Sexual Assault on College Campuses

ASHLAND, Ore. — President Obama is calling attention to a college sexual assault epidemic. Research shows it’s a crime victims often deal with in secrecy. A White House report reveals 1 in 5 female students are assaulted, while only 1 in 8 student victims report it. Local law enforcement says Southern Oregon University is not … Continue reading »

SOU Men, OIT Women Win in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore — For 30 minutes, the SOU and OIT men played to nearly a draw, but the Raiders broke things open late, beating their rivals 86-74 Saturday night at Bob Riehm arena. Eric Thompson led the Raiders with 20 points, while Tim Weber, Kyle Tedder, Dex Daum and Jordan West all hit double digits. … Continue reading »

SOU Tops Corban in Ashland

Courtesy: Southern Oregon University Athletics ASHLAND, Ore. – The Corban men’s basketball couldn’t keep up the 3-point pace it set early Saturday night. Southern Oregon University did. The result was SOU’s 84-64 Cascade Conference win at Bob Riehm Arena, sparked by 14 makes out of 31 tries from downtown. Eric Thompson hit four of them on … Continue reading »

SOU Tests Emergency Alert System

ASHLAND, Ore. – Southern Oregon university is testing out a new emergency notification system. They say it’s partially in response to an increase in campus shootings around the country. Until now, the school only used cell phone alerts to inform students of public safety risks. This new system broadcasts through speakers both inside and on … Continue reading »

SOU Men, Women Rout Warner Pac

Courtesy: Southern Oregon University Athletics ASHLAND, Ore. – The Warner Pacific Knights had the remedy for Kyle Tedder’s recent shooting struggles in the form of their zone defense. Tedder, the Southern Oregon men’s basketball team’s senior guard, took advantage of his numerous outside looks Saturday night as usual against the Knights. He scored 22 points, … Continue reading »

SOU Moving Forward in Retrenchment

ASHLAND, Ore. — Southern Oregon University held a public forum to hear from students and staff about its future cuts. A month ago the university announced it’s going to have to make cuts in its academic programs. The university has lost money through declining enrollment and tuition revenue fall. It’s still not clear what programs … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: Pre-Historic Bones

ASHLAND, Ore. — Things in Ashland are a lot quieter now that it’s between Shakespeare seasons, and the community at the base of the Siskiyous is settling back to being a small college town. Down in the railroad district, the Ashland Railway History Museum is working to expand its mission to include other Ashland history, … Continue reading »

Mountaineers Stun SOU, 38-37

ASHLAND, Ore. — The SOU Raiders turned the ball over five times including once in the final minute as Eastern Oregon upset #25 Southern Oregon 38-37 at Raider Stadium. The Raiders were previously unbeaten on their home field in three years under Craig Howard. SOU held a 37-24 lead in the second half when the … Continue reading »

SOU President Discusses Cuts

ASHLAND, Ore. — Big changes are coming to academic programs at Southern Oregon University. The President of SOU said cuts are on the way. Southern Oregon University President Mary Cullinan delivered her “State of the University” speech to faculty, students and community members on Tuesday. In her speech, Cullinan spoke of the need to make … Continue reading »

SOU State of the University

ASHLAND, Ore. — Southern Oregon University students are preparing for the university’s President, Dr. Mary Cullinan, to deliver her State of the University address. The presentation is made every year to students, faculty, staff and the campus community. During the speech, President Cullinan will address a variety of issues impacting the university, including SOU’s recent … Continue reading »

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