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Next in Que: Master of None

Next in Que: Master of None

“Long term relationships are tough. You can’t just expect a big, roaring fire right away, right? You know, you can’t put the big logs in first. You start with the small stuff. Kindling, all right? You add that, then you put in the big logs and then you have a roaring fire. And that’s a […]

Pass the Cushman: Berning Man

Pass the Cushman: Berning Man

Connor Cushman is a student opinion writer for The Siskiyou. His opinions do not necessarily reflect those of The Siskiyou or Southern Oregon University. Chances are if you have a social media account you’re sifting through a landfill’s worth of politically charged articles shared by your racist grandparents, all in the effort to reach the […]

85th Academy Award Ceremony Winners and Live Blog

85th Academy Award Ceremony Winners and Live Blog

Update (2/25/13 3:00 p.m.): I’ve added some of the highlights from last night. Tonight is Hollywood’s show. The 85th Academy Awards, hosted by Family Guy’s Seth MacFarlane, is the night that those in the industry and those who love film have been waiting for. Come back here throughout the night to see the winners and commentary […]

Why YOU should vote

So how important is your voice as a student? Since 2007, tuition has increased in the state of Oregon by 44 percent, making it harder for students to attend four-year universities, as well as forcing them to question the value of their education. As elections approach, it is imperative that the student body here at Southern Oregon […]

Luau brings a (mostly) satisfying continuation of tradition

Luau brings a (mostly) satisfying continuation of tradition

The 16th Annual Ho’opa’a Hawai’i Club Luau filled the McNeal Pavilion with enough Hawaiian music and dances on April 21 to make the 400 attendees feel the Aloha Spirit deep down in their pork- and coconut-filled bellies. The luau’s theme was E Ola Mau Ke Aloha, or for non-island hoppers, “Long Live the Aloha Spirit.” […]

The Pear Blossom Parade borders on the surreal

The Pear Blossom Parade borders on the surreal

To the annual attendees of the Pear Blossom Parade in Medford, the usual cavalcade of floats, flaunters and fair-goers went off as always this year, leaving behind clouds of exhaust and gutters brimming with forgotten flyers. But what does this march of madness really represent? Pear pride? Citizenship at its best? Overpriced vendors with $3 […]

Upcoming: “Fiesta Flamenca: The Music and Dance of Spain”

Upcoming: “Fiesta Flamenca: The Music and Dance of Spain”

San Diego based dance troupe Sol Flamenco with Mark Taylor, guitar Grant Ruiz, guitar and Dr. Terry Longshore, percussion  Press Release Courtesy Of: Colleen Graves, Music Office and Recital Hall Manager The Department of Performing Arts at Southern Oregon University (SOU) presents Sol Flamenco Dance & Music Troupe on Monday, May 7, 7:30pm, where the […]

Upcoming: An “Older” Yungen Brings Piano Brilliance Back Home

Upcoming: An “Older” Yungen Brings Piano Brilliance Back Home

Press Release Courtesy Of: Jody Schmidt, Executive Director of SOU Chamber Music Concerts   Chamber Music Concerts (CMC) presents a recital by Joseph Yungen, a prize-winning pianist who grew up in the Rogue Valley, on Saturday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall. Mr. Yungen, a graduate of Southern […]

Editorial: ASSOU Vice President Comment on LegCon 2012 in Washington, D.C.

ASSOU Vice President Amanda Stucke and ASSOU President Hassan Harris, along with 9 SOU students, attended the annual USSA Grassroots Legislative Conference and Lobby Day in Washington, D.C. Every year, the students of the organization put on a rally, and this year, it was in front of the Sallie Mae building. We were rallying there […]

From dream to reality: Dr. King’s legacy lives on

From dream to reality: Dr. King’s legacy lives on

There are many things that could be said of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy. We could discuss his famous “I have a dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., arguably one of our nation’s most influential speeches, for days on end. We could discuss the effects of his encouragement […]

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