The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian

The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian

The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian


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

University Crime Logs

Zoe Bogarty, Digital Managing Editor 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, Managing Editor of The Collegian 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 & Breaking News 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 & Breaking News 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 & Breaking News 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,...

AU sees Antigone cancelled after COVID-19 strikes cast and crew.

AU’s play, Antigone, canceled due to COVID-19 issues

Cade Cracas, Sports & Breaking News Editor November 5, 2022

The Ashland University Theatre Department's production of  Antigone has been canceled after the cast and crew was exposed to COVID-19. The showing of Antigone was supposed to run from Thursday, Nov....

Creon (Tobin Grendzynski) punishes Antigone (Mattie Vermilya)

Antigone Comes to AU Theatre this season

Ella Cummins, Visuals Editor October 9, 2022

Greek tragedies don’t come around often, but for the Ashland University Theatre Department, they cycle around about every four years with the last production being The Trojan Women in 2017. This year,...

Theta Phi Alpha welcomes home new members

Another Successful Year of New Members For Fraternity and Sorority Life Formal Recruitment

Bryce Shafer, Design Editor October 6, 2022

Bid Day is the last day of formal recruiting for Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) where active members of Ashland University FSL chapters offer invitations to potential new members. Bid Day is also a...

Cladys office can be located on the second floor of the student center, across from the Student Life Office.

Welcome Kristina Clady, as new Safe Haven Campus Advocate

Zoe Bogarty, Digital Managing Editor September 28, 2022

Safe Haven at Ashland University has named Kristina Clady as the new campus advocate. Clady graduated Ohio State University with a degree in English, however she dabbled more in politics and chose advocacy...

Matt Tullis’ legacy is ‘stories he told, people he taught’

Missy Loar Battishill, Former Collegian Managing Editor September 28, 2022

Matt Tullis was an integral part of Ashland University’s journalism program, in large part because he was an integral part of the lives of his students and the Collegian staffs he led. I'm grateful...

The design for the new library cafe located on the campus of Ashland University.

Archer Library cafe contemplates adding alcohol to become moist campus

Katelyn Meeks, News Editor September 26, 2022

With many changes coming to Ashland University, the new installation of the library cafe could come with the potential to serve alcohol on campus. Ashland University is not a dry campus, but is actually...

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