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Athena in Velvet happening tonight

Press release courtesy of Southern Oregon University’s Women’s Resource Center. Southern Oregon University’s Women’s Resource Center presents Athena in Velvet: A Spring Celebration of Women and Creativity. This unique evening features intriguing dancers, human statues, and powerful, local female musicians. Performers include: burlesque troupe Speakeasy and the Silhouettes, single artist Tiger Lyn, and musical act […]

Student walk-out highlights tension between students, administration

Since the beginning of the term several events have been staged by students and community members to send a message of discontent to Southern Oregon University’s administration.

Upcoming: “Fiesta Flamenca: The Music and Dance of Spain”

Upcoming: “Fiesta Flamenca: The Music and Dance of Spain”

San Diego based dance troupe Sol Flamenco with Mark Taylor, guitar Grant Ruiz, guitar and Dr. Terry Longshore, percussion  Press Release Courtesy Of: Colleen Graves, Music Office and Recital Hall Manager The Department of Performing Arts at Southern Oregon University (SOU) presents Sol Flamenco Dance & Music Troupe on Monday, May 7, 7:30pm, where the […]

Upcoming: An “Older” Yungen Brings Piano Brilliance Back Home

Upcoming: An “Older” Yungen Brings Piano Brilliance Back Home

Press Release Courtesy Of: Jody Schmidt, Executive Director of SOU Chamber Music Concerts   Chamber Music Concerts (CMC) presents a recital by Joseph Yungen, a prize-winning pianist who grew up in the Rogue Valley, on Saturday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall. Mr. Yungen, a graduate of Southern […]

Coyote Trails School of Nature hosts outdoor spring classes

Most college students have no problem navigating Facebook or searching Google to find obscure homework answers. Unfortunately, these finely honed skills come at the expense of time spend outdoors. Coyote Trails, a nonprofit organization out of Medford, aims to change that, offering a diverse set of classes that teach participants how to navigate a forest […]

Garbage piles and gaming pieces: a peek inside SOU’s anthro lab

Garbage piles and gaming pieces: a peek inside SOU’s anthro lab

ABOUT THIS SERIES: This story is part of a series in collaboration with the Ashland Daily Tidings spotlighting the work, research and experiments taking place in laboratories on the Southern Oregon University campus. During the year, these invention centers and their specialized equipment are only accessible to university students, faculty and staff. But on May 15, […]

Red Cross blood drives on campus: yea or nay?

In what has become a nearly annual controversy since 2003, blood drives hosted by the Southern Oregon chapter of the American Red Cross on Southern Oregon University’s campus continue to be banned because of what many students feel are discriminatory policies. The student-led ban, which started in 2003, comes from concern voiced that year by […]

Umphrey’s McGee coming to the Historic Ashland Armory 3/21

“Umphrey’s McGee stand revealed as consummate musical alchemists, deftly reconfiguring sounds from rock’s vast panoply of styles.” (Entertainment Weekly). Fans who have followed Umphrey’s McGee for any period of time know that there are only two guarantees: you never know what you’re going to get, and Umphrey’s always delivers. How else can a band be […]

Reality or roleplaying? An inside take on OHSU’s startlingly realistic nursing simulations

Mickey Vargus is curled up on the hospital bed, holding her sides as she shakes back and forth violently. Her heart is pounding, she is having difficulty breathing, and shooting pains lance through the left side of her rib cage. She clutches at her ribs, sucking in air through clenched teeth. Near the bed, she […]

March music calendar

Monday, March 5 Gene Burnett, 7 – 10 p.m. @ Liquid Assets. Siskiyou Saxophone Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. @ SOU Music Recital Hall. Songwriter showcase w/Fretwell and Gordon, 8 – 11 p.m. @ The Wild Goose. The Paul Schmeling Trio w/Danielle Kelly, 8-11 p.m. @ Martino’s. The Robbie DaCosta Trio, 8:30 p.m. @ Alex’s.   Tuesday, […]