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Eagles double down on national championship team titles

Eagles double down on national championship team titles

Evan Laux

June 2, 2019

Many university track and field teams across the country would kill to have an NCAA national championship title under their belt, but for Ashland University, one alone wasn’t enough. On March 9, Ashland’s men’s track and field team won its first ever NCAA Division II indoor team national championship...

Campus Updates Improve Student Life On And Off Campus

Campus Updates Improve Student Life On And Off Campus

Ingrid Schmidt and John Margida

April 24, 2019

Many improvements are being made around the Ashland University campus thanks in large part to the facilities department and safety services. Rick Ewing, Vice President of Operations and Planning at AU said that the university has been making lots of improvements both on and off of the main campus...

Kylie Asmus: The First Basewoman

Kylie Asmus: The First Basewoman

Cassidy Tolliver

April 24, 2019

The Ashland University Women’s Softball Team stands 16-12 in the conference and 31-19 overall. This makes the softball team 3rd in the GLIAC conference for this season. First baseman and senior, Kylie Asmus, has aided to the wins for the team with her .320 batting average and 24 runs scored. Asmus...

WRDL’s annual Vinylthon success

WRDL’s annual Vinylthon success

Avaerie Fitzgerald

April 17, 2019

College radio stations are notorious for playing the same pop tracks over and over again, but 88.9 FM WRDL was one of the few colleges to mix it up last weekend. Vinylthon is an event that Ashland University’s radio station has taken part in for four years now after past success. The event requires that the ...

#LoganStrong

#LoganStrong

Zach Read

April 12, 2019

“Find moments of significance in your life that make you a better athlete and a better person.” This was the quote that Ashland University Head Track and Field Coach Jud Logan gave to his team at the beginning of the 2018-2019 season in September. Little did Logan know that the quote would be his...

JT Siurek: Giving back to nature one tree at a time

JT Siurek: Giving back to nature one tree at a time

Evan Laux

April 11, 2019

According to Time Magazine, the world is home to more than 3 trillion trees; however, the global tree population has fallen 46% since the beginning of human civilization. Every year, 15 billion trees are cut down The environment is a hot topic in both politics and society, where younger generations are fe...

A team player

A team player

Cassidy Tolliver

March 26, 2019

The Ashland University Women’s Lacrosse Team is heading towards the end of their season, but it doesn’t stop there. For junior lacrosse player Sofia Michael, it is much more than a one season a year event. Michael attended Junior College for lacrosse before attending Ashland University and...

The final game

The final game

Bree Gannon, Managing Editor

March 17, 2019

A historic season that started on Nov. 9, 2018 ended on March 16, 2019. The second best start in program history. Senior forward Phil Frentsos owns the record for most games played at Ashland. Head Coach John Ellenwood reached 200 career wins. Redshirt senior guard Ben Haraway reached 1,00...

Eagles prepare for NCAA matchup vs. Southern Indiana

Eagles prepare for NCAA matchup vs. Southern Indiana

Zach Read

March 15, 2019

As announced on March 10, the Ashland University men’s basketball team is taking their dancing shoes to Romeoville, Ill. to play in the NCAA tournament. After coming off a regular season record of 23-6 and losing in the first round of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament,...

AUWBB looks to make another run in NCAA tournament

AUWBB looks to make another run in NCAA tournament

Zach Read

March 15, 2019

The stage is the same, but the scene is a bit different this year as the Ashland University women’s basketball team will not be hosting the Midwest Regionals of the 2018-2019 NCAA Division II women’s basketball tournament. The Eagles (29-2) as the No. 4 team in the Midwest Region will instead...

Eagles win first ever national title

Eagles win first ever national title

Zach Read

March 10, 2019

One point is what decided the NCAA Division II Men’s Indoor Track and Field National Championship on Saturday in Pittsburgh, Kansas, and the 13 men from Ashland, Ohio were able to bring home the program’s first ever team national title. It all came down to the final event, the 4x400-meter relay for t...

Eagles for PRIDE vs AU’s Social Issue Policy

Eagles for PRIDE vs AU’s Social Issue Policy

Avaerie Fitzgerald and Kaitlyn Moore

March 1, 2019

After Eagles for PRIDE’s third year without being accepted for charter, the Board of Trustees is currently in the process of redefining the social issues policy on campus to help clarify the charter process for clubs. Every year, student organizations on campus are required to go through a process i...