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The Collegian


Leah Debracy sings Our Love is Here to Stay.

AU choir, chamber singers performing at Winter Choral Concert

Public Relations February 16, 2023

Ashland University’s annual Winter Choral Concert will feature the AU Choir and the AU Chamber Singers and will take place Sunday, Feb. 26, at Jack and Deb Miller Chapel (527 College Ave.). The performance...

Michael Repper conducting the New York Youth Symphony.

Ashland Symphony Director Michael Repper wins Grammy

Brynn Meisse, Features Editor February 10, 2023

Ashland Symphony Orchestra Director Michael Repper became the youngest conductor to win a Grammy on Feb. 5 for Best Orchestral Performance. The New York Youth Symphony played “Works” by Florence...

Photo of Toms Kitchen Table

The Ashland Symphony Orchestra presents “Classical Rock”!

Zoe Bogarty, Reporter January 12, 2023

The Ashland Symphony Orchestra will present a “Classical Rock” concert on Saturday, January 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Robert M. & Janet L. Archer Auditorium at Ashland High School. Joining the...

Delta Zeta forms a kickline decked out in Hannah Montana themed attire.

AU FSL kicks off annual Lip Sync

Ella Cummins, Visuals Editor November 21, 2022

Ashland University’s Fraternity and Sorority Life held the annual Lip Sync Battle to raise money for St. Jude’s Hospital on Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. With over 100 attendees, the night was a crowd pleaser. Each...

Spoiler Free Spooks: Hocus Pocus 2

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor October 27, 2022

As we near Halloween, many are always looking for that good horror movie to watch, but if you are not the biggest fan of the horror movies, there are movies out there that are Halloween themed that anyone...

Poetry Write-In: The color of love (Incomplete thoughts)

Prabesh Singh Sunar, Poet October 27, 2022

Yesterday, I had a whim to inquire about the color of love; I had almost settled on red, for red is roses and roses are beautiful. Last night, I thought about this. "Love is not always beautiful." I...

Giovanni Hutchings crowned as Homecoming king

Homecoming Court announced during halftime

Brynn Meisse, Features Editor October 24, 2022

The trophies for each category

Banana Splittin’ Contest sees wild year in competition

Wesley Seyfang October 21, 2022

The Annual Banana Splittin’ contest took place outside of Redwood Hall this year as it was much colder than the years before. Contestants got ready inside of the building and, at 6 p.m., they were brought...

Stephen Struckmann plays the bass guitar.

AU Jazz Orchestra presents Jazz at the Nest

Brynn Meisse, Features Editor October 19, 2022

On Tuesday, Oct. 18 the Ashland University Jazz Orchestra (AUJO) held its first concert of the year in Eagle’s Nest. Director Scott Garlock led the group of 19 individuals, which played ten songs from...

Farnsworth pictured with her third book Fallen Snow in the Evergreen trilogy.

Award-winning young author publishes new trilogy

Kylie Van Dine, Social Media Manager October 19, 2022

Freshman Abigail Farnsworth has already published three books by the age of 18. Farnsworth published her first book when she was 16 years old, she had always loved reading growing up. “I never...

Movie Review: Smile (2022)

Wesley Seyfang October 18, 2022

It’s officially spooky season as we have finally entered October, and for this month we are bringing you some reviews and suggestions on where to get your spooks from this Halloween season. Of course...

The stage was set and ready for the show to begin.

CAB brings comedian LeClerc Andre to Ashland University

Nicholas Stupka, Reporter October 12, 2022

Ashland University’s Campus Activities Board brought comedian LeClerc Andre into Redwood Hall Friday Oct. 7 to make students laugh with some standup comedy. Andre, who takes inspiration from Eddie...

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