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Part two: equality within female athletics

Part two: equality within female athletics

Bella Pacinelli, FEATURES EDITOR

November 21, 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...

The Campaign for Every Individual

The Campaign for Every Individual

Steve Shrenkel, Reporter

November 8, 2019

Every individual at Ashland University has a story to tell. From students, to faculty to alumni, each person may be on a different path in life. All of them, however, share a common connection with each other: AU. Ashland University’s Campaign for Every Individual was launched to tell 1,000 individual...

Age is just a number

Age is just a number

Madison Graver

November 8, 2019

The year was 2014. The Ashland University football team was set to play their first game of the season against Lake Erie College on a warm September night. Elsewhere in Jack Miller Stadium, 65-year-old Frank Stanek was about to make his debut in the Eagle marching band. Fast forward to 2019, AU’s...

Dr. Peter Slade: Chair of the religion department

Dr. Peter Slade: Chair of the religion department

Christine Jenkinson, NEWS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

November 8, 2019

The religion department meets many students coming in and out of their classes, since they satisfy the religion core requirement, and even humanities. “One of the things we say in religion is we ask the big questions. Like Ashland University, we’re not about telling people what to think, we’re...

Justin Fletcher’s month of change as he says goodbye to AU

Justin Fletcher’s month of change as he says goodbye to AU

Zach Read, MANAGING EDITOR OF THE COLLEGIAN

November 8, 2019

A month of change. This is how Justin Fletcher, a 2012 graduate of Ashland University with a sports management degree, has described the last month of his life. In the last month, Fletcher got married to his now-wife Kristen on Oct. 25 and then took off for their honeymoon. He arrived back in Ashland...

“I Care:” the mission of Ashland University nursing

“I Care:” the mission of Ashland University nursing

Gracie Wilson, ASSISTANT EDITOR/ OPINION EDITOR

October 28, 2019

Integrity, caring, accountability, respect and excellence. The core values of the nursing program line the steps in the nursing college. Students are reminded of what it means to be a nurse as they head to their next class. Students rush into lectures and simulation labs as they are granted the opportunity...

The fight against breast cancer

The fight against breast cancer

Steve Shrenkel, Reporter

October 25, 2019

Forty-five is a number that will forever be etched into the mind of Elizabeth Papp. Papp was 45 years old when she and her husband saw their three kids graduate from high school. They were ready to establish themselves and move onto the next chapter of their lives. Everything seemed perfect. Except...

The magic of life in the eyes of Michael Gershe

The magic of life in the eyes of Michael Gershe

Zach Read, MANAGING EDITOR OF THE COLLEGIAN

October 24, 2019

Michael Gershe walks out onto the stage with hundreds of faces of high school students staring back at him. He begins to tell a story of a boy who was involved in a fatal car accident that killed his mother when he was eight weeks old. The boy survived, but not without breaking almost every bone in...

Dr. Paul Hyman: Chair of biology and toxicology

Dr. Paul Hyman: Chair of biology and toxicology

Christine Jenkinson, NEWS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

October 24, 2019

The biology and toxicology department not only serves as a core credit and a place for students to further their research, but it has five concentrations within it. The five concentrations are: biology, toxicology, forensic biology for people who want to work in crime labs, medical laboratory sciences...

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, Reporter

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...