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Alexa Robinson: Remembering the life

Madison Graver and Katie Foster May 5, 2021 On Nov. 14, 2020, Shelby resident and Ashland University student Alexa Robinson passed away unexpectedly after a tragic accident. Alexa was majoring...

Olivia Jacob and her Alpha Phi sorority sister after their virtual Red Dress Gala in November 2020.

A senior year unlike any other

Isabella Pacinelli April 23, 2021

“Last year when they announced no one could walk, in my head I was like ‘wow that sucks for them’ but at least that’s not me,” senior Olivia Jacob said. “I know that’s kind of selfish, but...

Convo has been offering a to-go meal option for studetns this year, but it has not been decided if this will be sticking around in the future.

Which coronavirus practices will remain on campus post-pandemic?

Madison Graver April 23, 2021

The Coronavirus pandemic has shifted everything that people knew and forced just about everyone to live their lives differently than they had previously.  There are restrictions on large gatherings,...

Flyers are posted around campus for UNIDAD and students can contact the group for more information.

UNIDAD unites students in Spanish culture

Mason Savoia March 29, 2021

Recently, a new club, Unidad, has become a part of the Ashland University campus. This club allows students to learn more about Spanish-speaking countries, culture, dance and lifestyle.  Unidad, while...

Thiemens representing the ACCESS program.

Turning trauma into something better

Grace Scarberry, ASSISTANT EDITOR March 26, 2021

The judge wanted her to say the word out loud. “Penis,” she mumbled quietly, tucking back into her mother’s quivering legs and hiding her face, cheeks blushing from embarrassment.  “I couldn’t...

Ashland County Resident, Dee Gordon, attended the vaccine clinic held at the Ashland County Health Department on March 3 to receive her first dose of the vaccine.

Coronavirus vaccines have arrived

Madison Graver March 26, 2021

Despite no one originally knowing how long the development of a coronavirus vaccine would take, around one year after the start of the pandemic, there are now three vaccines that have begun to be administered...

The 2020-2021 exec board pictured Top left VP Hannah Myers, Top Middle VP Rhiannon Reed, Top right Treasurer Ruby Congrove, bottom left VP Noah Rau, bottom middle Secretary Dani Brown, Bottom Right President Katie McKay.

Eagles for Pride continues to make its mark on campus

Katie Harrigan March 22, 2021

Since becoming an officially chartered club in 2019, Eagles for PRIDE has been dedicated to providing a safe, inclusive and accepting environment for the Ashland LGBTQ+ community. EFP has around 60...

The spring semester has opened new doors for the events and meetings that can be held in-person. As of right now, there is still a maximum capacity of 50 people in an area big enough to accommodate 6-ft social distance.

AU students embrace a new-normal in the spring semester

Isabella Pacinelli March 12, 2021

As students returned to campus for the spring semester, it was unclear whether coronavirus guidelines would become stricter or remain the same.  While waiting for campus-wide Covid-19 test results...

Goodwill in Ashland is a thrift store in the area that students can visit.

The trend of 2020: Thrifting

Katie Foster, AU-Live Managing Editor March 3, 2021

Molly Gregory walks into the Salvation Army in Strongsville, Ohio, and starts to feel a bit overwhelmed by the cluttered racks and heaping piles of used clothing. She takes a few laps around the large,...

The Pan-African flag created by Marcus Garvey and photoshopped by Chante Rutherford.

Column: A look into Black History Month

Chante Rutherford, Reporter February 19, 2021

Every February marks the start of Black History Month. This is a recognition that many classrooms, companies, and cities around the country have begun to celebrate.  The celebration is on account of...

Fox and Bacus in their AU scrubs as they head to clinicals for the day.

Care around the clock

Gracie Wilson, Collegian Managing Editor February 19, 2021

It is early in the morning, she knows as she rolls over to look at the alarm clock. The sun has not even begun to peek through the blinds in the apartment bedroom, which usually wakes her and her roommate...

Seven Greek life chapters attended EGLS in the first weekend of February.

Annual emerging greek leaders summit focuses on flexible leadership and unity

Sean Repuyan, Features Editor February 17, 2021

Two weeks ago, Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL)  hosted the annual Emerging Greek Leaders Summit (EGLS) in a hybrid format due to the coronavirus. The two-day event took place at various locations around...

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