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Drinking Still Not Encouraged in the Library

Drinking Still Not Encouraged in the Library

Students who have noticed the large green sign posted in the window of Hannon Library might have some questions as to why the building is applying for a liquor license. Unfortunately, those who were hoping to be able to bring beer into their study sessions or purchase a cocktail from the coffee shop, will still be […]

Winter Sports Looking for a Home

Winter Sports Looking for a Home

The remodeling of McNeal Pavilion at Southern Oregon University is a positive action in terms of safety and overall operation of the gymnasium, but it has left the school scrambling for practice facilities and game sites for various sports. With demolition set for this past August, the school had an agreement with the Ashland School […]

Annual Soul Food Dinner full of Southern Charm

Annual Soul Food Dinner full of Southern Charm

Upon first entering the Rogue River room in the Stevenson Union, the smell of fried chicken and cornbread filled the air. Hospitality was as abundant and soulful as the food. The event began with Keyisha Porter, head of the Black Student Union, greeting the guests and thanking everyone for attending the event. Every year the Black […]

Raider Soccer Doubles Down

Raider Soccer Doubles Down

  Both Raider soccer teams had playoff hopes riding on the line with back to back games in back to back days over the weekend. The guys lost their opportunity to secure a playoff berth after they dropped both matches. The women had already secured their spot, however, they stayed the same in conference standings […]

Chess is for Everyone!

Chess is for Everyone!

“Chess is best played outside on a beautiful day like today,” Raymond Ngo speculates.  The sunny afternoon accompanied by a cooling fall breeze that makes the picnic tables in front of the Stevenson Union a popular spot for students on their lunch break. The head of the campus chess club is one of the many […]

Film Club Returns for a Sequel

Film Club Returns for a Sequel

In recent years, multiple film clubs have been created and faded at Southern Oregon University.  Though varying in goals and agendas, most of these different clubs hoped to unite students and emerging film makers interested in viewing and creating film projects of their own.  While each seemed to gain momentum and support, they were abandoned […]

Students Still Displaced After Mclaughlin Flood

Students Still Displaced After Mclaughlin Flood

October 11th was a standard, quiet Sunday until the late afternoon when McLoughlin’s student housing building fire alarm started going off at around a quarter ‘til 5:00. The dorm’s residents, following procedure, made their way down the stairs, and outside to the lawn between Ashland Street and the Shasta dorms. Sitting outside students speculated the cause […]

VIDEO: SOU students React to UCC and Gun Control

VIDEO: SOU students React to UCC and Gun Control

In light of the UCC shooting as well as the SOU lockdown, The Siskiyou asked some students for their input on safety and protection.  

Closed Campus Follow-up

Closed Campus Follow-up

          It has been a challenging couple of weeks, with little time to rest. In the wake of the tragic shooting at Umpqua Community College, our community has been under siege from threats of violence against students. Recently with a gun threat against Ashland High School, then a bomb threat against […]

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 […]