Rent Equipment for Your Next Adventure from SOU’s Outdoor Program

Photo courtesy of Outdoor Program On January 15th, the Outdoor Program officially started renting out equipment to students for outdoor recreation purposes. The Siskiyou had an opportunity to speak with Ben Allen, the Gear Manager for the program. What gear…

Is Fan Fiction Lowering Our Standards for Romance?

Photo ©Depositphotos Trigger Warning: This article discusses sensitive topics such as emotional and physical abuse, incest, and stalking As a child, I was obsessed with Marvel Comics and Star Wars. When I received my first iPod Touch, I joined every…

The Shutdown from a Hospitality Worker’s Perspective

Photo by Claire Grant Ashland is a hospitality town. With the Oregon Shakespeare festival bringing thousands of tourists in and out of this small town every year, we have developed an astounding infrastructure to support the tourism that keeps Ashland…

Here’s How to Have Fun and Stay Safe During This Spooky Season

Photo by Autumn Micketti We may have to cancel our big Halloween bashes, but that does not mean Halloween is canceled. There will still be spooky movies, tasty treats, and costumes galore. And with tips and tricks from the Center…

TikTok and Censoring: Should They Be Doing More?

Photo ©TikTok Trigger warning: self-harming, eating disorders, personal hygiene and slut-shaming. I have spent more hours of COVID-19 quarantine than I’d like to admit on the social media app TikTok.  Similar to Vine, TikTok users post videos that range from…

Anxiety Relief Group with the Office of the Dean of Students

It goes without saying, but college students are stressed. Students today have a lot on their plates, with academic troubles, financial aid problems, family and friend issues, and anxiety in general. One can find it hard to maintain a good…

An Open Conversation about Greek Life

On Friday evening, members of Tau Kappa Epsilon hosted an open forum to address students’ concerns and opinions on bringing greek life back to Southern Oregon University. Their brothers from another chapter in Los Vegas, Nevada flew up to show…