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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...

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

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...

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

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

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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

This is the site where the Eagle Consulting Group works on building robots.

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...