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The Black-Market Parking Industry

The Black-Market Parking Industry

The scarcity of student parking at Southern Oregon University has birthed a black-market industry of counterfeit parking permits. Yearly permits at SOU are $140 for both resident and commuter and as I discovered last week, students have differing experience(s) with parking.  There are a total of 2,200 resident, faculty, and commuter parking spots, while 3,000 […]

Campus Parking: “It’s a Battle.”

Campus Parking: “It’s a Battle.”

 To avoid situations like the one above, refer to the SOU campus parking map. “Parking is one of the top five universal problems on campuses,” says Frederick Creek, director of Southern Oregon University Campus Public Safety. Although Creek accepts parking as an issue on university campuses in general, he doesn’t think SOU has a lack […]

Students Still Displaced After Mclaughlin Flood

Students Still Displaced After Mclaughlin Flood

October 11th was a standard, quiet Sunday until the late afternoon when McLoughlin’s student housing building fire alarm started going off at around a quarter ‘til 5:00. The dorm’s residents, following procedure, made their way down the stairs, and outside to the lawn between Ashland Street and the Shasta dorms. Sitting outside students speculated the cause […]