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Dysfunction within ASSOU continues

Dysfunction within ASSOU continues

With the end of the term coming closer, the trials and tribulations of the ASSOU continue to grow. Former Director of Communications Hayden Perkins resigned earlier in the term and was replaced by Amanda Stucke. Former Executive Director of Administration and Finance Jordan Marshall also chose to resign, walking out of Tuesday’s meeting after making […]

Program for digital media emerges on campus

Program for digital media emerges on campus

A new program for digital arts has been introduced to SOU, and a reception was held in honor of the program last Thursday.  The Emerging Media Digital Arts program has formed this year, and is for students interested in art, media, and digital art. Robert Arellano was hired to bring the program together, and is […]

Former president details “Decision Points”

Former president details “Decision Points”

Former President George W. Bush’s new book Decision Points was released Tuesday, chronicling the parts of his presidency that gained the most attention. Bush, who has been relatively out of the spotlight the last two years, has planned a U.S. tour to promote the book, including several television appearances. “This will come as quite a […]

Rubes cartoonist shares inspirations and struggles

Rubes cartoonist shares inspirations and struggles

Rubes comic creator Leigh Rubin shared the history and inspiration for his cartoon Wednesday night at SOU. Rubin told stories of raising his three sons and how everyday events with your children can inspire artistic creativity. “We all see the same things,” said Rubin, “It’s just how we translate and twist them.” Rubin has produced […]

Congressman speaks to student veterans

Congressman speaks to student veterans

Congressman Greg Walden visited SOU for Veteran’s Day last week, speaking to a crowd with many student veterans. Walden congratulated SOU for their work with the Reserve Officer Training Corps program, which is a school military program designed for future army officers.  The program existed in the past but was cut and started again last […]

Highest enrollment in SOU history

Highest enrollment in SOU history

Southern Oregon University has dramatically increased student enrollment this term. Enrollment is up 26.2 percent from last year, a welcomed change from several years of declining growth.  The university’s 6,443 students marks the highest enrollment of students for any term in the university’s history. All of Oregon’s public universities experienced a growth in enrollment this […]

Raiders Roll to Title

Raiders Roll to Title

The SOU Raiders defeated the College of Idaho in three sets, Saturday.

Woman fired for posting on Facebook

Woman fired for posting on Facebook

The National Labor Relations Board has declared that in certain situations employees may not be fired for exercising their free speech on Facebook. The NLRB has intervened and filed a complaint against the American Medical Response of Connecticut on behalf of a woman fired from her job as an emergency medical technician after posting remarks […]

Winter weather advisory in effect

Winter weather advisory in effect

Cold weather is expected throughout the region today, and the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory.  Snow levels may drop as low as 4000 feet, and several inches of snow are expected in the mountains. The National Weather Service has predicted a cold, wet winter this year, triggered by a La Nina […]

Marijuana Measures Fail

Marijuana Measures Fail

California’s Proposition 19 and Oregon’s Measure 74 were roasted in the polls early last week, but supporters of marijuana reform laws are confident that the 2012 elections will deliver better results. A Gallup national survey released a week prior to Nov. 2 showed that American’s support for legalizing marijuana reached an all-time high at 46 […]