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‘Set Your Goals’ for motivation

By Brian Young

October 17, 2012

Motivation is hard to come by nowadays for some students. With their tightly packed schedules, it is hard to find time and inspiration to devote some time to their physical well-being. Recreational Services has offered a solution to this problem; they have created a workout program designed by partic...

Rec Services boasts 130 student employees

By Brian Young

October 3, 2012

There are student employees working for the many different departments around campus. According to the Career Services Center, there are around 70 different departments on campus that currently employ students. Recreational Services has staked their claim at the top of this list. With 130 student employ...

Rec Center doing well for a ‘small school in Ohio’

By Justine Ackerman

March 23, 2011

After a long day of classes, work and Convo food, many Ashland University students shake off stress and boredom by going to the Recreational Center. Despite the basketball games, treadmills and free weights, some students might also note what the Rec Center is lacking in. "I'm always really disappoint...

David Dick leads the King of the Mountain Challenge in the Rec

By Rob Woodward

March 23, 2011

The Recreational Center climbing wall staff has devised a new promotional strategy in the form of the King of the Mountain competition. The event is an attempt to pull in new climbers to invest time into rock climbing and also serves to reward those who regularly visit the rock wall for fun or exercis...

Rec Center revises its behavior policy

By Rob Woodward

February 23, 2011

As part of a new policy added to the Recreation Center this past month, any inappropriate behavior that violates the Rec's rules or Ashland's behavioral policies in the Student Handbook can lead to a removal of access to the Rec's programs and facilities. According to the new policy, "These individu...

Rec Center questions awareness

Rec Center questions awareness

By Nick Zavarella

February 9, 2011

The Rec Center claims to be the social hub of the university and is using that power to spread awareness about impactful concerns across campus. Every other Thursday, the Rec Center poses a single question for Ashland University's students, faculty and staff to answer. The brainchild behind the ques...

AU prepres to celebrate Halloween

AU prepres to celebrate Halloween

By Natasha Cline

October 21, 2010

Halloween is sneaking up on us and there are many things going on around Ashland University that weekend. Peers Promoting Organized Wellness (PPOW) is sponsoring its annual Halloween dance, where there will be endless dancing and, of course, costumes are welcome. There are dancing awards for Best Male, Bes...

Club Lacrosse gets serious

By Christina Miadich

September 30, 2010

Women at Ashland University can now play lacrosse, the fast-growing sport that has been gaining popularity around the world over the past few years. Several students questioned why AU's Rec Center had a club lacrosse team for men but not for women. Starting last spring, sophomores Samantha Powell an...

AU Rec Center whips itself into shape

By Justine Ackerman

September 27, 2010

Ashland University's Recreation Services has some new changes and activities, Janel Molnar, director of recreational services, said. According to many students, the most exciting new change is the Outdoor Store, which allows AU students and Rec Center members to check out camping equipment for free. ...