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The Freshman Survival Guide

The Freshman Survival Guide

Cassidy Tolliver

August 21, 2019

College is a fun, yet extremely stressful time of our lives. Life-long friendships will be made, sleep will be lost and assignments will definitely be turned in late. As an incoming college freshman, jumping into this chapter of your life can be scary and uncomfortable. The goal of this freshman survival...

A review of the latest Marvel movie

A review of the latest Marvel movie

Bella Pacinelli

April 3, 2019

I must admit, I do not normally watch this movie genre but I could not pass up the opportunity to discuss the portrayal of feminism within the new Captain Marvel. With negatively pre-judged reviews, Marvel Studios’ first female-led film undoubtedly sparked controversy. So much so, that Rotten Tomatoes...

Alcohol Rules

Hannah Witteman

January 8, 2019

It’s no surprise to anyone that the drinking age is 21, however, Ashland University is a dry campus which does not allow alcohol on university grounds even if the student is 21 or older. If any student is caught, they may have to attend a student conduct meeting and if found guilty, they can face...

Pit Bulls: Judged Unfairly

Adie Goodyear

January 8, 2019

Pit Bulls are being looked at in the wrong light. As far as I can remember, I have never owned an aggressive dog. I have owned dogs when I was little and they were always well behaved and never bit any person that came near them. However, I have been around many dogs that have been aggressive. A dog’s...

Letter to the editor: In response to the submission from Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation

Avaerie Fitzgerald

October 27, 2018

In response to the submission by Ms. Mulac, Coordinator, External Affairs for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, pertaining to my recent article “Oil and gas companies explore Northeast Ohio for fracking opportunities”,  I would like to offer the following responses to her letter: Addressing M...

Letter to the editor: In response to article titled “Oil and gas companies explore Northeast Ohio for fracking opportunities”

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation

October 27, 2018

AU Live published an article detailing the exploratory operations of both Cabot and TransCanada in the north central Ohio area. In the article, the author quoted several members of the community who are vocal about their negative attitude about the oil and natural gas industry. It is disappointi...

Why can’t dorms have AC?

Zach Read

September 21, 2018

Why do the dorm rooms at Ashland University not have any air conditioning? That is the question that every student living at AU has had since they moved in. When students moved into AU four weeks ago, they were met with blistering heat that made them want to go back home to their nice air conditionin...

Letter to the Editor

Executive Board of Eagles for PRIDE

September 21, 2018

EDITOR'S NOTE: To submit your own letter to the editor email @[email protected]   Most people on campus are aware of Eagles for PRIDE, the LGBTQ+ group focused on creating a community for marginalized members of society, but not everyone is, we’re sure. History lesson: Eagles for ...

Why can’t upperclassmen live off-campus?

Rachel Ramsey

September 21, 2018

Living on campus can be a great experience. Whether it’s meeting new friends, being close to Convo and the Eagle’s Nest or living right next door to your classes, you can make plenty of memories living in the dorms. But, it’s becoming harder every year to get into the senior apartments on campus...

On or off campus- meal plan is the way to go!

Samantha Didion

September 3, 2018

Nothing can compare to that feeling when you walk through those two beautiful sets of glass doors and go right up to a welcoming smile of one of the convo workers. The smell of freshly cooked food flooding your nose from almost every direction, unlimited amounts just sitting there at your fingerti...

Teachers should be able to carry

Teachers should be able to carry

Kaitlyn Moore

March 16, 2018

The amount of school shootings that have happened so far this year is horrendous. Places where children go to learn and grow as people should be free from fear of injury and death, and my heart goes out to all of the students, teachers, families, and communities affected by them. Let me start by saying...

Teachers should not carry a firearm

Teachers should not carry a firearm

Bex Hunter

March 16, 2018

After the devastating school shooting in Parkland, Fla., President Trump defended the idea to arm teachers in schools via Twitter. Since then, there has been a country-wide debate about the issue. One that goes much further than the usual gun control debate. First of all, guns in schools are the...