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The Student News Site of Ashland University

AU Live

The Student News Site of Ashland University

AU Live

Implications of social media on college students

Katelyn Meeks March 21, 2022

This past year, I have taken on the role of managing the social media accounts of The Collegian. I personally think social media is a great tool to utilize in connecting with others and keeping up with...

Letter from the editor

Katelyn Meeks March 21, 2022

When I first came to college, my biggest fears were screwing up, letting others down, and attempting new things. Now, after being at college for a semester, I understand that you need to try new things...


March 21, 2022

The College of Democrats John Miller - Vice President The Ashland University College Democrats are dedicated to sharing the ideals of the Democratic Party across campus and working to support Democratic...

A love-hate relationship

Emma Ramsey, Opinion Editor February 25, 2022

To be completely honest, I have a love-hate relationship with winter. I am not the biggest fan of the cold. 45 degrees is about where I draw the line at the level of cold that I can handle. Any colder,...

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: A Spring semester like no other

Zoe Bogarty, News Editor February 10, 2022

Spring semester is the semester where everyone comes back from winter break, refreshed and ready to take on whatever challenges the new year brings. Or so I’ve heard time and time again. Truthfully,...

Meet AU’s Clubs – The Alexander Hamilton Society

Konrad J. Hodgman, Club President February 10, 2022

The Alexander Hamilton Society (AHS) is a nonpartisan, nationwide organization focused on providing spaces and opportunities for student success and learning in the field of foreign policy and national...

Meet AU’s Clubs – Drop of a Hat

Bethany Double, Club President February 10, 2022

The Drop of a Hat Players are Ashland University’s traveling musical theater revue troupe, with a goal of being able to perform anywhere at the “drop of a hat”! Since the early 1990s, we’ve been...


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...

Letter from the Editor: An err in wording

Avaerie Fitzgerald February 5, 2021

Some say to err on the side of caution is the safest way to live one’s life. It prevents blunders and upset, calms the crowds, and soothes one’s own mind. A common blunder is the misstep that some...

The Ohio State Reformatory, just off U.S. Route 30, is one of the most haunted places in America- making it a great stop for Halloween.

Editor picks: Pumpkin places, spooky spaces

Avaerie Fitzgerald October 19, 2020

Pumpkin Head Pumpkin Patch This grab n’ go patch is a short distance from the Ohio State Reformatory. Visitors are encouraged to pick their own pumpkin from the vine, or select one of the many types...

The AU community pays their respects to all who were lost on September 11, 2001.

May we never forget to remember

Gracie Wilson, Collegian Managing Editor September 11, 2020

Maybe I don’t have a lot of room to talk because I was only a year and a half old. Maybe it doesn’t matter what I say since I don’t actually remember anything about that day. Or, maybe four simple...

The lack of sorority houses at AU

The lack of sorority houses at AU

Gracie Wilson, Leah Burtscher, and Cass Tolliver February 20, 2020

In case you have not noticed, Ashland University’s campus has three fraternity houses and zero sorority houses. The sororities on campus each have a “suite” in a wing of Clark, an all female dorm...

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