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Final OCA Show Closes this weekend

Final OCA Show Closes this weekend

Last Thursday, The Oregon Center of The Arts (OCA) at Southern Oregon University (SOU) opened the final show of their 2017-2018 season with a production of J.M Barrie’s Dear Brutus. It presents to the audience a colorful and light hearted show while also telling a story of the possibility of changing one’s faults in order […]

Sleep Out Educates on Housing Insecurity in the Rogue Valley

Sleep Out Educates on Housing Insecurity in the Rogue Valley

  Wrapt in their sleeping bags to stay cozy through the chilly night, students slept on tarps or the grass in Britt Lawn the night of Tuesday, May 22. The event was Sleep Out. Students were there to raise awareness and learn, themselves, about homelessness and housing insecurity in the Rogue Valley. More than just […]

SOU Celebrates 4th Annual Arbor Day

SOU Celebrates 4th Annual Arbor Day

On Friday, the leaders of SOU’s beautification traded their hard worn facilities t-shirt for bright pink Arbor Day shirts and lead the campus in a day of botanical tours and tree planting. The Landscape Department works to assure that SOU’s grounds stay pristine and well maintained. They start work before sunrise, de-icing walkways in the […]

SRC Series: The Dress Code

SRC Series: The Dress Code

The new Student Recreation Center (SRC) posted their official facility guidelines earlier last week. Listed under the section “Clothing Standards” on the Inside SOU website include: “attire must cover chest, abdomen, back and side areas from hip to armpit” and “shorts must be long enough to cover the buttocks and groin while exercising or moving.” […]

Welcome to the Student Rec Center

Welcome to the Student Rec Center

 At the start of week four of Spring Term, Southern Oregon University (SOU) opened their new Student Recreation Center (SRC) in Raider Village. The building includes a gym, basketball court with a volleyball net, and a rock climbing wall. Early registration  started April 18th, giving the students the chance to avoid waiting in lines […]

Meatless Monday Comes to The Hawk

Meatless Monday Comes to The Hawk

Earth week kicked off last Monday with an event challenging all students to refrain from the use of straws followed by an event held at the Hawk called Meatless Monday– sparking controversy amongst dining hall staff and patrons. “The biggest noise that is negative comes from the athletes, they really like the homestyle menus,” explained […]

22nd Annual Lūʻau Celebrates Culture through Dance

22nd Annual Lūʻau Celebrates Culture through Dance

“This celebration of our culture is a good way to bring us back to our ancestry and who we are as people” explained Jherica Raposa, a member of the Ho’opa’a Hawai’i Club and dancer in the 22nd annual Lūʻau & Hōʻike. With a sold out show, a celebration of Hawaiian culture rang throughout the Music […]

Susan Conrad returns to Inspire with Adventure

Susan Conrad returns to Inspire with Adventure

On May 5, 2010, Southern Oregon University (SOU) graduate Susan Conrad set out on a courageous solo-kayak journey from Washington to Alaska which would eventually lead to her successful memoir, Inside: One Woman’s Journey Through the Inside Passage. With help from the Women’s Resource Center (WRC), the Outdoor Program (OP), and the Outdoor Adventure Leadership […]

Powerful Exhibit Shows that Clothing ≠ Consent

Powerful Exhibit Shows that Clothing ≠ Consent

“A place to dispel the myth that clothing gives any type of consent,” described Katie McGrath, the senior who curated the exhibit “What I was Wearing” which displayed in the SU Gallery last week. A walk through the space revealed different forms of attire hanging on the walls: business casual, club dresses, sweatpants a T-shirt, […]

Spring Breakers take Bunny Burn

Spring Breakers take Bunny Burn

Spring Break: time-honored college tradition that gives students a week-long break from academia allowing them to travel, to relax and to simply take time away from school. This year, four Southern Oregon University (SOU) students and one SOU graduate traveled to the secluded foothills of Northern California near Willows to attend a gathering known as […]

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