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Teaching behind a mask

Dr. David Aune wearing a mask while teaching

Avaerie Fitzgerald and Grace Scarberry

September 18, 2020

Beyond the masks, six-foot distance and foggy glasses, the world of higher education has been witness to many changes in a short period of time. New mandates have plagued campuses as new school years begin, with administration on standby awaiting a signal that may shut universities down once agai...

How Ashland County businesses are adapting during COVID-19 pandemic

The Black Fork Bistro in Loudonville is currently offering carry-out only and is open Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.


April 17, 2020

While Ashland University students were on spring break, their time was spent enjoying beaches, warm weather and good food. They rushed off of airplanes to get to the countless luxuries they had been dreaming of for weeks. They did not have a care in the world and for many, their last thought was the risk...

Ashland University suspends all face-to-face classes until March 30

Ashland University suspends all face-to-face classes until March 30


March 10, 2020

As the coronavirus becomes a raised concern throughout the country, the state of Ohio and Ashland University are taking steps to prevent further spread of the illness. On March 9, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced a state of emergency after three cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Cuyahoga...

GrubHub makes debut as AU’s new food ordering app

GrubHub makes debut as AU’s new food ordering app

Chante Rutherford, Reporter

August 30, 2019

As students have settled into their dorms, the sight of posters showing a new food ordering app, GrubHub, are everywhere. This app known for its mobile food delivery, has bought out popular college ordering app, Tapingo, this past summer. Over 150 college campuses used the app to make ordering and...

Counseling services offered at AU

Students are greeted with useful resources and pamphlets to help with problems that may arise.

Bella Pacinelli, FEATURES EDITOR

August 22, 2019

Adjusting to college can be hard for even the toughest of people. Ashland University provides the services to make big problems seem a little smaller with the counseling center located on the second floor of the Hawkins Conard Student Center. Licensed Professional Counselor for AU, Jenny Preston,...

Alumni Spotlight: Katie Nageotte shines at USATF National Championships

AU head track and field coach Jud Logan (left) poses with Nageotte (right) as USATF Outdoor Track and Field National Championships in Des Moines, Iowa on July 28.


August 22, 2019

28 year-old Katie Nageotte, a former Eagle, has been making waves in the track and field world as she has consistently been climbing the ranks towards being the world's best female pole vaulter. Nageotte was born in Lakewood, Ohio and raised in Olmsted Falls where she graduated high school in the...

Campo holds all-institutional meeting

Mayor of Ashland, Matt Miller proposes to start the beginning of school year with a welcoming ceremony

Zach Read and Avaerie Fitzgerald

August 22, 2019

As the Ashland University staff and faculty are gearing up for another school year to await the arrival of students to campus, AU President Dr. Carlos Campo held an All-Institutional meeting for faculty and staff on Aug. 20. The meeting consisted of a number of administrative leaders at AU giving...

The Freshman Survival Guide

Freshmen prepare to move onto campus for the first time

Cassidy Tolliver

August 21, 2019

College is a fun, yet extremely stressful time of our lives. Life-long friendships will be made, sleep will be lost and assignments will definitely be turned in late. As an incoming college freshman, jumping into this chapter of your life can be scary and uncomfortable. The goal of this freshman survival...

Eagles for Pride becomes fully chartered


August 21, 2019

Eagles for PRIDE was officially fully-chartered under Ashland University this summer after three years of being provisionally chartered. Current President of EFP and senior, Julia Swanson-Hines, took the position of AU alumnus, Joe Farber, who led the group with help from the club’s advisors Dr....

AU hires Jarstfer as provost

Dr. Amiel Jarstfer, new AU provost

Zach Read

August 21, 2019

After going six months without a permanent provost, Ashland University announced on June 25 that they hired new provost Dr. Amiel Jarstfer, who then began his new position on July 1. Dating back to the beginning of the 2019 spring semester, AU had been on a hunt to find a new provost after Dr. Eun-Woo...

Changes on campus includes Wi-Fi

Changes on campus includes Wi-Fi


August 21, 2019

Wi-Fi plays a huge role for most, if not all, students on campus. Our world seems to stop for those couple of minutes to an hour or two and, according to Kim Lammers, our voices were heard in the Student Satisfaction Survey. Over the summer, IT, Residence Life, Facilities, Marketing and two outside...

Senior gift revives eagle statue

The new eagle statue outside of the AU library sits overlooking the area where the rose garden once sat.


August 21, 2019

The senior class of 2019 at Ashland University paid tribute to their time on campus by gifting an eagle statue to the university. The new statue is in place in front of the campus library and is the image of a metal eagle taking flight. Funds were raised by the previous senior class in order to have...