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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 […]

Baltimore Ravens vs New England Patriots: AFC Championship Preview

As the NFL playoffs begin to draw to an end, all focus falls on the remaining games to decide who will fight for the coveted Super Bowl trophy. For the AFC, a champion will be named Sunday night as the Baltimore Ravens travel to face off against the New England Patriots. Emotions will be running […]

Atlanta Falcons vs San Francisco 49ers: NFC Championship Preview

As the beginning of February approaches sports fans everywhere are looking forward to one of the biggest sporting events in the country, the Super Bowl. Before this can happen two more games must be played this weekend to decide who will be competing for a Super Bowl title. The first game scheduled will decide the […]

Lumberjack International: In honor of Chuck almighty

Lumberjack International: In honor of Chuck almighty

I’ve been saving this one for a while.  Let me just say that Chuck Norris is my hero.  My beard is an active homage to his greatness, and I have an encyclopedia of Chuck Norris jokes stored away in my noggin.  If anybody is amply prepared to spread the word of Chuck, it’s me.  As […]

Diary of a doorman: Pay up, stoney; nobody rides for free.

Yes, yes, yes, it’s another installment of Diary… and to be perfectly honest, I’ve had enough. My thoughts are grim and my actions dire, and somewhere in the gossamer cobwebs of my mind grows a meaty, blue-flamed fire that has its sights set on the cheapskates in this town — the penny-pinching weasels who wouldn’t […]

Diary of a Doorman: finally 86ing a psycho

Diary of a Doorman: finally 86ing a psycho

There are nights in the bar business that leave tired employees scratching their heads, murmuring “what the f**k,” and longing for the warmth and comfort of home, with that old worn-in couch and a stiff drink in hand. The kicker is, these feelings of frustration and bewilderment often come at the end of an otherwise uneventful […]

Fire up the DeLorean: This ain’t your mother’s scrapbook

Southern Oregon University Siskiyou enthusiast Megan Zeimer highlights some of her favorite stories from Siskiyou’s past Where have all the black profs gone? by Wendy Homrighaus (The Siskiyou, January 12, 1993)  How many black faculty members have you seen at Southern Oregon State College lately? None. But why? Over the last 10 years at SOSC, […]

Lumberjack International

Ever since I discovered the joy of facial hair, my face has remained adorned with fuzz.  My beard and I have traveled the world together, conquering countries and wooing locals.  Not only have I cultivated my face hairs above the Arctic Circle, but I have also bronzed my whiskers near the equator.  From here on […]