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30 Weeks to Save the World: The 2016 ASSOU Presidential Election

30 Weeks to Save the World: The 2016 ASSOU Presidential Election

Trump, Clinton, and Sanders are not the only presidential candidates students should be concerned with this week. Elections for student government kick off next week and with a whopping 3 candidates running for Associated Students of Southern Oregon University president, the race is sure to be heated. “My advice to the winner is to utilize […]

Medford’s Weekend Bern

Medford’s Weekend Bern

Medford held a Bernie Sanders rally Saturday, January 23rd at the Vogel Plaza. With nearly 100 attendees, Wes Brain, one of the organizers of the rally  called it a “terrific turnout.” People of all ages showed up holding ‘anti-TPP’ and ‘Single-Payer’ signs high throughout the event. Though there were the occasional passersby who jeered at the crowd, the overall […]

Academic prioritization worries some, assures others

The academic prioritization process, which helps determine the fate of academic programs at Southern Oregon University, has been on the minds of faculty and staff members ever since the final reports were released in May. The academic prioritization report ranked 165 academic programs into quintiles of 33 programs each. Eighteen programs were less than two […]

Summer activities in Southern Oregon

The Southern Oregon valley is a large community full of activities and pleasurable sights to satisfy anyone’s personal taste. As summer approaches and things start to wind down the lure to go out and do more becomes stronger.  To aid you in your journey, here is a list of some of most popular places in Southern […]

SOU’s 2013 commencement largest in school’s history

Southern Oregon University’s 2013 commencement ceremony will take place Saturday, June 15 at 8:45 a.m. in the Raider Stadium. An expected 1,356 students will receive degrees and certificates at the event; 983 bachelor’s degrees, 225 master’s degrees, as well as an additional 101 academic certificates and 47 nursing degrees for students from Oregon Health & […]

Surviving the Holocaust: A story of survival

Morris Price could only describe the scent lingering in the concentration camp as “like burning of the flesh.” Price, a survivor of the Holocaust who was imprisoned in Auschwitz, Dachau, and numerous other ghettos, shared his first-hand experiences with the students, faculty and staff of Southern Oregon University at an event last Friday organized by […]

Holocaust survivor to speak about experience in Auschwitz, Dachau

Southern Oregon University German instructor Christiane Pyle and SOU student Nicole Neumann have organized an event in which Holocaust survivor Morris Price will share his incredible story via Skype on May 31 in the Britt Ballroom. Pyle’s upper division German class is currently learning about concentration camps, which is why she felt it would be […]

Raider Days to feature bounce houses, free food, and many more activities

Raider Days to feature bounce houses, free food, and many more activities

It’s springtime at Southern Oregon University, which means Raider Days is coming up, beginning Tuesday, May 28 and going until Saturday, June 1. Organized by the Events, Planning and Involvement Committee as well as a group of 12 individuals from various groups on campus, Raider Days is an end of the year bash for students […]

Lavender graduation ceremony honors SOU’s LGBTIQ students

On Thursday, June 13 at 6 p.m., Southern Oregon University will be hosting its 10th consecutive Lavender Graduation Celebration in the Rogue River Room of the Stevenson Union. The purpose of the ceremony is to celebrate the lives and achievements of SOU’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, genderqueer, and allied students. Graduates will have […]

Relay for Life raised over $40,000 for cancer research

Relay for Life raised over $40,000 for cancer research

This year’s Relay for Life took place at Southern Oregon University’s Raider Stadium last weekend, uniting 37 different teams and 420 participants against a common foe, cancer. The 24-hour event opened with an inspirational ceremony, followed by the cancer survivor’s lap, the Luminaria ceremony, and the closing ceremony, in remembrance of  the lives that cancer […]