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Raider Recap: SOU Track & Field

Raider Recap: SOU Track & Field

As the Southern Oregon University Men’s and Women’s Track and Field team head into their first day of the Cascade Conference Championship in Hermiston, Oregon. Catch up on the last couple meets that lead them to this point. Pacific Twilight & Oregon State High Performance Meets: The gloomy weekend on April 27th played no part in holding […]

SOU Celebrates Earth Week

SOU Celebrates Earth Week

Last Saturday, millions of people celebrated Earth Day to promote and advocate for environmental protection. Southern Oregon University dedicated an entire week to this annual day of awareness. Campus-wide events included guest speakers, film screenings, hands-on environmental workshops, potting plants, and more. This year, major themes included plastic pollution awareness and bee protection. Throughout the […]

Southern Oregon Tenants’ Union Pickets Against Rent Increase

Southern Oregon Tenants’ Union Pickets Against Rent Increase

Southern Oregon Tenants’ Union (SOTU) held a picket in solidarity with tenants and community members at the Mariposa townhomes in Medford, Wednesday at 4:30 PM. The complex was bought in September of 2017 by Ronald DeLuca, who then notified the renters of a rent increase upwards of 45%, effective as of March 1, 2018. Many […]

Students Abroad: An Inside Look at Educate Chombo

Students Abroad: An Inside Look at Educate Chombo

Going to Malawi at 21 years old seemed like a distant dream. Never did I think I would have the financial means to make it happen, or the time. I made countless excuses when Dr. Megan Farnsworth, the professor who is ahead of the Educate Chombo Committee, first presented me with the idea that I […]

Flu Symptoms Rise in Oregon : How To Prevent the Flu in a Low Vaccinated City

Flu Symptoms Rise in Oregon : How To Prevent the Flu in a Low Vaccinated City

Flu season is still upon us with confirmed cases in this otherwise mild La Nina winter. “We are seeing a high volume of people in our emergency departments with flu-like symptoms,” said Lauren Van Sickle, Senior Public Relations at Asante Ashland. Although this season is “not any worse than last year,” according to Anna D’Amato, Executive […]

Women’s Resource Center Celebrates Body Positivity with Fashion Show

Women’s Resource Center Celebrates Body Positivity with Fashion Show

The Stevenson Union’s Diversions Room was full of excitement on Thursday, Jan. 11 as the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) hosted their Body Positivity Fashion Show, coordinated by WRC staff member Brooke Grover. The show celebrated people of all genders, ethnicities, and sizes with models showing off outfits from their own closets that make them feel confident […]

New Report Exposes Hazardous Toys

New Report Exposes Hazardous Toys

Just in the time for the holiday season, the Southern Oregon University’s OSPIRG (Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group) released the 32nd annual toy safety report, Trouble in Toyland, from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, to share the number of hazardous toys still being sold in the U.S. market. This year’s report focused on four toys […]

SOU Football Advances to Quarterfinals

SOU Football Advances to Quarterfinals

The Raiders will once again advance to the quarterfinals of the NAIA Championship Series with a 55-24 victory over Dickinson State. Following standout performances from senior quarterback Tanner Trosin and senior safety Oshay Dunmore, Southern Oregon University is advancing beyond the first round of the playoffs for the seventh time in a row. Trosin passed […]

Play Review: “Mr. Burns”

Play Review: “Mr. Burns”

What follows is a review by student writer Kyrie Hughes. The views do not represent the editorial opinions or content of The Siskiyou or Southern Oregon University. The apocalypse has happened, the world is off the grid and our last hope is “The Simpsons?” That’s what Anne Washburn wanted you to believe in her dark […]

OSPIRG Battles Hunger and Homelessness

OSPIRG Battles Hunger and Homelessness

“We always say to help alleviate hunger and homelessness in our community…[and right now] we’re trying to raise awareness for [the situation]” explained Crystal Ramirez, a student volunteer for the Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG). OSPIRG, Southern Oregon University’s student run non-profit organization, works on public interest issues ranging from environmental to public […]

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