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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 […]

Inter Library Loan Charges End

Inter Library Loan Charges End

“I never used it [Inter Library Loan] because I didn’t feel like paying two dollars,” said Christopher Black, a junior Political Science major at Southern Oregon University (SOU). Last month on Sept. 25, the SOU Hannon Library reduced the cost of Inter Library Loan (ILL) articles for students from $2 to free for the first […]

Naomi Grossman Inspires Students

Naomi Grossman Inspires Students

“Embrace your inner freak and all the freaks around you,” said actress Naomi Grossman on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at SOU EPIC’s first event of the school year. Grossman, known for her recurring role as Pepper on the television show “American Horror Story.” Grossman came to share her experience being woman in Hollywood, playing a disabled […]

SOU Volleyball Recap

SOU Volleyball Recap

The Raiders logged another couple wins this past Homecoming Weekend against Multnomah (3-0) and Warner Pacific (3-0) at Mountain Avenue Gym. Friday night, Southern Oregon University showed Multomah what they were made of in each set: 25-19, 25-16, and 25-22. During this match both freshmen middles Makayla Hoyt and Elliott Cook made nine kills each. […]

Parking Discourse Begins

Parking Discourse Begins

As of yesterday evening, Parking Lot 1 by the Hawk is once again open to on-campus Residents. Last year, people with resident or commuter parking passes could use the lot. This term, Lot 1 changed to be commuter and metered parking only. The reason is to give students who will be taking classes at the […]

Dance Team Returns to SOU

Dance Team Returns to SOU

Earlier this year the Southern Oregon University Athletic Department announced the return of a team to campus: the Raiderettes, the school’s dance team. Led by Sarah Fultz, a prior cheerleader for the NFL Houston Texans and dancer for the NBA San Antonio Spurs. “I wanted to bring the excitement you see at a Division I […]

English Department Welcomes New Professor

English Department Welcomes New Professor

Since being hired at the end of Spring 2017, Merrilyne Lundahl has taken on teaching a young adult literature class at both the undergraduate and graduate levels while also becoming a part of the Oregon Writing Project here in Jackson County. Dr. Lundahl, originally from Utah, began her studies at Utah State where she majored […]

How to Overcome the Week 3 Blues

How to Overcome the Week 3 Blues

So, we’re three weeks into the fall term. The excitement of school starting has vanished, professors are starting to assign projects and copious amounts of homework, and midterms are two weeks away. Have you ever seen that meme of a dog drinking coffee in the middle of a burning house saying, “This is fine”? Yeah, […]

Puck’s Closes, Case Expands

Puck’s Closes, Case Expands

After more than 40 years of business, Puck’s Doughnuts has closed their doors for good. The now vacant space just off of Lithia Way will become a second location for Case Coffee Roasters. A typed notification from former Puck’s owners, Be Khamphanh and Chandra Hay, hangs on the door informing customers of their “family decision…to […]

Verification Interferes with Aid

Verification Interferes with Aid

A verification process mandated by the U.S. Department of Education is keeping approximately one-third of students from receiving financial aid. “It has been incredibly frustrating,” said Mackenzie Civil, a Southern Oregon University student who just completed the process. “I think that this whole thing is a waste of time.” The verification process ensures that students […]