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SOU faculty, staff feeling the strain of realignment plan

Impacts of proposed budget cuts weigh heavily on faculty, it was evident at a two-hour “town hall” meeting Thursday in Stevenson Union, the last before the realignment plan goes to the SOU Board of Trustees on Friday, March 17, for initial review. Final adoption is expected April 21.

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Evolutionary influence on gender power dynamics topic of talk Sunday

The Jefferson Center will present a program and discussion focusing on the work of Dr. Hector A. Garcia, whose most recent book is “Sex, Power, and Partisanship: How Evolutionary Science Makes Sense of Our Political Divide” at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 12, in Suite 101 in the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St.

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High school students march to Plaza, announce ‘Youth for Electrification Campaign’

Several hundred Ashland High School students and other community members participated in the Ashland Youth Climate Walkout and Rally on Friday, March 10, to demand that adults, local elected officials and community leaders join them in taking immediate action to address the climate crisis and announced the launch of the Ashland Youth for Electrification Campaign.

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SOU President Bailey proposing cuts across the university

Southern Oregon University President Rick Bailey released the fine print of his plan last week, detailing all but the names attached to the positions he is recommending be cut as part of what the university is calling a “four-plank realignment plan” to balance the budget and essentially avoid bankruptcy.

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Obituary: Jefferson Tully Straub

Obituary: Jefferson Straub, 78, passed away Feb.25, 2023, in the arms of his wife, Kelly Nash Straub. A celebration of Jeff’s life will be held at the Ashland Congregational Church at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 6.

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Oregon Fringe Festival announces lineup

Productions of all kinds and sizes abound at the Oregon Fringe Festival, which will begin its five-day run of unfiltered creative outpourings in Ashland on April 26. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the festival is produced by the Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University.

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Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument seeks next Artists-In-Residence

Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument officials are accepting applications for the annual Artist-In-Residence program through April 17. Selected artists receive a residency at the monument during the early summer months, where they will spend time creating art while surrounded by the monument’s natural beauty.

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