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The Collegian


Pomfret and Shafer pose for a photo to commemorate her time here at Ashland University.

The importance of living your truth

Bryce Shafer, Design Editor February 15, 2023

It is no doubt that we live in a very divisive world at the moment. Tensions are high on all fronts; sometimes it can feel like “being you” is not an option. To some, it may even feel like you need...

Be Intentionally Uncomfortable

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor February 10, 2023

This past weekend, I attended a conference where I got to listen to an incredible speaker, and his name was James Lawrence, aka the “Iron Cowboy.” I am not always the biggest fan of motivational speakers,...

Learning to Appreciate Simply Living

Ella Cummins, Visuals Editor October 26, 2022

As campus begins to get into the thick of Autumn and with half of the semester already done, I find myself beginning to burn out. It isn’t always easy being a student on campus, especially one with...

LFTE: The Beauty of Conversations

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor October 11, 2022

Someone asked me the other day, what is the most beautiful thing that I had ever seen, and I had a hard time even answering the question. I mean I have been to many different places, even around the...

Letter from the Editor: Sean Repuyan

Sean Repuyan, Design Editor August 24, 2022

Welcome to Ashland University. Right now, you’re reading The Collegian, AU’s student-run newspaper. The Collegian runs alongside the sister website,, formerly known as My...

Letter to the Editor

Gary McFarlind March 21, 2022

Last October when I talked to you I was discussing things that I had been observing on campus. The main ones being the dwindling of the “workforce”, the ever increasing “workload”, and the large...

OP-ED: Dear Students of Ashland University

OP-ED: Dear Students of Ashland University

Faculty and Administration April 14, 2021

Dear Students of Ashland University, As faculty and staff, we are disheartened to learn about recent events related to the Clothesline Project and, more broadly, the way that sexual assault claims have...

Op-Ed: Open Letter to AU from Alum/Current Students

Op-Ed: Open Letter to AU from Alum/Current Students

Erika Gallion + 222 signees April 11, 2021

To Ashland University President and Board of Trustees: We, Ashland University alumna, along with current students, are writing in regards to the troubling actions and inactions the institution has taken/not...

I’m voting for Joe Biden

Scout Weber, President, College Democrats October 19, 2020

I will be voting for former Vice-President Joe Biden in the upcoming election because he is a leader for the people. He has set himself as an example and a representative for the American people, and I...

I’m voting for Donald Trump

Joe Beaver, President, College Republicans October 19, 2020

“The Pursuit of Happiness” The degradation of American politics began when we started looking at figurehead politicians to solve our problems; we no longer assumed our rightful place to better our...

The Niss Athletic Center is a 125,000-square-foot indoor athletic and activity center adjacent to the Dwight Schar Athletic Complex. It is scheduled for completion in late Spring 2021.

President Campo responds to questions about new athletic complex

September 23, 2020

I would like to respond to some of the questions you raised in a recent opinion piece in The Collegian:     MY QUESTION FOR DONORS IS THIS: IF YOU ARE DEAD-SET ON GIVING YOUR MONEY TO A SCHOOL...

AU theatre alumni collect 102 signatures to display career success

Theatre Alumni September 4, 2020

Letter to the editor This letter is written and sent on behalf of the undersigned alumni of the Ashland University Theatre Department in response to President Carlos Campo’s quote in the news article...

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