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“Unearthed”: A Page-Turning Thrill Ride

“Unearthed”: A Page-Turning Thrill Ride

Filled with heart-pounding action & adventure and two engaging characters, Unearthed by Amie Kaufman and Megan Spooner felt like a wonderful sci-fi version of a mash-up of Lara Croft’s Tomb Raider and Drake’s Uncharted video games in written form. If you’re not a gamer and don’t understand the reference, think of it as a race to save humanity paired with […]

Ho’opa’a Hawai’i Club Hosts Polynesian Education Conference

Ho’opa’a Hawai’i Club Hosts Polynesian Education Conference

The Southern Oregon University (SOU) Ho’opa’a Hawai’i Club coordinated the Polynesian Education Conference in Stevenson Union on Friday, February 3— the only conference of its kind at a higher education institution to be completely student lead and run according  to keynote speaker, Makerusa “Mak” Porotesano. These events are something Porotesano would like to see more […]

Top Recommendation for “Keep Her Safe”

Top Recommendation for “Keep Her Safe”

Keep Her Safe by K. A. Tucker was a riveting, page-turner of a thriller with a massively intriguing storyline. There is not much I can say about the book without giving anything away, but it is about a young man and woman trying to find answers about the death of her father and the possible corruption […]

ECOS Promotes Waste Awareness

ECOS Promotes Waste Awareness

A week spent engaging, educating, and challenging students, Southern Oregon University’s Ecology and Sustainability Resource Center (ECOS) wrapped up their Zero Waste Week on Friday during a reveal of how much waste each participant produced that week. “It’s all mainly about awareness and education,” explained Kayla Bondoc, the At-large Member who coordinated this event. “I thought it would be […]

Hannon Library Institutes Quiet Floor

Hannon Library Institutes Quiet Floor

Contrary to the wide spread belief that libraries are silent places, the Hannon is not one that strictly falls within that category. “It is a space for students to meet up and group up to prepare for their classes,” said Genesis Beas a lead student worker at the circulation desk in the Hannon Library. This […]

Book Review: 5 Stars for “The Cruel Prince”

Book Review: 5 Stars for “The Cruel Prince”

Enigmatic and bold, The Cruel Prince by Holly Black was a gripping fantasy novel about three sisters growing up in the land of Faerie with the man who killed their parents. Brimming with complex characters and political conspiracies, the story played out in a dramatic fashion from beginning to end. The writing–skilled in engulfing the […]

Spotlight: Poppen ties SOU Record

Spotlight: Poppen ties SOU Record

Last Friday, Southern Oregon University Wrestler, Devin Poppen, tied for second place on Southern Oregon’s all-time pins list. Poppen is the NAIA’s No. 2-ranked wrestler at 141 pounds. By taking down Devin Everk in 5:03, the athlete scored his 52nd win by fall. It was the wrestler’s 14th pin of the season and made him 24-5 overall, […]

SOU: A Safe Place for Pollinators

SOU: A Safe Place for Pollinators

Since April of 2015, Southern Oregon University has been recognized as the nation’s first Bee Campus USA, according to SOU’s Landscape Services website. Ever since, committee chairs Jamie Hickner and Cal McRoberts, as well as Michael Oxendine, have been working to make SOU a safe place for pollinators. Their most recent attempt in protecting pollinators […]

Dulcet Competes in ICCAs

Dulcet Competes in ICCAs

This past weekend, Southern Oregon University’s a cappella team, Dulcet, competed in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA) in Salem, Ore. During this competition season, there are three separate competitions in January, February, and March that divide the country’s a cappella teams based on regions. Dulcet A Cappella is a part of the Western Region […]

Pre-Paid Printing Now in Effect

Pre-Paid Printing Now in Effect

Last Monday, Southern Oregon University (SOU) instituted a new printing policy that requires students to “pre-pay” for printing. The policy change came as a response to the Business Services Department’s request for a change due to confusion and uncollectable debts. Steve Larvick, the Director of Business Services, did not have a immediately accessible dollar amount […]