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The Collegian

The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian

The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian

The archway leading onto the campus of Ashland University.

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...

For all crimes or incidents on campus, contact safety services in the case of emergencies.

AU students targeted by fraudulent Safety Services phone calls

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor January 31, 2024

On Wednesday, Jan. 31, Ashland University's Safety Services Department released a statement to students, faculty, staff and parents about recent fraudulent phone calls. With concerns starting to arise...

The Kappa Sigma brothers walk in the Mile in a Soldiers Shoes fundraiser that brought in over $5,000.

“Frat bros” or heroes? AU’s Kappa Sigma fraternity shines positive light on Greek Life

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor September 12, 2023

On Tuesday, Sept. 12, Ashland University's Campus Shield app, which alerts students on situations and events on campus, released a statement that a young woman had gone missing near the campus and that...

Faculty went over issues such as the budget deficit and formation of two working groups.

Faculty senate discusses budget deficit

Nicholas Stupka, Reporter December 11, 2022

Enrollment shortfalls across Ashland University programs are pushing the 2023 budget deficit higher and two groups are looking at ways to close the gap, AU President Dr. Carlos Campo told the Faculty Senate...

The Monkeypox vaccine has been proven to be effective in treating the rare disease

Monkeypox Vaccine deemed a public health emergency

Wesley Seyfang December 3, 2022

Following its surge in cases in the summer of 2022 Monkeypox has been deemed a Public Health Emergency. Monkeypox is a rare disease that has symptoms that can mirror smallpox and has several symptoms...

Maurer will give the keynote address at the winter commencement

Winter 2022 commencement keynote speaker announced

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor November 29, 2022

The keynote speaker for winter commencement has been announced, and it is Kristen Maurer. Maurer was this year’s Ohio’s 2022 Milken Educator award, which is one of the most prestigious awards in...

Mold in the senior apartments

Facilities find mold in all senior apartments on campus

Zachary Haskell, Reporter November 13, 2022

Senior Jacob Bodnar found an unwanted guest in his apartment–mold growing on the ceiling of a utility closet. “We checked the furnace closet after the people across the hall discovered mold after...

The new and improved website showcases quotes and live recordings from figures on campus.

AU’s website redesign is constantly updating

Sean Repuyan, Design Editor October 31, 2022

Ashland University’s Marketing and Communications launched the new redesign for the ten-year old with an “incomplete disclaimer.” According to AU President Dr. Carlos Campo, the website...

Houchin’s keyed car

Car keyings alarming students on campus

Abigail Hassenzahl, Reporter October 13, 2022

At least two reports of keyed cars in Lot F occurred within a week of each other. The cars were owned by Claire Houchin and Emma Heim. Heim’s car was parked towards the center of the lot, while Houchin’s...

The Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II.

Queen Elizabeth II dies at the age of 96

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor September 8, 2022

At the age of 96, the Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II passed away. It was reported by a variety of news sources earlier this morning that the Queen was suffering from medical complications. It was...

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