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A Preview of the Symposium Against Indifference: Liberty and Responsibility

A Preview of the Symposium Against Indifference: Liberty and Responsibility

Alayna Ross

September 20, 2019

The 10th Biennial College of Arts & Sciences Symposium Against Indifference will focus on the theme of Liberty and Responsibility with its series of events beginning on Sept. 18. The College of Arts and Sciences at Ashland University presented the first Symposium Against Indifference in 2001....

AU Working to Raise Sexual Assault Awareness

AU Working to Raise Sexual Assault Awareness

Katie Harrigan

September 19, 2019

As sexual assault continues to be a rising issue on college campuses, Ashland University is working with Safe Haven to educate, raise awareness and help those facing misconduct. Safe Haven is a rape crisis and domestic violence center that provides support to anyone who has survived a sexual violence...

Budget cuts hit AU

Budget cuts hit AU

Avaerie Fitzgerald and Christine Jenkinson

September 19, 2019

A shift in this year’s enrollment is one of the factors to be blamed for departmental budget cuts throughout AU. Although there was growth in contributions from alumni as well as donations from community members, it was stated at the All Institutional meeting that there were not enough funds to cover...

Emergency locks in Schar

Emergency locks in Schar

Chante Rutherford

September 19, 2019

Small red blocks are screwed into the bottom corners of the classroom doors in Schar. Along with them are locks to bolt the door shut with directions that guide those who use them properly. If there is a lockdown drill, this device can be used to keep those inside safe. These lockdown devices are...

CAB hosts annual blood drive

CAB hosts annual blood drive

Jordann Lopata

September 18, 2019

CAB is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday Sept. 18 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Redwood. Students are able to sign up to donate, Monday September 16th in the Quad from 9am-12pm. Sydney Good, CAB’s student intern for the blood drives is very hopeful about the turnout for the blood drives this semester....

Political groups on campus talk future events

Jordann Lopata

September 10, 2019

College Republicans The College Republicans welcome newly appointed president, Jacob Brown. Brown is a current junior with a triple major in political science, economics and political economy. “It was definitely more than I was expecting, but I have an amazing executive board to support me wh...

“Displacement: New Works” exhibition

“Displacement: New Works” exhibition

Alayna Ross

September 5, 2019

The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University is featuring the exhibition, “Displacement: New Works” by J. Leigh Garcia and Taryn McMahon from Aug. 26 through Sept. 28. Garcia and McMahon are both professors of print media at Kent State University. The pieces displayed at the Coburn Gallery explore...

Remembering Dr. Iyad Ajwa

Remembering Dr. Iyad Ajwa

Zach Read, MANAGING EDITOR OF THE COLLEGIAN

September 5, 2019

His knees hit the ground as he bowed his head and placed it on the dirty carpet of the classroom floor. A practice he had done day-after-day was coming to life in front of the young faces. He holds that position for a minute or two, and stands up with an indentation on his forehead visible to the...

How to get involved with Group X

How to get involved with Group X

Mason Jones

September 5, 2019

For students who feel stressed out, bored or tired of doing the same thing over and over, it might be time for something new: Group X. Group X is a Monday through Friday group exercise class that ranges from cycling, yoga, karate and more. Group X is taught by various Ashland University students who...

AU Honors Program goes through changes

Sean Clark

September 5, 2019

Change has come to the Honors Board of Ashland University’s Honor Program. The Honors Program is an “academic community which seeks to promote a dedication to personal development, academic excellence, and community,” said Grey Johnston, president of the Honors Board. “The Honors Executive Board ...

AU listed by Princeton Review as a top college

AU listed by Princeton Review as a top college

Gracie Wilson, ASSISTANT EDITOR/ OPINION EDITOR

September 5, 2019

Ashland University was recently listed as one of the best colleges in the Midwest by the Princeton Review and most affordable for online education by Great Value Colleges. “The Princeton Review is well respected, so to be in it gives us prestige,” Dr. Carlos Campo, president of Ashland University,...

GrubHub makes debut as AU’s new food ordering app

GrubHub makes debut as AU’s new food ordering app

Chante Rutherford

August 30, 2019

As students have settled into their dorms, the sight of posters showing a new food ordering app, GrubHub, are everywhere. This app known for its mobile food delivery, has bought out popular college ordering app, Tapingo, this past summer. Over 150 college campuses used the app to make ordering and...