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Celebration for Every Individual set for Homecoming week

Brooke Young

October 12, 2019

Ashland University’s Alumni Association will host The Celebration of Every Individual in conjunction with Homecoming Weekend festivities on Oct. 12 in the John C. Meyers Convocation Center. Featuring limited seating and costing $15 per person, the event will feature dinner, activities and a cash...

Mobile CPR training station coming to AU

Mobile CPR training station coming to AU

Jordann Lopata

October 10, 2019

Campus Wellness is welcoming the American Heart Association to host a hands-only CPR mobile training event on Oct. 16th. The event will take place between the recreational center and student center outside. However, if the weather does not cooperate, it will be moved on the first gym court inside the...

Theta Phi Alpha creates hope for the homeless

Theta Phi Alpha creates hope for the homeless

Madison Graver

October 9, 2019

As part of Theta Phi Alpha’s philanthropy, the group organized a week-long event called “Hope for the Homeless Week” that takes place Oct. 7-11 in order to raise money for various homeless organizations. This is one of the larger philanthropy events that the sorority holds during the fall semester,...

Upcoming Germany trip available to students

Upcoming Germany trip available to students

Grace Scarberry

October 9, 2019

Ashland University students will have the opportunity to attend a study abroad trip to Wittenberg, Germany this summer from May 11 to June 6. The overall cost of the trip will be $5,200, which covers tuition, housing, some meals and the flight, but extra money is needed to cover other meals and any...

Young Americans for Liberty take home chapter award

Young Americans for Liberty take home chapter award

Avaerie Fitzgerald, MANAGING EDITOR FOR AU LIVE

October 9, 2019

A combination of consistency, coalition-building and innovations of members are a few of the qualities that Jacob Nestle, president of AU’s Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), credits to the chapter’s recent win at the most recent YAL convention, which took place in Michigan. On Sept. 28, the second...

Banana Splittin’ returns as Homecoming Week 2019 event

Carrie Smith

October 6, 2019

Campus Activities Board (CAB) will host the 37th annual Banana Splittin’ competition as a part of Homecoming Week festivities on Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. in the Rybolt Academic Corridor. Banana Splittin’ consists of groups of five to eight people eating banana split sundaes and competing in several diff...

Get involved with the AU Way

Madison Graver

October 6, 2019

Making connections and getting involved is exactly what it takes to retain students for their entire college career. After noticing a high rate of transfers and students not making quality connections at the university, the faculty in the academic advising department decided to do something about it....

Panel discussion follows environmental film

Panel discussion follows environmental film

Lexi Portner

October 6, 2019

National Geographic documentary film, Paris to Pittsburgh, was shown on Oct. 1 in the auditorium of Hawkins-Conard Student Center as a part of the Symposium Against Indifference. Paris to Pittsburgh is a film about climate change and the movement of American communities who chose to uphold the Paris...

Flu season brings upon free vaccinations

Flu season brings upon free vaccinations

Hannah Witteman

October 6, 2019

As the weather gets cooler, flu season begins. For the past couple of years, the Ashland University Health Center has offered free flu shots for students. This year, the health center has received about 600 flu shots for students to protect their bodies against the flu. “We started giving flu...

Access Program: A new way to understand language

Frozen

October 4, 2019

AU’s Access Program is available for foreign students to register every two months to help improve their English skills . After summer break, the program welcomed a new batch of freshmen from China, Japan and Somalia. It is no secret that students from overseas have difficulty studying in a non-native...

New Common Ground room open to students

New Common Ground room open to students

Alayna Ross

October 3, 2019

The Common Ground room, located on the second floor of the Hawkins Conard Student Center, is now open to students and events tailored to address topics regarding diversity. For years, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion never had a permanent space dedicated to accommodating students and faculty...

Ashland University Launches New Program for Clubs

Sean Clark

October 3, 2019

Ashland University has launched their new system known as Engage Ashland. The system is a way for student organizations and clubs to interact with their members as well as inform other students about what their group is about. Students can go to the website, www.ashland.edu/engage, and view club pages...