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Letter From the Editor: Journalism at SOU

Letter From the Editor: Journalism at SOU

If you haven’t heard, some great news: The Siskiyou will return to Southern Oregon University next school year. A few weeks ago, we jumped through the application hoops and became a recognized club, as our budget proposal was accepted by the Student Fees Committee.  This one-year allocation of funds will allow us to pay our […]

Advice From Graduating Seniors

Advice From Graduating Seniors

So you are a freshman – Gabe Lenetsky  Young, rambunctious and free. You are a bottle of mixed emotions. The next four or more years of your life will have several ups and downs, but don’t worry, as long as you don’t get into meth you will be fine. You are going to meet a […]

Next in Que: Master of None

Next in Que: Master of None

“Long term relationships are tough. You can’t just expect a big, roaring fire right away, right? You know, you can’t put the big logs in first. You start with the small stuff. Kindling, all right? You add that, then you put in the big logs and then you have a roaring fire. And that’s a […]

Student Films Spotlighted at Annual Festival

Student Films Spotlighted at Annual Festival

  Documentaries, mockumentaries, animation and stop-motion all occupied the screen at the Varsity Theater on Tuesday night.  The Southern Oregon Student Film Festival showcased 21 films, out of the 42 submitted, that were entirely student produced. Sympathetic sighs and audible laughter throughout the room of the downtown arthouse theater signified that the audience rode an […]

Letter to the Editor: Memorial Day from a Vet’s Perspective

Letter to the Editor: Memorial Day from a Vet’s Perspective

This may reach you on or after Memorial Day but regardless I hope you take this to heart and truly think about the thoughts and words to follow, regardless of your view or opinions. While I don’t feel comfortable speaking for ALL veterans and service members I do think the majority will agree.             As […]

Dr. Michael Tidwell Wants to be SOU’s Next President

Dr. Michael Tidwell Wants to be SOU’s Next President

The Search Continues… The first of three finalists for Dr. Saigo’s replacement visited SOU last week, to meet with students, faculty and staff. When appealing the campus community on why he is the best candidate for SOU’s new president, Dr. Michael V. Tidwell, laid out his ambitious plans for diversifying SOU’s revenue sources, increasing the […]

Davis Secures Presidency Under Probationary Measures

Davis Secures Presidency Under Probationary  Measures

An additional grievance filed by Emily Pfeiffer and Ricardo Lujan-Valerio against the Election Committee’s ruling on Monday night which eliminated 41 votes for Colin Davis and Tyler Takeshita, was invalidated by the Associate Students of Southern Oregon University Judicial Branch on Thursday. An in depth discussion on the proper interpretation of the student government’s bylaws […]

Davis Retains Presidency…for now

Davis Retains Presidency…for now

A hearing on Monday evening in regards to a grievance filed against presidential elect Colin Davis and running mate Tyler Takeshita for breaking campaigning rules, resulted in the two losing votes, but as of now, they retain their claim to office. After considering the grievance, ASSOU’s elections committee deemed that Davis and Takeshita had in […]

Students Decide That Ball Actually is Life

Students Decide That Ball Actually is Life

After all the votes were counted on Friday, the end result showed that Southern Oregon does, indeed, wish to be “Ballin’ with Colin” in the upcoming school year. When Colin Davis and his Vice President Tyler Takeshita walked out of the election meeting late Friday afternoon with the other candidates where they were told that […]

ASSOU Candidate Learns Perils of Social Media During Election

ASSOU Candidate Learns Perils of Social Media During Election

“I would like to know why you should be able to take office despite your homophobic and transphobic comments on Facebook,” Oneta Cantlon asked Chase Gildea, at last week’s open forum for candidates of next year’s Associated Students of Southern Oregon University positions. After Cantlon asked their question the crowd quickly reacted and began calling […]