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Flu Symptoms Rise in Oregon : How To Prevent the Flu in a Low Vaccinated City

Flu Symptoms Rise in Oregon : How To Prevent the Flu in a Low Vaccinated City

Flu season is still upon us with confirmed cases in this otherwise mild La Nina winter. “We are seeing a high volume of people in our emergency departments with flu-like symptoms,” said Lauren Van Sickle, Senior Public Relations at Asante Ashland. Although this season is “not any worse than last year,” according to Anna D’Amato, Executive […]

Dulcet Competes in ICCAs

Dulcet Competes in ICCAs

This past weekend, Southern Oregon University’s a cappella team, Dulcet, competed in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA) in Salem, Ore. During this competition season, there are three separate competitions in January, February, and March that divide the country’s a cappella teams based on regions. Dulcet A Cappella is a part of the Western Region […]

Pre-Paid Printing Now in Effect

Pre-Paid Printing Now in Effect

Last Monday, Southern Oregon University (SOU) instituted a new printing policy that requires students to “pre-pay” for printing. The policy change came as a response to the Business Services Department’s request for a change due to confusion and uncollectable debts. Steve Larvick, the Director of Business Services, did not have a immediately accessible dollar amount […]

New Report Exposes Hazardous Toys

New Report Exposes Hazardous Toys

Just in the time for the holiday season, the Southern Oregon University’s OSPIRG (Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group) released the 32nd annual toy safety report, Trouble in Toyland, from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, to share the number of hazardous toys still being sold in the U.S. market. This year’s report focused on four toys […]

Truth: This Year’s Campus Theme Series

Truth: This Year’s Campus Theme Series

On Thursday, Nov. 16, students, faculty and philosophy fiends came to the Hannon Library, and made their way upstairs to the Meese Meeting Room. By 7:00 P.M. the room had all but reached its 115 person max capacity, and the term’s final Campus Theme Truth Series, a panel on the nature of truth, kicked off. […]

SOU Celebrates the Transgender Day of Remembrance

SOU Celebrates the Transgender Day of Remembrance

Monday night was the annual celebration of “The Transgender Day of Remembrance” in the Stevenson Union Diversions put on by the QRC to bring attention to Transgender representation in our society and to remember those who lost their lives. It is a day to not only “…mourn and honor the people who have passed, due […]

OSPIRG Battles Hunger and Homelessness

OSPIRG Battles Hunger and Homelessness

“We always say to help alleviate hunger and homelessness in our community…[and right now] we’re trying to raise awareness for [the situation]” explained Crystal Ramirez, a student volunteer for the Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG). OSPIRG, Southern Oregon University’s student run non-profit organization, works on public interest issues ranging from environmental to public […]

SOU Cross Country Competes at Nationals

SOU Cross Country Competes at Nationals

Vancouver, WA–The Southern Oregon Men’s Cross Country Team placed fourth and Women 15th overall at the NAIA National Cross Country meet in Vancouver, Washington. Leading the men at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Cross Country Course was junior Noah Oberriter who ran 25:06 in the 8k and placed 11th overall. “Sometimes in a race, […]

Student Rec Center Fee to Increase Winter Term

Student Rec Center Fee to Increase Winter Term

On Wednesday the Student Recreation Center (SRC) Committee of five opted, in a unanimous vote, to keep with the decision made last year to increase the current recreation center student fee of $75 per term to $95 per term starting in Winter of 2018. This fee will remain the same once the center opens per […]

Arabian Nights Sells Out Opening Weekend

Arabian Nights Sells Out Opening Weekend

“Arabian Nights” opened Saturday, Nov. 11 to a sold out show. The modern classic was adapted from “The Book of Thousand Nights and One Night,” a collection of oral tales passed down through generations of people and various cultures. The story follows an Arabian King Shahryar, who having just killed his adulterous wife and queen, vows […]