AU Live

Three Sisters makes its Ashland University debut

Madison Graver

February 10, 2019


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AU’s production of Three Sisters, a play written by Anton Chekhov, will begin it’s five-show run on Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hugo Young Theatre. The show will consist of four different 7:30 p.m. performances and one 2 p.m. performance on Feb. 17. This is the second show put on by the theatre...

Shutdown showdown: A look inside the longest government shutdown

Shutdown showdown: A look inside the longest government shutdown

Avaerie Fitzgerald & Zach Read

February 5, 2019


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The United States Federal Government recently put a temporary end to the shutdown that became the longest in United States history, lasting 35 days and costing $6 billion. On Jan. 25, President Donald Trump signed a short-term stop-gap spending bill that would reopen the government temporarily until...

Business Spotlight: Masterminds

Business Spotlight: Masterminds

Bree Gannon & Zach Read

January 31, 2019


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For our first business spotlight, we chose to go to Masterminds. Masterminds is located at 33 W Main Street, about a 10-12 minute walk from campus. Masterminds’ has two escape rooms and a game library with over 300 board and card games. We both have never been and decided it was time to check out what...

Department chair spotlight: Dr. Tom Reed

Department chair spotlight: Dr. Tom Reed

Christine Jenkinson

January 31, 2019


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Longtime faculty member Dr. Tom Reed, Professor of Music and Chair of the Department of Music and Theatre, started listening to music at an early age. Reed’s parents, who are both Ph.D. Chemists, are also amateur musicians and loved listening to classical music. It wasn’t until fifth-grade band...

AU to celebrate Chinese New Year

Frozen (Yan Qi)

January 30, 2019


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Based on the lunar calendar, the Chinese New Year will start on Feb. 4, but the International Office to has decided to celebrate on Feb. 1. The event is going to be hosted in the lower chapel, of the Jack and Deb Miller Chapel, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Students will have the opportunity to play games...

ASL Club comes to Ashland University

Nickolaus Jacobs

January 28, 2019


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Ashland University’s American Sign Language Club, other known as the ASL Club, met for the first time in hopes of teaching future educators the skills needed to communicate with students who suffer from hearing disabilities. ASL Club founder and president Maggie George are aiming to fill a void...

Speaker visits Ashland to speak on racial profiling

Chante Rutherford

January 28, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS

Ashland University welcomed speaker Dr. Ronnie A. Dunn, Director of Institutional Diversity and Associate Professor of Urban Studies at Cleveland State University to present his series called; Racial Profiling: The Content of Their Character or the Color of Their Skin? Dunn ended the day of celebration...

Ashland Symphony Orchestra holds Star Wars themed concert

Evan Laux

January 28, 2019


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The Ashland Symphony Orchestra performed its first concert this year on Jan. 26 at the Archer Auditorium of Ashland High School, titled “The Music of Star Wars.” John Williams compositions from almost every mainline Star Wars movie were played, from the original “A New Hope” to the first...

Departure of Former Provost Chang Drives in Interim

Departure of Former Provost Chang Drives in Interim

Avaerie Fitzgerald

January 28, 2019


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Dr. Eun-Woo Chang resigned unexpectedly from his position as Provost at Ashland University during winter break. Dr. Todd Marshall, former Associate Provost is now fulfilling the role of Interim Provost, as well as maintaining his positions in the Correctional Education Program and the College of Online...

AU receives Healthy Workplace Award

AU receives Healthy Workplace Award

Evan Laux

January 28, 2019


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AU has received its first Healthy Workplace Award from the Healthy Business Council of Ohio (HBCO) for providing and encouraging healthy practices to its employees and faculty. Deborah Sullivan, the AU Director of Campus Wellness, will be traveling to the Nationwide Conference Center of Columbus in...

#DanTheMan: Remembering Danny Krispinsky

#DanTheMan: Remembering Danny Krispinsky

January 28, 2019


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Danny Krispinsky, women’s head soccer coach, passed away following a long and courageous battle with cancer on Jan. 1 at the age of 35. Krispinsky was an Ashland native that inspired those around him to live their lives to the fullest and with a positive mindset. He used his strong faith and turned...

Ashland University Dance Company: Strength, technique, passion and confidence

Rachel Ramsey

January 28, 2019


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A new club is ready to put on their dancing shoes and hit the floor. The Ashland University Dance Company started this spring semester that allows dancers to express themselves through various styles of dance. Co-founder of AUDC, Schuyler Berger, has been dancing for 18 years and wanted to continue...