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Bils Battishill Brawl:Final Showdown

By Glenn Battishill and Chris Bils

April 25, 2013


Filed under FEATURES

Chris: For the second time in three issues, we have misled you by previewing a sport that we actually had no intention of playing. I know, I know, you probably think we were too stupid to realize that the Rec Center does not check out fencing equipment to amateurs or too lazy to trek all the way to Colum...

The Final Goodbye

By Glenn Battishill, Tyler Remmel, Elizabeth Bucheit, Chris Bils, and Melanie Sudar

April 25, 2013


Filed under OPINION

Tyler: So a senior column is like a rite of passage in the college newspaper world, right Glenn? Like, we’re supposed to write about all that sappy jazz, what we’re going to miss most, what we would have done differently and everything like that, right?Glenn: Yeah I think that’s what we are suppo...

Bioshock Infinite surpasses original

By Glenn Battishill

April 4, 2013


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

“Bring us the girl and wipe away the debt” is the simple message that launches players into the world of “Bioshock Infinite,” the new game by critically acclaimed studio, Irrational Games. The player assumes the role of Booker DeWitt, a man with a bloody history in debt to the wrong people, task...

Silence isn’t always golden

By Glenn Battishill

April 4, 2013


Filed under OPINION

Link, Gordon Freeman and Samus Aran are often lauded as three of the greatest video game characters of all time but what do the Hero of Time, a theoretical physicist and a space bounty hunter have in common? They’re all mute. The reason given as to why there are so many silent heroes is that a silent ...

Bils Battishill Brawl: Dance Central 2

By Glenn Battishill and Chris Bils

April 4, 2013


Filed under FEATURES

Glenn: Two years ago my brother and I thoroughly embarrassed ourselves by playing “Dance Central” for the Xbox 360 Kinect at a social gathering. Unlike other dance games like “Dance Dance Revolution” or “Just Dance” players in “Dance Central” have to use their entire body to pull off dance m...

Bils Battishill Bucheit Brawl- Women’s Lacrosse

By Chris Bils, Glenn Battishill and Elizabeth Bucheit

March 21, 2013


Filed under FEATURES

Glenn: This week’s Brawl, fencing, is possibly the most strategic sport. It is a sport of cunning, wits and speed. It’s all about mixing your attacks with your parrys and following those parrys with a riposte. It’s a sophisticated sport and one I’ve actually played a fair bit of. When I was a fre...

Bils Battishill Brawl: Playstation All-Stars: Battle Royale

By Glenn Battishill and Chris Bils

March 7, 2013


Filed under FEATURES

Glenn: Firstly, Sony’s “Playstation All-Stars: Battle Royale” is a shameless and blatant rip-off of Nintendo’s “Super Smash Brothers Brawl,” a game which I enjoy very much and am quite good at. Why, do you ask, are we not playing that much better game this week on the Brawl? Because that ga...

Kates construction forces change in backup location

By Glenn Battishill

March 7, 2013


Filed under NEWS

It was announced earlier this year that Kates Gymnasium would be getting a much needed renovation. Kates will be getting new bleachers, lights and a new floor as well as many other essential updates. However, these renovations have left the spring commencement planning committee in a jam while they try ...

Are you there God? It’s me, video games

By Glenn Battishill

March 7, 2013


Filed under OPINION

Video games are excessively violent; many modern games contain murder, violence, and some contain instances or scenes involving rape. For these reasons they are labeled as “for mature audience” and aren’t supposed to be placed within reach of children. Of course, many people still have a probl...

Alpha Phi Bail Out raises more money than expected

By Glenn Battishill

February 21, 2013


Filed under NEWS

Last week, students passing through the Student Center might have noticed people in cages asking for money. While it is always amusing to see your classmates or Tuffy in jail, the event was actually put on by Alpha Phi to raise money for their philanthropy. The event is a long-standing tradition for Alp...

A week at Ashland University

Collegian Staff

February 21, 2013


Filed under NEWS

During the week of Nov. 12, five Collegian reporters set out to cover the campus way. Chronicling snapshots of college events, these vignettes represent Ashland University in five days—detailing academic success, employment changes, sporting events and a special night in Convo. Monday, Nov. 12 It is n...

MyAU ready for more traffic

By Glenn Battishill

February 21, 2013


Filed under NEWS

Within a month Eagleweb will be completely defunct and will be replaced by a single site, myAU portal, that will provide easy access to WebAdvisor, Ashland email, registrar information, campus announcements, department and team collaboration sites. The site is accessible from Ashland.edu by going to the top...