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Ashbrooks and Honors: Comparing and contrasting the two groups

By Kate Brickner

March 7, 2013

The Ashbrook Scholar Program is an intense academic program rooted in the disciplines of history and political science. It is an independent, self-sufficient center on the university. It does its own fundraising but maintains a connection with the campus and keeps communication through board meetings...

Insightful play to be performed at AU

By Kate Brickner

February 7, 2013

The Vagina Monologues is about to hit the AU stage, already meeting both anticipation and speculation from students and faculty alike. The play, written by Eve Ensler, consists of ten monologues based on the interviews of over 200 real women. Called “…a play to bring about awareness of women” by junio...

Point-Counterpoint: Why I voted

By Zack Lemon and Kate Brickner

October 31, 2012

Why I voted for ObamaBy Zack LemonThis has been one messy election cycle, and quite a few people are left wondering who to hand over the nation to.  It took me quite some time to come up with my vote, but in the end I confidently cast my vote for Barack Obama.The economy is the issue of this election,...

Professor turns a serious background into a promising future

By Kate Brickner

October 10, 2012

Dr. Patrick Campbell, political science and history professor at Ashland University, has in just two years made a name for himself as one of the student favorites on campus. With a PhD, a colorful personality and years of interesting work experience under his belt, the Massachusetts native has much ...

Changes at the Nest

Changes at the Nest

By Kate Brickner

September 12, 2012

The Eagles’ Nest, an increasingly popular mealtime destination, has seen a litany of changes over the summer. The once-tiny café revamped its menu, ordering process, prices and hours to make it follow a fast food restaurant model. The new meal equivalency plans implemented last fall have greatly ...

Hilarious Hommam

By Kate Brickner

April 18, 2012

Ashland University has its share of funny people, but a second year nursing major Homam Nasser has taken hilarity to a new level – one who seems to have been inspired by YouTube sensation Jenna Marbles and teenage phenomenon Rebecca Black alike. AU’s very own Nasser has gone viral with his funny skit...

Hilarious Homam

By Kate Brickner

April 18, 2012

Ashland University has its share of funny people, but a second year nursing major Homam Nasser has taken hilarity to a new level – one who seems to have been inspired by YouTube sensation Jenna Marbles and teenage phenomenon Rebecca Black alike. AU’s very own Nasser has gone viral with his funny skit...

Clothing drive inspired by Ralston talk

Clothing drive inspired by Ralston talk

By Kate Brickner

March 22, 2012

Carl Ralston, the founder of Remember Nhu, spoke a few weeks ago about his organization. R-Nhu is a Christian organization that seeks to protect children from the sex trade industry in third world countries. It has 12 children’s homes operating in six countries and aims to meet the physical, educa...

Remember Nhu: Ralston working to right wrongs

Remember Nhu: Ralston working to right wrongs

By Kate Brickner

February 16, 2012

Students, faculty and staff packed into the Hawkins-Conard Student Center auditorium on Feb. 7 to see three people plainly dressed, and smiling wide standing in front of the crowd. The founder of Rememeber Nhu, Carl Ralston, was with his partners to show two videos and hold a discussion on the child...

Teddy bear drive brings smiles to children in need

Teresa Williams

February 9, 2012

Students have the opportunity to help those in need during Ashland University's Teddy Bear Drive. Organized by student senate, the Teddy Bear Drive started Tuesday and concludes Mar. 20. This year marks the ninth year of the drive. To participate in the Teddy Bear Drive, students can donate a teddy ...

Slow but steady wins the race

By Kate Brickner

February 2, 2012

Student senate is seeing some interesting changes as the semester starts back up but are they good or bad? With a new constitution, committees and a new price tag for our tuition, the school is already facing some tough struggles that student senate has already began to deal with. Student senate has appr...

Ralston to speak about Remember Nhu

By Kate Brickner

February 2, 2012

What is global indifference? "Global" seems obvious. It means: universal or across the world. However, "indifference" is bit more difficult to put your finger on. The simplest definition I have seen is: "of no importance or value one way or the other," according to Merriam-Webster's online dictionary. When it...