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30 Weeks to Save the World: The 2016 ASSOU Presidential Election

30 Weeks to Save the World: The 2016 ASSOU Presidential Election

Trump, Clinton, and Sanders are not the only presidential candidates students should be concerned with this week. Elections for student government kick off next week and with a whopping 3 candidates running for Associated Students of Southern Oregon University president, the race is sure to be heated. “My advice to the winner is to utilize […]

Campus Political Round-Up. Do Students Care?

Campus Political Round-Up. Do Students Care?

Creating transparency between the Associated Students of Southern Oregon University and the average Red Raider is one of the top priorities for presidential candidate Torii Uyehara and her running mate Jane Silva. While some political leaders like Sal Esquivel, Kelly Townsend and others at the state and senate level have obtained degrees from Southern Oregon […]

Presidental candidate will run un-opposed

Posters with catchy slogans will begin to appear on campus this week. Election campaigns for the Associated Students of Southern Oregon University begin Monday. This year, the candidates for president and vice president, Hassan Harris and Amanda Stucke, are running unopposed. Even though Harris and Stucke are running unopposed, that doesn’t mean they automatically become […]

Ballot measure seeks to extend Josephine County tax

Josephine County Measure 17.35 is a proposed continuation of the existing $1.79 tax for every $1,000 a property is appraised. If passed, this tax would support continue funding around the clock Police and Fire response. This includes neighborhood patrols, detectives, criminal investigation, traffic enforcement, fire protection, fire prevention, rescue, drug enforcement, gang prevention, dispatch, Citizens […]

Ashland City Council position 4 overview

Both Bruce Harrell and Dennis Slattery, candidates for position 4 of Ashland City Council, know the economy is the focus of this election year and have vowed to cut wasteful spending and reign in the city budget as reported by the Medford Mail Tribune Bruce B. Harrell has been an Attorney at Law since 1982, […]

Jackson County Commissioner position 3 overview

The candidates for Position 3 of the Jackson County Commissioner’s race have both noted the frustration citizens have expressed with the current structure of the county planning department, as reported by the Medford  Mail Tribune. John Rachor is running as a Republican for the position. Rachor is currently the President of Applegate Restaurants Inc. He […]

SOU students speak up

Southern Oregon University students are concerned with the future of their education, and it is affecting how they vote this election season. The race for Governor between John Kitzhaber and John Dudley is contentious, with both candidates running on platforms that involve education as one of their main focuses. Kitzhaber, who has previously served as […]

Mid-Term Elections Measures

It is time to vote again in Oregon and Jackson and Josephine Counties and with the deadline approaching to get your ballot in to a drop box you should have a basic overview of what each ballot measure is about and who the candidates are for Jackson and Josephine Counties. Measure 70 would extend the […]