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Searching for a new brand

By Melanie Sudar

October 10, 2012

What comes to mind when you think of Ashland University? Home? Excellence? Accent on the individual? This year, Ashland University is hoping to change the university’s brand, in order to bring about change. The new branding initiative began over the summer. Surveys were conducted for both students and ...

A glimpse at Student Affairs: The woman who makes it run

By Melanie Sudar

August 21, 2012

Ashland University’s policy has always been about the success of its students. The staff and faculty here at AU make students their primary goal and concern. Although all members of this university fulfill this ambition of improving students’ success, perhaps no one lives it out as much as Sue He...

Student assaulted outside library

By Missy Loar

February 24, 2011

Three white college-aged males reportedly assaulted a student and harassed a staff member late at night Feb. 17. The Ashland City Police were called to conduct a search of campus but they did not find the subjects. "It could well be a rare incident, but we will not take any chances," Vice President of Student ...

Party hard, punish hard?

By Justine Ackerman

February 24, 2011

Vicious rumors have flown lately about off-campus housing and the gatherings that occur there. Many students have begun saying that if they host a gathering or attend a gathering, they will get expelled if they are caught. Many of these rumors may have something to do with the fact that, lately, a c...

Former AU student killed in Youngstown shooting

By Cody White

February 10, 2011

The 25-year-old student who was killed at a fraternity party near the campus of Youngstown State University early Sunday morning was a former Ashland University student. The Mahoning County coroner's office identified the student as Jamail E. Johnson, of Youngstown. Johnson, according to AU's Registrar...

Kappa Sig comes up short

By Rose Walters

September 30, 2010

Last spring, the national Kappa Sigma chapter requested permission to reappear on the Ashland University. After a week of formal recruitment, the pros and cons to its return are still being argued across campus. Formal recruitment week took place Sept. 12 through Sept. 18 this year, but when the chips fell,...