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The Student News Site of Ashland University

AU Live

The Student News Site of Ashland University

AU Live

Unstoppable Alumni, Recent AU graduates prevail over pandemic and land dream jobs

Gracie Wilson, Collegian Managing Editor October 8, 2021

For the last year and a half, one subject has been bombarding the minds of people all around the world: COVID-19. The pandemic has brought a host of issues to the forefront: illness, vaccinations,...

AU student standing in front of the Lennon Wall during Semester in Spain in 2014.

Study abroad programs make a stellar return to “campus”

Sean Repuyan, Features Editor October 8, 2021

Studying abroad is a different adventure compared to the typical or traditional college experience. The study abroad program has deep roots embedded in Ashland University, connecting students with 139...

Taking the first step in finding a life calling

Sean Repuyan, Features Editor September 24, 2021

The first step is almost always the most important in nearly everything. Whether they be baby steps or giant leaps, they are the guiding force behind an effective experience in higher education.  A...

September marks awareness and prevention

Emma Ramsey and Aliyah Sheppard September 24, 2021

GOING GOLD FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER The month of Sept. represents an essential time for families who have been affected by childhood cancer. Childhood Cancer Awareness month lasts for the entirety of Sept.,...

“Watchers of the Skies” podcast promotes civil dialogue

Nick Stupka September 24, 2021

Perceptive individuals may be intrigued by a new podcast hosted by Ashland University President, Dr. Carlos Campo. The podcast, titled “Watchers of the Skies,” aired its first episode on Sept. 10 through...

Flight of the Eagles

Emma Ramsey and Brenna Mock September 10, 2021

The eagles of Ashland University are a true staple to the campus, but many students and faculty do not know that each of them have a backstory and reasoning. The eagle statues initially belonged to the...

Christian ministry helps AU students walk by faith

Gracie Wilson and Sean Repuyan September 10, 2021

When students visit Ashland University for the first time, they see representation of its brethren heritage and christian values. The chapel that hosts countless ministries, local churches near to campus...

AU taking stride to combat addictions epidemic

Gracie Wilson, Collegian Managing Editor September 10, 2021

Everybody on campus looks similar these days. Listening to music with headphones in as they rush to the next class. They give a masked smile or nod to each person that passes by them, but the interaction...

Special Olympics makes a difference in communities

Grace Scarberry, Reporter August 27, 2021

The Hanover Masonic Lodge #115, frequently raises money to support participants in the special olympics. Many athletes are able to compete due to the Masons contributions. To learn more about this...

The Meaning of Pride

Sean Repuyan, Features Editor August 27, 2021

With Pride Month making its mark in June to commemorate the Stonewall riots in the summer of 1969 and LGBT History Month being just around the corner in October, Ashland University’s students express...

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...

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