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No Man’s Land Film Festival Successful despite Technical Issues

No Man’s Land Film Festival Successful despite Technical Issues

Despite this technical interruption, event coordinators and attendees stayed positive and lively throughout the event, laughing and conversing with each other. After 25 minutes, the problem was resolved by loading the films onto another computer. The patient crowd broke into applause as the event resumed. Kira Welch, organizer of the No Man’s Land Film Festival […]

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 […]

Review: Stranger Things 2

Review: Stranger Things 2

What follows is a review by student writer Jon Reinhart. The views do not represent the editorial opinions or content of the Siskiyou or Southern Oregon University. ************** This is your SPOILER ALERT warning from The Siskiyou************** HAWKINS, IN — Will Byers has not been the same since he got back. The doctor claims it […]

Class is in Session: Adulting 101

Class is in Session: Adulting 101

If anyone received an email with the subject “Adulting 101 and Free Pizza,” hopefully you did not write it off. It is not a new class to be taken next quarter by freshmen, rather a monthly meeting to educate students maturing in their young adult years. Adulting 101 had its first class on Nov. 2 […]

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 […]