Let’s Get Vaccinated! All the Information You Need to Schedule a Vaccine Appointment

Photo by Penn State University Vaccinations for the COVID-19 virus are officially in full swing in the great state of Oregon. Students, faculty, and all other Jackson County locals are now eligible to receive both shots of the vaccine, with…

A Sit Down with Antoinette Abbamonte, Star of Ashland Independent Film Festival’s “Since August”

Photo courtesy of Antoinette Abbamonte The 20th Ashland Independent Film Festival kicked off earlier this month, with one movie shining bright among the others. “Since August” is a film about grief, life, forgiveness, and the strength of the human spirit…

President Biden’s First Month in Office: 10 Executive Orders You Should Know About

Photo by Autumn Micketti Editor’s note: this piece was written before Biden signed the recent stimulus bill. February 21st, 2021 marks one entire month since President Joe Biden’s inauguration into office. In honor of this milestone, here are ten of…

Why Impenetrable Academic Language is Classist AF

Photo by pexels.com I’m a fourth-year college student. At this point in my student career, I have read countless articles on literary theory, from the sex-cited body in Margaret Atwood’s novels to phallic symbolism in Bram Stoker’s Dracula. However, I…

History in the Making: Trump’s Second Impeachment

Photo copyright The New York Times In the days following the violent riot at the Capitol on Wednesday, January 6th, President Trump faces the consequences of impeachment once again. Trump was the third president to have been impeached, and is…

The Shutdown from a Hospitality Worker’s Perspective

Photo by Claire Grant Ashland is a hospitality town. With the Oregon Shakespeare festival bringing thousands of tourists in and out of this small town every year, we have developed an astounding infrastructure to support the tourism that keeps Ashland’s…

Student Fees and Tuition: What You Need to Know

Photo from Pixabay When the COVID-19 pandemic moved all university classes online last March, SOU students were concerned about whether or not tuition and student fees would change. Without access to campus buildings and services, the question of whether or…