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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 […]

Susan Conrad returns to Inspire with Adventure

Susan Conrad returns to Inspire with Adventure

On May 5, 2010, Southern Oregon University (SOU) graduate Susan Conrad set out on a courageous solo-kayak journey from Washington to Alaska which would eventually lead to her successful memoir, Inside: One Woman’s Journey Through the Inside Passage. With help from the Women’s Resource Center (WRC), the Outdoor Program (OP), and the Outdoor Adventure Leadership […]

Powerful Exhibit Shows that Clothing ≠ Consent

Powerful Exhibit Shows that Clothing ≠ Consent

“A place to dispel the myth that clothing gives any type of consent,” described Katie McGrath, the senior who curated the exhibit “What I was Wearing” which displayed in the SU Gallery last week. A walk through the space revealed different forms of attire hanging on the walls: business casual, club dresses, sweatpants a T-shirt, […]

Spring Breakers take Bunny Burn

Spring Breakers take Bunny Burn

Spring Break: time-honored college tradition that gives students a week-long break from academia allowing them to travel, to relax and to simply take time away from school. This year, four Southern Oregon University (SOU) students and one SOU graduate traveled to the secluded foothills of Northern California near Willows to attend a gathering known as […]

Siskiyou Review: Another Romance, Unique and Touching in its own right

Siskiyou Review: Another Romance, Unique and Touching in its own right

Only You was a touching and sweepingly romantic tale of a woman falling for a man as he falls for parenthood. With Melanie Harlow’s magnetic writing, this story and its characters were evocative and vivid in their portrayal from the very first page, and they carried in that same fashion until the end. Its allure stemmed […]

Siskiyou Review: ‘Getaway Girl’ get 5 Stars

Siskiyou Review: ‘Getaway Girl’ get 5 Stars

Getaway Girl by Tessa Bailey was the quintessential friends-to-lovers romance with an angst-filled and wonderfully written lead-up from friendship to beyond. Most crucial to this story was the friendship between Addison and Elijah. Bailey took her time with it, creating and crafting a close companionship that spoke louder than attractions and became this foundation for two […]

Student Run Show Premieres during Finals Week

Student Run Show Premieres during Finals Week

During the Tuesday of  Winter Term finals week, a group of theatre students came together to put on a a single showing of  You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown and Dog Sees God in the Black Box Theatre at Southern Oregon University (SOU). The rehearsal and production of this entirely student ran passion project started […]

Local Law Enforcement helps facilitate annual Lock-in

Local Law Enforcement helps facilitate annual Lock-in

“Everything about today is real,” said Maggie Montgomery, the President of the Southern Oregon University Criminology Club. Earlier in March, the Crim department held their annual Crim Lock-in. This year, for the first time, they offered the seminar as a registered course for one credit in addition to the experience. Students, staff, faculty are invited […]

A Shooter Training, Walkout & Threat within 2 Weeks

A Shooter Training, Walkout & Threat within 2 Weeks

Last week, on Monday, March 14, students across the nation held a walk out one month after the Parkland, Fla. school shooting. Southern Oregon University (SOU) students from education classes as well as community members participated in the walk out. The group gathered outside the SU to honor and remember the victims of the Majory […]

3rd Annual Queer Indigenous Gathering a Success

3rd Annual Queer Indigenous Gathering a Success

“Allowing native stories to be told by Indigenous folks is more powerful than any article or second hand experience,” exclaimed Darius Kila,  one of the announcers at the event and a student enrolled in the Queer Indigenous Studies course. “Indigenous stories matter and this event allows that to happen.” Kila looks forward to in future […]