“Bold, Innovative, and Outrageous Creativity”: SOU’s Oregon Fringe Festival

Last week, Southern Oregon University hosted the eleventh annual Oregon Fringe Festival. The purpose of the event was to give emerging artists —particularly Southern Oregon students— a chance to make their voices heard and interact with more established, professional artists.…

ANPF Fall Festival 2023 – Ashland by Isabel Estelle

This past week, The Ashland New Plays Festival (ANPF) had their 2023 annual Fall Festival, a celebratory week-long festival featuring public readings, talkbacks, a playwriting workshop, and more fun events. The Ashland New Plays Festival began in 1992, when a…

Celebrating Spring with Art and Community: An Interview with Artist Dennis McNett

As spring arrives here in Ashland, residents of Southern Oregon will have the opportunity to celebrate the changing seasons with a unique and active art opportunity. The creator of Wolfbat Studios, Dennis McNett is the current artist in residence at…

BODYlogues 2023

Bodylogues 2023 is over, but the stories live on. For those who don’t know, Bodylogues is an event where students can create art themed after the body– the beautiful and ugly parts that make us human, and the stigmas and…

The Start of the SOU Theatre Coalition

Over the past few weeks, students and faculty alike have been on edge with the news of the impending budget cuts. Budget cuts of around $14 million. The repercussions of these budget cuts started rolling out this past week after…