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Getting involved: making freshman year count

By Radley Stahl

August 14, 2013

Being a freshman, at a new college, in a new city, filled with new people and experiences, can be a bit overwhelming. Making friends in this new environment can be overwhelming, especially for ones that come from a small town environment that lacks diversity and where everybody knows each other, but i...

AU chapter of Phi Mu closes

By Justine Ackerman

March 22, 2012

Ashland University’s Phi Mu chapter will be shut down, effective May 5, after efforts to meet membership requirements failed. Phi Mu has been on AU’s campus for 44 years. “The decision to suspend operations is never easy,” National President Kris Bridges said in a press release March 14. “We ca...

To Greek or not to Greek?

Chris Beisel

September 14, 2011

Well let's face it, upon entering any college or university, at some point you will have to make the decision of whether or not you plan on participating in the traditional process of "going Greek." During these first couple of weeks at school here at AU, hearing about the various fraternities and so...

Kappa Sig comes up short

By Rose Walters

September 30, 2010

Last spring, the national Kappa Sigma chapter requested permission to reappear on the Ashland University. After a week of formal recruitment, the pros and cons to its return are still being argued across campus. Formal recruitment week took place Sept. 12 through Sept. 18 this year, but when the chips fell,...