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The Student News Site of Ashland University

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The Student News Site of Ashland University

AU Live

Caleb Cody is an Ashbrook Scholar at AU who believes voting is important for college students.

Student Votes Matter

Nick Stupka November 2, 2021

Voting can form varying viewpoints within  any group of people and the students of Ash land University are no exception. College  students often feel strongly about going out  and voting or don’t...

Local business spotlight of the week

Mackenzie Pflum, Reporter October 4, 2021

“Oh my goodness, i’m so obsessed.” This sentence exited my mouth more times than I can count while inside the local Knick Knack gift shop, Fig & Oak, in downtown Ashland.  If you’re...


Katie Foster, AU-Live Managing Editor September 24, 2021

The best season of the year is upon us; Fall. The air gets colder, allowing us to bundle up in our favorite sweaters, instead of overheating in the dorms. The leaves start to change into their beautiful...

The Struggles of Being Vegetarian/Vegan at AU

Aliyah Sheppard, Multimedia Editor September 24, 2021

As the restaurants on campus open back up to full capacity and full service, many students go to the two big dining places: Convo and Eagles Nest. You will always see students in these locations eating...


Gracie Wilson and Ben Voelker September 24, 2021

GUARDIANS GRACIE WILSON It doesn’t take a keen sports eye to see the debates stemming from Cleveland Baseball this summer. On July 24, the Cleveland Indians announced they would be changing...

Political hypocrisy in the wake of an election year

Grace Scarberry, Reporter April 22, 2021

Political Hypocrisy is not uncommon. One party spends four-eight years bashing the opposing side, saying the most ridiculous things, which is confronted with a firm rebuttal as to why one should just accept...

OP-ED: Dear Students of Ashland University

OP-ED: Dear Students of Ashland University

Faculty and Administration April 14, 2021

Dear Students of Ashland University, As faculty and staff, we are disheartened to learn about recent events related to the Clothesline Project and, more broadly, the way that sexual assault claims have...

Op-Ed: Open Letter to AU from Alum/Current Students

Op-Ed: Open Letter to AU from Alum/Current Students

Erika Gallion + 222 signees April 11, 2021

To Ashland University President and Board of Trustees: We, Ashland University alumna, along with current students, are writing in regards to the troubling actions and inactions the institution has taken/not...

March marks Womens History Month

March marks Women’s History Month

Zoe Bogarty, News Editor March 30, 2021

Women are the backbone of society. Having a month dedicated to our achievements and celebrating each other is both a pivotal acknowledgment of the role women play in society and how far we have come as...

IMA Accounting Club shares importance of connections for earning a career

IMA Accounting Club shares importance of connections for earning a career

LIindsey Crone, IMA President March 30, 2021

The AU IMA accounting club hosted an internship panel this fall. The link to view it is  We had four student panelists with a variety of experiences at different companies...

Views from The Valentine on Broadway in Nashville.

Rooftop rivieras and friends in low places

Gracie Wilson, Collegian Managing Editor March 26, 2021

Music City. The Athens of the South. The capital of Christ and Country. Nashville, Tennessee.  A weekend in Nashville was certainly the cure for the no spring break blues and a perfect way to get off...

Jordann Lopata and Jillian Rekulak in CO for spring break 2020.

Would having a spring break decrease burnout?

Zoe Bogarty, News Editor March 12, 2021

Spring break is the third most anticipated vacation time for students, next to winter and summer break. It’s time for vacation, traveling, and most importantly a week off of school. Because of COVID-19,...

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