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The rise of James Prater Jr. to defensive stardom

The rise of James Prater Jr. to defensive stardom

Steve Shrenkel

September 20, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

For James Prater Jr., football has seemingly always been a huge part of his life. He has felt a connection to the game ever since he was a child. It was during his childhood, however, where that connection would be cemented forever in an ironic twist of fate. Like many other people, Prater had a childhood...

AU swimming and diving gets underway

AU swimming and diving gets underway

Christine Jenkinson

September 20, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, SPORTS

Ashland University’s swimming and diving teams, though in the middle of preseason, are ready to start their season. Ron Allen, who is in his third season as the head men’s and women’s swimming and diving coach, said that he is looking forward to improving this season. “Performance wise,...

Ashland university celebrates 140th homecoming weekend

Rachel Ramsey

September 20, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS

Homecoming weekend is approaching and the school is getting ready for Saturday by having a full week of festivities. The fun started on Sunday when students from different organizations got creative and painted a window in the student center. A variety of artwork can be seen on the windows from Greek...

Eagles host Northwood in 95th homecoming game

Eagles host Northwood in 95th homecoming game

Zach Read

September 19, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, SPORTS

The Ashland University football team is preparing to notch their second win of the season this Saturday (Sep. 22) as they host Northwood in the 95th annual homecoming game. The Eagles (1-2) are coming off a 30-21 win at Wayne State this past weekend and will be back on their home turf since their...

Greek Life wraps up recruitment weekend

Samantha Didion

September 17, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS

Ashland University’s Greek Life wrapped up their four-day-long fall formal recruitment this past weekend, inducting roughly 13 to 16 new members into each chapter. Leading up to formal recruitment, Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) and Panhellenic Council hold several events that allow the new...

Annual university wide poster sale kicks off this Wednesday and Thursday

David Amsden

September 16, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS

The Ashland University Tech Crew will be hosting the annual poster sale on Wednesday, Sept. 19 and Thurs. Sept. 20. The event will be held from 10 A.M. - 6 P.M. and will take place in the Eagles Landing, inside the Student Center. Every year the tech crew sponsors this event and they always receive...

Eagles cross country teams make season debut at Michigan State

Eagles cross country teams make season debut at Michigan State

David Amsden

September 16, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, SPORTS

The Ashland University men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to East Lansing this past Friday (Sept. 14) to kick off the 2018 season at the 38th annual Auto-Owners Spartan Invitational. On the men’s side, the Eagles finished 15th overall out of 25 teams. Junior Kyle Shively led...

Free community concert for homecoming weekend

Madison Graver

September 15, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS

In honor of the 140th anniversary of Ashland University, the school invited Cathi Muckle to host a free concert on Sept. 21 to kick off homecoming weekend. The performance will take place in Hugo Young Theatre and will consist of various selections from Frank Sinatra that is being dubbed “Cathi...

Ashland Center for Nonviolence to host “Who is My Neighbor” immigration series

Chante Rutherford

September 15, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS

Ashland Center for Nonviolence is holding a series free to the public on immigration titled; “Who is My Neighbor.” This series will be prevalent during all of September and October. At a variety of locations across campus, there will be a movie screening, a panel discussion, two lectures and even...

Eagles wallop rival Lakers in 3-0 sweep

Eagles wallop rival Lakers in 3-0 sweep

Dean Paolucci

September 15, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, SPORTS

The Ashland Eagles volleyball team was on a roll entering Kate’s Gymnasium on Saturday with a record of 8-2, and that roll continued against the rival Grand Valley State Lakers where the Eagles swept the Lakers 3-0. The win improves the Eagles to a combined record of 9-2 and 2-0 in GLIAC play,...

Ashland Women’s Golf looks forward to a strong season

Ingrid Schmidt

September 15, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, SPORTS

The Ashland University Women’s Golf team started their season tied for fifth at the Michael Corbitt Fall Classic at the Lake Shore Country Club in Erie, PA on October 9. The Eagles ended day one at 333 strokes, tying them for fifth place out of the 20 teams competing. Eagles Sophomore Hannah Lemons...

Eagles earn first win in GLIAC opener against Wayne State

Steve Shrenkel

September 14, 2018


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, SPORTS

The Ashland University football team earned their first victory of the season against the Wayne State Warriors 30-21 as they opened up Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic play on Saturday (Sept. 15) evening at Tom Adams Field in Detroit. With the win, the Eagles improve to 1-2 overall and 1-0 in...