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Voter’s Guide to Local Elections

Voter’s Guide to Local Elections

It is too late to register to vote, but students who did sign up may find this quick voters guide helpful for election day, May 17. This guide only refers to local elections, readers will have to look elsewhere for information on the presidential primaries. It is important to keep in mind that Oregon has closed […]

Medford’s Weekend Bern

Medford’s Weekend Bern

Medford held a Bernie Sanders rally Saturday, January 23rd at the Vogel Plaza. With nearly 100 attendees, Wes Brain, one of the organizers of the rally  called it a “terrific turnout.” People of all ages showed up holding ‘anti-TPP’ and ‘Single-Payer’ signs high throughout the event. Though there were the occasional passersby who jeered at the crowd, the overall […]

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 […]

Congressional redistricting: Cause for Concern?

The redistricting used in the 103rd, 107th and 108th  (1994, 2002, 2004) United States Congresses rearranged the political map in favor of Republican politics — a move likely to frequently cause problems in the year to come. In most states, the state legislature determines the district boundaries. Shaping these boundaries, however, may be done for […]