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Uber and Lyft Expand to Medford

Uber and Lyft Expand to Medford

“I have confirmed that both Uber and Lyft plan to start operations in Medford when they are allowed on December first, 2017,” said Kevin Stine, a member of Medford City Council Ward 3. The decision to bring ride-hailing companies to Medford has been going on since June 2017. “The ride-hailing companies have expanded operations throughout Oregon […]

Inter Library Loan Charges End

Inter Library Loan Charges End

“I never used it [Inter Library Loan] because I didn’t feel like paying two dollars,” said Christopher Black, a junior Political Science major at Southern Oregon University (SOU). Last month on Sept. 25, the SOU Hannon Library reduced the cost of Inter Library Loan (ILL) articles for students from $2 to free for the first […]

Ocular Combustion Rates Rise

Ocular Combustion Rates Rise

What follows is a column by student writer Emily Johnson. 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. ASHLAND—A woman in Milton, Pennsylvania was hospitalized late Friday night due to what doctors have dubbed “Ocular Combustion.” The […]

ICC Projected to Exhaust Funds

ICC Projected to Exhaust Funds

This year the Inter Club Council at Southern Oregon University is projected to spend the entire $90,000 allocated for various clubs on campus. “Last year they ended the year with $10,000 in excess, this year they’re not going to do that,” said Larry Locke, advisor for ICC. “Anyone that works in the university that I’ve […]

Tuition Increase To Take Effect Next Year

Tuition Increase To Take Effect Next Year

A recommendation by the board of trustees to increase tuition by 12 percent was approved on Thursday by Oregon’s Higher Education Coordinating Commission, raising costs for Southern Oregon University students starting the 2017-2018 school year. “It’s either cuts or this,” said President Linda Schott who initially made the recommendation to increase costs equivalent to an extra 18 dollars per […]

Concerned Theater Students React to Cascade Living Conditions

Concerned Theater Students React to Cascade Living Conditions

Cascade Hall, the abandoned dormitories of Southern Oregon University, is where you can find theater students holding their regular classes. For the past year the theater and athletic department have been relocated to the empty dorm building of Cascade while the gym and theater building are under construction. Previously Cascade has been used to house science […]

Standing With Standing Rock

Standing With Standing Rock

Following President Trump’s executive order to advance the Keystone XL Dakota Access Pipeline members of the Ashland community came together last Sunday evening at an event they called Stand with Standing Rock: Decolonizing the Commons. According to one of the event facilitators, Carely Corrado, “the point of this gathering is to really bring people together […]

Raiders Secure 20 Straight Wins Against Lions

Raiders Secure 20 Straight Wins Against Lions

The Southern Oregon University Raiders kept a steady lead ahead of the Multnomah Lions securing the win with a final score of 89-69. The raiders established their dominance early in the game by jumping to a 14-0 lead before the Lions recorded their first points, largely with stifling defense and multiple steals. They were aggressive […]

Ashland Women’s March Hosts Over 15,000 People

Ashland Women’s March Hosts Over 15,000 People

On Saturday Ashland, Ore. became one of 673 different places across the globe that held a Women’s March. This “Sister March” created in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington had around 15,000 people in attendance according to a statistic posted by FiveThirtyEight. This puts Ashland within the top-thirty of the largest marches in the country. According […]

Bears Upset Raiders at Home

Bears Upset Raiders at Home

The SOU Women’s soccer team has their work cut out for them after losing 0-1 against Rocky Mountain College at home on Saturday. The Raiders (12-5-1 overall, 9-2 CCC) and the Bears (8-9, 5-6) struggled to score against one another throughout the game. While both teams fired many shots, neither could score on the other […]

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