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Upcoming: An “Older” Yungen Brings Piano Brilliance Back Home

Upcoming: An “Older” Yungen Brings Piano Brilliance Back Home

Press Release Courtesy Of: Jody Schmidt, Executive Director of SOU Chamber Music Concerts   Chamber Music Concerts (CMC) presents a recital by Joseph Yungen, a prize-winning pianist who grew up in the Rogue Valley, on Saturday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall. Mr. Yungen, a graduate of Southern […]

Coyote Trails School of Nature hosts outdoor spring classes

Most college students have no problem navigating Facebook or searching Google to find obscure homework answers. Unfortunately, these finely honed skills come at the expense of time spend outdoors. Coyote Trails, a nonprofit organization out of Medford, aims to change that, offering a diverse set of classes that teach participants how to navigate a forest […]

Garbage piles and gaming pieces: a peek inside SOU’s anthro lab

Garbage piles and gaming pieces: a peek inside SOU’s anthro lab

ABOUT THIS SERIES: This story is part of a series in collaboration with the Ashland Daily Tidings spotlighting the work, research and experiments taking place in laboratories on the Southern Oregon University campus. During the year, these invention centers and their specialized equipment are only accessible to university students, faculty and staff. But on May 15, […]

Red Cross blood drives on campus: yea or nay?

In what has become a nearly annual controversy since 2003, blood drives hosted by the Southern Oregon chapter of the American Red Cross on Southern Oregon University’s campus continue to be banned because of what many students feel are discriminatory policies. The student-led ban, which started in 2003, comes from concern voiced that year by […]

Umphrey’s McGee coming to the Historic Ashland Armory 3/21

“Umphrey’s McGee stand revealed as consummate musical alchemists, deftly reconfiguring sounds from rock’s vast panoply of styles.” (Entertainment Weekly). Fans who have followed Umphrey’s McGee for any period of time know that there are only two guarantees: you never know what you’re going to get, and Umphrey’s always delivers. How else can a band be […]

Reality or roleplaying? An inside take on OHSU’s startlingly realistic nursing simulations

Mickey Vargus is curled up on the hospital bed, holding her sides as she shakes back and forth violently. Her heart is pounding, she is having difficulty breathing, and shooting pains lance through the left side of her rib cage. She clutches at her ribs, sucking in air through clenched teeth. Near the bed, she […]

March music calendar

Monday, March 5 Gene Burnett, 7 – 10 p.m. @ Liquid Assets. Siskiyou Saxophone Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. @ SOU Music Recital Hall. Songwriter showcase w/Fretwell and Gordon, 8 – 11 p.m. @ The Wild Goose. The Paul Schmeling Trio w/Danielle Kelly, 8-11 p.m. @ Martino’s. The Robbie DaCosta Trio, 8:30 p.m. @ Alex’s.   Tuesday, […]

International Poetry Night this Thursday

The Department of Language, Literature, and Philosophy at Southern Oregon University will be hosting their annual International Poetry Night on Thursday, Mar. 1, at 7 p.m. in the Meese Auditorium in SOU’s Art Building. All are invited to attend. The event, entitled “Poetry of Protest,” is a celebration of poetry and literature from around the […]

City Council debates corporate personhood, campaign financing

In a split vote, the Ashland City Council rejected a proposal to draft a statement in support of abolishing corporate personhood during Tuesday’s council meeting, instead settling on a less strongly worded resolution in support of increased oversight of campaign financing by states. Supporters of the original proposal argued that Ashland should ally with several […]

ASSOU and OSA to lobby Oregon legislators against high textbook prices, tuition increases

Personal stories from college students about the effects of high textbook prices and annual tuition increases send a clear message to Oregon, according to representatives of Associated Students of Southern Oregon University and the Oregon Student Association. “The situation today isn’t the same situation faced by other generations,” says Jazmin Roque, an OSA representative who […]