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The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian

The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian


Students, faculty, and staff received different emails throughout the morning of Sept. 22

Ashland University email chain hacked by scammers

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor September 22, 2023

AU was hacked, and scammers reached out with multiple different approaches to reel students, faculty, and staff to click on. The emails took different approaches for anyone to click, from selling musical...

Ashland Universitys campus just after a morning sunrise in Ashland, Ohio.

Ashland University announces change in DEI name

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor August 30, 2023

On August 14, an email sent out by public relations stated that the DEI Center would be receiving a name change, and the name would be announced later this fall.   “Last year, there was a presidential...

Ashland University: The “Tuition-Driven Institution” 

Ashland University: The “Tuition-Driven Institution” 

Lauren Gulden, News Editor August 27, 2023

After the Spring of 2023, AU had a deficit approaching four million. Marc Pasteris, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer said that it ended up at $2.9 million with none carrying over into the next...

The USA House, located in the Fraternity Circle, underwent tremendous changes in the 2023 summer.

Ashland University makes renovations to U.S.A. House

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor August 25, 2023

Ashland University has undergone extensive renovations in the past few years, and the summer before the 2023-24 Academic Year is no different. Heading into the coming semester, the U.S.A. House located...

AU president, Dr. Carlos Campo is departing from Ashland University for the Mueseum of the Bible

Ashland University President Dr. Carlos Campo announces departure

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor August 11, 2023

Ashland University's President Dr. Carlos Campo announced on Friday, August 11, that he would be leaving the university after "homecoming and commencement." While the specific date is not official,...

Both Mallards enjoying the rain and puddles under the clock tower near Archer Library

Ashland Ducks Briefly Waddle Back Onto Campus

Bryce Shafer, Design Editor May 4, 2023

The return of spring weather to Ashland, Ohio brings with it several familiar sights to campus. Cardinals are seen pecking at the early morning dirt, squirrels are seen scurrying between branches, and...

For all crimes or incidents on campus, contact safety services in the case of emergencies.

University Crime Logs

Zoe Bogarty, Reporter February 10, 2023

All crime on campus reported by Safety Services can be found here. January 2023 Crime Logs Jan. 10, 2023 Illness/Injury, 1:10pm, Amstutz Hall, STATUS: Closed Jan. 14, 2023 Illness/Injury, 11:43am,...

Keynote speaker Kristen Maurer speaks about her experience as a kindergarten educator.

AU holds last winter commencement ceremony

Sean Repuyan, Design Editor December 17, 2022

As another semester has flown by, the December graduate class of 2022 found its way across the stage of the Niss Athletic Center for winter 2022 commencement on Dec. 17.  The class of approximately...

The student health center is located on the first floor of the Hawkins Conard Student Center.

AU warns students of statewide Measles outbreak

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor December 16, 2022

Due to a recent outbreak of illnesses and the concern for a measles outbreak throughout the state of Ohio, Ashland University has sent out a press release to student and faculty emails. This email highlighted...

Why do we scream? An Ashland University tradition

Ella Cummins, Visuals Editor December 15, 2022

  “Why do we scream?” A question posed to Ashland University’s philosophy club every Thursday at 3pm. The members reply, “For absolutely no reason” before screaming. To newcomers and visitors...

The Dwight Schar College of Nursing provides students with hands on experience to prepare them for their future.

AU awarded $630,000 grant to further future workforces

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor December 15, 2022

On Monday, Dec. 13, 2022, Ashland University was awarded a massive grant from the Choose Ohio First (COF) program in hopes to help develop future generations and working members of society. While the...

The AU convocation center offers numerous food options for students at a variety of times throughout the day.

AU staff confirms late night dining will NOT be removed

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor December 1, 2022

The Ashland University campus population has been concerned for weeks as rumors have circulated around campus that student dining services may be putting an end to its late-night dining service known as,...

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