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Raiders Make History Over Weekend

On November 14th Tim Weber recorded the first triple-double during SOU basketball coach Brian McDermott’s 19 year career. A mere 11 days later, Weber did it again, with his second triple-double in only a three game span. During the same game, Eric Thompson scored 25 points in a record-breaking performance which saw him break SOU’s […]

Dramatic Weekend for Raiders on the Road

Even though it was a quiet week for sports on our own home turf, the mighty Raiders shook the stands everywhere they visited this weekend. The SOU Volleyball team took another win Saturday as they shut down Northwest Christian University 3-0 in Eugene. Motade Atanda with 14 kills and Paulla Pinheiro with 13 kills combined […]

Writing is Hard: How to Get Started

Confession time: I have started this column over more times than I’m proud to admit. I have tossed this idea back and forth so many times that I’m surprised it’s not too bruised to even take shape anymore. This column has helped me become who I am today: a master of procrastination. This is a […]

Peace Corps rep visits campus this week

Life after college can be life-changing in and of itself, but what if that transition includes changing the lives of others? The Peace Corps is one way for students to travel the world and make a difference through civic engagement. “It is an opportunity to see the world and do impactful work,” said Sarah Kassel, […]

SOU Club Fair Highlights How to Get Involved

Looking to chase a passion for hiking, for food, or maybe for student government? Are you a new student, looking to find a group to make friends out of a sea of thousands of students? With fall term beginning to take shape, there is no better way for students to explore opportunities for involvement on […]

Cullinan Resigns as President of SOU

Mary Cullinan has resigned as president of Southern Oregon University and will be taking a position as president of Eastern Washington University. “We wish Dr. Cullinan all the best as she moves to EWU and are pleased that she will remain in the Pacific Northwest as our neighbor and colleague,” said Oregon University System Chancellor […]

Oregon Allows Same-Sex Marriage–“It was just kind of like a big sigh of relief.”

The ban on same-sex marriage in Oregon was struck down on Monday, May 19 and ruled as unconstitutional by U.S. District Judge Michael McShane. The decision and announcement were made at noon. “I was very happy,” said Sam Burress, staff member at the SOU Queer Resource Center. “It’s definitely something I’m for and that I […]

Review: Student Film Festival Showcases Artistic Talent

With over 34 entries, the 2014 Student Film Festival was sure to be jam-packed with all the film artistry SOU could muster. Chazlyn Lovely, the student coordinator for the event, thanked the student film contributors, saying she and the judges were “blown away by the time and effort put into each and every film…we were […]

SOAR Week Kicks off Monday

In a week-long showcase of Southern Oregon University art, research and performance, the Southern Oregon Arts and Research conference will start on Monday, May 12 and continue until Friday, May 16. This annual conference brings together individuals from a wide range of academic areas to display the accomplishments of those in the SOU community. Paul […]

First Year Mentor Program Helps to Increase Retention with Participants

After five years in action, SOU’s First Year Mentor Program has seen a spike in participation that has helped to keep students at the university from one year to the next. The program is designed to bring student mentors together with first-year student mentees to help ease the transition into a university setting while simultaneously […]

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