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Tyler Takeshita Takes Over As Student Body President

Tyler Takeshita Takes Over As Student Body President

Following Colin Davis’s removal from office former Vice President Tyler Takeshita has taken over as Associate Students of Southern Oregon University President. “We’re in a really unique position, kind of like a starting over opportunity,” said Takeshita expressing his intentions to use Davis’ impeachment as a growing opportunity to for the ASSOU government. “The grounds that Colin and I […]

Davis Ballin’ His Way Out of Office

Davis Ballin’ His Way Out of Office

Southern Oregon University’s Student Body President, Colin Davis, was impeached on Tuesday, Nov. 1 following a dismissal hearing at which student government’s Legislative Branch ruled he had broken four bylaws during the planning process of the Back 2 Class Bash. Moving forward with the line of succession, Tyler Takeshita, Davis’ Vice President assumed office as the […]

ASSOU Members Say Concert Planning Lacked Transparency

ASSOU Members Say Concert Planning Lacked Transparency

Student Body President Colin Davis faced scrutiny from members of the Associate Students of Southern Oregon University on Tuesday, Oct. 4 as representatives were debriefed on the details surrounding the Back 2 Class Bash held on Oct. 1. Throughout the meeting concerns of the large amount of money that was spent in addition to the […]

Letter From the Editor: Comeback Year

Letter From the Editor: Comeback Year

The year 2016 has seen a lot of action. Donald Trump securing the Republican nomination, thousands of leaked emails at the Democratic National Convention, and the murder of Cincinnati’s infamous silverback gorilla, Harambe. What a time to be alive. If you’re returning to campus this fall you know that SOU was not immune to the […]

Davis’ Concert Plans Come to Fruition

Davis’ Concert Plans Come to Fruition

Come this fall Ashland will be getting a new taste of music contrary to the usual indie scene associated with the city. On October first Southern Oregon University will be hosting a rap concert featuring artists Travis Porter, JR Castro, and Paul Wall to be held at the SOU practice field. Following a tumultuous election Colin Davis […]

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 […]

30 Weeks to Save the World: The 2016 ASSOU Presidential Election

30 Weeks to Save the World: The 2016 ASSOU Presidential Election

Trump, Clinton, and Sanders are not the only presidential candidates students should be concerned with this week. Elections for student government kick off next week and with a whopping 3 candidates running for Associated Students of Southern Oregon University president, the race is sure to be heated. “My advice to the winner is to utilize […]

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