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Students lobby in Salem

On April 25, over 60 Southern Oregon University students drove to Salem to gather with approximately 400 other students from across the state to show their support for several education bills being considered by the Oregon legislature. “For the most part the representatives were really receptive,” said Edward Oneil Latimore, Associated Students of Southern Oregon […]

Take back the night

Every two minutes someone in the United States is sexually assaulted, according to the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Crime Victimization Survey. The Women’s Resource Center has worked to raise awareness of this issue throughout the month. Their efforts will culminate with the Clothesline Project and Take Back The Night event this week. The Clothesline […]

ASSOU considers another impeachment

The Judicial Branch of the Associated Students of Southern Oregon University has started impeachment proceedings against ASSOU Speaker of the Senate Kirby Rider following over a month long investigation into alleged misconduct. “The Judiciary was doing some investigations based on some grievances that had been filed,” said ASSOU Justice Corey Metcalfe. “The rules were being […]

Earth Day gets a visit from Mother Nature

Despite rainy weather causing last week’s Earth Day celebration to move indoors to the Rogue River Room, the festivities went on as planned. The Ecology Center of the Siskiyous celebrated early on Wednesday, April 20, inviting clubs and organizations from throughout the community to share how they can better the globe. Participants provided many environmentally […]

Presidental candidate will run un-opposed

Posters with catchy slogans will begin to appear on campus this week. Election campaigns for the Associated Students of Southern Oregon University begin Monday. This year, the candidates for president and vice president, Hassan Harris and Amanda Stucke, are running unopposed. Even though Harris and Stucke are running unopposed, that doesn’t mean they automatically become […]

Earth Day celebration focuses on honeybees

This Wednesday the Ecology Center of the Siskiyous will host their annual Earth Day celebration on campus. The theme of this year’s celebration is “On Bee-ing Human” a play on the university’s campus theme “On Being Human” and an exploration into the importance of bees in our world and the decline in the insect’s population. […]

Powwow draws a crowd

Powwow draws a crowd

Southern Oregon University’s Native American Student Union held their 19th Annual Spring Powwow over the weekend in the McNeal Pavilion. The Grand Entry of dancers was held Saturday at 1 p.m., with many different tribes represented in the friendly competition. Program Coordinator of SOU’s Native American Studies program, David West, gave the opening prayer. In […]

March makes a difference

A march on city hall by community members and Southern Oregon University students on April 5 may have helped lead the City of Ashland to reject the proposed homeless exclusionary zone in downtown Ashland. The council decided to create an ad-hoc Homelessness Steering Committee to come up with solutions to Ashland’s alleged homeless problem. “There […]

Lacrosse Wins Third Game in a Row

The Southern Oregon University men’s lacrosse club managed to win their third game in a row as well as several other honors this past week. The Raiders opened the week with a 14-to-4 win over Willamette on April 3 before going on to feature as the Amateur Team of the Week by KDRV 12. Southern […]

SOU Rugby Club Falls In Playoffs

Southern Oregon to Play Final Two Games of the Season at Home By Anthony Duchene The Southern Oregon Men’s Rugby Club lost to the University of Idaho 15-to-16 on March 26 at the Pacific Northwest Collegiate Playoffs in Tacoma, Wash. The University of Idaho scored early in the first half with a penalty kick to […]