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Students and Community March to Call Out Racism

Students and Community March to Call Out Racism

Despite the looming stress of finals on the minds of many students, this Friday they came together with Southern Oregon University staff and community members to express their disgust with racial issues in Ashland. The protesters of all ages and colors came together in solidarity behind the idea that “We are taking action because, as we see […]

“Riding the Yak” to Racism

“Riding the Yak” to Racism

  Yik Yak, the popular social media site/app known for anonymous, often humorous, interactions has sparked racial controversy at SOU. Wednesday SOU’s official Yik Yak feed contained a thread of racist comments from anonymous users. While the exact phrases used in the posts are currently unavailable, commentors on SOU’s page confirmed that the racist remarks […]

Controversy of the “Cat Call” Explored on Campus

  If you missed the buzz on a Youtube video about so called “cat calling” then you’ve probably also missed the national debate about whether the practice of yelling at women as they pass on the sidewalk is flattery or harassment. Based on the amount of heat and light on the subject from national news […]

Cupcake controversy at California college campus

Cupcake controversy at California college campus

Earlier this month, the College Republicans at the University of California, Berkeley, held a bake sale for what might be the nation’s most controversial cupcake. The campus organization made headlines when they held a bake sale where the price of baked goods would be based on a sliding scale, meaning the price a student would be […]