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#LoganStrong

#LoganStrong

Zach Read

April 12, 2019


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

“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


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS, SHOWCASE

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...

The final game

The final game

Bree Gannon, Managing Editor

March 17, 2019


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

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


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

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


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

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


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

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


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

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...

A tale of two seniors

A tale of two seniors

Bree Gannon

March 1, 2019


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

“They have been able to lead this team by their actions. They are two of our hardest workers, they are steady, consistent and I think that is an incredibly important quality in a leader.” Ashland University women’s basketball head coach Kari Pickens stated the above after being asked about...

Nursing room opens at Ashland University

Nursing room opens at Ashland University

Bella Pacinelli

February 20, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Ashland University’s new Nursing Mother’s Room is now open to faculty, staff, students and visitors on the second floor of the Hawkins-Conard Student Center. The idea for this project was presented to Dr. Deborah Sullivan, Director of AU’s Campus Wellness. “I have what I’d call an advisory...

Grappler looks to make their mark in postseason

Grappler looks to make their mark in postseason

Samantha Didion

February 15, 2019


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Ashland University wrestling team is winding down their season and have their sights set on the bigger meets to make the most of their 2018-2019 year. The eagles had a successful finish last year, placing fifth as a team at the Division II National Championships. They ended with two national champions,...

AU baseball looks to build on 2018 season

AU baseball looks to build on 2018 season

Mason Jones

February 15, 2019


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

It may be cold outside, but the Ashland University baseball team is certainly keeping warm inside with indoor practices, workouts and exercises to prepare for the upcoming 2019 season. AU was recently selected to win the GLIAC championship in the preseason coaches poll prior to the start of the 2019...

Shutdown showdown: A look inside the longest government shutdown

Shutdown showdown: A look inside the longest government shutdown

Avaerie Fitzgerald and Zach Read

February 5, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS, SHOWCASE

The United States Federal Government recently put a temporary end to the shutdown that became the longest in United States history, lasting 35 days and costing $6 billion. On Jan. 25, President Donald Trump signed a short-term stop-gap spending bill that would reopen the government temporarily until...