AU Live

‘Of Mice and Men’ play portrays complexities of life

By Amanda Eakin

October 7, 2010

This October, AshlandUniversity’s Theater Department will be showcasing John Steinbeck’s“Of Mice and Men,” a novel-turned-play that delves into the natureof friendship and humanity.   Performances will be Oct. 15, 16, 22and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 24 at 2 p.m.   The Oct. 22 performance will b...

Students grill Convo for cheesy friday favorite

By Amanda Eakin

September 30, 2010

The start of the semester marked several changes with Convo's menu, yet the one that captured the most attention was the absence of grilled cheese on Fridays. The traditional American comfort food was always served during Friday lunches, typically paired with a steaming bowl of tomato soup. Yet when...

Escalating elevator tension

By Amanda Eakin

September 30, 2010

You are waiting for the elevator to go up to your room. Not a soul lingers nearby, leaving you to your fleeting thoughts as you continue to wait. The annoying bleeps of the elevator drag you out of your sleep-deprived trance. As the doors part, you shuffle in absentmindedly, pressing your floor number....

Monte B’s enforces new cover charge

By Amanda Eakin

September 22, 2010

It was a very bitter time in many Ashland University students' lives when they discovered the new cover charge being implemented at their favorite local bar. Monte B's, a popular bar where students go to unwind in downtown Ashland, began charging 18- to 20-year-olds $3 for admission, starting in late...

Fishbowl Fears: No Trespassing?

By Amanda Eakin

September 22, 2010

It's common knowledge that there are off-limit areas in Convo. If you have the nerve - or stupidity - to wander into a section you do not belong to, prepare to face the consequences. The evil eye, angry whispers, maybe even a verbal assault. I'm sure there have been times the oblivious victim has been...