AU Live

Quincy Mumford rocked AU

By Rob Woodward

October 6, 2011

Saturday, October 1, Quincy Mumford's first solo tour made a stop at the Eagle's Landing. The CAB event attracted about forty-five people and began with Ana Reynolds's stellar opening feature, including four acoustic cover songs from Peter Gabriel to City High and Joe Purdy. Following Reynolds's previous ...

Academic Success Center offers alternative tutoring

By Rob Woodward

September 29, 2011

Ashland has several tutoring programs set up among the different fields of study such as psychology and mathematics. Students go to these programs whenever they need help with a certain class in the form of drop-in tutoring or when assigned by a teacher to visit the tutor in an attempt to better underst...

Transformation of The House

Transformation of The House

By Rob Woodward

September 22, 2011

Situated in the center of the frat circle on the eastern end of campus, The House is one of the smallest dorms on campus. With only 20 rooms on two floors, The House can hold a maximum of 40 students. Exclusiveness also lends itself to some of the nicer features of The House not found anywhere else. For...

AU’s Concert Band ventures to Chicago

Josh Payne stands in front of sky-reaching towers in Chicago.

By Amanda Eakin and Rob Woodward

April 28, 2011

Back in early April, Ashland's Concert Band took 60 students to tour in Chicago in hopes of impressing its audiences as well as attracting attention from possible recruits. "The concerts were quite successful," Leonard Salvo, AU's band director said. "We performed for a wide variety of audiences." Be...

Chinua Hawk visits Ashland University, entertains many

By Rob Woodward

April 14, 2011

This past Friday, April 8th, the Eagle's Landing featured the exceptional musical duo Chinua Hawk. For days prior to the concert and even when sitting in the Eagle's Landing waiting for nine o'clock to roll around, many speculated as to how to merely pronounce the name of the singer. My own speculatio...

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

By Rob Woodward

March 24, 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...

Freshman music artist creates Defectoplasm

Freshman Jake Francis recently completed a self-titled album for by band, Defectoplasm, which creates music that is a mix of punk and heavy metal.

By Rob Woodward

March 24, 2011

Jake Francis is a freshman Commercial Art major at Ashland University and also a solo music artist. In the past, Francis has participated in a small high school electronic/industrial band named Cult of Silence. This band did not last long and Francis pursued his solo career in the form of False Parado...

Rec Center revises its behavior policy

By Rob Woodward

February 24, 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...

Winners of Super Bowl Promotion Receive Discount

By Rob Woodward

February 17, 2011

According to NFL News, 162.9 million viewers tuned in to watch Super Bowl XLV Feb. 6, making it the most-watched show in U.S. television history. As many already know, the Green Bay Packers defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 31 - 25. This competition was the first Super Bowl the Packers won since their v...

Mewhinney leads Cheyene-Stokes, the death rattle of Medina

By Rob Woodward

December 2, 2010

What successful bands have emerged from Ohio? According to Wikipedia, Marilyn Manson and Relient K hails from Canton, Ohio and Maynard James Keenan was also born not far away in Ravenna. Jani Lane of Warrant fame and the one who wrote "Cherry Pie" is from the Akron area, along with the indie rock ba...