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Latest election numbers from Josephine County

United States Senator Jim Huffman (REP)-      15,930; 53.38% Rick Staggenborg (PRO)- 2252; .84% Ron Wyden (DEM)-        12,696; 42.54% Marc Delphine (LBT)- 428; 1.43% Bruce Crock (WFP)-      497; 1.67% Write- In-      41; .14% Total-29,844 Representative, Congress, 2nd District Joyce B Seger (DEM)-4,448; 22.54% Greg Walden (REP)-   […]

Josephine County Commissioner’s Race

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A look at the election

This piece was created as a demonstration on kinetic typography and looks at some of the issues, measures, and candidates.

SOU students speak up

Southern Oregon University students are concerned with the future of their education, and it is affecting how they vote this election season. The race for Governor between John Kitzhaber and John Dudley is contentious, with both candidates running on platforms that involve education as one of their main focuses. Kitzhaber, who has previously served as […]

Selling Politics

Advertising and the Political Campaigns Radio commercials, television commercials, paper handouts. Candidates running for various office positions are even using YouTube as an advertisement strategy. Advertising is key if you’re running for a position in office, congress, or if you’re just trying to get the word out about something. But do candidates take campaigning too […]

SOU Streamlines IT

SOU Streamlines IT

Big changes are inbound for Southern Oregon students as the IT and Marketing departments team up to renovate much of the university’s web based tech. Teri O’Rourke is the director of Information Technology at SOU. O’Rourke has overseen various changes to SOU technology and computers in her time directing IT. O’Rourke started working with SOU […]

City Council rejects controversial cell tower

City Council rejects controversial cell tower

The Ashland city council denied approval of a proposal to install 12 new cell towers atop the Ashland Street Cinema, Tuesday. The controversial plan was initially passed by the Ashland Planning Commission in July, but was taken under further review after many residents expressed concern and outrage. Tuesday’s meeting was a continuation of an Oct. […]

Engineer Reflects on Being Human

Engineer Reflects on Being Human

Bill Kastenberg, an engineering professor at the University of California, Berkeley, spoke Friday in the SOU science lecture hall as part of SOU’s Friday Science Seminar lecture series. Kastenberg, who was invited to speak by SOU dean of arts and sciences, Alissa Arp, presented his lecture, “Being Human in the Post Industrial Age”, to community […]

SOU guest Enrique Morones lobbies for border reform

SOU guest Enrique Morones lobbies for border reform

BY TERESA RISTOW Regardless of your family’s origins or the color of your skin, one thing among U.S. citizens is alike, “We all want humane immigration reform.” This was the message Enrique Morones, founder of the humanitarian organization Border Angels, shared last week at SOU. Morones told the history of his volunteer non-profit group, which […]

Candle vigil brings awareness to Domestic Violence

Candle vigil brings awareness to Domestic Violence

It is nearing the end of October and many Southern Oregon University students have their minds on upcoming midterms, presentations, and Halloween activities. While we are all busy with our day to day lives, I just wanted to take note of another very important and concerning subject matter the month of October represents; domestic violence […]