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Shutdown showdown: A look inside the longest government shutdown

Shutdown showdown: A look inside the longest government shutdown

Avaerie Fitzgerald & 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...

Business Spotlight: Masterminds

Business Spotlight: Masterminds

Bree Gannon & Zach Read

January 31, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE

For our first business spotlight, we chose to go to Masterminds. Masterminds is located at 33 W Main Street, about a 10-12 minute walk from campus. Masterminds’ has two escape rooms and a game library with over 300 board and card games. We both have never been and decided it was time to check out what...

Esports inaugural season looks promising at halfway point

Esports inaugural season looks promising at halfway point

Zach Read

January 31, 2019


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The newly formed Ashland University Esports team kicked off their inaugural season in the fall of 2018 and have stayed busy ever since. E-gamers flooded into AU looking for a chance to earn a chance to play video games competitively and have the opportunity to represent a university. The athletes...

Noble a hug part of Eagles success

Noble a hug part of Eagles success

Nate Powalie and Zach Read

January 31, 2019


Filed under SHOWCASE, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

It is Feb. 10, 2018, and Kates Gymnasium is packed as the Ashland University men’s basketball team hosts the No. 3 team in the country, Ferris State. With 1.5 seconds left in regulation, the Eagles nail a corner three right next to the bench to put them up 76-73. There is pandemonium in the gym....

“Team One” is underway at AU

“Team One” is underway at AU

Cass Toliver

January 31, 2019


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

On Sep. 11, 2017 Ashland University’s athletic department declared that women’s lacrosse will be added as a varsity intercollegiate sport for the 2018-2019 school year. With that in place, an inaugural season is now underway for the AU women’s lacrosse team, also known as Team One. “I’m...

Departure of Former Provost Chang Drives in Interim

Departure of Former Provost Chang Drives in Interim

Avaerie Fitzgerald

January 28, 2019


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Dr. Eun-Woo Chang resigned unexpectedly from his position as Provost at Ashland University during winter break. Dr. Todd Marshall, former Associate Provost is now fulfilling the role of Interim Provost, as well as maintaining his positions in the Correctional Education Program and the College of Online...

AU receives Healthy Workplace Award

AU receives Healthy Workplace Award

Evan Laux

January 28, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS, SHOWCASE

AU has received its first Healthy Workplace Award from the Healthy Business Council of Ohio (HBCO) for providing and encouraging healthy practices to its employees and faculty. Deborah Sullivan, the AU Director of Campus Wellness, will be traveling to the Nationwide Conference Center of Columbus in...

#DanTheMan: Remembering Danny Krispinsky

#DanTheMan: Remembering Danny Krispinsky

January 28, 2019


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Danny Krispinsky, women’s head soccer coach, passed away following a long and courageous battle with cancer on Jan. 1 at the age of 35. Krispinsky was an Ashland native that inspired those around him to live their lives to the fullest and with a positive mindset. He used his strong faith and turned...

Men’s basketball: Making history one game at a time

Men’s basketball: Making history one game at a time

Bree Gannon

January 18, 2019


Filed under SHOWCASE, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Terry Bradshaw once said, “When you have something to prove, there is nothing greater than a challenge.” The greatest challenge the Ashland University men’s basketball team has faced is being better than they were in previous seasons. 13-0. The second best start to a season in program history...

Brandon Campo sentenced to 180 days in drug case

Brandon Campo sentenced to 180 days in drug case

Bree Gannon and Zach Read

January 18, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS/COMMUNITY, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Eight months after his initial arrest for drug charges, Brandon Campo, former Ashland University employee and son of AU President Carlos Campo, was sentenced to 180 days in jail and a $500 fine. Campo plead guilty on Dec. 12 to child endangerment and possession of Schedule IV drugs, both first deg...

New year, same goals for AU women’s basketball

New year, same goals for AU women’s basketball

Zach Read

January 18, 2019


Filed under SHOWCASE, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

As the new year dawns in 2019, the second half of the season is underway for the sixth-ranked Ashland University women’s basketball team as they start another run towards postseason success. The Eagles (15-1, 7-1 GLIAC) are not new to the concept of success, but adversity in the regular season is...

No days off for athletes over winter break

No days off for athletes over winter break

David Amsden

January 18, 2019


Filed under SHOWCASE, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Ashland University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Orlando, Fla. over winter break for their annual training trip. It’s a time for the team to train, laugh, travel and make memories as a team. On the morning of Dec. 31 at 2:30 a.m., the team departed from Ashland,...