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Comedian Dave Coulier wows AU

Chris Beisel

October 16, 2014

It was as if Matthew McConaughey, Dr. Phil, President Clinton, Robin Williams, Richard Pryor, Spongebob Squarepants, Scooby-Doo, and many others had taken the stage.Well, not these individuals personally; but they were still embodied in a sense, through the impressions of stand-up comedian Dave Couli...

Scenes from AU’s homecoming weekend

Scenes from AU’s homecoming weekend

Collegian Staff

October 16, 2014

Homecoming weekend is a full weekend, starting Thursday night and wrapping up in the early hours of Sunday morning. Across campus, around the community, and even on a bus to Michigan, homecoming is experienced in a variety of ways. These 10 vignettes take snapshots of the weekends, from the alumni din...

Dave Coulier of Full House fame will do stand-up in Redwood

Chris Beisel

October 8, 2014

“Cut. It. Out.”This is the famous catch phrase that one thinks of when thinking of Dave Coulier. You may remember Coulier from growing up with him in different TV movies, such as The Thirteenth Year or The Even Stevens Movie. He has also depicted himself in various cameo appearances.It goes wit...

Homecoming weekend full of activities

Martina Baca

October 8, 2014

Ashland University is trying some new things this year to encourage students to participate in homecoming activities, according to Angelique Cunningham, AU’s social media coordinator. “We are asking students to follow AU on Twitter @Ashland_Univ and like us on Facebook for chances to win,” sa...

Homecoming contest begins: Themes and schemes

By Teresa Williams

February 23, 2012

This spring, Ashland University will be conducting a Homecoming Theme Contest.  The winning theme will be incorporated into next school year’s homecoming festivities on Oct. 12 and 13, 2012.To participate, interested students, alumni, faculty and staff should develop a creative theme that embodies the esse...

Homecoming events cancelled

By Justine Ackerman

October 19, 2011

A few homecoming festivities were inconvenienced this year due to some unforeseen and unfortunate events.A favorite among most AU students, Banana Splittin' was originally scheduled for Oct. 12, but cancelled that morning."Banana Splittin' was canceled because the weather was getting bad," Campus Activit...

Eagles make huge comeback, beat No. 4 Wayne State

Eagles make huge comeback, beat No. 4 Wayne State

By Ryan Sampson

October 19, 2011

It was homecoming weekend for Ashland as they hosted undefeated and nationally ranked No. 4 Wayne State. The Eagles handed Wayne State their first loss of the season with the foot of kicker Greg Berkshire. Ashland defeated the Warriors 20-17 in a thriller of a game, hitting a game-winning field goal as...

Pizza Pizza, Pizza Fan Fest: Dishing out the finest pizzerias in Ashland

By Amanda Eakin

October 7, 2010

As a flavorful highlight to Ashland University's homecoming, seven pizzerias-and one pub-whipped out countless amounts of pizza slices to the public for free.The event took place Saturday in the Amstutz parking lot from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.Each establishment served customers side-by-side in two long tables...

Sklar Brothers’ hilarious homecoming act reflected their hard work

Sklar Brothers’ hilarious homecoming act reflected their hard work

By Cody White

October 7, 2010

Despitearriving at Ashland University five minutes before show time, TheSklar Brothers stepped on stage and didn’t miss abeat.The MC’s lukewarm introduction, AU’sJudeo-Christian values, President Finks; none of these topicsremained untouched by Randy and Jason Sklar’s silly slacker jokestyle and...

Banana Splittin’ competition a sweet highlight to Homecoming

Banana Splittin’ competition a sweet highlight to Homecoming

By Missy Loar

October 7, 2010

Surgery, sing-alongs and ascreaming gorilla made this year’s Banana Splittin’ competition amemorable part of a long-standing homecoming tradition at AshlandUniversity.“People really invested someenergy into it and made it a good event,” said C.J. Harkness,director of minority student services ...

Sklar Brothers tag team for AU Homecoming

By Cody White

September 30, 2010

Ashland University will be seeing double while doubling over with laughter when the Sklar Brothers hit campus for Homecoming weekend this Friday, Oct. 1, at 8 p.m in Redwood Hall. With a unique tag team style of delivery and an award-winning resumé of television appearances to boot, Randy and Jason ...

Homecoming; past, present and future

By Brandon Barber

September 30, 2010

Homecoming returns once again with a week of powderpuff football games, Banana Splittin' and the highly anticipated homecoming court. According to university archivist David Roepke, this will be the 88th homecoming court election. The first homecoming was in 1922 and the first homecoming queen was elect...