The Taste of Home: Welcoming Osteria La Briccola to Ashland

On the second floor of a creek-front building in Ashland’s Downtown Plaza lies Osteria La Briccola, a warm and welcoming authentic Italian restaurant that opened in early June 2021. The moment I walked into the modest but intimate space, I…

Interviews with Volleyball Raiders Jones and Sheldon

Southern Oregon University Athletics. Photo Credit Al Case, https://traveljapanblog.com/ashland/tag/volleyball/ Honoring the end of the Raider volleyball season, The Siskiyou sat down with two volleyball players for an interview about the season and looking forward to the 2022 season. Both interviews gave…

Aurelian Blue and Ashland’s DIY Music Scene

Image Credit Aurelian Blue Instagram Live music is back in Ashland! Actually, it has been for a little over 2 weeks.  Just after 7:30 pm Friday, October 22nd Aurelian Blue, an up and coming Ashland band, opened their home on…

Creating a Culture — Exclusive Interview with Head Coach Grier Gatlin

Southern Oregon University Athletics. Photo Credit Southern Oregon University Grier Gatlin, SOU’s head coach for track and field and cross country, has a legacy in the making. Gatlin was a former student-athlete here at SOU. He was originally recruited as…

The Boarding School Healing Project

The Boarding School Healing Project, also known as The National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition (NABS) is a national coalition of organizations working with Native communities. It seeks to document and raise awareness of the abuse Native communities have…

Photo by Sierra Garrett

Happiness and Health: Transitioning To In-Person Learning

After over a year and a half of online learning, SOU students and staff are transitioning to in-person classes on October 11, 2021.  While this may bring a sense of excitement to most students, you may feel worried about this…

SOU students participate in Native American Tribes Celebration

SOU Celebrates Indigenous People’s Day!

October 11th marks Southern Oregon University and the City of Ashland’s 5th annually recognized Indigenous People’s Day celebration. SOU’s Native American Student Union (NASU) has a weekend full of activities planned to engage the community in observance of Native American…

What’s happening between Palestine and Israel: A Summary

Photo ©LA Times The conflict between Israel and Hamas escalated this month, triggering bombings, multiple deaths, global protests and more until a ceasefire was declared on May 20th. Here in the United States, however, many people are confused about what…