AU Live

AU Campus rallies around Nick Bapst

Noah Cloonan

November 10, 2017


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On Oct. 25 the Ashland University men’s basketball team experienced a scare when junior guard, Nick Bapst collapsed on the bench while at a scrimmage at the University of Findlay. Bapst was immediately rushed to the hospital and it was determined that he had experienced cardiac arrest. He was...

Theatre department performs “The Trojan Women”

Ricardo Loera

November 10, 2017


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The theater department will be performing the play “The Trojan Women” for those in the Ashland area from Nov. 8-12 in the Studio Theatre, across from the Hugo Young Theatre. The play gives insight on how women reacted to and what they did after the Trojan War. While the result of the war is already...

Lip Sync: Greek life face-off

Chris Martucci

November 10, 2017


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Lip syncing as a competition has become prominent in recent years with televised competitions such as ‘Lip Sync Battle’ and “The Tonight show starring Jimmy Fallon” where he and a celebrity would lip sync to a song. Here at Ashland University, the lip sync fever has caught on with the Greek...

Performing arts programs hosts event for high school students

Hannah Predojev

November 10, 2017


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Ashland University’s music and theatre departments are hosting an event for all high school students who are passionate about the performing arts. Thomas Reed, the chair of the music and theatre departments, explained that this is the second consecutive year that the event has included music in...

Student affairs announcement on campus sexual misconduct

Luqman Tarouti

November 10, 2017


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Ashland University’s Student Affairs Office announced changes on campus sexual misconduct and Title IX regarding the handling of sexual misconduct cases. Student affairs shared the memo on Friday, Oct. 20 through MyAU portal highlighting the updated policy on sexual violence. The post also shared...

AU to host poetry workshop

AU to host poetry workshop

Rachel Ramsey

November 10, 2017


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Ashland University is set to host a poetry workshop on Nov. 18 in the Schar Education building. The workshop starts at 9 a.m. with check-ins and refreshments and it will end at 5 p.m. with an open-mic event in the Ronk Lecture Hall. The workshop will feature author and poet, Charlene Fix and Ashland...

Chris May debuts lecture series

Hannah Predojev

November 10, 2017


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Ashland University’s Environmental Lecture Series is inviting all individuals to engage in a discussion of Lake Erie’s wetland restoration this November. The lecture series, which focuses on exploring the issues of the environment, has been in existence for 26 years. The theme for this year is...

AU partners with correctional program

Hannah Predojev

November 10, 2017


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Ashland University has officially signed a corporate agreement with the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections, which ultimately grants tuition discounts and other various benefits to individuals. “The Louisiana department, which is headquartered in Baton Rouge, La., has more than...

Writing Center helps AU students

Corinne Spisz

October 26, 2017


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The Writing Center is a free campus resource that offers help on any writing assignment for any undergraduate class at Ashland University. Dr. Maura Grady is the director of the Composition Program and University Writing Center. “Writing is a skill that needs to be practiced,” Dr. Grady said....

Strangers in the suites

Strangers in the suites

Kylie Church

October 26, 2017


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Recently there have been rumors of a group of five to six men entering sorority suites as well as the Miller Apartments. The concern on campus has continued to spread as more people have heard these stories. Olivia Bosse, a member of Theta Phi Alpha, sits at a table in the suite describing her one...

President Campo’s contract extended

President Campo’s contract extended

Bree Gannon, Sports Editor

October 26, 2017


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The AU Board of Trustees announced that Dr. Carlos Campo’s contract will be extended for three years. The 30th president of Ashland University will now be seen walking around campus engaging with students until May 31, 2021. “Generally it’s a matter of the board feeling that things are going...

AU baseball player sparks controversy

Renee Borcas, Media Content Editor

October 26, 2017


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On Oct. 23, a Snapchat video sent by AU student and baseball player, Logan Stoldt, went viral after is was screencapped and shared on Twitter. Stoldt speaks derogatorily and profanely in the video, using race as a means to belittle the African American man who the video was intended for. He described...