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The Student News Site of Ashland University

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Accessibility, Disabilities and AU

Emma Ramsey, Opinion Editor April 22, 2022

Accessibility on college campuses has always been a point of concern for students with disabilities. When looking at the accessibility of Ashland University’s campus in particular, there has been an...

Autism Awareness Month

Nate Powalie, Sports Columnist April 8, 2022

Poet T.S. Eliot once said that “April is the cruelest month.” For students who live with autism, April is a time to recognize what they live with. For those who don’t know, I live with autism...

Meal plans in need of updating

Gracie Wilson, Collegian Managing Editor April 1, 2022

Upon touring Ashland University, everyone raves about how good the student dining services are and how amazing the food is. To an extent, they are right. The food is good. But the plans in place for students...

Females in film

Emma Ramsey, Opinion Editor April 1, 2022

Lina Wertmüller, Jane Campion, Sofia Coppola, Kathryn Bigelow, Greta Gerwig, Chloé Zhao and Emerald Fennell. Seven women with one common trait that binds them all together in a unique way. As a young...

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...

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...

The Pan-African flag created by Marcus Garvey and photoshopped by Chante Rutherford.

Column: A look into Black History Month

Chante Rutherford, Reporter February 19, 2021

Every February marks the start of Black History Month. This is a recognition that many classrooms, companies, and cities around the country have begun to celebrate.  The celebration is on account of...

Valentines Day is Sunday, Feb. 14

Valentine’s date night: COVID-19 edition

Gracie Wilson, Collegian Managing Editor February 10, 2021

We all know that COVID-19 has thrown a wrench in the plans since about this time last year. Birthdays, Summer vacations, Thanksgiving dinners and Christmas gatherings all looked different or did not take...

Logan O’Lasky prepares for a class in Founder’s Hall with Dr. Vaughan.

YES v. NO: Do you feel safe coming back to campus?

Nick Stupka and Katie Foster February 5, 2021

YES (written by Nick Stupka) As students continue their studies through the pandemic, some may worry about their safety and wellbeing while being on campus and going to face to face classes. But as...

Best of Halloween’s classic films

Best of Halloween’s classic films

Alayna Ross October 19, 2020

With Halloween just around the corner, there is no better way to get into the spooky spirit than snuggling under a fluffy blanket, baking some delicious Pillsbury ready-to-bake pumpkin sugar cookies and...

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