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Musician Andy Grammer receives positive feedback from students

By Andrea Stevenson

October 31, 2012


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Tech Crew and Campus Activities Board (CAB) brought singer-songwriter Andy Grammer alongside special guest Chris Wallace Oct. 27 at 9 p.m. in Redwood Hall. CAB co-leader Marissa Uhrig said that booking Grammer was in response to student requests. “Students are always asking for more concerts on campus,...

Bils Battishill Brawl: Halo 3

Bils Battishill Brawl: Halo 3

By Glenn Battishill

October 17, 2012


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Glenn: When I picked “Halo 3” I thought I’d be a little bit fairer than just making Chris face me one-on-one so I told him he could have the rest of The Collegian’s editors to help him out. I have never and will never profess to being amazing at “Halo;” at my best I’m just decent. But I kn...

Madrigal Feaste will enchant guests

By Megan Wise

October 3, 2012


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This year marks the 37th annual Madrigal Feaste. The Feaste is based on the period of Queen Elizabeth I of England, around the 1600s. Performers dress in period costumes as they sing, act and interact with guests. The most select vocal ensemble on campus, The Chamber Singers, perform ceremonial music an...

Bus Stop charms with humor, heart

By Megan Wise

October 3, 2012


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This review contains spoilers. Ashland’s Theatre Department of Bus Stop was the perfect remedy to escape for a few hours and be transported back to the 1950s. Walking into the Studio Theatre, I found myself in an old-style diner where vibes of relaxation bounced off the walls. Oldies songs filled the theatre ...

Dynamic duo to star in upcoming play

By Melanie Sudar

September 19, 2012


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It’s 1950. Raging winds and snow force a bus to stop at a diner, where strangers must interact with each other. From cowboys to alcoholic professors and singers to sheriffs, Ashland University’s newest production of “Bus Stop” encompasses funny, touching, sad and happy moments. Two of the producti...

Twenty One Pilots inspire audience

By Susan McConnell

September 19, 2012


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On Saturday, Sept. 15 the band 21 Pilots played a concert in Redwood. 21 Pilots’ members are Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun. Joseph and Dun believe strongly in joy and feel that you can have it even when you’re sad. The band likes to incorporate recorded music into their live music. They also engage ...

CAB event a success among students

By Danyelle Kupfer

August 29, 2012


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Over the weekend, Campus Activities Board (CAB) held a dance that went up in suds. The foam dance party had a spectacular turn out. For the upper classmen, this was the second time they could have experienced a foam dance. For the under classmen, however, this was the first time for most of them. CA...

‘Cabin in the woods’ isn’t what you expect

By Glenn Battishill

April 18, 2012


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It’s a story as old as time itself; five college students; a jock, nerd, hot girl, sensitive girl and stoner go into the woods and are murdered by a mysterious monster. It’s in this subgenre that “Cabin in the woods” exists as an object of meta-humor, a horror film that pokes fun of horror film...

Hilarious Hommam

By Kate Brickner

April 18, 2012


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Ashland University has its share of funny people, but a second year nursing major Homam Nasser has taken hilarity to a new level – one who seems to have been inspired by YouTube sensation Jenna Marbles and teenage phenomenon Rebecca Black alike. AU’s very own Nasser has gone viral with his funny skit...

Hilarious Homam

By Kate Brickner

April 18, 2012


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Ashland University has its share of funny people, but a second year nursing major Homam Nasser has taken hilarity to a new level – one who seems to have been inspired by YouTube sensation Jenna Marbles and teenage phenomenon Rebecca Black alike. AU’s very own Nasser has gone viral with his funny skit...

‘Hunger Games’ will satisfy fans and newcomers

By Glenn Battishill

March 28, 2012


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“The Hunger Games” is the adaptation of the first in the hugely popular series of young adult fiction books. It takes place in a dystopian future where the North American continent has been devastated by some unknown catastrophe. The nation of Panem is comprised of 13 districts and a Capitol. Each...

Hall speaks on survival of Native Americans; indigenous people

By Logan Gay

March 28, 2012


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March 20 the Symposium Against Global Indifference welcomed Tom Hall and his research on the history on survival of Native Americans and of indigenous people. Hall intrigued the audience with his revolutionary research. Hall started the symposium with telling the audience how he got interested on the subject; hi...