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Proposed Bill Threatens to Overturn Untested Legislation

Proposed Bill Threatens to Overturn Untested Legislation

Last Tuesday, Senator Olivia Bozarth bought bill SBW 2-18 to the senate floor. The bill, which was seconded by Senator Jennifer Pang, would overturn a legislative policy passed last year allowing the student body to determine Speaker of the Senate position in a general election rather than selected by and from the sitting senators elected […]

Spotlight: The Wood Brothers go on tour

Spotlight: The Wood Brothers go on tour

The Wood Brothers have been playing together since 2004, creating folk music that makes you feel as if you’re sitting around a campfire deep in the mountains. I discovered them a few years ago when I fell in love with their song Luckiest Man, from their album Ways Not to Lose. The lead singer, Oliver […]

Co-Ed Baseball Team Gets Ready for their Season

Co-Ed Baseball Team Gets Ready for their Season

Last weekend, the SOU Club Baseball team organized a scrimmage to kick-off the spring season. Three years ago when the club started, it was built on a platform of competition.  While that is still true, the captains, Eileen O’Keefe and Kellan, Larson decided to begin this season with a different approach. “From a captain’s point of […]

Students Abroad: An Inside Look at Educate Chombo

Students Abroad: An Inside Look at Educate Chombo

Going to Malawi at 21 years old seemed like a distant dream. Never did I think I would have the financial means to make it happen, or the time. I made countless excuses when Dr. Megan Farnsworth, the professor who is ahead of the Educate Chombo Committee, first presented me with the idea that I […]

Review: ‘She Kills Monsters’ Tackles Grief and Storytelling

Review: ‘She Kills Monsters’ Tackles Grief and Storytelling

Having closed Sunday Night, Qui Nguyen’s She Kills Monsters sold out for the entirety of its two week run time. This play took the audience into a fantasy world, run by the rules of Dungeons and Dragons with all of the fun and emotion that comes with popular game. It was also the first production held […]

Ho’opa’a Hawai’i Club Hosts Polynesian Education Conference

Ho’opa’a Hawai’i Club Hosts Polynesian Education Conference

The Southern Oregon University (SOU) Ho’opa’a Hawai’i Club coordinated the Polynesian Education Conference in Stevenson Union on Friday, February 3— the only conference of its kind at a higher education institution to be completely student lead and run according  to keynote speaker, Makerusa “Mak” Porotesano. These events are something Porotesano would like to see more […]

ECOS Promotes Waste Awareness

ECOS Promotes Waste Awareness

A week spent engaging, educating, and challenging students, Southern Oregon University’s Ecology and Sustainability Resource Center (ECOS) wrapped up their Zero Waste Week on Friday during a reveal of how much waste each participant produced that week. “It’s all mainly about awareness and education,” explained Kayla Bondoc, the At-large Member who coordinated this event. “I thought it would be […]

Hannon Library Institutes Quiet Floor

Hannon Library Institutes Quiet Floor

Contrary to the wide spread belief that libraries are silent places, the Hannon is not one that strictly falls within that category. “It is a space for students to meet up and group up to prepare for their classes,” said Genesis Beas a lead student worker at the circulation desk in the Hannon Library. This […]

Book Review: 5 Stars for “The Cruel Prince”

Book Review: 5 Stars for “The Cruel Prince”

Enigmatic and bold, The Cruel Prince by Holly Black was a gripping fantasy novel about three sisters growing up in the land of Faerie with the man who killed their parents. Brimming with complex characters and political conspiracies, the story played out in a dramatic fashion from beginning to end. The writing–skilled in engulfing the […]

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 […]