“Future-Proofing Rogue Valley”: Inside the Almeda Task Force

Image taken from Jackson County’s video on September 8th, 2020 The Almeda Drive Fire of 2020, between Talent and Phoenix, left Ashland’s community and broader Jackson County reeling. More than two thousand, eight hundred structures were destroyed. The true financial…

Interview with ROTC’s Program Manager Stephanie Rokes

The U.S Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, or ROTC for short, is one of the nation’s topleadership programs. The mission of the ROTC program is to develop students into U.S. ArmyOfficers while working to earn their degree. The ROTC program…

BODYlogues 2023

Bodylogues 2023 is over, but the stories live on. For those who don’t know, Bodylogues is an event where students can create art themed after the body– the beautiful and ugly parts that make us human, and the stigmas and…

Photo by Jamie Lusch

Oregon Homelessness Crisis

Compared to other parts of the world, and other cities, Ashland does not hold a serious homelessness issue. Oregon as a whole faces a homelessness crisis that is fueled by housing shortages, Covid 19, and drug addiction. Recently in Ashland…

The Start of the SOU Theatre Coalition

Over the past few weeks, students and faculty alike have been on edge with the news of the impending budget cuts. Budget cuts of around $14 million. The repercussions of these budget cuts started rolling out this past week after…