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Success at Southen program holds graduation

Southern Oregon University’s Success at Southern program held their annual graduation celebration for those in the program who are about to conclude their time at the university last week. Success at Southern is a TRIO Student Support Services Program that gives students who are low income, first generation college students, or those that have a […]

Students celebrate Cinco De Mayo

Cinco De Mayo was celebrated last Thursday at Southern Oregon University with live music by Broncos De Neji and a taco sale. The festivities also included a performance by The Ballet Folklorico Estampa Mexicana. The event was sponsored by the Latino Student Union.    

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 […]

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 […]