The Student Sustainability Center and Social Justice and Equity Center Present Earth Month at SOU

Photo courtesy of Student Sustainability Center April 22nd marks the 51st Earth Day, and goodness do we have a lot in store for you next week during Earth Month at SOU! Our Place, Before and After: An Earth Day Story CircleWednesday…

20th Ashland Independent Film Festival Releases Full Lineup of 100 Indie Films and Events

Photo courtesy of Ashland Independent Film Festival The 2021 Festival is a “Double Feature” with Online Screenings in April and Live Outdoor Screenings in June Ashland, Oregon — The Ashland Independent Film Festival released the complete schedule for its 20th…

Play On Shakespeare Announces Spring 2021 Season

All photos courtesy of Play On Shakespeare Play On Shakespeare, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to exploring the world of Shakespeare through translation and adaptation, today announces their spring 2021 season. Play On Shakespeare’s mission is to enhance the understanding of Shakespeare’s plays…

President Biden’s First Month in Office: 10 Executive Orders You Should Know About

Photo by Autumn Micketti Editor’s note: this piece was written before Biden signed the recent stimulus bill. February 21st, 2021 marks one entire month since President Joe Biden’s inauguration into office. In honor of this milestone, here are ten of…

Dive into OSF’s First Holiday Production with OSF Favorite: John Tufts

Photo by Oregon Shakespeare Festival Last month the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) announced the schedule for its 2021 season, all featured online until fall, when live performances will recommence and continue through December. It’s their very first combined onstage and…

Celebrate this Black History Month by Engaging in Activist Work (as a White Ally)

Photo courtesy of Kristen Uroda for NPR First celebrated in 1970, Feb. 1 ushered in 2021’s Black History Month. This year’s theme is ‘Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity.” While the month focuses on acknowledging black people’s central role in shaping…

Ashland Earns Eighth MovieMaker Honor

Photo courtesy of the Digital Cinema Program Ashland does it again: MovieMaker magazine added Southern Oregon University’s hometown to its 2021 list of Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker. This designation marks the eighth consecutive year that the national magazine…

COVID-19’s Spread at SOU and Debunking Vaccine Myths

Photo by pexels.com Since April 16th, 2020, SOU students and faculty have recorded a total of 108 confirmed cases of COVID-19, thirty nine of which have occurred since the start of 2021. From the start of the pandemic Jackson County…