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Hannon Library Institutes Quiet Floor

Hannon Library Institutes Quiet Floor

Contrary to the wide spread belief that libraries are silent places, the Hannon is not one that strictly falls within that category. “It is a space for students to meet up and group up to prepare for their classes,” said Genesis Beas a lead student worker at the circulation desk in the Hannon Library. This […]

Book Review: 5 Stars for “The Cruel Prince”

Book Review: 5 Stars for “The Cruel Prince”

Enigmatic and bold, The Cruel Prince by Holly Black was a gripping fantasy novel about three sisters growing up in the land of Faerie with the man who killed their parents. Brimming with complex characters and political conspiracies, the story played out in a dramatic fashion from beginning to end. The writing–skilled in engulfing the […]

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 […]

SOU: A Safe Place for Pollinators

SOU: A Safe Place for Pollinators

Since April of 2015, Southern Oregon University has been recognized as the nation’s first Bee Campus USA, according to SOU’s Landscape Services website. Ever since, committee chairs Jamie Hickner and Cal McRoberts, as well as Michael Oxendine, have been working to make SOU a safe place for pollinators. Their most recent attempt in protecting pollinators […]

Dulcet Competes in ICCAs

Dulcet Competes in ICCAs

This past weekend, Southern Oregon University’s a cappella team, Dulcet, competed in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA) in Salem, Ore. During this competition season, there are three separate competitions in January, February, and March that divide the country’s a cappella teams based on regions. Dulcet A Cappella is a part of the Western Region […]

Pre-Paid Printing Now in Effect

Pre-Paid Printing Now in Effect

Last Monday, Southern Oregon University (SOU) instituted a new printing policy that requires students to “pre-pay” for printing. The policy change came as a response to the Business Services Department’s request for a change due to confusion and uncollectable debts. Steve Larvick, the Director of Business Services, did not have a immediately accessible dollar amount […]

Truth: This Year’s Campus Theme Series

Truth: This Year’s Campus Theme Series

On Thursday, Nov. 16, students, faculty and philosophy fiends came to the Hannon Library, and made their way upstairs to the Meese Meeting Room. By 7:00 P.M. the room had all but reached its 115 person max capacity, and the term’s final Campus Theme Truth Series, a panel on the nature of truth, kicked off. […]

SOU Celebrates the Transgender Day of Remembrance

SOU Celebrates the Transgender Day of Remembrance

Monday night was the annual celebration of “The Transgender Day of Remembrance” in the Stevenson Union Diversions put on by the QRC to bring attention to Transgender representation in our society and to remember those who lost their lives. It is a day to not only “…mourn and honor the people who have passed, due […]

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 […]

SOU Cross Country Competes at Nationals

SOU Cross Country Competes at Nationals

Vancouver, WA–The Southern Oregon Men’s Cross Country Team placed fourth and Women 15th overall at the NAIA National Cross Country meet in Vancouver, Washington. Leading the men at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Cross Country Course was junior Noah Oberriter who ran 25:06 in the 8k and placed 11th overall. “Sometimes in a race, […]