AU Live

Dueling Pianos

By Lindsay Cameron

September 15, 2011

Imagine sipping a virgin margarita, pinky up, in Redwood, partaking in mingle splendor with over 100 other AU undergraduates.Now add a wave of competitive musical vehemence, mind blowing piano skills, and a dose of weekend fervor.This is the recipe for karaoke psychosis.The Campus Activities Board wi...

Schar Café is a convenience to students

By Lindsay Cameron

September 1, 2011

The vending machine on the first floor of the Schar College of Education has transformed into the Schar Café. Lillian Zalar, student manager of the Schar Café and Tuffy's Smoothie Bar, said the café has received a significant amount of business in its first week. The menu prices are the same as those ...

Apartment life: not just for seniors next year

By Justine Ackerman and Lindsay Cameron

March 3, 2011

Complaints and conflicts about living off campus may be reaching an all-time high this year, as internet issues, Convo crowds and housing hazards continue to build. Something that may assuage students' uproars temporarily is the fact that this year, juniors were allowed to apply for senior housing. "Ashl...

AU professor conducts relationship study

Dr. Brent Mattingly, assistant professor of psychology at Ashland University, conducted a study that could help college students and others with their relationships. The study included a survey that measured relationship quality, motivations for sacrificing in the relationship and attachment styles,

By Lindsay Cameron

February 24, 2011

A relationship study conducted by Dr. Brent Mattingly, assistant professor of psychology at Ashland University, shows how sacrifice influences relationships. Mattingly said the results may help college students "recognize that doing the behavior is not good enough. Wanting to do the behavior is perhaps m...

Students express concerns during Student Speak Up

By Lindsay Cameron

February 17, 2011

This semester's Student Speak Up buzzed with a multitude of issues, ranging from the usual Internet troubles to improving retention rates. One of the first problems mentioned pertained to the poor quality of wireless Internet within dorm halls. Soon after, a similar issue was brought up, specificall...

Less Federal Work-Study money

By Lindsay Cameron

February 10, 2011

There are two reasons why student employers at Ashland University may feel financial strain in their budgets this semester. Last year, Ashland University received a federal stimulus package for Work-Study, which boosted the allocation to $348,288 from $267,513 in the 2008-2009 year, but this stimulus was gra...

BarlowGirl entertains, comes to enlighten

Lauren Barlow, a member of the Christian band BarlowGirl, signs autographs for fans after their concert Feb. 4.

By Lindsay Cameron

February 10, 2011

BarlowGirl, a Christian rock trio of sisters, with opening band Me in Motion, performed in Hugo Young last Friday night, Feb. 4. The bands performed as a part of Religious Life's Christian Activities Day. Sophomore Brianna Moses said she felt that BarlowGirl did an excellent job ministering about God's...

Rock band BarlowGirl comes to campus

The Christian rock band BarlowGirl comes to campus Feb. 4 in the Hugo Young Theatre.

By Lindsay Cameron

February 3, 2011

Christian rock band, BarlowGirl, plans to inspire Ashland University students spiritually during their concert this week. The concert is a part of Religious Life's Christian Activities Day, which brings high school students to Ashland University to experience aspects of the campus' ministry programs. The ...

University awaits retention data, finances are main concern

By Cody White and Lindsay Cameron

January 20, 2011

As classes resume for Ashland's spring 2011 semester, the school faces a yet-to-be-determined rate of students returning from the previous semester, which saw the beginning of a retention drive announced by President Dr. Frederick Finks and led by Student Success and Retention Director Kathy Stone. Accord...

Just spit it out: Snyder reflects and honors mother’s death, keeps her alive every day

Just spit it out: Snyder reflects and honors mother’s death, keeps her alive every day

By Lindsay Cameron

December 2, 2010

Jenna Snyder lost her mother three years ago and does what she can to help her mother's legacy live on. "They only die when you let them," Snyder said. Snyder's mother, Vonnie, was notorious for her kind spirit and generosity. She threw baby showers for families and was involved in church activities. Over 6...

Band lacks practice room in new Athletic Complex

By Lindsay Cameron

November 4, 2010

The AU marching band is unable to have music rehearsals in its band room in the Dwight Schar Athletic Complex. When the original plans for the marching band's indoor practice room in the new athletic complex changed, the director of bands, Leonard Salvo, was never notified, he said. Vice President of D...

Let the dorm games begin

By Lindsay Cameron

November 4, 2010

Since creating new games to play around the dorms, many Ashland University students embrace rainy days and boring weeknights with a competitive fervor. Enough to quell the groans of students who hate Ashland for being dull, simple games played in hallways, lobbies and basements with office supplies and...