Sustainability Month: How SOU is Encouraging Alternative Ways of Transportation

Image Credit: Dakota Runyon-Trapp As part of sustainability month, SOU had hosted a Bike and Bus event on October 20th. SOU hosted the event alongside Rogue Valley Transportation District (RVTD) to promote increased use of biking, busing, and carpooling as…

A Tribute to Taowhywee Agnes Baker Pilgrim

Taowhywee Agnes Baker Pilgrim September 11, 1924 – November 27, 2019 “I’m everybody’s Grandma,” she’d say with a broad smile. This was Agnes Baker Pilgrim’s way of expressing her deep appreciation, acceptance, and love of all people. In her 95…

Jacksonville streets in the rain

Year of the pig: Jacksonville’s historic Chinese New Year parade

Southern Oregon’s rich history of Chinese immigration extends back to the beginning of the Oregon Gold Rush in the 1850s. To commemorate this history, the town of Jacksonville, Ore., working with Southern Oregon Chinese Cultural Association puts on a yearly…

Town hall debate to be held Thursday

On Thursday, Oct. 11, Southern Oregon University will hold a town hall for Oregon State Senate District 3 race. Jeff Golden (Democrat)  is debating Jessica Gomez (Republican) on key issues that impact residents of Oregon District 3 and the students…