The US 2022 Midterm Election Results: What You Need to Know and its Implications for 2024

November 8th, 2022 was the day the US held its midterm elections. These elections would help enact new laws and determine who controls the house of representatives and the US senate. All of this comes after this past summer when…

Pacific Pride Fire Recap: The Events, Aftermath, and Arrest of an Arson Attack in Medford

Image Credit Steven McMahan On the night of Tuesday, April 12th at roughly 9:30 PM, a fire broke out at Pacific Pride in downtown Medford, Oregon. Pacific Pride is a gas station located at 936 S. Central Avenue in Medford.…

Why Oregon College Students Should Care About House Bill 2590

Photo Credit Oregon House of Representatives Towards the end of the 2021 session for Oregon lawmakers, one of the bills passed was bill 2590, otherwise known as the Student Voice Bill. This bill seeks to help underrepresented students graduate and…

Unsettling Reports On Race-Based Incarceration Rates

The most recent surge in the Black Lives Matter movement has opened up the eyes of Americans everywhere regarding the inequities and injustice that Black Americans face on a daily basis. Now, recent findings are backing up these observations with…

The Shutdown from a Hospitality Worker’s Perspective

Photo by Claire Grant Ashland is a hospitality town. With the Oregon Shakespeare festival bringing thousands of tourists in and out of this small town every year, we have developed an astounding infrastructure to support the tourism that keeps Ashland…

Student Fees and Tuition: What You Need to Know

Photo from Pixabay When the COVID-19 pandemic moved all university classes online last March, SOU students were concerned about whether or not tuition and student fees would change. Without access to campus buildings and services, the question of whether or…

Coronavirus: What You Should Know

Photo ©The CT Mirror March 14 8:00 p.m. update: The most up to date information about COVID-19’s impacts on SOU’s Finals, Spring Break and Spring Term can be read about here and on SOU’s COVID-19 Informational Page Coronavirus or COVID-19,…

John Craigie Closes the Ashland Folk Collective Season with Nicki Bluhm

Photo by Autumn Micketti Tuesday found Ashland’s Unitarian Church filled to the brim with students and community members alike, as John Craigie took to the stage. Originally from Santa Cruz, CA but now based in Portland, Craigie’s mix of humbling…