December 9, 2023

SOU Education


Heather’s homecoming: SOU student who was homeless during years of undergrad studies finally has a roof over her head, thanks to an anonymous benefactor

Heather Yandell is off the streets and opening new doors to her future, including the front door to her new apartment. After navigating countless challenges as a homeless person pursuing a higher education degree, and thanks to her own determination and the generosity of others near and far, Yandell, thanks to a housing scholarship, moved into an apartment at the end of June.

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SOU to receive $1 million to fund solar power on campus

Southern Oregon University will receive $1 million from the Oregon Department of Energy to add additional solar power infrastructure to its campus, according to a news release. The current solar projects will increase SOU’s generating capacity to about 16 percent of the electricity it uses on campus.

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Obituary: Margaret McCartney

Obituary: Margaret McCartney died Dec. 4 at 83. Memorial services are planned for 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 44 N. 2nd St., Ashland.

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A home for the holidays? Local cat adoption events coming up this month

With local rescue groups still overflowing with cats and kittens, those wishing to bring home a new family member for the holidays will have opportunities to do so on two upcoming December weekends. On Saturday, Dec. 9, Ashland-based Friends of the Animals (formerly Friends of the Animal Shelter) will partner with Feral Cat Advocacy (FCA), Melly Cat Rescue, and Hero Tails Animal Sanctuary for a Feline Fair at the Rogue Valley Mall.

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Relocations: Politics far and near

Herbert Rothschild: Apparently, Kissinger insisted on recording practically every word he said. His aides later commented that he needed to keep track of which lie he told to whom.

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