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Final OCA Show Closes this weekend

Final OCA Show Closes this weekend

Last Thursday, The Oregon Center of The Arts (OCA) at Southern Oregon University (SOU) opened the final show of their 2017-2018 season with a production of J.M Barrie’s Dear Brutus. It presents to the audience a colorful and light hearted show while also telling a story of the possibility of changing one’s faults in order […]

4 Stars for the “Enjoyable” Fantasy

4 Stars for the “Enjoyable” Fantasy

The Smoke Thieves was a cleverly plotted and constructed fantasy filled with intrigue and many active storylines. From its vast array of POVs to its wide range of participating characters, it is not a story to to read passively. Instead, it insists that you engage and follow along. As the story builds and beguiles, each characters’ purpose […]

Top Recommendation for new Romance

Top Recommendation for new Romance

Filled with a delicious combination of witty charm and ambivalence, Arrogant Devil thrilled from the first page. With a delicacy only skilled writers have, Grey balanced their every exchange with perfect amounts of unwanted lust and volatility. Using the dynamic of a broody cowboy placed opposite a (seemingly) spoiled city girl only heightened this effect and brought […]

4.5 for Whelan’s Debut Novel

4.5 for Whelan’s Debut Novel

My Oxford Year is as tender and heartbreaking as it is charmingly witty. Whelan’s debut novel draws on the subtleties of relationships: both romantic and otherwise, and it expounds their effects in great detail. Told with boldly captivating characters and the beauty of England, I fell in love with both the beauty of this country 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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Arabian Nights Sells Out Opening Weekend

Arabian Nights Sells Out Opening Weekend

“Arabian Nights” opened Saturday, Nov. 11 to a sold out show. The modern classic was adapted from “The Book of Thousand Nights and One Night,” a collection of oral tales passed down through generations of people and various cultures. The story follows an Arabian King Shahryar, who having just killed his adulterous wife and queen, vows […]

Hannon Library to host Literary Festival

Hannon Library to host Literary Festival

On Oct. 28th the Hannon Library will be hosting the sixth annual Ashland Literary Arts Festival sponsored by the Friends of the Hannon Library (FoH). The festival brings together publishers, authors, artists and members of the community to share their works and thoughts. According to its website, “The Ashland Literary Arts Festival is an expanded […]

Female Driven Show gets Extended

Female Driven Show gets Extended

The final showing of Jenny Rachel Weiner’s “Horse Girls” was performed at Southern Oregon University in Cascade 108 by a small group of theatre students, at 8 p.m. on Oct. 2. The play was a student run show that featured seven SOU actors; Megan Jones, Delaney Barbour, Emily Hawks, Quinci Freeman-Lytle, Grace Kent, Chandler Parrott […]

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