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Global Education provides students the chance to retrieve passport with ease

By Lauren Grove

November 11, 2010

Obtaining a passport can be time-consuming and aggravating at times, but the Ashland University Global Education department is offering a solution to this problem. Nov. 18 from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. in the Eagle's Landing, the Global Education department will be sponsoring "Passport One-Stop Shop." Th...

Commuter crisis: what to do during free time?

By Geren Lewis

November 11, 2010

For students who live in the dorms on campus, breaks between classes consist of going back to their room, taking a nap or maybe going to get some food. For commuters, however, breaks mean hours of boredom. Some commuters take naps in their cars or on random couches, while others drive to Wal-Mart ju...

CDC teaches students how to make study abroad count on their resumes

By Lauren Grove

November 11, 2010

For students who may be overwhelmed or confused about how to market their international experiences, the Career Development Center (CDC) is holding a workshop specifically geared towards them. On Nov. 16 at 4:30 p.m., the CDC and the Global Education Office will sponsor "Market your International Experi...

Parsons sparkles with life successes

By Amanda Eakin

November 11, 2010

When searching for the right college, many seek out a range of options, some even going so far as to visit campuses multiple times. Not Ashton Parsons, a junior from Lancaster who was immediately drawn to Ashland University just from visiting her older brother Andrew, who graduated from AU in 2009. "I...

Finks, Pettigrew update student senate

By Glenn Battishill

November 3, 2010

Student senate had a meeting last Thursday to meet with special guests President Dr. Fred Finks, Provost Dr. Frank Pettigrew and the vice president of faculty senate, Michael Hudson. Finks opened the meeting by discussing and updating students on various topics. One of the first topics was MedCentral a...

Let the dorm games begin

By Lindsay Cameron

November 3, 2010

Since creating new games to play around the dorms, many Ashland University students embrace rainy days and boring weeknights with a competitive fervor. Enough to quell the groans of students who hate Ashland for being dull, simple games played in hallways, lobbies and basements with office supplies and...

Authors come to Ashland

By Ethan Greenberger

November 3, 2010

With National Novel Writing Month, a month dedicated to promoting fiction and novel writing, taking place this November, the Ashland Public Library will be hosting visits from five Ohio authors. Authors Mike Johnson, Kristina McBride, Shelly Shepard Gray, Dandi Daley Mackall and Boone Bunn will talk about...

Etiquette Dinner offers seniors another chance to learn manners

By Courtney Martell

November 3, 2010

For many seniors, job searching and interviewing are the next steps in their career paths. In preparation for this, the Career Development Center is hosting the 11th Annual Senior Etiquette Dinner. The event, which will take place Nov. 9, 2010, from 4:30 to 6:15 p.m. in the Upper Convocation Center, will...

Former child soldier to speak on campus

By Justine Ackerman

November 3, 2010

Human Trafficking Awareness Week began Monday with the screening of "Children of War," an independent film focusing on the lives of surviving child soldiers, and will continue Thursday night with speaker George Latio. The film was shot over a three year period in a war zone in northern Uganda, accor...

Decorative houses raise money, awareness for Habitat for Humanity

By Missy Loar, Tyler Remmel, Tim Hawk

November 3, 2010

Mini festive houses lined the main halls of the Student Center last week for the Habitat House Challenge, a contest designed to raise money for the Mansfield chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Sponsored by Community Care's Habitat for Humanity team, the House Challenge let individuals and organizations fr...

Band lacks practice room in new Athletic Complex

By Lindsay Cameron

November 3, 2010

The AU marching band is unable to have music rehearsals in its band room in the Dwight Schar Athletic Complex. When the original plans for the marching band's indoor practice room in the new athletic complex changed, the director of bands, Leonard Salvo, was never notified, he said. Vice President of D...

Art Club creates unique costume party

By Amanda Eakin

November 3, 2010

In the spirit of Halloween, the AU Art Club held its first-ever costume party Oct. 28 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Jennifer Winkler, co-president of the Art Club, felt it was a good idea to have the costume party because it went beyond the realm of activities typically endorsed in the club. "We've never done ...