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AU welcomes new sustainability club

AU welcomes new sustainability club

Hannah Witteman

November 13, 2019

Each year, there are millions of pounds of waste dumped throughout the world.  This year, Ashland University has brought the first sustainability club to campus to spread awareness about the amount of things people throw out without realizing the side effects it has towards the environment. “It wa...

AU preserves continue to be resource for students

AU preserves continue to be resource for students

Zach Read, MANAGING EDITOR OF THE COLLEGIAN

November 8, 2019

In most majors and departments at Ashland University, there are opportunities outside of the classroom for students to become involved in future occupations. In the biology and toxicology department, this opportunity comes through the use of local wetlands and preserves that give students hands on...

Madrigal Feaste coming to AU

Madrigal Feaste coming to AU

Lexi Portner

November 8, 2019

The 44th annual Madrigal Feaste begins on Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in Redwood Hall and runs each night at the same time through Nov. 24. Rowland Blackley, professor of music and director of choral activities, has overseen the Madrigal Feaste for the past 23 years that he has worked at the university. Tickets...

Gordon E. Heffern Lecture on Christian Ethics in Business

Gordon E. Heffern Lecture on Christian Ethics in Business

Alayna Ross

November 8, 2019

This year’s Gordon E. Heffern Lecture on Christian Ethics in Business will feature Smart Business co-founder Fred Koury, Wednesday, Nov. 20 at the John C. Myers Convocation Center. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m.for the event, which is free and open to the public, with lunch being served at noon....

Greek life’s lip sync event returns

Madison Graver

November 7, 2019

Fraternity and sorority life’s annual lip sync event is set to return this Sunday, Nov. 10 in the Hugo Young Theatre. Tickets are five dollars and all of the proceeds will go to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. For those unfamiliar with the event, lip sync involves each of the sororities...

CAB hosts annual Grocery Bingo night

Nate Powalie

November 1, 2019

Students are checking in and helping themselves to refreshments while grabbing three separate cards. Redwood Hall will hold the annual Grocery Bingo event on Saturday, Nov. 9. Every fall, CAB puts on a Grocery Bingo event to give away free groceries and also help relieve students from some of the...

Skrada leads team of students for documentary

Skrada leads team of students for documentary

Grace Scarberry

October 29, 2019

Ashland University students shot a short documentary on the Pottersburg Covered Bridge in North Lewisburg, Ohio on Oct. 18. Kellie Pleshinger, Alan Naymick and Michael Prezioso, senior digital media production majors, were directed by John Skrada, director of broadcasting and operations. Pleshing...

Plans for 2019 winter commencement

Hannah Witteman

October 26, 2019

The 2019 Ashland University winter commencement will be held Saturday Dec. 14 at approximately 9:55 a.m. Many soon to be graduates prepare for plans after graduation and for commencement being just around the corner. “My plans are to find a job where I can use the things that I learned from...

Delta Zeta prepares for Eighth Annual Rose Ball

Delta Zeta prepares for Eighth Annual Rose Ball

Katie Harrigan

October 24, 2019

On Nov. 2 at 4:30 p.m., the Delta Zeta sorority will hold their eighth annual Rose Ball in the upper level of the John C. Myers Convocation Center. The semi-formal event is $30, open to the public and includes a dinner available for purchase, dessert, a silent auction and raffles that can be entered...

Professors meet for Fact or Fake News event

Professors meet for Fact or Fake News event

Avaerie Fitzgerald, MANAGING EDITOR FOR AU LIVE

October 24, 2019

Four professors from opposite sides of the university all met together on Monday, Oct. 14 in the Hugo Young Theatre for “Fact or Fake News: An Ashland University Faculty Panel Discussion relating today’s world events to the play, ‘An Enemy of the People.” Each professor had a different perspective...

Lieutenant Governor of Ohio coming to AU

Lieutenant Governor of Ohio coming to AU

Jordann Lopata

October 21, 2019

The Ashbrook Program will be hosting a Major Issues Lecture Series Luncheon with special guest, Ohio’s Lieutenant Governor, Jon Husted, on Oct. 22 at 12 p.m. in the Myers Convocation Center. The Ashbrook Program has been hosting luncheon and colloquium events for over 35 years, which have been...

Dr. Randolph Roth speaks at Symposium

Dr. Randolph Roth speaks at Symposium

Alayna Ross

October 20, 2019

The Symposium Against Indifference at Ashland University continues to stimulate conversation surrounding liberty and responsibility with the most recent lecture by Dr. Randolph Roth. For this installment in the series of events, Roth spoke on the subject of “Inequality and Quality of Life: A Global...