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Concerns over mental health of students, families

MEDFORD, Ore. — “For children who depend on those perimeters and those structured situations, here we are in this situation when we don’t know when it’s going to end,” said Tammi Pitzen, Jackson Co. Children’s Advocacy Center. Working from home, isolated and …

Districts preparing for next school year

MEDFORD, Ore. – Oregon school districts are wrapping up perhaps the strangest school year we’ve ever seen. They’re also planning for next fall, while having little idea about how it will all work. “This has really pushed us to change and I …

SOU senior stresses over uncertain future

Southern Oregon University’s 2020 Commencement Ceremony is postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. With all these changes many students are feeling overwhelmed. Laura Berkins is a senior at SOU, majoring in English Literature. Between job searching and finishing her last classes, she …