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More budget cuts

By Teresa Williams

August 15, 2013

Every year, the schedule for Orientation Weekend includes a picnic and involvement fair on the Founders Hall lawn Sunday afternoon before classes begin for the semester. However, this school year features a change from this tradition. Rather than taking place outside Founders, the picnic was cancelled ...

Free Laundry is a hit on campus

By Lindsay Cameron

November 10, 2011

When Casey Vocaire heard about the free laundry services at Ashland University, she said she jumped up and down, telling everyone she saw that day but not all students reacted the same way as she did. Some do not plan to use the free laundry services. Auxiliary Services announced campus-wide free laun...

Convo uses texting to improve service

By Glenn Battishill

April 28, 2011

"OMG Wedding soup iz da best thing eva!" or "fat bar needs more chocolate cookies" are just some examples of the types of messages sent to food services as a result of the new Text and Tell system. The system was discovered when director of Auxiliary Services Matthew Portner attended a conference and a s...

Students ask for swipes at Tuffy’s, the Nest

By Justine Ackerman

October 14, 2010

If you have ever wished that you could use a meal swipe at the Eagles' Nest or Tuffy's, there is a possibility that it could be granted."I'm not opposed to looking at using swipes in Tuffy's or the Eagles' Nest," said Matthew Portner, director of Auxiliary Services. "It's a tough thing...but that does...