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Marching gaily down Main Street in the chilly twilight of Ashland’s Festival of Light on Friday evening, students of Special Education at Southern Oregon University passed out 7,000 children’s books to the town’s wee ones, lifting spirits with a gift of education — and wonder.  Working out of a float they made — a child’s wagon with Radio Flyer painted on it — Professor Emeritus Gregg Gassman and his students sought to turn Black...

Posted Nov 24, 2015 at 11:01 PM

It was the first day of school, and McKenzie Baratta decided to sit out a game of dodge ball. Sports aren’t really her thing, and besides she didn’t really know anybody at Ashland High School after transferring from Cascade...

Updated Nov 24, 2015 at 9:53 AM

Last Friday night, the Union of White NYU Students, a "community" on Facebook, posted its first status update.

Updated Nov 21, 2015 at 8:26 PM

Movie buffs and kids of all ages were treated to 1.21 gigawatts of excitement Saturday at ScienceWorks. Staff and volunteers at ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum sported the futuristic fashions predicted to be worn by 2015 in "Back to the Future...

Updated Nov 20, 2015 at 8:26 PM

It’s been almost three weeks since Michael Ivory, a 17-year-old Ashland High School junior, died unexpectedly after losing consciousness while being rushed to the hospital. And while the grief for his family is still raw, a close...

Updated Nov 20, 2015 at 10:48 AM

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Updated Nov 19, 2015 at 8:40 PM

Long before Michael Pruitt’s breakout game two weeks ago against Bend, before his first-ever touchdown, and even before teammate and friend Kyle Weinberg convince him to trade futbol for football, Ashland’s destructive defensive end...

Updated Nov 18, 2015 at 8:54 PM

Ashland Kiwanis has recognized its students of the month for September and October, Ethan Carrier and Emma Durbin, respectively. The Kiwanis Club honors a senior student from Ashland High School each month during the school year. Ethan has...

Updated Nov 16, 2015 at 1:43 PM

Why don't more people get college degrees? In a new working paper, Sang Yoon Lee, Yongseok Shin and Donghoon Lee write: "In the early 1980s, American men with at least four years of college education earned about 40 percent more on...

Updated Nov 12, 2015 at 8:37 PM

The Rotary Club of Ashland has announced the nomination of Sophia Birch-Bridges as the Rotary Student of the Month for November. She will be presented her award at the regular club meeting on Thursday, Nov. 19. Birch-Bridges has been...

Updated Nov 11, 2015 at 7:35 PM

Students, elected leaders and community members will gather Thursday in Ashland to discuss the impacts of rising college costs and growing student debt on families in the Rogue Valley and to urge action on the issue, Oregon Action announced...

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