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SOU first in Oregon to accept “Real Food Challenge”

Southern Oregon University officially joined other universities across the country in working toward sustainable food practices when President Linda Schott signed the “SOU Real Food Campus Commitment” this morning. “I just want to say ‘thank you’ to all who will be doing this work on behalf of the university,” the president told a group of […]

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SOU’s Martinez conference player of the week in women’s soccer

Misty Martinez, a standout redshirt sophomore on SOU’s women’s soccer team, picked up the Cascade Conference Red Lion Offensive Player of the Week award this week. Currently playing the forward position, Martinez scored her third, fourth and fifth goals of the season in SOU’s two games last weekend in Portland. She tallied the game-winners with […]

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ASSOU special election would remove Schneider fee

Students at Southern Oregon University may have noticed a small fee on their Fall Term bill that seemed slightly out of place. The $13 fee is for the Schneider’s Children Center and ASSOU is running an election through Wednesday to get rid of it. In reality, the fee was assessed for Fall Term students and […]

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Southern Oregon football team brings haka war cry to the field

At their practice in Ashland, Southern Oregon University football players kneel to the ground and growl, their eyes bulging, their tongues sticking out. Lineman Masi Tunoa leads the chant. Tunoa and his family used to perform lū’aus for tourists back home in Hawaii. They also did the haka, a battle cry that originated from the […]

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SOU’s Garcia voted CCC Defensive Player of the Week in men’s soccer

For the second week in a row, the Southern Oregon men’s soccer team produced one of the Cascade Collegiate Conference’s Red Lion Players of the Week – this time Gonzalo Garcia, a junior from Stockton, Calif. Garcia, named the conference’s defensive player of the week, was a key player on the back line as the Raiders […]

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SOU Facilities hiring student workers

Student jobs are available in most sections of SOU’s Department of Facilities Management and Planning, which is responsible for general maintenance across campus. Student workers assist full-time staff in day-to-day facilities operations at SOU. The current job openings include landscape, mechanics, sorting recycled goods and office work. No experience is necessary for most if not […]

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Linking Leadership: Join SOU’s newest leadership program

SOU students can learn how to be leaders and gain an edge on their educational goals through the university’s newest leadership program, which is inviting students to sign up for required orientation sessions. Linking Leadership is a competency based program, which allows students to learn at their own pace and through methods that work best […]

SOU Players of the Week

Tyson Cooper, Mitchell Pinney voted conference players of the week

Southern Oregon University football player Tyson Cooper and men’s soccer player Mitchell Pinney have been voted conference players of the week, the Frontier and Cascade league offices announced Monday. Cooper was selected as the Frontier Defensive Player of the Week for the first time in his career following No. 3 SOU’s 27-0 win Saturday at Carroll (Montana). The all-conference […]

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SOU earns top Campus Pride ranking for LGBTQ-friendliness

NEWS RELEASE (Ashland, Ore.) — Southern Oregon University has been recognized by Campus Pride for the sixth year in a row as one of the nation’s Top 30 LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges and Universities. Campus Pride is a nonprofit that supports and improves campus life for LGBTQ people on more than 1,400 U.S. campuses. The Campus Pride […]

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Save the Date: Raiders volunteer @ Mt. Ashland Oct. 6

ECOS — the Ecology and Sustainability Resource Center — is hosting its third annual SOU Day of Service at Mt. Ashland, and the Oct. 3 date is rapidly approaching. The clean-up, spruce-up is SOU’s largest off-campus day of service and the entire SOU community is invited to participate. All volunteers will receive a free t-shirt, […]