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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 […]

Pass the Cushman: You Come Here Often?

Pass the Cushman: You Come Here Often?

I’m a journalist, and even though my editor would put that statement in air quotations whist mocking my tone of voice, I’ll protest it to be true. As a result, and given my keen journalistic eye, I’ve come across the startling conclusion that everyone and their dog is hittin’ each other up on Tinder for […]

Staff Writers Playlist: Week 1

Staff Writers Playlist: Week 1

  The first assignment for our staff writers was to submit their current favorite song.  To accompany the new year, new classes and new experiences, why not make new a playlist?  From our early term gatherings, it seems we are ready to charge head first into 2016 blasting a diverse variety of beats. Connor: Return of […]

Campus Parking: “It’s a Battle.”

Campus Parking: “It’s a Battle.”

 To avoid situations like the one above, refer to the SOU campus parking map. “Parking is one of the top five universal problems on campuses,” says Frederick Creek, director of Southern Oregon University Campus Public Safety. Although Creek accepts parking as an issue on university campuses in general, he doesn’t think SOU has a lack […]

From Farming to Facebook

From Farming to Facebook

When you consider a country that has gone from farming to Facebook, what does that mean? The subject of exploring reality through a technology lens drew a small crowd to the theme of a talk on how technology has affected the American landscape through time. “What’s the intention in presenting this information,”  a gentlemen, who […]

Canadian Existentialism

Canadian Existentialism

So there I was on Amazon looking up what Russian propaganda I was gonna hang in my room not for any particular reason but because I’m sure people would stumble into my room and wonder what kind of man I was “Connor isn’t even Russian, I’m not sure he knows what his ancestry is” and […]

Raider Athletes Honored

Raider Athletes Honored

Tuesday evening saw the third annual Black and Red All-Sports Awards in the Rogue River room.  Though classes were furloughed for the day, many formally dressed Southern Oregon athletes returned to campus to reflect on the past year’s athletic success.  Before the event, athletes were able to grange two sundae bars at their will.  The […]

Side Effects of Porn: Objectification, Erectile Dysfunction on Campus

Side Effects of Porn: Objectification, Erectile Dysfunction on Campus

“These companies are hyper-sexualizing young girls in the media,” Sex is prevalent in America.  Sex sells in movies.  Sex sells in music.  It’s one of the most common themes among our culture and it accounts for a large part of internet content. On Tuesday night Matt Vogel, who is a psychology instructor as well as […]

Source of Foul Odor on Campus Identified

Source of Foul Odor on Campus Identified

Unpleasant smells that waft around the dorm area have been noticed since the beginning of the year, but it seems the source of the stench has remained unknown…until now.  While everyone on campus is having a hard time putting their finger on what exactly the scent resembles, the Southern Oregon Yik Yak responded with answers […]