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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 […]

Silent film highlights problems of factory farming

Silent film highlights problems of factory farming

The film “Our Daily Bread” takes a look at factory farming. Photo courtesy nytimes.com A silent film about factory farming in Germany was shown last week, continuing a weekly film series organized by the Ecology Center of the Siskiyous. “Our Daily Bread” is a film about what goes into the harvesting of the majority of […]

Artists prepare for Vagina Monologues

Artists prepare for Vagina Monologues

    The Women’s Resource Center is holding a three-part silent art and donation auction fundraiser as a part of Southern Oregon University’s tenth annual production of The Vagina Monologues. Each of the shows later this week will feature a variety of items to bid on during intermission. Performances will be this Thursday, Friday, and […]