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How We Feel…and can help

This is the first thing you will see after downloading How We Feel and putting in your information, if you choose to.

Christine Jenkinson, NEWS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

April 15, 2020

Interested in how your community is feeling, but don’t want to leave your safe, sanitized bubble? How We Feel is an app that health professionals are using to “track and fight the virus,” according to the Apple App Store. One aspect of this app that makes it special is pairing awarene...

Virtual URCA Symposium begins tomorrow

Gracie Wilson, ASSISTANT EDITOR/ OPINION EDITOR

April 14, 2020

The annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Symposium (URCA) is set to take place on April 15 virtually via Zoom. The URCA symposium features presentations of research completed by Ashland University students and allows them to share their findings with other members of the academic...

Student Senate election packets released for the 2020-2021 school year

Student Senate election packets released for the 2020-2021 school year

Avaerie Fitzgerald, MANAGING EDITOR FOR AU LIVE

April 7, 2020

Interested in running for Student Senate? The election packets are now available for anyone interested in running for a set position next school year. The Senate is electing the entire Executive Board, Class Officers, College Representatives and all other student-body positions, including Fraternity...

The switch to online learning

The switch to online learning

Bella Pacinelli, FEATURES EDITOR

April 2, 2020

The coronavirus has changed many things for people all over the world. Specifically college students have had to adjust to a new way of learning, as well as professors with a new way of teaching. Ashland University’s decision to move from face-to-face learning to online learning as a way to prevent...

Ashland’s local businesses stand together during uncertainty

Ashland's local businesses stand together during uncertainty

Carrie Smith

March 30, 2020

As businesses across Ohio have had to close or change their operations due to preventative measures ordered by Gov. Mike DeWine to slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), some of the small businesses in Ashland are finding new ways to keep moving forward despite the unprecedented times ahead. Vines...

Students nationwide speak on changes

Students nationwide speak on changes

Hannah Witteman

March 29, 2020

Within the past couple of weeks, schools from all over the state of Ohio have been canceling face-to-face classes for the remainder of the semester. However, the cancelations don’t stop at Ohio. Schools around the United States have also been canceling for the well-being of the school and their...

Impacts on the nursing program

Christine Jenkinson, NEWS EDITOR FOR THE COLLEGIAN

March 27, 2020

The other branch of the Eagle family is feeling the sudden changes of the University too, as they worry about labs and clinicals. With classes now online due to Coronavirus, some are finding it hard to change their learning from the classroom to online. “Personally it has been a hard transition...

Effect of COVID-19 on Ohio primaries

Effect of COVID-19 on Ohio primaries

Grace Scarberry

March 27, 2020

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine postponed Ohio’s Primary Election on March 16, which was previously scheduled to take place on March 17. Ohio was among nine other states and territories who postponed their primary voting due to the outbreak. "During this time when we...

American Red Cross faces blood shortage due to cancellations

American Red Cross faces blood shortage due to cancellations

Alayna Ross

March 24, 2020

The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and healthy donors are urged to donate blood, platelets or AB plasma. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the American Red Cross has been faced with an unparalleled amount of blood drive cancellations. Without blood donations, blood supplies are...

Fear consumes public as Coronavirus spreads

The cleared out toilet paper aisle that many Americans are now used to seeing, all caused from the panic of the virus.

Madison Graver

March 24, 2020

In a time of change and uncertainty, it’s often common to panic and stress about what will come next. It may feel as though order and structure are being abandoned, but uncertainty is inevitable in times of a crisis. As the coronavirus pandemic is sweeping across the world and everyday acti...

Coronavirus concerns prompt closure of Ashland University residence halls

Rooms are brought back to how they looked before students moved in at the beginning of the school year.

Gracie Wilson, ASSISTANT EDITOR/ OPINION EDITOR

March 23, 2020

The suspension of face to face instruction for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester at Ashland University that was announced on March 16 filled students with confusion, sadness, worry and uncertainty. What came next only added to these mixed feelings. Shortly after classes on campus were canceled,...

Student employees left without income

Student employees left without income

Bella Pacinelli, FEATURES EDITOR

March 19, 2020

Ashland University and much of the United States has been put on halt due to the growing coronavirus pandemic. For students, this means a switch to online courses and many cancelled plans. Additionally, there is also the concern of a new-found financial instability. Student employees have been left...