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Source of Foul Odor on Campus Identified

Source of Foul Odor on Campus Identified

Unpleasant smells that waft around the dorm area have been noticed since the beginning of the year, but it seems the source of the stench has remained unknown…until now.  While everyone on campus is having a hard time putting their finger on what exactly the scent resembles, the Southern Oregon Yik Yak responded with answers […]

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 […]

Greener Campus

The SOU Sustainability Council is considering making a big change to something that may seem small—how the University handles printing. As it turns out, according to IT Department head John Stevenson, the amount of printing could be centralized and lessened making the University greener. This came out in a recent Sustainability Council meeting where students […]

SOU on Princeton Review’s list of Green Colleges

The Princeton Review counted Southern Oregon University as one of its selected green schools in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges.” In the fifth annual edition, The Princeton Review and its collaborator, the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, present some of the most environmental friendly schools in America […]

Students Weigh in on Rideshare Survey

The Center of Sustainability is conducting a survey regarding the potential creation of a rideshare program. This program would function as a message board that would pair drivers with people who need rides. The program would be “a collective of students, faculty, and staff participating on an online, almost social network like system,” according to […]

University receives green tag refund

Southern Oregon University is set to receive approximately $29,000 back from the Bonneville Environmental Foundation, the collector of student “Green Tag” fees, to be reinvested in campus sustainability projects. “The idea is to add on to the campus programs about sustainability,” said Jon Eldridge, Vice President of Student Affairs. “It’s up to the students to […]