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University Alumni Take Center Stage

University Alumni Take Center Stage

Katie Harrigan

October 5, 2019

Ashland University’s Department of Theater will present “An Enemy of The People” by Arthur Miller as their first show in the 2019-2020 season. The production will feature two Ashland University Alumni as guest designers. kClare McKellaston, a 2004 theatre and integrated language arts education...

The student emergency fund

The student emergency fund

Steve Shrenkel

October 4, 2019

An unexpected emergency can happen to anyone at any point in time. Students at Ashland University may face an emergency they cannot tackle alone. AU’s student emergency fund was established in hopes it would help with exactly that. The student emergency fund is a donor-supported fund AU students...

Living with the fear of suicide

Living with the fear of suicide

Bella Pacinelli, FEATURES EDITOR

October 4, 2019

“A year ago he was receiving some medical treatment for a kidney infection and his depression was really bad,” senior dietetics major, Jordan Koellner said. “He called me and was really upset and admitted that he Googled how much it would take to overdose on his prescriptions.” The fear of...

Ashland will always be home for Barbie Lange

Ashland will always be home for Barbie Lange

Zach Read, MANAGING EDITOR OF THE COLLEGIAN

October 3, 2019

Growing up and living in a small town is not meant for everyone, but for some it can mean a lifetime full of investment towards the same community. If the ladder is achieved, then that person can look back on life and say that they have given back to the community and helped it to grow. Ashland College...

Dr. Christopher Swanson: Chair of Mathematics and Computer Science

Dr. Christopher Swanson: Chair of Mathematics and Computer Science

Christine Jenkinson, NEWS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

October 3, 2019

The mathematics and computer science department has award-winning math instructors, while offering activities outside of the classroom. Dr. Christopher Swanson is the chair of mathematics and computer science and is in his first year as chair. He said that this department’s mission is to educate...

AU Professor gains recognition for mammoth tooth found in Holmes

AU Professor gains recognition for mammoth tooth found in Holmes

Chante Rutherford

October 3, 2019

With the constant rains that took over Ohio this summer, this was the perfect time for archeologists to discover many fossils and artifacts that may surface. This was true for Ashland University professor, Dr. Nigel Brush. Brush, professor of geology, traveled to the Inn Honey Run located in Holmes...

Business Spotlight: Eva’s Treats

Business Spotlight: Eva’s Treats

Nate Powalie

September 30, 2019

It’s a hot summer afternoon on the campus of AU and students are flocking down to a popular frozen yogurt and custard shop. Eva’s Treats, located at 601 Claremont Avenue, is about a five to ten-minute walk from the main campus. What Eva’s is most known for is their frozen yogurt and custard,...

AU Theater Department Presents “Stories of Courage”

AU Theater Department Presents “Stories of Courage”

Katie Harrigan

September 20, 2019

Ashland University’s Department of Theater will present three productions in their 2019-2020 season. They include “An Enemy of the People,” “Mamma Mia!” and “The Odd Couple.” Each play follows a theme of courage and features characters who overcome life challenges. Artistic Director...

Traveling Abroad: Next stop, Finland

Traveling Abroad: Next stop, Finland

Madison Graver

September 20, 2019

Traveling abroad is many people's dream. The idea of experiencing a new culture, eating foreign food, and seeing famous attractions is on the top of a lot of bucket lists, but for one AU senior this trip wasn’t about sightseeing, it was about establishing herself in the world of science. Abigail...

Alumni Spotlight: The story of Jess Baker

Alumni Spotlight: The story of Jess Baker

Zach Read, MANAGING EDITOR OF THE COLLEGIAN

September 20, 2019

Have you ever been asked the question “what were you doing on Sept. 11, 2001 when the planes hit the Twin Towers?” For some people, that would be a tough question to answer, but for others they would say that they remember it like it was yesterday. For 2002 Ashland University graduate Jess...

Dr. Gwen Hullman- Department of Communication

Dr. Gwen Hullman- Department of Communication

Christine Jenkinson, NEWS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

September 20, 2019

Department Chair Spotlight “What is communication” is the first sentence out of a professor’s mouth on the first day of class. The communications department is not just sending a message; there are many aspects to this department. Students can major in public relations, health and risk communica...

Building a community within religion

Building a community within religion

Madison Graver

September 20, 2019

The power of a community has the ability to make a real impact on the world around them. This can be within a cultural, racial or in this case, a religious community in rural Ashland, Ohio. Ashland University is known for being a private, Brethren church affiliated school, but people’s knowledge...