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Student health care planning

Student health care planning

January 23, 2020

One out of five college students do not have a means of health insurance according to a study by the National Center for Biotechnology Information. This means 20 percent of young people do not have a form of financial security if they become sick, are involved in an accident or run into any other health...

A glimpse into Ghana’s medical clinics

A glimpse into Ghana’s medical clinics

Bella Pacinelli, FEATURES EDITOR

January 23, 2020

Unreliable electricity, no access to a clean water source and beds lined with tarps is not the usual description of a medical clinic. However this is the reality for those in Ghana, Africa. Sarah Breon, D.O., M.S. of Waterford, Penn. got the chance to observe these clinics up close. As a member of...

Mindy McLaughlin through the eyes of a political and business filled career

Mindy McLaughlin through the eyes of a political and business filled career

Zach Read, MANAGING EDITOR OF THE COLLEGIAN

January 23, 2020

While at Ashland University, every student discovers his or her own niche. Whether it be athletics, theatre, education, fraternity and sorority life or many other groups, every student is bound to find their interest that will catapult them into the real world after leaving AU. For 2001 AU graduate...

Dr. Victoria Kaskey – Chair of Accounting/Management Information Systems in the College of Business

Dr. Victoria Kaskey – Chair of Accounting/Management Information Systems in the College of Business

Christine Jenkinson, NEWS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

January 23, 2020

The next four issues of The Collegian will be focused on the College of Business, featuring the chairs: professors Victoria Kaskey, Daniel Fox, Robert Stoll and Lance Kaltenbaugh. Breaking down each department within the college will serve to obtain an insight on how much the College of Business offers...

Politics Among College Students and the Impact of Social Media

Politics Among College Students and the Impact of Social Media

Leah Burtscher, ASSISTANT EDITOR

December 10, 2019

In today’s society it is often perceived that the American political atmosphere has entered foreign territory due to the emergence of social media. Today when asked where college students get most of their news, Twitter or Instagram were the top answers. Students find this difficult and confusing because...

Exams and mental health: a visible problem

Carrie Smith

December 2, 2019

It’s 3 a.m. Bottles of energy shots and coffee cups strewn are around the dorm room and piles of flashcards and notes are scattered on the desk— an image most college students can envision. Exams are a common cause of this picture; the idea that staying up late several nights in a row to study...

Student health care planning

Katie Harrigan

December 2, 2019

One out of five college students do not have a means of health insurance according to a study by the National Center for Biotechnology Information. This means 20 percent of young people do not have a form of financial security if they become sick, are involved in an accident or run into any other health...

Part two: equality within female athletics

Part two: equality within female athletics

Bella Pacinelli, FEATURES EDITOR

November 23, 2019

Over the years, women in athletics have become accepted by sports-lovers all over the world, playing at the collegiate and professional level just like men. Ashland University offers 12 Division II female sports such as basketball, soccer, lacrosse, tennis and volleyball. In an effort to increase...

Part one: Female presence within the rec center

Part one: Female presence within the rec center

Bella Pacinelli, FEATURES EDITOR

November 21, 2019

Students are welcomed by the sound of dribbles and free weights being dropped. There is a faint smell of chlorine and rubber throughout the building. The Ashland University rec center offers many opportunities for physical activity such as the climbing wall, GroupX classes, cardio machines and weight...

AU home to one of the largest studies in the history of psychology

AU home to one of the largest studies in the history of psychology

Steve Shrenkel, Reporter

November 21, 2019

Ashland University is now home to one of the largest studies in the history of psychology. A facial perception study involving 11,481 participants from 130 institutions across 48 different countries was made public earlier this month. And it all began at AU. This marks the completion of the...

Dr. Chris Burkett: Acting chair of the history and political science department

Dr. Chris Burkett: Acting chair of the history and political science department

Christine Jenkinson, NEWS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

November 21, 2019

A conversation that is documented is making history. Students taking history and political science classes can expect to get in on those historical conversations. Dr. Chris Burkett is an associate professor of political science and acting chair of the history and political science department at Ashland...

Mark Britton’s return to AU 32 years later

Mark Britton’s return to AU 32 years later

Zach Read, MANAGING EDITOR OF THE COLLEGIAN

November 21, 2019

Someway, somehow, Ashland University alumni always find their way back to the 44805. It took him 32 years, but Mark Britton eventually found his way back to AU, a place near and dear to his heart that shaped him as a person in the 1980s. Mark is a 1983 graduate of AU with a business administration...