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Parking Discourse Begins

Parking Discourse Begins

As of yesterday evening, Parking Lot 1 by the Hawk is once again open to on-campus Residents. Last year, people with resident or commuter parking passes could use the lot. This term, Lot 1 changed to be commuter and metered parking only. The reason is to give students who will be taking classes at the […]

Dance Team Returns to SOU

Dance Team Returns to SOU

Earlier this year the Southern Oregon University Athletic Department announced the return of a team to campus: the Raiderettes, the school’s dance team. Led by Sarah Fultz, a prior cheerleader for the NFL Houston Texans and dancer for the NBA San Antonio Spurs. “I wanted to bring the excitement you see at a Division I […]

English Department Welcomes New Professor

English Department Welcomes New Professor

Since being hired at the end of Spring 2017, Merrilyne Lundahl has taken on teaching a young adult literature class at both the undergraduate and graduate levels while also becoming a part of the Oregon Writing Project here in Jackson County. Dr. Lundahl, originally from Utah, began her studies at Utah State where she majored […]

How to Overcome the Week 3 Blues

How to Overcome the Week 3 Blues

So, we’re three weeks into the fall term. The excitement of school starting has vanished, professors are starting to assign projects and copious amounts of homework, and midterms are two weeks away. Have you ever seen that meme of a dog drinking coffee in the middle of a burning house saying, “This is fine”? Yeah, […]

Puck’s Closes, Case Expands

Puck’s Closes, Case Expands

After more than 40 years of business, Puck’s Doughnuts has closed their doors for good. The now vacant space just off of Lithia Way will become a second location for Case Coffee Roasters. A typed notification from former Puck’s owners, Be Khamphanh and Chandra Hay, hangs on the door informing customers of their “family decision…to […]

Verification Interferes with Aid

Verification Interferes with Aid

A verification process mandated by the U.S. Department of Education is keeping approximately one-third of students from receiving financial aid. “It has been incredibly frustrating,” said Mackenzie Civil, a Southern Oregon University student who just completed the process. “I think that this whole thing is a waste of time.” The verification process ensures that students […]

Spotlight: Huges Lecomte

Spotlight: Huges Lecomte

The new Director of Campus Recreation and Student Recreation Center Hugues Lecomte. In 1996, Lecomte moved from Paris to the United States where he has lived for 20 years and where he received a bachelor’s in Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism and a masters degree in Sports and Recreation Management at the University of Idaho. […]

Raider Football Goes Undefeated

Raider Football Goes Undefeated

ASHLAND- This past Saturday, the Southern Oregon University Raiders Football team beat Rocky Mountain College 24-23 in their second home game of the season. “This game is a turning point, it’s going to define the rest of the season,” explained former Defender Jacob Proul before the game. “After this we are going into our most […]

RCC Campus closed this morning due to Bomb Threat

RCC Campus closed this morning due to Bomb Threat

Image taken from RCC website Yesterday evening, the Medford Police Department made a post to their Facebook page regarding a bomb threat made at the Rogue Community College. At 4 p.m. RCC officials discovered the threat, written on a whiteboard, indicated an attack was to occur this morning. “The grounds were swept and no suspicious devices […]

New Advising Model to begin October 13

New Advising Model to begin October 13

Outside Churchill Hall where the Provost and her team work. Oct. 13th is the final day for Southern Oregon University’s current department of academic advising. The team of four advisers were notified they were being laid off July 12 as the school transitioned to a new advising model. Currently a centralized model with different advisers […]

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