Rayvan Vares

NBC5 News Multimedia Journalist Rayvan Vares was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawai'i. He graduated from Southern Oregon University with a degree in Communication. While attending SOU, he traveled across Asia and studied in Japan. When he’s not reporting, Rayvan enjoys working out, dancing hula and traveling.  Feel free to email him with story ideas, [email protected]

Rayvan's most recent stories:

SOU could face tuition increase next fall

ASHLAND, Ore. —  The Tuition Advisory Council at Southern Oregon University is looking to raise tuition by nearly 14 percent next fall if the legislature cuts about $80 million in funding from the state’s seven public universities. “After months and months of …

Art in Bloom prepares for busy weekend

MEDFORD, Ore. — The 19th annual ‘Art in Bloom’ festival is taking place this weekend in Downtown Medford. The festival lasts two days and will feature two stages with live entertainment, more than 90 artisans, a kid zone area for planting, a …