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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


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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...

Environmental Lecture Series to kick off on Jan. 24

Madison Graver

January 23, 2019


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AU’s annual Environmental Lecture Series is set to begin Jan. 24 with a presentation from Dr. Sarah Diamond, the George B. Mayer Chair in Urban and Environmental Studies and assistant professor of biology at Case Western Reserve University. The theme of this year's lecture series will focus on...

Brandon Campo sentenced to 180 days in drug case

Brandon Campo sentenced to 180 days in drug case

Bree Gannon and Zach Read

January 18, 2019


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Eight months after his initial arrest for drug charges, Brandon Campo, former Ashland University employee and son of AU President Carlos Campo, was sentenced to 180 days in jail and a $500 fine. Campo plead guilty on Dec. 12 to child endangerment and possession of Schedule IV drugs, both first deg...

AU Men’s Basketball Midseason Recap

AU Men’s Basketball Midseason Recap

Justin Davis

January 16, 2019


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The Ashland University Men's Basketball Team is ranked No. 8 in the nation and are sitting atop of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Eagles are 14-1 and lead the GLIAC in the defensive categories of points per game and field goal percentage. Junior center Drew Noble was named...

Former AU employee pleads guilty to drug possession and child endangerment

Former AU employee pleads guilty to drug possession and child endangerment

Bree Gannon

December 12, 2018


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Brandon Campo, a former Ashland University employee, and son of President Carlos Campo pleaded guilty to one count of endangering children and possession of schedule four drugs on Wednesday at the Ashland Municipal Court. The city law office dropped charges of possession of criminal tools, possession...