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Ashland meme page gives students good laughs

By Glenn Battishill

February 23, 2012

Whether it’s about the Internet connection, Convo food or parking tickets, Ashland University students will always find something to joke about. When freshman commuter Breanna Kowal saw a friend post an image meme about their school, she thought it would be fun to create an AU centric meme page.Me...

Internship panel to be held at AU

By Cody White

October 5, 2011

The Career Services Center (CSC) is presenting an internship panel to be held Oct. 4 from 7-9 p.m. in the student center auditorium. This panel, organized by the CSC and student senate junior class president Shannon Frasher, will feature students who recently completed their internships. According to Kar...

College of Arts and Sciences does not recieve promised funding

By Cody White

September 14, 2011

After receiving $250,000 in one-time funds out of a promised $300,000 towards various projects and improvements, the College of Arts and Sciences has not received $45,000 intended for its base budget towards equipment repair and replacement. According to Dr. Dawn Weber, dean of the College of Arts and Scie...

A birthday in infamy

By Cody White

August 31, 2011

When people ask me when my birthday is or when I was born, I usually tell them that I was born in September of 1989. Usually, the conversation will thankfully stop there. The reason for this is not just because I don't like to promote it. I just don't want to make them feel awkward by revealing that...

Grappling and gorilla suits: The story of Jake Southwick

By Cody White

August 31, 2011

When asked about his dedication to the sport of wrestling, senior Jake Southwick has a saying he loves to tell people: "The day I stop wrestling is the day you'll see my name in the obituaries." Southwick found high success at the NCAA Division 2 National Championships held at the University of Nebraska thi...

Consider going shirtless

By Cody White

April 20, 2011

By the time thatyou read this, I will have performed in Hugo Young, shirtless andcovered in baby oil.I participated in this year's Greek Week, whichwas a great time all around. I got to play fun games and cheer onmy fraternity brothers and other friends. It proved to be a greatescape from my finals troub...

Boehner dinner postponed until June

By Cody White

April 13, 2011

A highly anticipated appearance by United States Speaker of the House John Boehner at the 26th Annual John M. Ashbrook Memorial Dinner has been postponed, according to the Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs. The dinner and Speaker Boehner's appearance, originally scheduled for April 8, have now been sla...

CSC offers contemporary career webinars

By Cody White

April 13, 2011

The Ashland University Career Services Center (CSC) is currently hosting a series of workshops and presentations deemed "webinars," that will cover a wide range of topics that are relevant to graduating seniors today, according to CSC Executive Director Diana Burns. Burns said the Grad Career Webina...

Don’t forget to breathe

By Cody White

April 13, 2011

As the year comes to a close, it is really easy to let your guard down and allow yourself to get so behind on homework and commitments that they wrap around you like a tangled mess of rope and wire. Trust me, that's where I am right now. A few of my story assignments for this issue (as had happened for past...

There’s always freedom in Philadelphia

By Cody White

March 30, 2011

The brisk andsunny weather seemed to enhance the hustle and bustle of downtownPhiladelphia on this particular Friday. Freedom was in theair.Constant movement across traffic-chokedstreets, pounding the pavement past all manner of store fronts andtired, huddled masses, and the innate need to look and listen toeverything...

AU holds classes in ancient Greece

AU holds classes in ancient Greece

By Cody White

March 30, 2011

With any student experience that takes place in a different country, there are multiple opportunities that can be captured for the students to grow and learn from. Depending on where one goes and for what reason, the possibilities of what can be explored are vast. For Associate Professor of Religion D...

Tuition increase lowest in 30 years

By Cody White

March 23, 2011

Ashland University will see a tuition increase next year, but administrators are assuring that it will be small compared to past increases and those seen at other universities. University Provost Dr. Frank Pettigrew said that tuition for next year will increase by 4 percent, but the cost of room and bo...