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Pulled Pork Fundraiser Helps Howell Memorial Scholarship

Pulled Pork Fundraiser Helps Howell Memorial Scholarship

  Friends of the late Southern Oregon student, Alex Howell, are continuing their campaign to establish a scholarship in his name. On Sunday, Sammich adjusted their hours to hold a fundraiser which donated all of its proceeds to the GoFundMe account set up to achieve their goal. If the account can reach $25,000 then the […]

Annual International Dinner: Tastes From Around the Globe

Annual International Dinner: Tastes From Around the Globe

Japan, Armenia, Germany and Peru are just some of the countries represented on a lengthy table of international delicacies. Wednesday night, the International Student Association on campus hosted the annual International Dinner in the Stevenson Union’s Rogue River Room. The dinner is a fundraising event that includes a three course meal featuring food from all […]

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 […]

Students React to Campus Closure and Where to Go from Here.

Students React to Campus Closure and Where to Go from Here.

Classes and all other campus activities at Southern Oregon University were cancelled today after a note was found last evening that presented a threat to the school.  The content of the note has yet to be released, but head of public relations Ryan Brown stated on T.V. that they felt closing the campus was in […]

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 […]

Campus leftovers go to a good cause

Campus leftovers go to a good cause

Each week, Elmo’s, the dining commons located in the Student Union, donates extra food to less fortunate people without seeking any recognition. The process begins when Elmo’s donates to the Ashland Food Angels, who then distribute the food to various organizations around the Rogue Valley. Many communities in the area, including Medford, Talent, and especially […]

SOU Says Goodbye To Coach Kennedy

SOU Says Goodbye To Coach Kennedy

When college teams and coaches are successful, coaches often receive offers from other schools, and sometimes the offer is too good to pass up.  Southern Oregon University is learning this the hard way.  Head women’s basketball coach Lynn Kennedy, who led the lady Raiders to their first NAIA tournament win since 1999, has decided to […]

We’re All Stars Now… At The Lunch Show!

We’re All Stars Now… At The Lunch Show!

As college students, a steady income is usually hard to come by and maintain. On top of which, students must also worry about paying college bills such as, housing, tuition, additional course fees, and textbooks. Even if a student has access to a decent kitchen with basic cooking utilities (stove, oven, microwave, and toaster), this […]

In-N-Out Comes To Oregon

In-N-Out Comes To Oregon

In-N-Out, a burger joint well known to California natives, will be opening a new location in Medford later this year.  This particular restaurant will pave the way for the franchise in the state, but it is already causing some concern with its soon to be neighbors. In-N-Out is popular among the west coast population, especially […]

The Drought is Just Getting Started

Our California readers may be more used to drought conditions than Oregon natives, but everyone should start preparing for a very dry summer. According to the Oregon Water Resource Department, as of December 2014, 35 percent of the state, along with the majority of Jackson County, has been declared as being in an extreme drought. […]

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