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Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration

Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration

See our photo gallery below for images from Monday’s MLK Day celebration at the Ashland Armory. Photos by Lenny Holland/The Siskiyou.

The fight for free transit

The fight for free transit

It has been over five years since students at Southern Oregon University have been able to enjoy free rates for Rogue Valley Transportation District bus services, but a university committee is working to re-establish negotiations with the transportation service provider, and make alternative options more available for students. Negotiations involving SOU and RVTD have been […]

Student filmmaker wins year supply of yogurt

Student filmmaker wins year supply of yogurt

One Southern Oregon University video production team is tasting victory after winning a year supply of yogurt in a commercial creating contest. SOU senior Jotham Porzio, 22, and his crew won a year supply of yogurt after winning a commercial contest for Yogurt Hut. Porzio is choosing to split his 368 yogurts amongst his friends […]

La Niña brings snow

La Niña brings snow

La Nina is in full swing in southern Oregon, already bringing a series of early winter storms and plenty of snow pack.  The counterpart of El Nino, a La Nina weather phenomenon means a cooler ocean surface temperature, which causes a cold, wet, winter and the chance of more storms than usual. The early winter […]

Coen Brothers create a new classic

Coen Brothers create a new classic

        The Coen Brothers have once again succeeded in mesmerizing us with another beautifully told story. It seems that every time we go to the theater to see a Coen Brothers film, we are partaking in an important part of cinematic history. “True Grit” is another film for the books. Mattie Ross, […]

African president refuses to step down

African president refuses to step down

Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo is refusing to leave office as president, even after Alassane Ouattara was officially recognized as the winner of last November’s election. Groups of supporters of both men have grown violent in some cases, provoking fear of an impending civil war, The Guardian reported. More than 200 people have been killed […]

Students rally to support classmate

Students rally to support classmate

Students protesting the withdrawal of Eliza Schaaf were interrupted by Southern Oregon University campus public safety officials today.

Volleyball team advances in opening round of NAIA championships

Volleyball team advances in opening round of NAIA championships

Leanne Stennett slams home a shot in the first set as the 14th-ranked Southern Oregon volleyball team scored a 25-23, 25-21, 25-13 victory over Holy Names in the NAIA National Championship Opening Round Match tonight at McNeal Pavilion.

Dysfunction within ASSOU continues

Dysfunction within ASSOU continues

With the end of the term coming closer, the trials and tribulations of the ASSOU continue to grow. Former Director of Communications Hayden Perkins resigned earlier in the term and was replaced by Amanda Stucke. Former Executive Director of Administration and Finance Jordan Marshall also chose to resign, walking out of Tuesday’s meeting after making […]

Former president details “Decision Points”

Former president details “Decision Points”

Former President George W. Bush’s new book Decision Points was released Tuesday, chronicling the parts of his presidency that gained the most attention. Bush, who has been relatively out of the spotlight the last two years, has planned a U.S. tour to promote the book, including several television appearances. “This will come as quite a […]