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APO takes on an annual adventure

APO takes on an annual adventure

Kaitlyn Moore

September 11, 2018


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It all starts with a vision. Well, normally it would. Shakespeare was just a man with a talent for language and a strong imagination, right? The idea of this theater escapade is to go in completely blind, starting from scratch. Last year, Megan Harvey found her senior project. She was goi...

Student Spotlight: Nathan Langdon

Student Spotlight: Nathan Langdon

Bree Gannon

September 11, 2018


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A student who thought he knew everything about video aesthetics, realized he entered a program where there was room for growth and improvement. Nathan Langdon, a pretty knowledgeable incoming freshman, came to learn more about video editing but knew that he was not one of the top editors in the D...

Nine new coaches to join AU

Bree Gannon

September 11, 2018


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With the start of a new school year, comes the hiring of new faculty, staff and even coaches. This school year starts with the hiring of over seven new head coaches and assistant coaches. Each with the plan to improve the program to the best of their ability while also, having fun with their teams. Ma...

Price change at Eagle’s Nest upsets students

Price change at Eagle’s Nest upsets students

Avaerie Fitzgerald

September 6, 2018


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What was once a convenient and affordable stop to get meals between classes, became the cause of stress and chaos during the first week of the semester. The Eagle’s Nest recently raised the prices on combos by roughly $.50, leaving many of the meals at the Nest just out of range for students using...

AU Study Abroad: expanding world experience outside of the classroom

Bree Gannon

August 26, 2018


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As classes came to a close at the beginning of May, most students were packing their bags to move out of their dorm but some were packing their bags to begin new adventures. This summer, students had the option to explore the world in places such as Costa Rica, Spain and Israel, all while earning schoo...

Earth Day: taking care of the planet

Bella Pacinelli

March 29, 2018


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For many people, April 22 is an insignificant day of the year. There is no giving or receiving presents. There is no meal that brings families together. Nonetheless, Earth Day reminds people of the importance of preserving the environment. “I wish Earth Day could be 365 days a year,” said Peggy...

Alum calls for students to flock to South Dakota

Alum calls for students to flock to South Dakota

Renée Borcas

March 22, 2018


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The women’s basketball team is headed to the NCAA Division II National Championship game once again. There is only one problem: Empty seats. Many Eagle faithful have already made the trip out to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, but alumni have noticed a lack in student body representation. Jack Keefe,...

Women in history: they are important too

Kellie Pleshinger

March 16, 2018


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George Washington. Martin Luther King Jr. Alexander the Great. Neil Armstrong. Winston Churchill. All famous, intrinsic people who shaped and created the world known today. All inspiring individuals whose names are known around the world. All men who children in America learn to recognize by name. From...

Pottery, paint, and more: the Tin Can Chandelier

Avaerie Fitzgerald

March 16, 2018


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To create an artistic atmosphere in the Ashland Community, Keely Wurster, an Ashland University graduate, opened an art studio called The Tin Can Chandelier early last year with the help of her creative director, Mary Cooper. The Tin Can studio is devoted to sharing the ability to create art with...

Ashland University network security: Behind the scenes

Luqman Tarouti

March 16, 2018


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The Identity Theft Resources Center recorded 1,293 U.S. data breaches in 2017. The breaches exposed more than 174 million confidential records, 21 percent higher than 2016. 8.8 percent of those records were from the educational sector. Ashland University was one of the cyberattack victims. SPEAR PHISHIN...

An expansion of faith: FCA

Samantha Didion

March 10, 2018


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A set of white lights gleams on the ground to illuminate a cross on the pathway to the large, glossy wooden double-doors of the Jack and Deb Miller Chapel. Above the double doors is a massive stain glass window, with alluring and eye catching colors that dance in the sunlight. Around the corner...

Alcoholism on college campuses: part 2

Emily Wilkinson

February 18, 2018


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Fans rumble the stands as the PA announcer’s voice roars over the loudspeakers, “Touchdown Eagles!” Destiney Nicol, Ashland University freshman football cheerleader, waves her pom-poms in excitement. Gazing up in the stands she could see smiling faces of friends, classmates and family. She...