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Gravity: A Heavy Film

Ever since Gravity‘s release there has been a flood of reviews quickly jumping into the fray to call it “the next 2001: A Space Odyssey” or the like. This is not Stanley Kubrick, nor is it Ron Howard; it’s Alfonso Cuarón, the director of such classics as Children of Men, Y Tu Mamá También and […]

Review – American Horror Story: Coven

In comparison to the two previous seasons, Coven seems to be a step in a slightly different direction for the show known for being so edgy. While previous seasons have shown us mutilated babies, alien encounters, and a retelling of the Black Dahlia murder, this new season is either slow to pick up or simply […]

The 5 Most Interesting New Shows of Fall 2013

The fall TV season started a couple weeks ago now with an array of new shows. For us busy college students, though, we only have so much time to waste on TV viewing. Here’s an overview of the top five most interesting new shows to check out in that limited free time you have. The […]

This Summer In Gaming: What To Look For In The Coming Months

Today will be a break from the usual formula of this column. As this will be the last Siskiyou gaming article for the school year, I thought that I’d talk a little bit about what we’ve seen so far this year in the gaming industry, and what to look for this summer. First, let’s talk […]

Love Your Body week started slow, but ended with a bang

Last week was Love Your Body week, sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center and the Queer Resource Center of Southern Oregon University. Love Your Body week featured multiple talks and discussions, three of which I attended personally. Two of these seemed more conversation than professional talk, not out of any fault of the presenters, but […]

SOU Confessions: the best of the best, week four

The Southern Oregon University Confessions Facebook page has been enormously popular among the student body of SOU, wracking up over 1,500 likes and over 3,500 posts since its inception on Feb. 20, 2013. The page allows students to anonymously post “confessions” about their experiences at SOU through a SurveyMonkey form. The administrators review each post […]

SOU Confessions: the best of week three

The Southern Oregon University Confessions Facebook page has been enormously popular among the student body of SOU, wracking up almost 1,500 likes and over three thousand posts since its inception on Feb. 20, 2013. The page allows students to anonymously post “confessions” about their experiences at SOU through a SurveyMonkey form. The administrators review each […]

SOU Confessions: the best of week two

The Southern Oregon University Confessions Facebook page has been enormously popular among the student body of SOU, wracking up almost 1,500 likes and nearly three thousand posts since its inception on Feb. 20, 2013. The page allows students to anonymously post “confessions” about their experiences at SOU through a SurveyMonkey form. The administrators review each […]

SOU Confessions: the best of the best week 1

“You’re so vain you probably think this confession’s about you.”

Special to the Siskiyou: Looking back on my time in Ghana

By Kristen Binda I arrived in Ghana on Jan. 17, 2012. I was 20 years old, a junior at Southern Oregon University. I arrived with the experiences and knowledge of a young white girl from the Northwest, although there had also been a couple overseas travels with my parents while growing up. I had been […]