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SOU Cross Country Competes at Nationals

SOU Cross Country Competes at Nationals

Vancouver, WA–The Southern Oregon Men’s Cross Country Team placed fourth and Women 15th overall at the NAIA National Cross Country meet in Vancouver, Washington. Leading the men at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Cross Country Course was junior Noah Oberriter who ran 25:06 in the 8k and placed 11th overall. “Sometimes in a race, […]

Student Rec Center Fee to Increase Winter Term

Student Rec Center Fee to Increase Winter Term

On Wednesday the Student Recreation Center (SRC) Committee of five opted, in a unanimous vote, to keep with the decision made last year to increase the current recreation center student fee of $75 per term to $95 per term starting in Winter of 2018. This fee will remain the same once the center opens per […]

Arabian Nights Sells Out Opening Weekend

Arabian Nights Sells Out Opening Weekend

“Arabian Nights” opened Saturday, Nov. 11 to a sold out show. The modern classic was adapted from “The Book of Thousand Nights and One Night,” a collection of oral tales passed down through generations of people and various cultures. The story follows an Arabian King Shahryar, who having just killed his adulterous wife and queen, vows […]

SOU Celebrates Race Awareness Week

SOU Celebrates Race Awareness Week

“Inclusion and acceptance cannot happen without awareness,” explained Marvin Woodard, the Multicultural Resource Center Coordinator. This past week, Southern Oregon University celebrated Race Awareness Week through a series of events catered to “…exposing our campus to the types of policies and systems people of color have to navigate,” according to Woodard. By the end of […]

Uber and Lyft Expand to Medford

Uber and Lyft Expand to Medford

“I have confirmed that both Uber and Lyft plan to start operations in Medford when they are allowed on December first, 2017,” said Kevin Stine, a member of Medford City Council Ward 3. The decision to bring ride-hailing companies to Medford has been going on since June 2017. “The ride-hailing companies have expanded operations throughout Oregon […]

Hannon Library to host Literary Festival

Hannon Library to host Literary Festival

On Oct. 28th the Hannon Library will be hosting the sixth annual Ashland Literary Arts Festival sponsored by the Friends of the Hannon Library (FoH). The festival brings together publishers, authors, artists and members of the community to share their works and thoughts. According to its website, “The Ashland Literary Arts Festival is an expanded […]

Poetry Slam Club Debuts

Poetry Slam Club Debuts

The Southern Oregon University Poetry Slam club hosted its first performance on Oct. 19, which showcased their writers. Both returning and new members went up to the mic to perform their poems through a three-round competition, in preparation for The Collegiate Unions Poetry Slam Invitational during spring term.  There were three rounds in total. Four […]

Board of Trustees takes advice from Bald Futurist

Board of Trustees takes advice from Bald Futurist

On Sept. 29, the Southern Oregon University Board of Trustees hosted a presentation by the “Bald Futurist” Steve Brown. As a futurist, Brown considers what forces will impact how the world will look in years to come. He worked for Intel for 28 years shaping how they strategize and think about the future. The Trustees […]

Raider Homecoming Recap

Raider Homecoming Recap

Southern Oregon University beat College of Idaho 36-7 in their football game last weekend, allowing the Raiders to continue with their undefeated season. Just one week after being named the NAIA’s Offensive Player of the Week for the Coyotes’ win against Montana Western, College of Idaho’s starting quarterback, Darius-James Peterson, was pestered by a potent […]

OSPIRG Protests the LNG Pipeline

OSPIRG Protests the LNG Pipeline

Last week, Southern Oregon University’s chapter of the Oregon Students Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG), had their Week of Action for their lead campaign: Defend Our Rivers. The group had intended to march their life size recreation of the pipeline Jordan Cove Liquefied Natural Gas pipeline [LNG Pipeline] throughout campus to “Let people know that there […]

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