Measure 109, What Does it Mean?

Photo from Wikimedia This election season Measure 109 passed by a comfortable 55.74% majority, translating to a roughly 250,000 vote difference. Measure 109, or the Psilocybin Mushroom Services Program Initiative, allows specially trained and chosen physicians to prescribe psilocybin to…

Student Fees and Tuition: What You Need to Know

Photo from Pixabay When the COVID-19 pandemic moved all university classes online last March, SOU students were concerned about whether or not tuition and student fees would change. Without access to campus buildings and services, the question of whether or…

Ashland Memes: The Story Behind its Suspension and Re-Creation

Photo Courtesy of Ashland Memes With a little over a year on Instagram, Ashland Memes has gained a large following of more than 7,000 followers, including some larger local businesses. However, their recent activity caused the suspension of their original…

Community Members Arrested For Providing Mutual Aid

Photo by Grayson Flory On Sep 12th, in response to the Almeda fire, which displaced many homeowners and houseless neighbors in Southern Oregon, five local community organizers and houseless individuals set up a mutual aid program in Hawthorne Park in…