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NYT best-selling author, Pulitzer-finalist, to give reading at AU

Zack Lemon

October 30, 2014

Wearing a pair of Keds tennis shoes, with a small knapsack on her back, Emma Gatewood told her family she was going for a walk. What she didn’t say, though, was that she intended to walk all 2,050 miles of the Appalachian Trail at the age of 67. Ben Montgomery, a reporter for The Tampa Bay Times an...

JDM to host 48-hour film contest

By Dan Shade

March 29, 2012

This weekend the AU Journalism and Digital Media Department and Ashland Film group will be hosting their first ever 48-hour film festival. The event begins Friday, March 30th at 7 p.m. and teams must deliver finished three to five minute films by Sunday, April 1st at 7 p.m. “The students have beginni...

AU TV-20 up and running

By Richard Quick

February 16, 2012

At 11 a.m. on Jan. 26, AU TV completed the transition to AU TV-20. AU TV-20 officially launched with a broadcast of the Journalism and Digital Media department's September 11 documentary "9/11 Remembered." With this transition from AU TV to AU TV-20, the JDM department is now in charge of broadcasting...

JDM and AUTV t­ackling new ­challenges

By Richard Quick

January 19, 2012

In the coming days, the AU Journalism and Digital Media Department will be embarking on some of their biggest projects to date. Armstrong Cable channel 2, which is known as TV2, will not only be transitioning from the TV2 name while adopting the new name of AUTV, but it will also be moving from channel 2 to cha...

New Sound for 88.9 WRDL

New Sound for 88.9 WRDL

By Ashliegh Jarzenski

September 29, 2011

Many students don't know that Ashland University has a radio station. If they do know about it, they know that they can tune in to hear sports shows, a friend's talk show or hear various different genres of music. With new equipment and hopes for a new and improved format, 88.9 WRDL will become the station to...

Ten years after Sept. 11: A time of rememberance

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Three days after a September 11, 2001, terrorist attack, fires
still burn amidst the rubble of the World Trade Center in New York.
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By Justine Ackerman

September 1, 2011

There are certain moments in life that are so raw, they shake a person to the core. For better or worse, one moment can change a person's desired career path, sense of security or outlook on life. These moments aren't uncommon. Rarely, however, does an entire nation share that moment together. "It d...

Eagles go on the air

Eagles go on the air

By Chris Bils

February 3, 2011

Panic! Late in the second half of Ashland men's basketball game against No. 21 Wayne State this past Thursday, the scoreboard in Kates Gymnasium went out. It was a nice breather for the players and coaches and a minor annoyance to the fans in attendance, but for everyone else it was a hectic couple o...

Communication department divides, reorganizes

Justine Ackerman

September 20, 2010

The department of communication arts, which once encompassed broadcast communication, speech communication, sports communication and journalism, has now been divided into two departments: communication studies, and journalism and digital media. "The department of communication arts was a large umbre...