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Poetic Opportunities Coming Soon

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will be hosting a variety of hip-hop/poetry open-mic nights on March 10th, April 7th and May 5th from 7-9pm at The Black Swan located near the Oregon Shakespeare Festival on 15 S. Pioneer Street.  The events are entirely free for the community, and will give everyone an opportunity to present their […]

Jacksonville Brings in The Year of The Horse

On Saturday, February 8th, Jacksonville, Oregon exploded in celebration with the bringing in of the 2014 Chinese new year, which was organized by the Southern Oregon Chinese Cultural Association (SOCCA). According to SOCCA’s website, their goal as an organization is to“facilitate an awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the Chinese culture by engaging the community in […]

SOU Enters Secondary Phase of Retrenchment

On Thursday, February 6, 2014 SOU President Mary Cullinan released a “Provisional Retrenchment Plan” after a 20-day comment period.  Southern Oregon University made a call for retrenchment at the beginning of the 2013-14 school year, proposing large budgetary cuts through the removal of various academic programs and the termination of staff. This was done in […]

The Winterfest Carnival And Murder Mystery Event Was Larger Than Ever Before.

  Last Thursday night’s Snow Fiesta events included the Club Winterfest Carnival and the Murder at the Ski Lodge dinner event.               The Club Winterfest Carnival was attended by twenty-five of SOU’s student clubs, who came with booths, games, food and signup sheets.     Among the various offerings at Winterfest the French Club […]

SOU: Rising Higher and Stronger

 On Monday, January 13th, Oregon Representative Peter Buckley gave reassurance to Southern Oregon University faculty, staff and students in regards to the issue of the university’s governance. This discussion took places in the Stevenson Union at 6 p.m., and consisted of Buckley giving a speech about how “SOU was going to recover.” Buckley went on […]