Interview with Erik Palmer: Digital Journalism’s Role at SOU

For SOU students who are aspiring to become journalists, SOU has a minor for those interested. The digital journalism minor can teach students who want a journalism minor while attending SOU. The Siskiyou interviewed the head of the communications department,…

“Love for the Game ” — an Interview with Women’s Soccer Head Coach Jenni Rosenberg

Photo Credit Bob Palermini, www.palermini.com Highlights into the women’s soccer program, looking forward to next season, about head coach Jenni Rosenburg, and advice for future coaches. The Siskiyou sat down with the women’s soccer team’s head coach, Jenni Rosenberg. Born and…

“Seize the Moment” — an Interview with Men’s Soccer Head Coach Davie Carmichael

Photo Credit Bob Palermini, www.palermini.com Advice for coaches and athletes, Davie finding his way to coaching, his personal career, building a culture, and moving towards next season.  David Carmichael grew up in Glasgow, Scotland. His career first started when he played…

SOU President Linda Schott On Her Accomplishments and soon Retirement

Image Credit: Southern Oregon University. With President of SOU Linda Schott’s retirement shortly approaching, the Siskiyou took the time to interview her during this important milestone in her life. Schott explained that the president of a university is in charge…

Creating a Culture — Exclusive Interview with Head Coach Grier Gatlin

Southern Oregon University Athletics. Photo Credit Southern Oregon University Grier Gatlin, SOU’s head coach for track and field and cross country, has a legacy in the making. Gatlin was a former student-athlete here at SOU. He was originally recruited as…

“‘Giants on Your Shoulders’” — An Exclusive Interview with New Football Coach Austin Brown

Southern Oregon University Athletics. Photo Credit Bob Palermini, www.palermini.com The 2021-22 school year brought along with it new beginnings and new opportunities for football coach Austin Brown. Brown joined the football coaching staff this June after being offered the Receiver/Recruiting Coordinator…

A Sit Down with Antoinette Abbamonte, Star of Ashland Independent Film Festival’s “Since August”

Photo courtesy of Antoinette Abbamonte The 20th Ashland Independent Film Festival kicked off earlier this month, with one movie shining bright among the others. “Since August” is a film about grief, life, forgiveness, and the strength of the human spirit…

Dive into OSF’s First Holiday Production with OSF Favorite: John Tufts

Photo by Oregon Shakespeare Festival Last month the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) announced the schedule for its 2021 season, all featured online until fall, when live performances will recommence and continue through December. It’s their very first combined onstage and…

A Review and Interview with The Juniper Berries

Photo courtesy of The Juniper Berries In these strange times, it is crucial to support local and independent artists. Lucky for Ashland, there are many groups like those who are always looking for support. One group is The Juniper Berries,…

It Takes a Village to Make an Album: An Interview with The Weepies

Photo by The Weepies I first heard the heart-wrenching harmonies of The Weepies when I was in middle school and a friend of mine played their song “World Spins Madly On”. I was immediately struck by how the real-life couple’s…