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The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian

The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian


The Recreation Center, where both cornhole and human battleship will be held.

Recreation & Wellness encourages students to “move their way” with upcoming events

Zoe Bogarty, Digital Managing Editor March 17, 2023

The Ashland University Recreation & Wellness program aims to host fun and educational events to end the 2023 semester. The Wellness program has many events to look forward to, from the annual Easter...

Student Senate

Student Senate Discusses New Meal Options

Abigail Hassenzahl, Reporter March 16, 2023

Student Senate discussed the new meal plans for next semester and the current issues with the plans. Zachary Scher, executive officer of finance and facilities, raised issues regarding possible following...

Word on the Street: Do Students know what Student Senate is?

Katelyn Meeks, News Editor March 16, 2023

News Editor Katelyn Meeks and crew ask students inhabiting the Eagles Nest questions about Student Senate and whether or not they know what they do for the student body.

Eagles for Pride and Theta Alpha Phi are working towards next steps of to getting the event approved

EFP and Theta Phi Alpha ‘family-friendly’ drag event rejected

Katelyn Meeks, News Editor March 12, 2023

Eagles for Pride (EFP) and Theta Phi Alpha Sorority presented a proposal for a “family-friendly” drag show event to the Ashland University administration. However, the event and its proposal was rejected...

Student Senate gathers for their weekly meeting on Tuesday nights at 9:30pm

Perceptions on Student Senate influence, power depends on perspective

Katelyn Meeks, News Editor March 3, 2023

Executive President Tiffany Sims sees the power of the Student Senate at Ashland University stemming from its constituents. “At the very basic level, we have power and being able to express our voice,...

Yosolajesu served as the executive president for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Student Senate’s influence diminished by administration, past president says

Kylie Van Dine, Social Media Manager March 3, 2023

Yosolajesu Olujide-Ajibade was no stranger to the Ashland University Student Senate when she took on the role of executive president during the 2021-2022 school year. Her presidency was filled with...

Student Senate discusses new resolution

Findlay vs. AU: Comparing student government structures

Katelyn Meeks, News Editor March 3, 2023

Less than 90 minutes away from AU is the University of Findlay and the student government at is known as the Student Government Association (SGA). Findlay is similar size wise and in academic and athletic...

Hole in the wall with new room for tutoring

Archer Library 7th floor renovations underway

William Currier, Reporter March 2, 2023

Archer Library renovations on the 7th floor will focus on many aspects of student life, and the faculty will put in more tutoring areas and a hangout spot for students. “We are revitalizing the floor....

Student Senate meets every Tuesday on the second floor of the student center at 9:30 p.m.

Student Senate nominates individuals for the 36th annual leadership and service awards

Abigail Hassenzahl, Reporter February 25, 2023

Student Senate discussed leadership and service awards nominations and nominated individuals to be voted on at the next meeting. There was a focus on the nominations for leadership and service awards. All...

Dr. Gregory McBrayer, Director of the Core Curriculum and Assistant Professor of Political Science, opens the discussion.

Faculty Senate discusses tenure/non-tenured ratio dispute

Nicholas Stupka, Reporter February 23, 2023

The incorrect ratio of tenured to non-tenured faculty members and Faculty Rules and Regulations (FRR) violations that could come with it were among several issues discussed in this month’s Faculty Senate...

Dauch College of Business and Economics

Industrial engineering program awaits accreditation, state approval

Logan Gray, Reporter February 22, 2023

Ashland University’s (AU) planned industrial engineering program is awaiting approval by the Ohio Department of Education and the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), says Dan Fox, interim dean for the...

Kimberly Brazwell is this years headline speaker for the ACNs annual John D. Stratton Conference

ACN to hold 8th annual John D. Stratton conference on Feb. 24-25

Katelyn Meeks, News Editor February 17, 2023

The Ashland Center for Nonviolence (ACN) is set to hold its 8th annual John D. Stratton Conference on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24-25. This year’s theme for the conference is “Welcoming the Stranger.” On...

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