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La Niña brings snow

La Niña brings snow

La Nina is in full swing in southern Oregon, already bringing a series of early winter storms and plenty of snow pack.  The counterpart of El Nino, a La Nina weather phenomenon means a cooler ocean surface temperature, which causes a cold, wet, winter and the chance of more storms than usual. The early winter […]

Coen Brothers create a new classic

Coen Brothers create a new classic

        The Coen Brothers have once again succeeded in mesmerizing us with another beautifully told story. It seems that every time we go to the theater to see a Coen Brothers film, we are partaking in an important part of cinematic history. “True Grit” is another film for the books. Mattie Ross, […]

African president refuses to step down

African president refuses to step down

Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo is refusing to leave office as president, even after Alassane Ouattara was officially recognized as the winner of last November’s election. Groups of supporters of both men have grown violent in some cases, provoking fear of an impending civil war, The Guardian reported. More than 200 people have been killed […]

Students rally to support classmate

Students rally to support classmate

Students protesting the withdrawal of Eliza Schaaf were interrupted by Southern Oregon University campus public safety officials today.

Volleyball team advances in opening round of NAIA championships

Volleyball team advances in opening round of NAIA championships

Leanne Stennett slams home a shot in the first set as the 14th-ranked Southern Oregon volleyball team scored a 25-23, 25-21, 25-13 victory over Holy Names in the NAIA National Championship Opening Round Match tonight at McNeal Pavilion.

Dysfunction within ASSOU continues

Dysfunction within ASSOU continues

With the end of the term coming closer, the trials and tribulations of the ASSOU continue to grow. Former Director of Communications Hayden Perkins resigned earlier in the term and was replaced by Amanda Stucke. Former Executive Director of Administration and Finance Jordan Marshall also chose to resign, walking out of Tuesday’s meeting after making […]

Former president details “Decision Points”

Former president details “Decision Points”

Former President George W. Bush’s new book Decision Points was released Tuesday, chronicling the parts of his presidency that gained the most attention. Bush, who has been relatively out of the spotlight the last two years, has planned a U.S. tour to promote the book, including several television appearances. “This will come as quite a […]

Rubes cartoonist shares inspirations and struggles

Rubes cartoonist shares inspirations and struggles

Rubes comic creator Leigh Rubin shared the history and inspiration for his cartoon Wednesday night at SOU. Rubin told stories of raising his three sons and how everyday events with your children can inspire artistic creativity. “We all see the same things,” said Rubin, “It’s just how we translate and twist them.” Rubin has produced […]

Raiders Crowned Cascade Conference Champions

Raiders Crowned Cascade Conference Champions

Staying true to form, the Southern Oregon volleyball team easily saw off the threat of College of Idaho in three dominating sets to claim the Cascade Conference Tournament Championship this past Saturday at the McNeal Pavilion. The Raiders comprehensive sweep of the Coyotes is the 18th time that Southern Oregon has not dropped a set […]

Marijuana Measures Fail

Marijuana Measures Fail

California’s Proposition 19 and Oregon’s Measure 74 were roasted in the polls early last week, but supporters of marijuana reform laws are confident that the 2012 elections will deliver better results. A Gallup national survey released a week prior to Nov. 2 showed that American’s support for legalizing marijuana reached an all-time high at 46 […]