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“Sunday in the Park with George” premiering at AU

By Ethan Greenberger

February 3, 2011

This February, Ashland University's Theater Department brings to the stage a powerful, Pulitzer prize- winning play, "Sunday in the Park with George," by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. The play will be showing from Feb. 17 through 19 and 23 through 26, at 7:30 p.m. Its final performances will be ...

‘Deathly Hallows’ marks near-end of beloved series

By Ethan Greenberger

November 18, 2010

Magic is in the air as students of all ages prepare for the opening of the first installment of the final chapter of the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One, which hits theaters at 12:01 a.m. on Friday Nov. 19. As many students have plans to attend this, it is sure to b...

‘Marisol’ play a team effort

By Ethan Greenberger

November 3, 2010

Winner of the 1993 Obie award for playwriting, "Marisol" by Jose Rivera comes to Ashland University this month. "Marisol" is about a woman who lives in New York as a copy editor for a local publisher. One night, after being viciously attacked, her guardian angel tells her that he must stop being her gua...

Authors come to Ashland

By Ethan Greenberger

November 3, 2010

With National Novel Writing Month, a month dedicated to promoting fiction and novel writing, taking place this November, the Ashland Public Library will be hosting visits from five Ohio authors. Authors Mike Johnson, Kristina McBride, Shelly Shepard Gray, Dandi Daley Mackall and Boone Bunn will talk about...

AU men model bras, embrace Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Ethan Greenberger

November 3, 2010

Who has the best ta-tas on campus? Well, you might be surprised to find out it's a man. Ashland University's Colleges Against Cancer organization hosted the Pretty in Pink Fashion show Thursday, Oct. 21 in order to promote breast cancer awareness. Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) is dedicated to furtherin...

Ashland fights breast cancer

By Ethan Greenberger

October 27, 2010

Who has the best ta-tas on campus? Well, you might be surprised to find out it's a man. Ashland University's Colleges Against Cancer organization hosted the Pretty in Pink Fashion show Thursday, Oct. 21 in order to promote breast cancer awareness. Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) is dedicated to furtherin...

Improved plans in place for Passages publication, professor says

By Ethan Greenberger

October 14, 2010

On Oct. 4, Ashland University's student-produced literary magazine, Passages, hosted its first student reading of the year. Passages is a student publication of original student work in fiction, non-fiction and poetry created by students. Passages editor-in-chief Javier Garcia-Wasnich talked about t...

Student director takes the stage

By Ethan Greenberger

September 30, 2010

As the semester draws onward and winter begins to set in, we get ever closer to the opening of Ashland University's production of "Marisol," student directed by senior Lauren Yobbagy. Yobbagy, who has been a part of many shows here at Ashland both on stage and behind the scenes, has been preparing f...

Film club seeks ‘reel’ experience

By Ethan Greenberger

September 30, 2010

By day, they focus on class. By night, they focus on "Adjusting Focus," a Web series created by a handful of Ashland University students who wanted to try their hand at making a sit-com. Sophomores Glenn Battishill, Dan Griffin, Jeff McNerney, Kristina Hoskins and senior Brad Eustathios started the c...

A+ for “Easy A”

By Ethan Greenberger

September 22, 2010

Recently, the new movie "Easy A," starring Emma Stone, Penn Badgley and Amanda Bynes, premiered in theaters across the nation. Influenced strongly by the novel "The Scarlet Letter," by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the movie is based around a girl named Olive Penderghast (Emma Stone) who, up until the start of the st...