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Searching for a new brand

By Melanie Sudar

October 11, 2012

What comes to mind when you think of Ashland University? Home? Excellence? Accent on the individual? This year, Ashland University is hoping to change the university’s brand, in order to bring about change. The new branding initiative began over the summer. Surveys were conducted for both students and ...

Get your green on

Teresa Williams

March 1, 2012

Students can showcase their style and desire to help the environment at the third annual Green Fashion Show at 7:30 p.m. April 18 in Redwood Hall. Organized by the AU Recycling Department, Campus Activities Board (CAB) and Community Care’s Green Team, this event is one aspect of Ashland University’s Green...

Guest columnist: A response on the decision to not televise women’s basketball

By Alex Jones

February 24, 2012

I feel it necessary to begin this column with a slight disclaimer Let me begin by saying I have nothing but respect for Bill Goldring. He is a fine athletic director and a good man. However, respect for a person does not mean complete agreement with that person’s policy, and that respectful disagre...

Volleyball above .500 after first week of play

By Byron Renya-Corzo

September 15, 2011

The volleyball team has now played more than a week's worth of games, and has started the season well. They still have room for improvement, however. The Eagles went 2-2 at the UIndy Invitational Sept. 2 and 3 to start the season. This past weekend, the Eagles went 2-1 to start their league play in th...

Softball goes 5-1 over 3-day homestand

By Niko Blankenship

March 31, 2011

If you score 12 runs in a game, and your pitcher only gives up one hit, chances are in the game of softball you are only playing five innings. In a weekend that saw the Eagles play six games in just over 48 hours, a shortened game was the perfect recipe to start the weekend.  Hillsdale Game 1 Junior p...

Miles leads AU to third place finish

By Nick Zavarella

March 31, 2011

  The Ashland University women's golf team placed third over the weekend at the Northern Kentucky Spring Invitational. Senior Annie Miles led AU finishing as the medalist. AU shot 629 (+53) in a third place tie with California (PA). DePauw (624/+48) as well as Indianapolis (624/+48) finished in a first pl...

Track team gives solid showing at Kent State

By AU Sports Info

February 24, 2011

The Ashland University track and field teams were at the Kent State Tune Up Saturday to work out all the kinks before next week's GLIAC Championships at Saginaw Valley State. The Eagles did not take full teams to Kent State, but the contingent that went gave a strong showing. The AU women took the top...

Miller Hall set to tumble down over winter break

Miller Hall is set to be demolished after the fall 2010 semester ends.

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...

Editorial: AU says goodbye, but the legacies of those lost live on

December 2, 2010

Fall 2010 has been a semester of goodbyes for Ashland University. In September, the Ashland community said goodbye to an innovative and inspiring professor, Dr. June Patton, who died in a car accident. Just last week, a heart attack brought the loss of longtime administrator Paul Ditlevson, known for his...

AU to take on ODU for the first time Saturday

By Matt Brubaker

November 4, 2010

New opponents bring new challenges to a coaching staff and team. This week, the challenge for the Ashland University football team is the Panthers from Ohio Dominican. The Panthers, in their first year in the GLIAC, are 2-6 as Ashland comes in as the hottest team in the GLIAC, winning their last five gam...

Sklars discuss life at AU, reflect on Internet issues, Finks, ‘Fluffy the Eagle’

By Cody White

October 21, 2010

After their crowd-pleasing stand-up performance at Ashland University over homecoming weekend, the Sklar brothers sat down for an in-depth interview (much of which was featured in the Oct. 7 issue of The Collegian and can still be read on the website). Toward the end of the conversation, Randy and Jaso...

Housewright sparks Eagles, upend Wayne State, 40-35

Housewright sparks Eagles, upend Wayne State, 40-35

By Matt Brubaker

October 21, 2010

Detroit, Mich. has not been the friendliest city to the Ashland University football team in years past, but this weekend would be different, as the Eagles defeated the Wayne State Warriors, 40-35 for their third consecutive win.The Eagles improved to 4-3 on the year and evened their GLIAC record at 3...