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Play Like a Girl

Play Like a Girl

Southern Oregon University’s women’s soccer and volleyball teams were honored in “Play Like a Girl” this past Saturday night during the halftime of the SOU women’s basketball game against Eastern Oregon at Ashland High School. During the halftime, both teams made their way to the center of the court where select few athletes of each […]

Collegiate Catholicism

Collegiate Catholicism

If you’re unfamiliar with the purpose of Lent, here are some basics. Lent is meant to be a time of fasting and introspection. While the fasting usually only occurs on Fridays when participants are forbidden to eat meat, the time for self-analysis is continuous throughout the 40-day stretch. According to the Bible the season represents […]

Remembering Alex Howell

Remembering Alex Howell

On the 50-yard line of Raider Stadium, candles illuminated the faces of students, faculty, and community members who gathered Saturday evening to remember Alex Howell who died January 30th while swimming off the Oregon coast. Howell, who was preparing to leave for Army officer training, was remembered by his fellow ROTC cadets as a fun, […]

Next in Que: American Horror Story Coven

Next in Que: American Horror Story Coven

American Horror story has forced its way into households and become fairly popular, considering it’s not very good.  With many references to pop culture and strong teen roles, the series has found its niche in viewers, predominantly young women. Now AHS does check off some important criteria when examining its popularity in the country. With […]

Bon Appetit!

Bon Appetit!

“Bonswa, welcome and bon appetit,” bid the servers of the annual French club diner on Jan. 28th, as guests filed into the sold out diner to snatch themselves a seat. The diner served four courses reflecting a traditional French meal. The twentieth annual dinner was a packed house, breaking a record of attendance even selling […]

“Cross Street with Caution, Vehicles May Not Stop”

“Cross Street with Caution, Vehicles May Not Stop”

Eight years after a Southern Oregon University student was struck and killed crossing Siskiyou Boulevard, an Ashland police officer says the crossing has had no further incidents reported. Gladys Jimenez, a 22-year-old SOU student, was hit in 2008 at the Garfield Street crosswalk and died just a week later. According to the Mail Tribune, “Jimenez […]

Campus A Cappella Aims for the Big Stage

Campus A Cappella Aims for the Big Stage

A cappella voices could be heard carrying through the campus of Southern Oregon University on Wednesday evening as the group, Dulcet, practiced in between live performances.  After reciting a three song set list for an audience in Hannon Library, the SOU students dressed in bowties and button ups moved to the basement of Stevenson Union to kick […]

TAP-ing into the Community

TAP-ing into the Community

TAP Coffee, located at 567 Fair Oaks Avenue, officially opened its doors on Monday, January 11th, and is a shared space for the workers of TAP – The Artisan Project as well as those who have come to the for the coffee and ambience. The Artisan Project is a local business aimed at helping local artisans, […]

Pass the Cushman: You Come Here Often?

Pass the Cushman: You Come Here Often?

I’m a journalist, and even though my editor would put that statement in air quotations whist mocking my tone of voice, I’ll protest it to be true. As a result, and given my keen journalistic eye, I’ve come across the startling conclusion that everyone and their dog is hittin’ each other up on Tinder for […]

SOU Snapchat: More or Less Moralless

SOU Snapchat: More or Less Moralless

*Pictures taken from the Snapchat story have been edited  When a campus filter was made available to Snapchaters on and around Southern Oregon University last fall, it proved that the school is no exception in America’s growing obsession with ephemeral data, or “disappearing pictures,” a fairly new development in social media. It’s not uncommon to […]