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Business Spotlight: Eva’s Treats

Business Spotlight: Eva’s Treats

Nate Powalie

September 30, 2019

It’s a hot summer afternoon on the campus of AU and students are flocking down to a popular frozen yogurt and custard shop. Eva’s Treats, located at 601 Claremont Avenue, is about a five to ten-minute walk from the main campus. What Eva’s is most known for is their frozen yogurt and custard,...

Ashland County Fair wraps up for the year

Ashland County Fair wraps up for the year

Brooke Young, Nik Demers, and Hannah Witteman

September 22, 2019

While strolling around the fair, which ran from Sept. 15-21, there were many different forms of entertainment and educational opportunities happening for the community. Among the forms of entertainment were animal barns, fair rides, vendors and fair food, hobbies and craft buildings, as well as mus...

Archer Challenge Grant Established at AU

Archer Challenge Grant Established at AU

Steve Shrenkel

September 20, 2019

Ashland natives Bob and Jan Archer recently established the ‘Archer Challenge Grant’ where people all across Ohio are being challenged to help support Ashland University grounds and facilities. The grant will match a dollar for every dollar given in support of the project with their goal being...

One-Man Orchestra set to take Ashland stage

One-Man Orchestra set to take Ashland stage

Nate Powalie

September 20, 2019

Ashland University will be welcoming a new musical talent at 9 p.m. this Saturday in Redwood Hall. Normally when there is a performance coming to campus, it involves a band of two people or more, but this event will feature one-man orchestra performer, Noah Hoehn. According to his website, Noah is...

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...

Suicide prevention and awareness walk

Suicide prevention and awareness walk

Gracie Wilson, ASSISTANT EDITOR/ OPINION EDITOR

September 18, 2019

The Suicide Prevention Coalition of Ashland County is hosting a suicide prevention and awareness walk on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 1:30 p.m. at AU. “We like to say that ‘suicide prevention is everyone’s business,’” David Ross, associate director of the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland...

Morgan honors God and country during Ashland County Fair

Morgan honors God and country during Ashland County Fair

Grace Scarberry

September 18, 2019

Country music star Craig Morgan, honored God, military personnel and law enforcement officers during his performance at the Ashland County Fair Tuesday night. In the middle of his new song “Soldier,” Morgan invited each branch of the military as well as law enforcement officers to stand to thank...

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...