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Ho’opa’a Hawai’i Club Hosts Polynesian Education Conference

Ho’opa’a Hawai’i Club Hosts Polynesian Education Conference

The Southern Oregon University (SOU) Ho’opa’a Hawai’i Club coordinated the Polynesian Education Conference in Stevenson Union on Friday, February 3— the only conference of its kind at a higher education institution to be completely student lead and run according  to keynote speaker, Makerusa “Mak” Porotesano. These events are something Porotesano would like to see more […]

Top Recommendation for “Keep Her Safe”

Top Recommendation for “Keep Her Safe”

Keep Her Safe by K. A. Tucker was a riveting, page-turner of a thriller with a massively intriguing storyline. There is not much I can say about the book without giving anything away, but it is about a young man and woman trying to find answers about the death of her father and the possible corruption […]

ECOS Promotes Waste Awareness

ECOS Promotes Waste Awareness

A week spent engaging, educating, and challenging students, Southern Oregon University’s Ecology and Sustainability Resource Center (ECOS) wrapped up their Zero Waste Week on Friday during a reveal of how much waste each participant produced that week. “It’s all mainly about awareness and education,” explained Kayla Bondoc, the At-large Member who coordinated this event. “I thought it would be […]

Hannon Library Institutes Quiet Floor

Hannon Library Institutes Quiet Floor

Contrary to the wide spread belief that libraries are silent places, the Hannon is not one that strictly falls within that category. “It is a space for students to meet up and group up to prepare for their classes,” said Genesis Beas a lead student worker at the circulation desk in the Hannon Library. This […]

Book Review: 5 Stars for “The Cruel Prince”

Book Review: 5 Stars for “The Cruel Prince”

Enigmatic and bold, The Cruel Prince by Holly Black was a gripping fantasy novel about three sisters growing up in the land of Faerie with the man who killed their parents. Brimming with complex characters and political conspiracies, the story played out in a dramatic fashion from beginning to end. The writing–skilled in engulfing the […]

Flu Symptoms Rise in Oregon : How To Prevent the Flu in a Low Vaccinated City

Flu Symptoms Rise in Oregon : How To Prevent the Flu in a Low Vaccinated City

Flu season is still upon us with confirmed cases in this otherwise mild La Nina winter. “We are seeing a high volume of people in our emergency departments with flu-like symptoms,” said Lauren Van Sickle, Senior Public Relations at Asante Ashland. Although this season is “not any worse than last year,” according to Anna D’Amato, Executive […]

Spotlight: Poppen ties SOU Record

Spotlight: Poppen ties SOU Record

Last Friday, Southern Oregon University Wrestler, Devin Poppen, tied for second place on Southern Oregon’s all-time pins list. Poppen is the NAIA’s No. 2-ranked wrestler at 141 pounds. By taking down Devin Everk in 5:03, the athlete scored his 52nd win by fall. It was the wrestler’s 14th pin of the season and made him 24-5 overall, […]

SOU: A Safe Place for Pollinators

SOU: A Safe Place for Pollinators

Since April of 2015, Southern Oregon University has been recognized as the nation’s first Bee Campus USA, according to SOU’s Landscape Services website. Ever since, committee chairs Jamie Hickner and Cal McRoberts, as well as Michael Oxendine, have been working to make SOU a safe place for pollinators. Their most recent attempt in protecting pollinators […]

Dulcet Competes in ICCAs

Dulcet Competes in ICCAs

This past weekend, Southern Oregon University’s a cappella team, Dulcet, competed in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA) in Salem, Ore. During this competition season, there are three separate competitions in January, February, and March that divide the country’s a cappella teams based on regions. Dulcet A Cappella is a part of the Western Region […]

Women’s Resource Center Celebrates Body Positivity with Fashion Show

Women’s Resource Center Celebrates Body Positivity with Fashion Show

The Stevenson Union’s Diversions Room was full of excitement on Thursday, Jan. 11 as the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) hosted their Body Positivity Fashion Show, coordinated by WRC staff member Brooke Grover. The show celebrated people of all genders, ethnicities, and sizes with models showing off outfits from their own closets that make them feel confident […]

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