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Student performs at Carnegie Hall

Student performs at Carnegie Hall

If you’ve ever been to a performance in SOU’s Music Building, you’ve probably seen Beatriz Abella. She’s a stage manager with the music department, a title she says is mostly just a fancy term for stagehand. You can usually see her punching tickets at the door, setting up the stands onstage between acts, controlling the […]

New “Raider Way” sign cost $2,800 out of student fees

A new $2,800 sign on campus was bought using money from student fees. The sign originated from last spring’s Campus Creed Committee, a group that worked to pump up campus morale. “The group that created the creed also had another idea of creating more campus unity and spirit,” said Stevenson Union Associate Director Ryan Green. […]

Peek @ The Week 5/3-5/9

Tuesday May 3 • 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Biology Club plant sale, in greenhouses next to Science building. • 11:45 a.m. Guided Relaxation in Diversions. • 3-7 p.m. (Mon.-Th.) Climbing Gym open hours, behind McNeal Pavilion. • 3-4:30 p.m. ( Tue. & Th.) “Get Fit” in SU 319. • 4-6 p.m. New Directions: Economic Choices for […]

Speaker of the Senate suspended

With less than two weeks before next year’s student government is sworn in, the Associated Students of Southern Oregon University is yet again embroiled in controversy after Speaker of the Senate Kirby Rider was suspended following an investigation into alleged misconduct. “The truth is, I did violate the rules,” said Rider before the ASSOU Senate […]

“On Being Human” lecture series continues

Southern Oregon University’s Science Hall was packed with students and community members alike for the April 29 “On Being Human” lecture. Dr. Nel Noddings and Lee L. Jacks Professor of Education at Stanford University, delivered Friday’s lecture on the topic of her most recent book, “The Maternal Factor: Two Paths to Morality,” released April 2010 […]

Students vie for $29,000 “Green-Tag” refund

The Student Fee Committee of the Associated Students of Southern Oregon University is still hearing requests for the $29,000 refund the university recently received from the Bonneville Environmental Foundation, a non-profit organization that sells carbon offsets to the university. Since 2007, the university has purchased Renewable Energy Credits and carbon offsets from the BEF. Using […]

Alumni dinner teaches etiquette

Southern Oregon University students gathered in the Rogue River Room for the Alumni Etiquette Dinner on April 27. This is the fourth year the event has been hosted at SOU by Doreen O’Skea, Director of Alumni Relations. The event included a free four-course meal and lessons in etiquette. The etiquette lesson touched on table manners […]

Hawaii Club luau is fun for all ages

Hawaii Club luau is fun for all ages

Southern Oregon University’s Ho’opa’a Hawaii Club celebrated their 15th annual luau on Saturday, April 30, at the McNeal Pavilion. The theme of this year’s event was Kulia I Ka Nu’u, which translates to “Strive for the Highest.” The evening began with music and a traditional dinner including Kahula Pig, Shoyu Chicken and Haupia for dessert. […]

Battle of the Bands coming to the Britt Ballroom

Southern Oregon University’s KSOC radio will be giving students a chance to get tuned up Friday, May 6, in the Britt Ballroom. At least 13 musical performances have been signed up to hold down the stage at this year’s Battle of the Bands, which begins at 7 p.m., has free admittance, and is open to […]

Spring Powwow

Spring Powwow

  Here are some photographs of Southern Oregon University’s Spring Powwow, sponsored by SOU’s Native American Student Union. All photographs by Lenny Holland/The Siskiyou.