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Murder, Jesus, Trauma and Tacos

          The between-class banter in the Stevenson Union courtyard was louder than usual this past Monday with talk of murder, Jesus Christ, trauma and tacos. Students gathered outside of the SU watching Mark Mayberry waving a cardboard poster. The poster displayed a larger-than-life sized photograph of a bloodied and gooey 10-week […]

Ashland Joins National Police Protests

        Southern Oregon protestors organized on the streets of Ashland in support of those demonstrating against a grand jury decision last week not to try a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man in Fergusen, Missouri. Protests have continued around the nation since the decision and Ashland residents […]

Take back the night

Every two minutes someone in the United States is sexually assaulted, according to the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Crime Victimization Survey. The Women’s Resource Center has worked to raise awareness of this issue throughout the month. Their efforts will culminate with the Clothesline Project and Take Back The Night event this week. The Clothesline […]

Students plan protest against new ordinances

Nate Coddington contributed to this story. A march on city hall is planned for Tuesday, April 5, by Phronesis, a student-led community group, in protest of proposed city ordinances that would allegedly discriminate against Ashland’s homeless. Emery Way, a member of Phronesis and an Associated Students of Southern Oregon University At-Large Senator, has been a […]

Student protest interrupted by campus public safety

Student protest interrupted by campus public safety

Students protesting the withdrawal of Eliza Schaaf were interrupted by Southern Oregon University campus public safety officials today. Alissa Arp, dean of the college of arts and sciences, withdrew Schaaf, a student with Down syndrome, from her ceramics class Nov. 9. Schaaf was withdrawn because the accommodations she required disrupted and interfered with the teaching […]