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Feminist Frequency comes to SOU; Anita Sarkeesian Talks about Feminism in Popular Culture

Anita Sarkeesian, creator of the Feminist Frequency blog, will be giving a presentation on March 15 in the Stevenson Union to talk about strong female characters throughout pop culture history. Sarkeesian is a feminist pop culture media critic. Her self-produced series of online videos, “Feminist Frequency”, is a commentary on culture and media from the […]

OSPIRG hosts panel discussing food subsidies

“Do you know the government spends billions subsidizing junk food?” reads a chalk message on the sidewalk on Tuesday in front of the Hannon Library. Following the question was an invitation to an interactive panel discussion being held later that evening in the Meese Room of the Hannon Library that would address that very question […]

SOU professor discusses Arab Spring, history of Middle East

On Dec. 17, 2010, Mohamed Bouazizi, a 26-year-old Tunisian street vendor, was being slapped around by the local authorities, and had his fruit cart confiscated by a municipal inspector. He walked a few blocks to the nearby municipal building in an attempt to retrieve his cart, only to be beaten again. Demoralized, he then walked […]

Peek @ the week (or month…) for February

Thursday, Feb. 2 Noon – 1 p.m. Student Sustainability Discussions in SU 105. 4:30 p.m. Mindfulness drop-in group in SU 314/315. 5-8 p.m. Black History Month film in Meese Auditorium (Art Building). 5-8 p.m. T-shirt and underwear party in Diversions. 7-10 p.m. Performance Training for climbing, in rock climbing gym.   Friday, Feb. 3 8 […]

“State of the N-Word” address raises questions about race, identity, and society

What is the N-word? Why do people say the N-word? Why shouldn’t people say the N-word? What is the history behind the N-word? These and many more questions were addressed during the “State of the N-Word” address Wednesday afternoon in the Hannon Library at Southern Oregon University. In recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

Peek @ the week, Jan. 19 – 31

Thursday, Jan. 19 4:30 p.m. SOU Acapella Meeting in SU Arena. 4:30 p.m. Mindfulness drop-in group in SU 314/315. 5-7 p.m. SEVEN Exhibition opening in Schneider Museum, with performance by Hoon Lee from 5-6 p.m. 7 p.m. Annual Stafford Poetry Event in Meese Room of Hannon Library. 7 p.m. Civility: Gang-related crime trends in Southern […]

First civility lecture of term looks at civil disobedience and non-violent protest

Community members and Southern Oregon University students gathered Thursday in SOU’s Hannon Library to broaden their perspectives on the campus theme of civility during “Celebrating Dissent and Nonviolent Civil Protest: Exploring the Role of Nonviolent Action and Civil Disobedience in the Emergence of Civility,” a presentation and discussion headed by SOU faculty. Prakash Chenjeri, a […]

SOU starts the year off with civility

Southern Oregon University will be hosting the first civility lecture of the term on Thursday, a panel discussion on civility between three SOU professors entitled “Celebrating Dissent and Nonviolent Civil Protest: Exploring the Role of Nonviolent Action and Civil Disobedience in the Emergence of Civility,” in the Meese Room of the Hannon Library from 3:30 […]

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