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The Jeffersonian

THE JEFFERSONIAN is a student-produced magazine-style program that captures the unique character of living in Southern Oregon and Northern California.

Sister Cities of Southern Oregon

Examine the 60-year history of the Southern Oregon region's Sister City relationships. Rewarding collaborations between Medford & Alba, Italy, Ashland & Guanajuato, Mexico, and Grants Pass & Rubtsovsk, Russia are profiled. Made by students in Southern Oregon University's communication program, led by Digital Cinema Faculty member, Dr. Chris Lucas.


Life on the Margins(Episode 6)

Take a look at members of our community that do not typically receive much attention from media outlets. This episode is split into two short films: “Remembrance” is about a pair of veterans finding ways to join their community, in spite of barriers created by their wartime injuries. “Here, We Are” tells a story of two aging artists, sustained through hard times by their passion for creativity and each other.

A State of Mystery (Episode 5)

Explore the mysteries of Bigfoot, Lemurian legends of Mt. Shasta, and the haunting of the Plunkett center found on SOU’s campus.

A Budding New Industry (Episode 4)

Look at the current laws governing the use of marijuana and explore the science behind cannabis and its medical and psychoactive properties.

A Budding New Industry

Take 3 (Episode 3)

Focus on the rich cinematic history, the status of the current industry, and the future of film in the state of Jefferson.

On the Trail (Episode 2)

Learn where we’ve been on the trails in the State of Jefferson, and where we may be going.

Jeffersonian Harvest (Episode 1)

Enjoy this savory portrait of local food culture with a look at Southern Oregon’s internationally recognized wine industry, the heated dispute over the use of GMOs, and the ingenuity behind the processing of mouthwatering local edibles.