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Eagles double down on national championship team titles

Eagles double down on national championship team titles

Evan Laux

June 2, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Many university track and field teams across the country would kill to have an NCAA national championship title under their belt, but for Ashland University, one alone wasn’t enough. On March 9, Ashland’s men’s track and field team won its first ever NCAA Division II indoor team national championship...

AU department of bands holds last concert of the semester

Rachel Ramsey

April 29, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS

Ashland University is set to hold its final band concert for the spring semester. The concert will showcase the Ashland Area Community Concert Band (AACCB) and the Ashland University Symphonic Band. The concert theme for this year is “At Home and Abroad” and will feature music from different...

Ashland University hosts fourth annual ASHPY Awards

Ashland University hosts fourth annual ASHPY Awards

Dean Paolucci

April 28, 2019


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For the fourth consecutive year at Ashland University, the ASHPY Award winners were announced for the 2018-19 athletic season. The ASPHY’s were created by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) of Ashland University were created with the purpose of honoring athletic accomplishments for both...

AU to host summer art camp

Christine Jenkinson

April 28, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS

Artists ages eight to 13 years old will be offered a chance to attend a week-long art summer camp titled Bio-Basquiat in Ashland University’s Center for the Arts studio spaces. Coburn Art Gallery Director and Professional Instructor, Cynthia Petry, is one of the teachers at the camp, along with...

Drop of a Hat

Kaitlyn Moore

April 26, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS

Drop of a Hat Players is a musical theatre performance troupe that prepares an original show based off individual members’ solo choices, group numbers, duets and trios. They prepare songs based around a theme and perform them at various locations throughout the Ashland community, such as churches,...

AU music department presents: “Opera Scenes”

Kaitlyn Moore

April 25, 2019


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Today and tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theater in CFA, Sandra Ross will be directing this year’s Opera Scenes, which will feature scenes from Hansel and Gretel, The Marriage of Figaro, La Traviata and Die Fledermaus. The performances are free and open to the public. Ross is the teacher and...

A mask: The two sides of mental health

Bree Gannon

April 25, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, FEATURES

Giant white walls surrounded her small frame sitting in the corner. Her curly brown hair fell in her face as she loosened the grip she had around her legs and softly ran her fingers through her curls. Her arm retreated back to the safety of the other, tightly wrapped around her legs and pulling them...

Spotlight on Dr. Tom Reed

Christine Jenkinson

April 25, 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...

Spotlight: Psychology, Criminal Justice and Social Work

Christine Jenkinson

April 25, 2019


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Psychology, Criminal Justice and Social Work are departments that prepare their students for the world outside of Ashland University. Dr. Mitchell Metzger, Professor and Chair of Psychology, Criminal Justice and Social Work, teaches the two main questions in psychology: why do people think they...

History, Political Science and MAHG – John Moser

Christine Jenkinson

April 25, 2019


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With Dr. David Foster taking a leave of absence, Dr. John Moser is the acting chair of the Department of History and Political Science, and also chair of the Master of Arts in American History and Government program. Students can major in History, Political Science, Political Economy and International...

French Club receives recognition from Haitian priest.

Chante Rutherford

April 25, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS

This past January, the French Club hosted a fundraiser at Chipotle. The group raised enough money to give to a Haitian church that is part of the many rebuilding processes that Haiti suffers through. Haiti, being one of the poorest countries in the western hemisphere, relies on donations to support its...

AU Director of Bands: Joseph Lewis Jr

Chante Rutherford

April 25, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, FEATURES

Mr. Joseph Lewis Jr. is the new Ashland University Director of Bands. He was one of the many new faces to arrive on campus in 2017 and many students, faculty and Ashland natives say that are impressed with him. Lewis is a 2006 graduate of The Ohio State University with a major in Music Education and...