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Tournees film festival to run through October

Paul Murray

October 9, 2018


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Ashland University’s department of foreign languages will host the Tournees Festival throughout Oct. 10, 16, 17, 23, 24 and 30. The festival will take place in the Ronk Lecture Hall in the Schar College of Education. The Tournees festival is a French film festival put on by Dr. Richard Grey and...

Oil and gas companies explore Northeast Ohio for fracking opportunities

Oil and gas companies explore Northeast Ohio for fracking opportunities

Avaerie Fitzgerald

October 5, 2018


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Several southeastern Ohio counties are in the process of being fracked for oil and gas by two different companies that are now exploring north central Ohio as a viable option for new sites. Near Ashland, two companies, TransCanada and Cabot Oil & Gas, have begun the process of drilling exploratory...

Emotional support animal, Mr. Bubbles, to visit Ashland University

Emotional support animal, Mr. Bubbles, to visit Ashland University

Joy Johnson

October 5, 2018


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Mr. Bubbles, the emotional support miniature horse, will be coming to Ashland University’s Student Center on Oct. 9. From 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Eagle Peer Educators worked with Ashland University’s psych club and Dr. Deborah Sullivan, director of Campus Wellness at Ashland University, to...

WJW FOX 8 News Anchor and Reporter to Visit AU

Madison Graver

October 1, 2018


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This Thursday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m., FOX 8 News anchor and reporter Jessica Dill will be visiting AU for a presentation to be held in CFA 212. Dill is currently a reporter and fill-in anchor for WJW FOX 8 News located in Cleveland. She received her Bachelor of Journalism from Bowling Green State...

Guest Speaker Aims to Build Societies of Peace

Madison Graver

September 30, 2018


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On Sept. 27, Manolis Ntamparakis held a lecture in Dauch’s Ridenour Room discussing the refugee crisis in Greece and what the organization he works for does to help them. This event was just one part of the “Who is My Neighbor?” series that AU has been holding in partnership with the Center for...

Eagles fall to No. 4 Ferris State in dog fight

Steve Shrenkel

September 28, 2018


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The Ashland University men’s football team fell to No. 4-ranked Ferris State on the road, 28-21, on Saturday. (Sept. 29) The Eagles are now 2-3 overall and have fallen to 2-1 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Bulldogs remain undefeated at 5-0 and 3-0 in the GLIAC. Early...

Eagles prepare for No. 4 Ferris State

Zach Read

September 26, 2018


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After coming off of a 35-10 homecoming win against Northwood on Saturday (Sept. 22), the Ashland University football team is preparing for their toughest game of the year. The Eagles (2-2) have a chance this Saturday (Sept. 29) to keep their unbeaten GLIAC record alive and make a mark on their season...

Mental Health and Recovery Board to host second annual Suicide Prevention Awareness Walk

Joy Johnson

September 26, 2018


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The second annual Suicide Awareness Prevention walk will be hosted by the Mental Health and Recovery Board on Sept. 30 from 1 - 4 p.m. The walk strives to bring awareness to the serious nature of suicide, as well as support the fighters, admire the survivors and honor the taken, according to the event...

AU Center for Nonviolence looks to build societies of peace

Christopher Martucci

September 24, 2018


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The Ashland Center For Nonviolence will be hosting Emmanouli (Manolis) Ntamparakis for a two-day peacemaker lecture as part of their “Who Is My Neighbor?” immigration series. Ntamparakis will speak on Thursday, Sept. 27 and Friday, Sept. 28 about “Building Societies of Peace.” The Thursday...

AU Center for Nonviolence hosts film discussion

Chante Rutherford

September 24, 2018


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The Ashland Center for Nonviolence continued its series called “Who Is My Neighbor” with a screening of the short film and discussion, “The Trail of Hope and Terror” based off the book by Dr. Miguel A. De La Torre. Dr. Craig Hovey and Dr. Jennifer Rathbun coordinated this educational night...

Former Ashland University Business Office employee arrested on Friday

Former Ashland University Business Office employee arrested on Friday

Steve Shrenkel

September 23, 2018


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61-year-old Ricky L. Thompson, a former Ashland University Business Office employee, was arrested by Mansfield Police early Friday and charged with forgery. According to the Mansfield Police report filed on Sept. 21, officers pulled over Thompson’s gray 2013 Toyota truck after they saw it leaving...

Eagles topple Northwood with Homecoming win

Steve Shrenkel

September 21, 2018


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In front of more than 3,500 cheering fans and alumni on Saturday (Sept. 22) afternoon, the Ashland University men’s football team toppled the Northwood Timberwolves 35-10 in AU’s 95th annual Homecoming game. The Eagles improved to 2-2 overall and 2-0 in the Great Lakes Athletic Intercollegiate...