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Judge’s Lectures Prove Popular

Students and community members alike gathered at Southern Oregon University by the hundreds last Thursday and Friday to attend a lecture and seminar by Judge John E. Jones III. The presentations by Jones kicked off this year’s campus theme of Civility. The first event, titled “From Scopes to Kitzmiller: Civility and Incivility at the intersection […]

UN Week to raise awareness about international issues

This Monday marks the beginning of the annual “United Nations Week,” a week-long event of films, speeches, and panel discussions on a wide variety of international issues, and features a keynote address by Will Davis, Director of the United Nations Information Center in Washington, D.C. The event was organized by the Southern Oregon University United […]

Cullinan remains optimistic about SOU’s future in State of the University address

Dozens of students and community members were in attendance as Dr. Mary Cullinan, president of Southern Oregon University, delivered her annual “State of the University” address last Wednesday in the Rogue River Room of SOU’s Stevenson Union. Cullinan touched on many subjects during her speech, everything from reminiscing about her family’s vacation on the Shenandoah […]

ECOS starts new recycling program

Seventy percent of all waste on the Southern Oregon University campus is recyclable, and thanks to the efforts of one SOU student, it won’t be going to waste for much longer. Misty Munoz, an SOU alumnus, raised $58,000 to overhaul SOU’s recycling program during the summer as part of her capstone project. According to Munoz, […]

Federal judge to kick off lecture series

This year’s Southern Oregon University campus theme will begin with a bang as Judge John E. Jones III gives two lectures this coming week on what happens when science, politics, and religion meet in a court of law. Jones was appointed a federal judge by former President George W. Bush, and presided over the landmark […]

Occupy Ashland: Rise of the 99%

The Ashland Plaza was filled with about 200 peaceful protesters this weekend during Occupy Ashland, a reaction to Occupy Wall Street, a nation-wide protest that started September 17 in New York City in an effort to raise awareness about corporate greed and the country’s deepening economic woes. A major theme of Occupy Ashland was that […]

Human need, not corporate greed: Looking through the eye of the needle

Sunday marked the 23rd day of the Occupy Wall Street protests that originated in New York and have since moved to numerous other cities across the country, including Ashland. The protests’ central goal is to fight corporate greed and social inequality, and I say it’s about damn time. Consider this: Executives are making salaries approximately […]

SO Pride

Photos by: Jordan Anderson/The Siskiyou Karla Huff/The Siskiyou Troy Goossen/The Siskiyou  

Ashland shows its pride at 2011 Southern Oregon Pride Parade

Ashland shows its pride at 2011 Southern Oregon Pride Parade

There was never such a colorful display of exuberant individuals parading down the street Saturday as Lady Gaga’s  “Born This Way” radiated fearlessness through the hearts of the crowd. Ashland’s 2011 Pride Parade drew about thirty floats and over a thousand marchers, as the community dedicated their wares, time and support to reinforce this year’s […]

The Siskiyou says goodbye to print edition

The Siskiyou says goodbye to print edition

 … in favor of new and improved online edition Breaking up is always hard to do and no one will be sadder than the staff at The Siskiyou when we have to wash our ink stained hands and say goodbye to one of the most prominent parts of our college experience in January. But never […]