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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...

The flyer provided for the Matilda play.

Salvation Army Ashland Kroc Center’s Youth Theatre prepares to perform Matilda Jr.

Brynn Meisse, Features Editor January 3, 2024

The Salvation Army Ashland Kroc Center’s Youth Theatre is performing a production of Matilda Jr. at The Ashland Theatre on Jan. 12, 13 and 14.  The production is based on Roald Dahl’s book “Matilda”...

Ashland University opens mentor award submissions.

Academic Mentor Award nominations are now open

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor September 12, 2023

As of Monday, Sept. 11, nominations are now open for the Academic Mentor Awards.   The requirements to nominate a mentor are to be a senior who has 90 or more credit hours, or a graduate student who...

After months of renovations, the Ashland theatre opened in May 2023. The seats are spread out, designed for comfort among patrons. 

Ashland theater hopes to become an event hub for the community 

Sean Repuyan, Design Editor September 3, 2023

From a hollow shell of “good bones” to a refurbished multiplex with three theaters, The Ashland movie theatre has become a favorite entertainment venue amongst the community.   “When I got here,...

Former adjunct instructor Ted Daniels has extensive experience in the world of Journalism with his work in The Indianapolis Star, Times-Gazette and, most recently, The Collegian, Ashland Universitys award-winning, student run and edited newspaper.

Editorial: Be a thorn in the side of the administration

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor August 30, 2023

The last words former adjunct instructor Ted Daniels left me with before departing the campus of Ashland University: “Be a thorn in the side of the administration.” That is what I will continue...

Ashland University names Jim Cox as Assistant VP of Correctional Education

Ashland University names Jim Cox as Assistant VP of Correctional Education

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor August 29, 2023

Jim Cox has had a different course in life to now filling the shoes of Assistant VP of Correctional Education at AU, but it began with a heart for serving others. Cox’s background is not traditional...

The new cafe is set to open in the coming months inside the Archer Library.

AU makes drastic changes to campus library, adds new cafe

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor August 28, 2023

The first floor of the Archer Library is getting a fresh new look this semester with the main addition of a new café.  According to Rick Ewing, VP of Facilities, construction is estimated to be completed...

AU Ashbrook and honors students approach record-high enrollment numbers  

AU Ashbrook and honors students approach record-high enrollment numbers  

Lauren Gulden, News Editor August 25, 2023

As the academic year begins at AU, discussion around enrollment is common around campus. “In a post covid world,” said, Keith Ramsdell, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing, “higher...

The Dunkin, being built just outside of Ashland Universitys campus, is set to be complete in the coming weeks.

Dunkin’ Donuts opens right next door to Ashland University

Brynn Meisse, Features Editor August 23, 2023

A new Dunkin’ Donuts is opening in Ashland, and you won’t have to take a 15-minute drive across town to get your iced coffee.  Ashland is home to several coffee shops such as Downtown Perk, Whiteriver,...

The Ashland County Fair is coming back for its 172nd year, marking almost two centuries of time.

Ashland welcomes annual county fair for 172nd year

Brynn Meisse, Features Editor August 22, 2023

The perfect way to end summer and welcome fall is by attending the 172 annual Ashland County Fair from Sept. 17 through the 23.   This annual event features several grandstand events, food vendors,...

Grandpas Cheese Barn, located on the east side of Ashland, can be a great spot for students to explore!

Things to do in Ashland for incoming AU students

Brynn Meisse, Features Editor August 19, 2023

Moving away from home to a new city for college can be scary. You do not know anyone or even the city you are moving into, but Ashland offers many exploration opportunities.   Whether getting involved...

AU President sings in Merry Christmas video to students

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor December 21, 2022

The Ashland University Public Relations department released an email on Dec. 19 wishing students a very merry Christmas. Attached below the email was a link to listen to the President of Ashland University...

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