Becky Li and Laura Sosa Ramirez, from China and Columbia respectively, a trip to the […]

From dream to reality: Dr. King’s legacy lives on

From dream to reality: Dr. King’s legacy lives on

There are many things that could be said of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy. We could discuss his famous “I have a dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., arguably one of our nation’s most influential speeches, for days on end. We could discuss the effects of his encouragement […]

Spirit Rock lets SOU students show their pride

Spirit Rock lets SOU students show their pride

Are your opinions too hefty for the standard soapbox? If you would like to advertise for your campus club, show off your school spirit and artistic abilities, or voice those all-important student opinions, the new Spirit Rock located in the courtyard of the Stevenson Union of Southern Oregon University is just the place to do […]

Man murdered on bike path in Hunter Park Saturday evening

Man murdered on bike path in Hunter Park Saturday evening

A 23-year-old man was found murdered on the bike path in Hunter Park on Saturday, making this the first murder in Ashland in more than seven years. The Ashland Police Department said that David Michael Grubbs was found dead on the Bear Creek Greenway between Walker Avenue and Normal Avenue on Nov. 19 around 5:30 […]