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The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian

The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian


Paramore competes for the Eagles in a competition.

Klaira Paramore: Navigating Challenges, Striving for Excellence, and Conquering the Fairways

Claudia Adcock, Reporter April 11, 2024

In the game of golf, sophomore Klaira Paramore is a great example of the power of self-discovery and determination, as every stroke in the game conveys a story of commitment and strength. Over...

Solar Eclipse with dark blue sky and clouds.

Chasing Shadows: Ohio’s Top 20 Spots to watch the solar eclipse  

Brynn Meisse, Features Editor March 26, 2024

A once-in-a-lifetime celestial event is happening on April 8 and parts of Ohio will be on the path to a complete totalitarian view. The eclipse will start at 3:08 p.m. and end at 3:19 p.m.  However,...

The Peace Scholars with Rev. Naomi Tutu.

The Ashland Center for Nonviolence is celebrating its 20th anniversary through the ‘Season for Nonviolence’ movement.  

Mikehlah Carr, Reporter March 20, 2024

The ACN began its anniversary by inviting Naomi Tutu, a human rights activist and Dr. Yossi Kugler, a Holocaust scholar to speak to students on campus. It continues its celebration with the film screening...

The 2023-2024 AU SAAC officers include; Trent Maddox, President; Savaya Brockington, Vice President; Macayla Harris, DEI Coordinator; Sabrina Trapani, Student Engagement; Ty Bowden, Secretary; Alexis Montalvo, National Representative; Emily Pate, Financial Advisor; Bri Doctor, Mental Health Chair; Kalli Sidwell, Community Service; Avery Rosso, Social Media/Marketing.  (Submitted by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee)

What is the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee?

Kylie Van Dine, Reporter March 19, 2024

SAAC stands for the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, this is a committee made up of student athletes gathered to provide insights on their experiences.    Every school in the NCAA is required...

JDM alumni sit at the Center for the Arts Studio news desk during AUTV productions.

AU’s Journalism and Digital Media alumni find success post-graduation

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor March 7, 2024

Students come and go, which is always the same at every university and its departments, but they tend not always to remember what they learned for the road ahead.  However, students in the Department...

Brynn camping in the woods late at night.

Backpacking with Brynn: Gear Talk 

Brynn Meisse, Features Editor February 21, 2024

Continuing our talk about the Big Three, but with focus on the sleep system. We started with the sleeping bag but now we are moving to the sleeping pad.  Sleep in the backcountry is essential to having...

A picture capturing individuals from the 2023 Excellence Ball.

Groups of Community of Belonging and Excellence on AU’s campus host Excellence Ball 

Brynn Meisse, Features Editor February 20, 2024

Ashland University’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion organizations, DEI, plan to host its third annual Celebration of Excellence Ball on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 1 to 3 p.m. in Redwood Hall.  Black...

The Eagle womens lacrosse team raises their sticks in a huddle, showcasing team unity.
(Retrieved from AU Athletics with Permission)

Ashland University introduces a chapter of Morgan’s Message  

Brynn Meisse, Features Editor February 16, 2024

This story is related to suicide. If you or someone you know has contemplated suicide, call or text The National Suicide Prevention hotline at 988.  Ashland University has recognized a chapter of Morgan’s...

The Great Gamble: An Ashland University love story

The Great Gamble: An Ashland University love story

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor February 14, 2024

The Stevens work and live together.   But they never get tired of seeing each other.  “I love seeing her every day at work, I love seeing her every day at home,” Dr. Jason Stevens, assistant...

A photograph of Steve Parimore. (Provided by Ashland City Schools)

Ashland City Schools Superintendent, Steve Paramore, continues to grow the Ashland community 

Kylie Van Dine, Reporter February 9, 2024

For Steve Paramore, who was recently selected as the Ashland City Schools Superintendent, continuing to build connections with Ashland University is one of his priorities.  Paramore, who received his...

Severns catches for the Eagles in the 2022-2023 campaign in Great Midwest Athletic Conference Play.

From Childhood Dreams to College Triumphs: A Softball Journey with Jordyn Severns 

Claudia Adcock, Reporter January 30, 2024

For senior Jordyn Severns, softball is more than just a game—it's a friendship that has carried her through good times and bad.   She set off on a journey at the age of five that would mold her...

A photo of artwork created by Emily Fitch, an Ashland University Adjunct Professor.

Coburn Art Gallery Art & Design Faculty Exhibition

Mikehlah Carr, Reporter January 29, 2024

The Coburn Art Gallery is opening its doors to the public on Jan. 18 for the Art & Design Department Faculty Exhibition.   The gallery is showing 41 total works by faculty, former faculty, and...

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