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Building worlds on stage: the set designers of SOU’s Center Stage Theatre

Building worlds on stage: the set designers of SOU’s Center Stage Theatre

ABOUT THIS SERIES: This story is part of a series in collaboration with the Ashland Daily Tidings spotlighting the work, research and experiments taking place in laboratories on the Southern Oregon University campus. During the year, these invention centers and their specialized equipment are only accessible to university students, faculty and staff. But on May 15, […]

Controversial marijuana restaurant occupies a “gray area” in city law

Controversial marijuana restaurant occupies a “gray area” in city law

At first glance, Ashland’s new controversial establishment Earth Dragon Edibles seems very similar to its predecessor, the Mongolian Barbeque. The big frying grill is still in the kitchen, as well as the long hallway with the spacious seating. The only difference between what is familiar and what is unknown is a big purple curtain that […]

Where sewing machines have names: a peek inside SOU’s costume shop

Where sewing machines have names: a peek inside SOU’s costume shop

ABOUT THIS SERIES: This story is part of a series in collaboration with the Ashland Daily Tidings spotlighting the work, research and experiments taking place in laboratories on the Southern Oregon University campus. During the year, these invention centers and their specialized equipment are only accessible to university students, faculty and staff. But on May 15, […]

Friends of Frank helping out the American Cancer Society on Sunday

Friends of Frank helping out the American Cancer Society on Sunday

On a September Saturday in 2004, Frank Dalziel sat in a cold, white, windowless hospital room and was told he had colon cancer. He wasn’t surprised. After a year of being seriously ill and having done extensive research about his symptoms, Dalziel had come to the same conclusion, even before five hours of testing at […]

Southern Oregon University and the International Student Association are celebrating their 40th annual International Week starting this Monday, April 23th and continuing through Friday, April 27th. The events kicked off on Monday with a parade starting at Cascade to Stevenson Union which was immediately followed by a Food Fair in the SU courtyard featuring traditional […]

Student walk-out highlights tension between students, administration

Since the beginning of the term several events have been staged by students and community members to send a message of discontent to Southern Oregon University’s administration.

NASU hosts 20th annual Spring Pow-wow

NASU hosts 20th annual Spring Pow-wow

Southern Oregon University’s McNeal Pavilion was packed last weekend during the Native American Student Union’s Spring Pow Wow, an annual celebration of Native American cultures and traditions that attracts local tribes, students, and community members alike. Now going on its 20th year, NASU’s Spring Pow-wow is a free inter-tribal event, meaning all drummers and dancers […]

Upcoming: “Fiesta Flamenca: The Music and Dance of Spain”

Upcoming: “Fiesta Flamenca: The Music and Dance of Spain”

San Diego based dance troupe Sol Flamenco with Mark Taylor, guitar Grant Ruiz, guitar and Dr. Terry Longshore, percussion  Press Release Courtesy Of: Colleen Graves, Music Office and Recital Hall Manager The Department of Performing Arts at Southern Oregon University (SOU) presents Sol Flamenco Dance & Music Troupe on Monday, May 7, 7:30pm, where the […]

Upcoming: An “Older” Yungen Brings Piano Brilliance Back Home

Upcoming: An “Older” Yungen Brings Piano Brilliance Back Home

Press Release Courtesy Of: Jody Schmidt, Executive Director of SOU Chamber Music Concerts   Chamber Music Concerts (CMC) presents a recital by Joseph Yungen, a prize-winning pianist who grew up in the Rogue Valley, on Saturday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall. Mr. Yungen, a graduate of Southern […]

Coyote Trails School of Nature hosts outdoor spring classes

Most college students have no problem navigating Facebook or searching Google to find obscure homework answers. Unfortunately, these finely honed skills come at the expense of time spend outdoors. Coyote Trails, a nonprofit organization out of Medford, aims to change that, offering a diverse set of classes that teach participants how to navigate a forest […]