Southern Oregon University

SOU and JPR celebrate opening of new facilities

ASHLAND, Ore.– Southern Oregon University unveiled renovations and expansions on Saturday of its Theatre Building as well as a new Jefferson Public Radio Broadcast Center. The open house showcased the updates of what has been a 10-year project which added 60,000 square …

Forum for state senate candidates

Ashland, Ore. – Democrat Jeff Golden and Republican Jessica Gomez shared their thoughts and platforms with the public tonight at a forum on SOU’s campus. Golden’s a former Jackson County Commissioner, and radio personality. Gomez is running for her first public office …

SOU celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

ASHLAND, Ore.– Southern Oregon University held it’s second annual recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day throughout the day Monday. Students, faculty and community members gathered outside Stevenson Union to share in a salmon bake and talk about equity and inclusion. According to SOU, …

SOU student passes away in dorm

Ashland, Ore.- A Southern Oregon University student passed away over the weekend in one of the dorms. The university says the student was discovered after his family became concerned and asked security to check on him. Students and staff have been notified …

Prospective students tour SOU for Preview Day

Ashland, Ore. — Southern Oregon University welcomed 300 new visitors to campus on Friday. Preview Day is held twice every academic year. It’s a way for prospective students to tour campus, go through application workshops, and meet with school staff and faculty. Admissions …

Art display hopes to empower survivors

Ashland, Ore.- A Southern Oregon University group is hoping an art installation on campus will help dispel myths about sexual assault. The art display organized by the SOU Women’s Resource Center showcases outfits worn by survivors when they were attacked. “This exhibit …