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Pass the Cushman: The Unsolved Mystery of SOU’s Rec-Center

Pass the Cushman: The Unsolved Mystery of SOU’s Rec-Center

What follows is a column and video production by student writer/satirist Connor Cushman. The views do not represent the editorial opinions or content of the Siskiyou or Southern Oregon University. We present it to you as humor and satire. As of McNeal’s demolition and the construction taking place inside the stadium gym, students at Southern Oregon […]

Letter From the Editor: Comeback Year

Letter From the Editor: Comeback Year

The year 2016 has seen a lot of action. Donald Trump securing the Republican nomination, thousands of leaked emails at the Democratic National Convention, and the murder of Cincinnati’s infamous silverback gorilla, Harambe. What a time to be alive. If you’re returning to campus this fall you know that SOU was not immune to the […]

Pass the Cushman: New Terms Resolutions

Pass the Cushman: New Terms Resolutions

What follows is a column by student writer/satirist Connor Cushman. The views do not represent the editorial opinions or content of the Siskiyou or Southern Oregon University. We present it to you as humor and satire. School Starting up is the worst thing in your life right now, I’m gonna make that statement for everyone. […]

How To Survive Your Freshman Year of College

How To Survive Your Freshman Year of College

One year ago, I was getting ready to leave my hometown to start my first year of college. Long story short, I was absolutely terrified. I was nervous that I was going to make no friends, fail all my classes, and gain fifteen pounds and lose my healthy eating habits to the college cafeteria menu. […]

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 […]

Next in Que: Bloodline

Next in Que: Bloodline

One of the biggest shows to hit Netflix in the past year is their original show “Bloodline”.  Bloodline follows the Rayburn family who owns a hotel in the Florida Keys where they deal with a dark past and even darker future. Bloodline has one season on Netflix with the second coming on May 27th.  The family […]

Letter to the Editor: Keep Frats Away

Letter to the Editor: Keep Frats Away

The ongoing debate involving bringing Greek Life back to SOU has sparked lots of discussion from different points of view.  This is an opinion piece from a concerned SOU student.  Dear Editor: I’m writing to express my concerns regarding The Siskiyou’s recent article: My Big Fat Greek Article. Some of the views expressed neglect the exclusionary nature of […]

Pass the Cushman: No Phone. Who Dis?

Pass the Cushman: No Phone. Who Dis?

For the record, I weigh anywhere from 128lbs to 135lbs depending on the time of day or if I’ve recently been soaked in maple syrup. As a result, I’m not really a go-to-the-gym guy, I’m more of a why-do-they-make-doors-so-heavy guy. But setting my inhibitions aside I decided to head down to the school fitness center, […]

Pass the Cushman: Comeback Week

Pass the Cushman: Comeback Week

  It’s come to the time of the term where SOU students are looking at their grades the way one might look at old MySpace conversations, or possibly a burning building. Although switching your major to “Instagram Model” may seem appealing right now, there’s still time to do what college students do best, get away […]

Opinion of Campus Coffee

Opinion of Campus Coffee

No matter what time of the day, from the morning hours to late night cramming for a mid-term, students are prone to indulging in a cup of coffee or two. As a coffee drinker myself, I’ll take a cup of joe around the clock. If I don’t have at least three to four cups a day […]