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Students heard at Speak-Up

By Andrew Hart

November 17, 2011

The Ashland University administrators try to have a good reputation when it comes to listening to their students' suggestions and opinions. One event that the administrators provide based mainly on opinions of the students is the yearly event, Student Speak-Up. Student Speak-Up has many of the administ...

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...

Students vs administrators

October 21, 2010

Student Speak-Up always produces an interesting, eclectic and even entertaining assortment of student questions, requests and suggestions. Some are angry and some are humorous; some are well-thought-out while others are seemingly uninformed. But in the interest of democracy, all ought to be considered. ...

Student Speak-Up paves the way for parking concerns

By Glenn Battishill

October 14, 2010

This fall's Student Speak-Up heard many of the same issues as years previous, including 24-hour visitation, meal swipes and class scheduling. Two issues that have always been important were prevalent again this year: parking and Internet issues. Facilities Management and Planning Vice President Rick ...

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...

Students speak their mind about residential issues at Student Speak-Up

By Justine Ackerman

October 14, 2010

Many questions were directed towards Cat Geletka, director of residence life, at last week's Student Speak-Up, including worries about problems in halls, overcrowding in dorms and 24/7 visitation rights. An impressive amount of students came out to question and listen to what faculty members had to ...