AU Live

‘Of Mice and Men’ play portrays complexities of life

By Amanda Eakin

October 7, 2010


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This October, AshlandUniversity’s Theater Department will be showcasing John Steinbeck’s“Of Mice and Men,” a novel-turned-play that delves into the natureof friendship and humanity.   Performances will be Oct. 15, 16, 22and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 24 at 2 p.m.   The Oct. 22 performance will b...

Natalie delievers “coffee shop” performance

Natalie delievers “coffee shop” performance

By Susan McConnell

September 30, 2010


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Natalie Gelman is a subway guitarist from New York City. She travels the countryside, but managed to stop by at Ashland University to give us a fun show in the Eagles' Landing Friday, Sept. 24. Gelman landed a record deal with Sweatshop Studios after winning Facebook Idol, an online competition for unkn...

Vampires Suck bites as much as Twilight

By Susan McConnell

September 22, 2010


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"Vampires Suck" is about a girl named Becca who moves to Sporks, Washington to live with her dad, Frank. Her father has a hard time seeing her as a teenager and still treats her like a small child, including leaving her room as she left it and carrying her outside in a baby carrier. She goes to Spork...

“This Love” for Maroon 5 is about to grow deeper

By Natasha Cline

September 22, 2010


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Maroon 5 is back and they are hotter than ever after releasing their third studio album, "Hands All Over." The 2005 Best New Artist Grammy winners are back on the scene with a new record that has a very provocative title. Maroon 5 has proven to be very successful. Their first album, "Songs About Jan...

“Facebook Idol” to perform on campus

By Amanda Eakin

September 21, 2010


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If in need of a new music fix that's devoid of sugary pop trends, CAB has provided another musician that will be performing at Ashland University Sept. 24. Natalie Gelman, a unique indie singer/songwriter whose guitarist skills pack as much of a punch as her vocals and lyrics, will perform at 9:00 p.m. in t...

How to face a zombie invasion

By Glenn Battishill

September 21, 2010


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After buying plenty of Nerf weaponry, ammo and tons of junk food to stock up on for a long weekend, I was finally ready for the apocalypse. A zombie apocalypse, that is. Meeting my squad an hour before the first mission, we traded ammunition and strategies as we waited for directions. Finally, after wha...

Sleeperstar plays big for fans in small campus venue

Natasha Cline

September 20, 2010


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Last year, Ashland got to rock out big time with Jack's Mannequin, but this year AU students got a taste of something different for free. Sleeperstar is an alternative pop rock band hailing from the great state of Texas. They graced the Ashland stage once again with their unique sound at a gracious pr...

Painting the big picture; Video games as art

By Glenn Battishill

September 20, 2010


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, OPINION

In 2005, legendary movie critic Roger Ebert said that video games could never be considered an art form. Millions of gamers sent him letters and emails, telling him how wrong he was. In July of this year, he admitted that his experience with video games was limited, but he stood by his point. While ev...