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AU’s annual Madrigal Feaste celebrates its 47th year with new faces on the court

Zoe Bogarty, Reporter November 26, 2023

As the holiday season grows near, the preparation begins as the Music and Theatre departments kick off the 47th annual Madrigal Feaste celebration held on Nov. 30 through Dec. 3.  Madrigal Feaste comes...

Actors Raymond Yeh (left) and Heath Johnston (right) participate in fight choreography for the show.

Ashland University Ashbrook Theatre presents Macbeth

Sean Repuyan, Design Editor November 14, 2023

The Ashbrook Theatre Company announced it will be presenting a production of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth in November and December. This will be the company’s third production.   Performances...

The leave a note, take a note, event is set up in the AU Student Center.

AU Residence and Student Life takes step to increase student mental health

Chelsea King, Reporter November 13, 2023

The Residence and Student Life Office has taken a step towards increasing students’ mental health by placing a “leave a note, take a note” board in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center.   The board...

The full band stands together on stage after a concert was completed.

Hard Hat – How it began and where it’s headed  

Lauren Gulden, News Editor October 25, 2023

Seven Ashland University affiliates make up the band, Hard Hat, local to the Ashland and Wooster area. The members are Kaden Campbell on Bass, Kayin McDonald on Drums, Noah McDonald on Piano, Spencer Schmid...

The Ashland women’s club in their team uniform ready for what the season brings to them. 

Ashland University sees club soccer take off on campus

Gage Eldridge, Reporter October 9, 2023

The Ashland University women's soccer club has made its return and are able to play games since the start of COVID-19.   The women's soccer club is a less competitive level of soccer compared to that...

Jason Miller takes over as new VP of Institutional Advancement

AU hires Jason Miller as New VP of Institutional Advancement 

Chelsea King, Reporter September 29, 2023

Jason Miller started serving as the new Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Ashland University on Sept. 1, following in his parent’s footsteps who both served as faculty here at the university....

Members of Delight Ministry welcome all those who wish to attend and share the good news with one another.  

Religion takes on many forms at AU through different organizations

Zoe Bogarty, Reporter September 28, 2023

The Office of Campus Ministry (OCM) is a large part of the Ashland University, allowing students to further their religious connections and expanding their social horizons.  Charles Neff, the director...

New AU Residence Life Office Team ready for new year

Gwen Shafer, Reporter September 27, 2023

For the first time since the 2020 academic year the Residence Life office is fully staffed.   With the office being filled, positions such as the Assistant Director of Housing and Operations as well...

Eagle students take a photo together while in Rome, Italy.

The benefits of AU’s study abroad program

Madison Ferrell, Reporter September 26, 2023

Each year Ashland University offers the opportunity to study abroad, which is defined as a great introduction to travel.   The AU faculty teaches an AU class abroad to AU students. In these programs,...

Dillon Carr to begin working with reporters and editors of The Collegian in the 2023-2024 academic year.

Dillon Carr signs on as faculty advisor of The Collegian, for the year 

Zoe Bogarty, Reporter September 26, 2023

The Collegian and Journalism and Digital Media [JDM] department welcomes a new face to the staff for the academic school year.   Dillon Carr, a reporter for the Ashland Source, joins the faculty as...

Watson won the Perseverance and Courage Award, an athlete who shows determination and persistence while overcoming challenges in their day-to-day life, at the Ashpy’s in the spring.   

‘It’s okay to not be okay’: The story of Sarah Watson

Brynn Meisse, Features Editor September 25, 2023

September is Suicide Awareness Month, and this month holds an important place for sophomore soccer player Sarah Watson.   When Watson was 8 years old, her father, Brian, was struggling with depression,...

The Ashbrook Center was loaned 25 rare books from the Remnant Trust. The earliest book in the Ashbrook Collection is Rubricated Manuscript Leaf in Latin by Thomas Aquinas, which was printed in 1447. 

AU Ashbrook Center receives rare books to further academic excellence

Brynn Meisse, Features Editor September 8, 2023

In honor of The Ashbrook Center’s 40 anniversary,The Remnant Trust loaned the center rare books to help celebrate and further academic excellence.   At the beginning of the academic year, Dr. Jeff...

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