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AU Students selected to compete in national case study competition for second year in a row

David Amsden

December 2, 2018


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The Ashland University Communication Department selected four seniors to compete for the Bateman Case Study Competition team. All students selected this year are some sort of communications major and include Ricardo Leona, Cyleen Sharpe, Samantha Stutzman, and Erin Staley. Stutzman of Chardon, Ohio,...

Dr. Helis Sikk speaks on the struggles within the LGBTQ+ community

Samantha Didion

November 30, 2018


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On November 15, Ashland welcomed Dr. Helis Sikk to speak on the history of violence against LGBTQ people called, “Mainstream Violence”. This event, hosted by Ashland Center for Nonviolence and Eagles for Pride, was a chance for those in the community to become educated on the history of how the LGBTQ...

ACCESS program shines at Ashland

ACCESS program shines at Ashland

Luqman Tarouti

November 26, 2018


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Four years ago, former Ashland University student Abigail Melton had a vision to create a group of Native English speakers to help international students at the Ashland Center for English Studies make friends and have the opportunity to practice conversational English and embrace American culture. Since...

Learning through experience: AU sports management program adds initiative with Cleveland Browns

Learning through experience: AU sports management program adds initiative with Cleveland Browns

Steve Shrenkel

November 20, 2018


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The Ashland University Sports Management program added a new initiative with the Cleveland Browns this past fall semester that allowed students to work with and the see the day to day operations of the organization. Students who partook in it this year gained sales experience, had one-on-one networking...

AU participates in Silent Witness Project of Ashland County to spread awareness of domestic violence

AU participates in Silent Witness Project of Ashland County to spread awareness of domestic violence

Luqman Tarouti

November 20, 2018


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The Silent Witness Exhibit visited Ashland University during the month of October, which is National Domestic Violence Awareness month. According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, on average 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence or stalking by an intimate partner in...

AUWQUA: AU’s water testing group

AUWQUA: AU’s water testing group

Luqman Tarouti

November 20, 2018


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In a practical application of science, an interdisciplinary group on campus is working to maintain a long-term water quality monitoring project at the Ashland University Black Fork Wetlands Preserve. AUWQUA, pronounced like aqua, is AU’s Water Testing Group. They monitor water quality over time...

Little Women performs at Ashland University

Christine Jenkinson

November 20, 2018


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The Ashland University Theater Department wrapped up their production of “Little Women" on Nov. 10. Mr. Sean Parker is the Director and Assistant Professor of Theatre. “When choosing the play, I’m looking at students who are auditioning,” Parker said. “We have predominant women for casting....

Brutes: The Rise of the Super-SUV

Brutes: The Rise of the Super-SUV

Trey Robinson

November 18, 2018


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I remember when I was about eight or nine, the news was non-stop reporting on global warming. One way that we can help, the news reported, was to get rid of your SUV. Channels would show man-on-the-street interviews where reporters would ask SUV owners about their vehicle and inform them of the great...

An Evening with C.S. Lewis

John Margida

November 14, 2018


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On Nov. 15 “An Evening with C.S. Lewis” will take place at 7 p.m. in Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus. The role of C.S. Lewis will be portrayed by David Payne. This event is a drama production that has proven to be a hit having over 500 performances and being seen by thousands...

Mainstreaming Violence events highlights the struggles of LGBTQ+ students

Ingrid Schmidt

November 13, 2018


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AU Eagles for Pride is co-sponsoring, Mainstreaming Violence: Affect, Activism, and Queer Media Politics on November 15 starting at 7 p.m. in the Ridenour Room. Speaker Dr. Helis Sikk will highlight some of the violence faced by LGBTQ+ people and how the media affects the perception of that violence....

“Holiday Mail for Heroes”

“Holiday Mail for Heroes”

Luqman Tarouti

November 10, 2018


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In the spirit of the holidays, Ashland University students gathered at Redwood Hall on Tuesday, November 6th to write messages and prepare comfort bags for deployed soldiers who serve away from their families. AU G.I.V.S organization hosted “Holiday Mail For Heroes” event for the second year. “Soldiers...

Ashland University to designate POW chair

Ashland University to designate POW chair

Paul Murray

November 10, 2018


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On Saturday Nov.10, Ashland University football team designated a permanently unoccupied seat in Jack Miller Stadium to honor military personnel who were prisoners of war and those who were missing in action The team and athletic department held a public ceremony at halftime to commemorate those who...