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SOU’s Second Annual EMCon

Students have been preparing for months, crafting video games in SOU’s computer labs, imaginative new art pieces in their own studios or focusing on entirely original presentations, all for one event. EMCon. The Emerging Media Convention (EMCon) will stretch over two days, starting on Friday May 1 at 10 AM, and ending on Saturday the […]

When Giants Fall

When Giants Fall

Jessica Ring is a senior at Southern Oregon University and will be graduating this spring. By that time, she will have completed her degree in Human Communication with certificates in Conflict Resolution and Management of Human Resources. Recently, she was presented with an opportunity to assist in the making of a film being produced locally called […]

Final Second Victory Keeps Raider Men Alive in Missouri

Final Second Victory Keeps Raider Men Alive in Missouri

The Southern Oregon men’s basketball team slowed down one of the hottest teams in the nation and last season’s NAIA runner-up Midland University, winning 73-71 to advance to the round of 16 teams of the NAIA tournament in Point Lookout, Missouri.  With the upset victory, the Raiders move onto the Sweet 16 for the third […]

Alternative Options to be Implemented Nationally from Local Success

Alternative Options to be Implemented Nationally from Local Success

A nationwide taste test which began in Southern Oregon will soon be dictating what’s in your Starbucks cup. Coconut milk has been in the Pacific Northwest Region for months as a test product. Starbucks in the Rogue Valley were some of the first few locations to receive coconut milk in their stores during the second round […]

Controversy of the “Cat Call” Explored on Campus

  If you missed the buzz on a Youtube video about so called “cat calling” then you’ve probably also missed the national debate about whether the practice of yelling at women as they pass on the sidewalk is flattery or harassment. Based on the amount of heat and light on the subject from national news […]

Owls Devour Deacons in Tournament

The OIT Owls notched a 69-36 victory in today’s match against the NHCC Deacons. This brings the Owl’s record up to 2-0 for the season thus far. After smooth lay-up by number 31 forward Megan Whetstone, the Owls were first up on the board. A block and a return by the Owls and then a […]

Free Speech Zone Causes Campus Flap

  It’s all over Facebook and other social media sites, nearly one hundred thousand views about a Free Speech Zone controversy which began after a confrontation between students and Southern Oregon University staffers on Tuesday, October 7th. Four students, representing Students for Concealed Carry gave out copies of the constitution in front of The Hawk […]

Ashland, After Hours

New students come to Southern Oregon University every year for the many educational opportunities it provides, but in the words of Jack Torrance “all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Luckily, Ashland has plenty to do in the day as well as a thriving nightlife. Since new students may not know where […]

Healthy Relationship Quiz Seeks to Inform Students about Abuse

Working to raise awareness during Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a recent Healthy Relationships Survey was conducted within the Southern Oregon University community. This survey was created to gather data and raise awareness for students to both find out about and express experiences of relationship violence and abuse. “The numbers of young people who have suffered […]

2014 Ashland Innovators Conference is a Success

The 2014 Ashland Innovators Conference went under way on Friday, April 11 in the Rogue River Room at SOU. Outside the event there were booths with students displaying their works from various EMDA classes. The atmosphere was one of anticipation and excitement with participants waiting to see what new things were coming for Ashland. “This […]