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Student Spotlight: Wages basks in numerous successes

Student Spotlight: Wages basks in numerous successes

By Amanda Eakin

January 27, 2011

Back in late November of last year, Phillip Wages, a current senior, received the notification that he had received the prestigious Pfizer Undergraduate Student Travel Award. Only five students nationwide were selected. "I've learned about this award two years ago as a minority graduate- this university doesn't get...

CAB brings in new acts to keep students entertained on campus

By Amanda Eakin

January 20, 2011

Although one can assert there is nothing to do in Ashland, Campus Activities Board makes it difficult to say the same about activities taking place within campus grounds. "We truly have a great set of events this semester," Amber Bollinger, the co-leader of CAB, said. "I think that all of the enterta...

My personal 12 pains of Christmas

By Amanda Eakin

December 2, 2010

One lonely dollar: Approximately one dollar might remain in my checking account when I'm done with my holiday shopping. I wonder how I'm going to pay for textbooks next semester. But how silly of me - that's what credit cards are for! Two gingerbread houses: Every year, my sister and I resolve to purc...

Miller Hall set to tumble down over winter break

Miller Hall set to tumble down over winter break

By Amanda Eakin

December 2, 2010

In the near future, students will be packing their bags and returning to their homes for winter break. Over the course of the month-long vacation, Ashland University will be undergoing several changes, resulting in a slightly changed-or perhaps updated-campus. Specifically, when students flock back i...

A dazzling holiday shopping experience

By Amanda Eakin

November 18, 2010

With the race to the end of the semester rapidly approaching, another race will soon begin. The holiday season is advancing at an alarming rate, which means students will soon partake in the mad scramble for gifts in the spirit of Christmas. On the other hand, the scavenger hunt for holiday gifts doesn...

Parsons sparkles with life successes

By Amanda Eakin

November 11, 2010

When searching for the right college, many seek out a range of options, some even going so far as to visit campuses multiple times. Not Ashton Parsons, a junior from Lancaster who was immediately drawn to Ashland University just from visiting her older brother Andrew, who graduated from AU in 2009. "I...

‘High School Musical’?

By Amanda Eakin

November 3, 2010

Don't be fooled by the title-"High School Musical" suggests a bouncy, sing-along, sugar-injected existence. We're "all in this together," right? Wrong. I'm specifically referring to the elements that make an institution a high school. In a high school, there are rules that need to be followed, and not just i...

Art Club creates unique costume party

By Amanda Eakin

November 3, 2010

In the spirit of Halloween, the AU Art Club held its first-ever costume party Oct. 28 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Jennifer Winkler, co-president of the Art Club, felt it was a good idea to have the costume party because it went beyond the realm of activities typically endorsed in the club. "We've never done ...

Trick-or-tramp: Halloween hos are a no-no

By Amanda Eakin

October 27, 2010

Back when you were a kid, Halloween was about one thing, and one thing only: candy. Reese's, Snickers, Sour Patch, Nerds, 3 Musketeers, Skittles, bottom-of-the-bag Tootsie Rolls, you name it, all of it was ingested to give you a sugar high that could last up to 12 hours. Flash forward to college. You're...

Come one, come all

By Amanda Eakin

October 21, 2010

This year's family weekend is bound to be a whimsical, fun-packed experience for students and their families to spend time together throughout the carnival-themed extravaganza from Oct. 22 to Oct. 24. "This year, we've decided to do something a little different by having a carnival theme instead of the tradit...

The Ripple Effect: One action, one word, is all it takes

By Amanda Eakin

October 14, 2010

Bullying has always been a common part of the school experience, whether you're in fifth grade or 12th grade. Unfortunately, I can guarantee that everyone has had at least one experience in which they felt threatened or harassed. Maybe someone shouted out "slut" to you while passing by in the halls, or "a...

Pizza Pizza, Pizza Fan Fest: Dishing out the finest pizzerias in Ashland

By Amanda Eakin

October 7, 2010

As a flavorful highlight to Ashland University's homecoming, seven pizzerias-and one pub-whipped out countless amounts of pizza slices to the public for free.The event took place Saturday in the Amstutz parking lot from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.Each establishment served customers side-by-side in two long tables...