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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...

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...

Coronavirus concerns prompt closure of Ashland University residence halls

Coronavirus concerns prompt closure of Ashland University residence halls

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...

Ashland University suspends all face-to-face classes until March 30

Ashland University suspends all face-to-face classes until March 30

Gracie Wilson, ASSISTANT EDITOR/ OPINION EDITOR

March 10, 2020

As the coronavirus becomes a raised concern throughout the country, the state of Ohio and Ashland University are taking steps to prevent further spread of the illness. On March 9, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced a state of emergency after three cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Cuyahoga...

Eagles for Pride and Young Americans for Liberty discuss “Riots for Rights”

Eagles for Pride and Young Americans for Liberty discuss “Riots for Rights”

Avaerie Fitzgerald, MANAGING EDITOR FOR AU LIVE

March 5, 2020

Over 50 years ago, a riot took place which largely impacted the relationship between the LGBTQ community and the police officials who often raided designated havens for those members in Greenwich Village, New York. Eagles for Pride, in collaboration with Young Americans for Liberty, held a discussion...

AU students compete in Bateman Case Study involving U.S. census

AU students compete in Bateman Case Study involving U.S. census

Jordann Lopata

March 5, 2020

Do you know how important the U.S. Census is? The Bateman Case Study team, which is made up of public relations majors and minors at Ashland University, are currently working to inform and educate students at AU and people in the Ashland community about the importance of the census. The Bateman...

University implements two-step Google process

Seth Ho

March 5, 2020

Ashland University sent out an email on Feb. 24 and stated that staff and other faculty are going to be requiring a two-step authentication process for their Google accounts. Students are encouraged to also enroll in the authenticator as a safety measure. This authenticator is set up with an extra...

Ashland Census Committee urges students and community members to participate in upcoming count

Ashland Census Committee urges students and community members to participate in upcoming count

Avaerie Fitzgerald, MANAGING EDITOR FOR AU LIVE

March 5, 2020

Members of the Ashland Chamber of Commerce, along with local businesses and nonprofit organizations have joined together to bring the Census Complete Count Committee (CCC) to Ashland, hoping to spread the importance of completing the 2020 census. The census occurs once every 10 years, and for most...

Rabbit Robotics takes place of old Buffalo Wild Wings building

Rabbit Robotics takes place of old Buffalo Wild Wings building

Jordann Lopata

March 5, 2020

The old Buffalo Wild Wings building, located on Claremont Ave., right next to Andrews Hall, has been transformed and turned into a warehouse where students in the Eagle Consultants’ group at Ashland University currently work on creating robots and robot sets. It all started two years ago when Professor...

High School Art Experience welcomes area students

High School Art Experience welcomes area students

Carrie Smith

March 3, 2020

The Ashland University Art and Design department opened its doors to area high school students Feb. 29 for the 2020 High School Art Experience, allowing students to experience a smaller version of the program in person for the day.  Professor Dan McDonald, chair of the art and design department, said t...

AU’s radio station continues to excel in competition

Brooke Young

March 3, 2020

Students of Ashland University’s Journalism and Digital Media, JDM,Department were honored with finalist awards in the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System awards competition, recognizing their contributions to WRDL, AU’s campus radio station. Among the nominations were: Best Live Music Broadcast,...