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Ashland University International Collaboration Research Center

Lexi Portner

December 12, 2019

Chris Chartier, associate professor of psychology and director of the psychological science accelerator and the Ashland University International Collaboration Research Center (ICRC) has worked at AU for seven years. Chartier has made his mark on the psychology department in the short time he has worked...

Therapy dogs of Ashland

Therapy dogs of Ashland

Brooke Young

December 4, 2019

85 Percent of college students report feeling overwhelmed in the past year, according to the website of Anxiety and Depression Association of America. 41.6 Percent stated anxiety as a significant reality for their lives, while 24.5% said that they were taking psychotropic medication for relief from...

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...

The purpose of the “Free Hugs” signs around campus

The purpose of the “Free Hugs” signs around campus

Jordann Lopata

November 21, 2019

Ever wonder who stands outside every Friday with signs that say “free hugs?” This is Ashland University’s AU Wellness group and peer educators working to create a healthy environment on campus, and brightening people’s days by ending your long and stressful week with a simple hug. AU wellness...

Art exhibition showcases one senior’s relationship with health

Art exhibition showcases one senior’s relationship with health

Katie Harrigan

November 21, 2019

From Nov. 21 to Dec. 14, Ashland University’s Coburn Art Gallery will display several pieces for its senior exhibition. The art featured this semester is created by commercial art and fine arts major, Kiana Ziegler. The theme of her exhibit is entitled “Meditation on the Flesh.” Ziegler...

Ashland Symphony Orchestra presents Family Holiday Pops

Ashland Symphony Orchestra presents Family Holiday Pops

Brooke Young

November 21, 2019

Ashland Symphony Orchestra’s, Family Holiday Pops will be returning again on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. The Ashland High School A Capella Choir, the Hillsdale Choir, the Opus ll Dance Studio and the Ashland Regional Ballet will be performing. Holiday Pops is intended to be a “multi-sensory”...

Alpha Phi holds Red Dress Gala

Alpha Phi holds Red Dress Gala

Alayna Ross

November 21, 2019

The Epsilon Alpha Chapter of Alpha Phi at Ashland University held their annual Red Dress Gala on Nov. 16 in the John C. Myers Convocation Center. Alpha Phi is a nationally recognized sorority that can be found on 173 collegiate campuses and has more than 200,000 members across the country. The...

Campo and Miller lead community discussion

Campo and Miller lead community discussion

Avaerie Fitzgerald, MANAGING EDITOR FOR AU LIVE

November 21, 2019

“We rise and fall together,” Mayor of Ashland Matt Miller said to the crowd of community members and campus leaders that were gathering at Uniontown Brewery in Downtown Ashland. The Ashland Source hosted an event featuring Miller and President of AU, Dr. Carlos Campo on Wednesday, Nov. 13. The...

Loudonville High School student creates app

Loudonville High School student creates app

Grace Scarberry

November 21, 2019

Since he was 5 years old, Christopher Paterson, a Loudonville High School freshman, has been helping his family start a local non-profit business called MUGS. He has recently created a free app that will help aid his family and the community with their fundraising in order to jumpstart the company. “The...

Veterans for Peace program hosted at AU

Veterans for Peace program hosted at AU

Mason Jones

November 21, 2019

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918, the war known as the Great War was brought to a halt. An armistice was signed bringing all global conflict involved in the war to an end. It has been 101 years since the armistice was signed, which was called Armistice Day for...

Kid Kulture and the Tr!o perform concert at AU Chapel

Kid Kulture and the Tr!o perform concert at AU Chapel

Chante Rutherford

November 21, 2019

Students, faculty and community members filled Jack and Deb Miller Chapel on Nov. 12 to watch a new and upcoming music group, Kid Kulture and the Tr!o. The concert was hosted by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes who invited the group to AU to host a concert as a fundraiser for their Dominican...

“Compassion: The Art of Healing” opens at Coburn Art Gallery

“Compassion: The Art of Healing” opens at Coburn Art Gallery

Chante Rutherford

November 15, 2019

On Oct. 22, Ashland University’s Coburn Art Gallery hosted the second exhibition of the academic year. “Compassion: The Art of Healing” is an exhibit that shows how people heal through art. From photography to collections of sentimental items and even quilts, the exhibit gives a glimpse of how...