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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 […]

Next in Que: Love

Next in Que: Love

A whole seven days has come and gone since you presented (or were presented) those roses, chocolates, and other Valentine’s Day affections–personally, I’m the kind of guy who breaks out the glue and water colors to craft a papier-mâché BB-8. So, did you win your heart’s interest or awkwardly scamper away into the night knowing […]

Collegiate Catholicism

Collegiate Catholicism

If you’re unfamiliar with the purpose of Lent, here are some basics. Lent is meant to be a time of fasting and introspection. While the fasting usually only occurs on Fridays when participants are forbidden to eat meat, the time for self-analysis is continuous throughout the 40-day stretch. According to the Bible the season represents […]

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 […]

Pass the Cushman: The Scoop on Dog Poop

Pass the Cushman: The Scoop on Dog Poop

*Connor Cushman is a humorist for The Siskiyou. His views do not necessarily reflect the opinions of The Siskiyou or Southern Oregon University. As the son of Mastiff owners I know a thing or two about not picking up dog poop, surprisingly you can pass that stuff off as human poop and people aren’t as […]

Pass the Cushman: 5 Ways to Survive Deer

Pass the Cushman: 5 Ways to Survive Deer

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. If you’ve been in Ashland for more than ten minutes you know there’s a scourge of deer infesting this […]