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Breaking: Ashland University announces new president

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor March 27, 2024

Ashland University announces its 31st president, Jon Parrish Peede, former chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.  According to a press release from AU, Peede will begin his role as...

Ashland St. Patrick’s Day parade to take place on Saturday

Kylie Van Dine, Reporter March 16, 2024

“St. Patrick's Day is on Sunday, March 17; we had a lot of deliberation, but we've come to the conclusion that we're going to celebrate Saint Patrick's Day in style here in the city of Ashland on Saturday,...

The Ashland University swimming and diving competes in the campus recreational center.

Two members of AU Swim and Dive team charged with theft, pleaded not guilty to charge 

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor January 14, 2024

Freshmen members of the Ashland University Swim and Dive Team have been accused of stealing around $1,300 worth of goods from Walmart, according to court documents from the Ashland County Court of Common...

 Informational flyer for the TAFT program. 

AU’s TAFT Mentor Program provides hope for struggling students 

Graham Scott, Reporter October 19, 2023

AU GIVS, together with the Ashland Center for Non-Violence, have begun this year’s TAFT Mentoring Program at Taft Intermediate School, which aims to provide academic help and developmental assistance...

Andre and his parents, Jeremy and Kim Harrison.

Ashland High School senior passes away on Tuesday due to overdose

Brittany Wachtel, Reporter October 4, 2023

Ashland High School senior Andre Harrison passed away Tuesday night due to a fentanyl-related drug overdose.  Jeremy Harrison, Andre’s father posted a statement to Facebook on Wednesday morning.   “Our...

Mark your calendars for Nov. 18 & Dec. 9: Ashland Kroc Center to celebrate Ice-Skating Festival, ‘It’s a Wonderful Kroc Christmas’ events

Press Release: Ashland Kroc Center to celebrate Ice-Skating Festival

LeeAnn Hastings, Marketing Specialist for the Ashland Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center September 25, 2023

ASHLAND, Ohio – There are just over 90 days until Christmas, but the team at The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center is already bursting with holiday cheer. While many people often...

Headshot of Dr. Gilbert Hess

Press Release: A Century-long Legacy of Educational Impact

Courtney McNaull, Communications Director for Ashland County Community Foundation September 19, 2023

ASHLAND – By the time Dr. Gilbert Hess died a century ago, “Dr. Hess” was a household name across the country. The Ashland County native and veterinarian-turned-manufacturer had formulated several...

The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression sends letters to the Ashland University administration

The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression sends letters to the Ashland University administration

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor September 18, 2023

On Sept. 8, the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE) sent a letter to AU president Dr. Carlos Campo concerning Ted Daniels, former adjunct instructor and faculty adviser to The Collegian,...

The Madrigal Feaste hosts families and Alumni in the past as this tradition grows each year.

Ashland University Madrigal Feaste auditions set for mid-Sept.

Irelynn Corcoran, Reporter September 7, 2023

Ashland University's Madrigal Feaste returns for its 47th rendition, and with it, come auditions for Madrigal players, the Feaste's wacky improv sidekicks.  Interested students can find information...

Ukrainian Freedom Scholars host fundraiser in Mansfield

Ukrainian Freedom Scholars host fundraiser in Mansfield

Brynn Meisse and Features Editor August 21, 2023

On August 24 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., The First Congregational Church in Mansfield will be having a fundraiser hosted by the Ukrainian Freedom Scholars. All donations will be going towards helping the...

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, Managing 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...

The Ashland Symphony Orchestra will open September 10th with their first performance, to purchase tickets please visit www.ashlandsymphony.org

Ashland Symphony Orchestra reduces ticket prices

Zoe Bogarty, Reporter September 10, 2022

For the 2022-2023 season the Ashland Symphony Orchestra (ASO) Board of Directors has implemented new ticket pricing options. Children and student tickets will now be free with the purchase of an adult...

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