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Community Care gears up for Service Week

By Glenn Battishill

October 21, 2010

Students hoping to get involved in the Ashland community need look no further than the upcoming Service Week, featuring 22 events with a variety of opportunities in different fields. Sponsored by Community Care, Srvice Week starts Oct. 23 and concludes Oct. 30. Community Care hopes that students will...

Sklars discuss life at AU, reflect on Internet issues, Finks, ‘Fluffy the Eagle’

By Cody White

October 21, 2010

After their crowd-pleasing stand-up performance at Ashland University over homecoming weekend, the Sklar brothers sat down for an in-depth interview (much of which was featured in the Oct. 7 issue of The Collegian and can still be read on the website). Toward the end of the conversation, Randy and Jaso...

Come one, come all

By Amanda Eakin

October 21, 2010

This year's family weekend is bound to be a whimsical, fun-packed experience for students and their families to spend time together throughout the carnival-themed extravaganza from Oct. 22 to Oct. 24. "This year, we've decided to do something a little different by having a carnival theme instead of the tradit...

Totally 90s: An investigative report into nostalgia

Totally 90s: An investigative report into nostalgia

By Glenn Battishill and Cody White

October 21, 2010

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase, "In West Philadelphia, born and raised"? If you thought of the time you became the prince of a town called Bel-Air, you would be a child of the 90s. The 90s, a simpler time without Facebook or Hannah Montana; the time that we all grew up in. The Collegian pol...

Flu shot available now in Health Center

By Brandon Barber

October 21, 2010

With the H1N1 scare from last year's flu season, it is best to be conscious that the Student Health Center provides the defense students, faculty and staff need to combat the dangers of the flu season ahead. "The flu vaccine includes three strains of common flu viruses that have been seen over the past ...

Oldest building on campus to be demolished over Christmas break

Oldest building on campus to be demolished over Christmas break

By Missy Loar

October 21, 2010

Miller Hall, the oldest building on Ashland University's campus, will be demolished over Christmas break to make way for a new academic building. After debating the pros and cons of renovation versus demolition for two years, the Ashland University President's Cabinet voted unanimously to have the buil...

Parking changes drives students to frustration

By Dan Shade

October 14, 2010

Despite changes in parking regulations and increased patrolling at night, Safety Services has reported that fewer tickets have been given out so far this year compared to previous years. This year, there were changes with the Amstutz and Bixler parking lots. Students are no longer permitted to park i...

CFA sees series of incidents; thefts and problems occurring frequently in building

By Cody White

October 14, 2010

The Center for the Arts building has seen a recent rash of thefts and vandalism, according to faculty and Safety Services reports. The door window to room 340, the digital art lab, was broken at 1:45 a.m. Sept. 25 while the door was locked, according to Safety Services. Days later, members of the journ...

Miller Hall’s fate is decided; oldest building on campus will be demolished this winter

By Missy Loar

October 14, 2010

Miller Hall will be demolished over Christmas break due to the costs and risks of renovating a building as old as Miller.The Ashland University Cabinet voted unanimously to demolish the building, according to a campus communication email from President Dr. Fred Finks."This was not an easy decision," h...

University yearbook no longer in print

By Courtney Martell

October 14, 2010

Some students may be surprised or even disappointed to find out that they can no longer get their pictures taken for the yearbook, let alone receive one at all. In fact, the last yearbook to be printed was in the spring of 2009. "The issue is that not a lot of people were interested in it," said Nicole D...

Biology student earns prestigious grant

By Christina Miadich

October 14, 2010

Karie Charlton, a senior at Ashland University, received a $3,500 grant from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental Education Fund for her work in the field of biology. "I think I jumped up and down for about 10 minutes and called my entire family after I heard that I won it," Charl...

Student Speak-Up paves the way for parking concerns

By Glenn Battishill

October 14, 2010

This fall's Student Speak-Up heard many of the same issues as years previous, including 24-hour visitation, meal swipes and class scheduling. Two issues that have always been important were prevalent again this year: parking and Internet issues. Facilities Management and Planning Vice President Rick ...