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Why can’t dorms have AC?

Zach Read

September 21, 2018


Filed under OPINION

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


Filed under OPINION

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


Filed under OPINION

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


Filed under OPINION

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


Filed under OPINION

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


Filed under OPINION

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...

Letter to the editor: In response to the article titled, “A Different Kind of Romance: St. Valentine’s Day Experiences in the LGBT+ Community.”,

Benjamin McClay

March 16, 2018


Filed under OPINION

First of all, I wanted to acknowledge that the LGBT+ community is a community that embraces love and acceptance. These are two values that we all should strive to embody on a day to day basis. However, the type of acceptance that the community accepts is detrimental. I have several problems with the...

Getting rid of Chief Wahoo is a good thing

Getting rid of Chief Wahoo is a good thing

Bex Hunter, News Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under OPINION

I know that for a lot of people, Chief Wahoo is a nostalgic thing. It is their childhood. So when the Cleveland Indians announced that they would be removing the logo from the uniforms come 2019, it caused a bit of an uproar. And honestly, I do not get it. Chief Wahoo is a racist logo made...

Cleveland Indians should keep the Chief

Cleveland Indians should keep the Chief

Bree Gannon, Sports Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under OPINION

I went to my very first Indians game when I was around six years old. The stadium was still called ‘Jacob’s Field’, the hot dogs were $1 and the fireworks were beautiful. That day, my mom bought me my first Indians shirt. It was red with the word Indians written in blue cursive lettering with Chief...

Whole people finding whole love

Whole people finding whole love

Bella Pacinelli

February 2, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Author, Cheryl Strayed, has left me feeling inspired since watching the film adaptation of her memoir, Wild. This movie illustrates Strayed’s emotional and physical journey along the 1,000 mile Pacific Crest Trail. Dealing with the loss of her mother and recent divorce, she struggles to be remin...

An open letter to a tide pod

An open letter to a tide pod

Renee Borcas

February 2, 2018


Filed under OPINION

You are not to blame. In our advancedly sanitized world, I can only assume something must have gotten lost in translation when people started confusing your fresh, fruity scent as appetizing. It is not hard for people who are less than logical to understand that you are not some sort of candy-flavored...

The Meaning of Valentine’s Day

The Meaning of Valentine’s Day

Bella Pacinelli

February 2, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Ask 20 people their opinion about Valentine’s Day and you are likely to get 20 different answers. Some may say that they love it and look forward to spending time with a significant other. Another might say that Valentine’s Day is just stupid. Some may not hate the holiday, but hate how it...