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Peek @ The Week 5/3-5/9

Tuesday May 3 • 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Biology Club plant sale, in greenhouses next to Science building. • 11:45 a.m. Guided Relaxation in Diversions. • 3-7 p.m. (Mon.-Th.) Climbing Gym open hours, behind McNeal Pavilion. • 3-4:30 p.m. ( Tue. & Th.) “Get Fit” in SU 319. • 4-6 p.m. New Directions: Economic Choices for […]

Speaker of the Senate suspended

With less than two weeks before next year’s student government is sworn in, the Associated Students of Southern Oregon University is yet again embroiled in controversy after Speaker of the Senate Kirby Rider was suspended following an investigation into alleged misconduct. “The truth is, I did violate the rules,” said Rider before the ASSOU Senate […]

“On Being Human” lecture series continues

Southern Oregon University’s Science Hall was packed with students and community members alike for the April 29 “On Being Human” lecture. Dr. Nel Noddings and Lee L. Jacks Professor of Education at Stanford University, delivered Friday’s lecture on the topic of her most recent book, “The Maternal Factor: Two Paths to Morality,” released April 2010 […]

Students vie for $29,000 “Green-Tag” refund

The Student Fee Committee of the Associated Students of Southern Oregon University is still hearing requests for the $29,000 refund the university recently received from the Bonneville Environmental Foundation, a non-profit organization that sells carbon offsets to the university. Since 2007, the university has purchased Renewable Energy Credits and carbon offsets from the BEF. Using […]

Alumni dinner teaches etiquette

Southern Oregon University students gathered in the Rogue River Room for the Alumni Etiquette Dinner on April 27. This is the fourth year the event has been hosted at SOU by Doreen O’Skea, Director of Alumni Relations. The event included a free four-course meal and lessons in etiquette. The etiquette lesson touched on table manners […]

Hawaii Club luau is fun for all ages

Hawaii Club luau is fun for all ages

Southern Oregon University’s Ho’opa’a Hawaii Club celebrated their 15th annual luau on Saturday, April 30, at the McNeal Pavilion. The theme of this year’s event was Kulia I Ka Nu’u, which translates to “Strive for the Highest.” The evening began with music and a traditional dinner including Kahula Pig, Shoyu Chicken and Haupia for dessert. […]

Battle of the Bands coming to the Britt Ballroom

Southern Oregon University’s KSOC radio will be giving students a chance to get tuned up Friday, May 6, in the Britt Ballroom. At least 13 musical performances have been signed up to hold down the stage at this year’s Battle of the Bands, which begins at 7 p.m., has free admittance, and is open to […]

Spring Powwow

Spring Powwow

  Here are some photographs of Southern Oregon University’s Spring Powwow, sponsored by SOU’s Native American Student Union. All photographs by Lenny Holland/The Siskiyou.

Take back the night

Every two minutes someone in the United States is sexually assaulted, according to the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Crime Victimization Survey. The Women’s Resource Center has worked to raise awareness of this issue throughout the month. Their efforts will culminate with the Clothesline Project and Take Back The Night event this week. The Clothesline […]

Campus succeeds in wildfire disaster drill

The Ashland Community Emergency Response Team preformed an evacuation drill testing the evacuation of the residence halls in the event of a wildfire last Wednesday. The drill, designed by Southern Oregon University junior Julia Stouber, was to test how quickly the residence halls could be evacuated in case of a wildfire, as well as how […]