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ECOS to host film series, expert panels and discussions during Winter term

The Ecology Center of the Siskiyous at Southern Oregon University is hosting a series of five film events over the next two months that are all on the topic of addressing our environmental crisis. Each film will have an expert panel and a discussion, as well as snacks that are provided by the Ashland Food Co-op. “This film series was […]

Race Awareness Week at SOU to include panel discussions, movie screenings, presentations

Race Awareness Week at SOU to include panel discussions, movie screenings, presentations

Southern Oregon University’s Multicultural Resource Center, in cooperation with other campus clubs and organizations, will be hosting the university’s annual Race Awareness Week next week, a series of events dedicated to unpacking and discussing the legacy of race in modern society. “Race is a very important part of our society,” said Marquis Malcom, the advisor […]

25th annual MLK celebrations to feature live music, local speakers

The 25th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration is happening next Monday, Jan. 21 at the Historic Ashland Armory at 208 Oak St. in downtown Ashland. The event starts at noon and goes until 1:30 p.m., when the Southern Oregon University’s Black Student Union will lead attendees in a march to Lithia Park where […]

SOU Civic Engagement Program hosts food and clothing drive to benefit Maslow Project

In recognition of Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week the Civic Engagement Program hosted their third annual week-long food and clothing drive from Monday, Nov. 12 to Saturday, Nov. 17. Red donation bins for clothes and food were stationed in the residence halls and the basement of the Stevenson Union with the hope of garnering student support across […]

SOU’s Civic Engagement Program and JCFC hosting a woodcut to benefit low-income families

SOU’s Civic Engagement Program and JCFC hosting a woodcut to benefit low-income families

The cold of winter is creeping up on Jackson County and many low-income residents are without heat each year. To combat this, Southern Oregon University’s Civic Engagement Program is teaming up with the Jackson County Fuel Committee for a wood cut this Saturday. Participants will meet at the loading dock on the back side of the Stevenson […]

“AweTalks:” 5 minutes to talk about whatever fascinates you

“AweTalks:” 5 minutes to talk about whatever fascinates you

What if students were given five minutes to talk about any subject they found fascinating? This idea is the basis for “AweTalks,” an open platform where Southern Oregon University students can show off their collective genius, speaking about anything and everything for up to five minutes. Hosted by the Associated Students of Southern Oregon University, […]

Beak Week: Birds of Prey

Beak Week: Birds of Prey

Wildlife Images brought a few different birds of prey to campus for Beak Week! Photos by Qamuuqin Maxwell. A red-tailed hawk, the official mascot of Southern Oregon University, made an appearance Tuesday along with three other birds of prey in the Raider’s Nest located in the Stevenson Union. The birds, brought in by representatives of […]

Veterans day reception honors vets, talks about the meaning of sacrifice

The Commuter Resource Center and the Veterans Resource Office are teaming up to honor veterans in the community by hosting a Veterans Day Reception Thursday, Nov. 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Rogue River Room of the Stevenson Union at Southern Oregon University. The event will feature some words of welcome by Danielle Mancuso, assistant […]

QRC’s “Thursday’s a Drag” a hit

QRC’s “Thursday’s a Drag” a hit

Southern Oregon University’s Queer Resource Center’s second annual “Thursday’s a Drag” gave attendees an inspiring experience last week, with slam poetry, live acoustics, skits and dances, and an appearance by the “Diamond Divas” featuring SOU students promoting an anti-bullying campaign. Co-hosting the show was Anders Templeton, facilitator of “Trans Talk,” a campus support group for Transgender students. Templeton performed […]

“Thursday’s a Drag” teaches tolerance through performance

For the second year in a row, Southern Oregon University’s Queer Resource Center will put on “Thursday’s a Drag,” this Thursday in the Diversions nightclub in the basement of the Stevenson Union at 7 p.m. The event is open to all, and admission is free. Catering services will provide snacks as well. According to Toby Stein, QRC […]