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Campus Chicken Pox Warning

Campus Chicken Pox Warning

The following e-mail was sent out campus wide as a health warning.  In the wake of a Chicken Pox outbreak in December affecting younger children and an increased number of cases in Jackson county The Sisikiyou is printing it in its entirety as a service to our readers. Dear Campus Community, We would like to […]

Klamath CC Partners with SOU

Klamath CC Partners with SOU

On Friday, May 15th in Klamath Falls, Klamath Community College (KCC) president, Roberto Gutierrez, and Southern Oregon University (SOU) President, Roy Saigo, signed an agreement permitting “seamless transfer” of credits from the community college to the four-year school. The partnership gives KCC student’s options for increasing their education without the burden of losing KCC credits […]

How A Long Walk Became Cancer’s Biggest Challenger

How A Long Walk Became Cancer’s Biggest Challenger

It all started with Dr. Gordon Klatt, a colorectal surgeon from Tacoma, Washington. His desire to raise money for a good cause by doing something he personally enjoyed – running and walking around a track – eventually turned into a global phenomenon. A phenomenon we all know today as the American Cancer Society’s Relay For […]

#NewAreaOfFocus

#NewAreaOfFocus

All that time you’ve spent playing on your phone might finally be able to help you get a degree.  Southern Oregon University has announced that next Fall it will welcome a focus under the Communications degree of Social Media and Public Engagement. While parents might be skeptical about paying tuition for kids to take classes on […]

Technology Imitating Art or Becoming the Artist?

Technology Imitating Art or Becoming the Artist?

On the third floor of the Hannon library, as part of the SOAR Conference, there is a computer experiment underway. Some might call it a drawbot, a computer art machine, or some other name. But its creator, Andres Rivero, a computer science student at SOU, won’t give it a title, or even a name. He […]

How a Tea Cup and a Play Creates Change

How a Tea Cup and a Play Creates Change

From creating tea ceremonies for traumatized veterans to plays for helping homeless dogs “Presentation Night” was the opportunity for the good willed and recently educated members of Cascades Hub to strut their ideas for an eager audience. The event took place in Meese Auditorium at SOU Friday, May 1st in the evening to let the […]

How to Build a Better University

How to Build a Better University

CM/EMDA 399 Reinventing College. Sounds high minded, and it is. I participated as a student and a journalist and came away with some interesting ideas. The course was modeled after the ground-breaking project, d.school, at the Institute of Design at Stanford. The class consisted of 13 students of varying backgrounds, genders and ethnicities, one mathematics […]

SOU Powwow

SOU Powwow

The United states is home to approximately 5.2 million Native American people according to 2010 census and Oregon has more than 70,000 of those. In Southern Oregon, Chinook, Coquille, Umpqua, Chetco, Tututni, Tolowa, Takelma, Klamath, Modoc, Northern Paiute, and Shoshone all call Southern Oregon their home. This weekend representatives from those tribes met in the McNeil […]

Call For Writers!

Call For Writers!

Southern Oregon Senior Angelica Crimmins is on the search for talented writers and artists on campus who wish to submit their work to be combined in her capstone project of creating an online magazine.  Pippi Magazine hopes to publish pieces which will blur fiction and nonfiction while making connections between the stories and everyday life. […]

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