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The Student News Site of Ashland University

AU Live

The Student News Site of Ashland University

AU Live

Changes made to dining services this semester

Mackenzie Pflum, Reporter September 13, 2021

If you’re driving through Ashland, Ohio you might notice one thing in common, help wanted signs.  2021 has been full of its fair share of challenges, but Ashland University Dining Services is experiencing...

College of Arts and Science welcomes new deans

Aliyah Sheppard, Multimedia Editor September 13, 2021

At the start of a new semester, there are always new things. New students, new equipment on the campus, and new staff members. Sometimes, it is not always new faculty but new positions for the faculty...

Ashland County Fair comes back to town

Matthew Butcher, Reporter September 13, 2021

ASHLAND, Ohio - From Sept. 19-25, residents of northern Ohio will swarm the Ashland County Fairgrounds for the 170th annual county fair.  The 2021 rendition, the first normal fair since 2019, is headlined...

Local Business Spotlight of the Week

Zoe Bogarty, News Editor September 13, 2021

The Local Business Spotlight of the Week is A-Town Tap. Located on 47 E. Main Street, this restaurant and bar offers an array of unique food and cocktails. Show your AU student ID and get 10% off your...

Former Vice President Mike Pence to visit Ashland University

Brayden Creveling, Reporter September 10, 2021

Mike Pence will be receiving the Ashbrook award that is given every year to someone who embodies the principles of the center and what Ashbrook is devoted to. Mike Pence has been Vice President, Governor...

Symphony returns to the stage

September 8, 2021

The Ashland Symphony Orchestra will open its 52nd concert season with “Welcome Back!”, Saturday, September 18, at 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Robert M. and Janet L. Archer Auditorium. The ASO...

The Niss Athletic Center stands tall behind the AU football stadium, and will invite community and university groups alike to use the facilities upon its completion.

Niss Athletic Center slated to open late October

Ben Voelker, Sports Editor August 27, 2021

Construction on the new Niss Athletic Center is nearing completion and is set to open toward the end of October.  Major new features within the center include an 80 yard football field, batting cages...

The last house on fraternity circle is home to a new living learning community this year.

USA House opens as a new home for military and veteran students

Gracie Wilson, Collegian Managing Editor August 27, 2021

The last house on fraternity circle no longer sits empty as it welcomes new company for the fall 2021 semester. The USA House is now open to veteran students and military dependent students. “What...

Renovated Clayton rooms feature movable furniture, new flooring and new paint.

Welcome Back!

Gracie Wilson and Zoe Bogarty August 27, 2021

As students return to campus and take a look around, they will notice quite a few changes to the campus they left behind in the spring.  Ashland University has been hard at work this summer providing...

New Faculty Adviser Comes to The Collegian Staff

August 27, 2021

Ted Daniels’ career as a journalist spanned the transition of the newspaper industry from exclusively print to a multi-platform digital environment. He retired in 2019 after his second stint as editor...

The Impact of Covid-19 on Students

Katie Foster, AU-Live Managing Editor August 27, 2021

https://soundcloud.com/user-827374141/the-impact-of-covid-19-on-students With the fall semester right around the corner, students and faculty are hoping for a more normal semester than the previous...

Academy students enjoy learning more about American history, but also get a taste of what college life is all about.

Ashbrook Academy sets high school students up for success

Gracie Wilson, Collegian Managing Editor August 27, 2021

The Ashbrook Academy kicked off its seventh year this summer with four different academy offerings, welcoming high school students from around the nation to partake in this unique summer program centered...

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