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The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian

The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian

Construction is underway on the new library cafe with a fence put around the back library patio.

New library cafe is expected to open by the end of 2023

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor April 28, 2023

Construction has begun on the new Archer Library cafe, which will be opened by at least the end of 2023, according to AU President Dr. Carlos Campo. The cafe is to be built where the patio is in the...

Dan McDonald, chair of Art and Design, addresses concerns over department chair compensation.

Faculty senate discusses contract issues in April meeting

Nicholas Stupka, Reporter April 21, 2023

Faculty Senate met in the Ronk Lecture Hall of the Dwight Schar College of Education and discussed concerns over the examinations of faculty contracts and summer pay for department chairs in this month’s...

Record player in WRDL for Vinylthon with Golden Slip mat awarded to WRDL in 2022

Vinylthon on 88.9 WRDL at Ashland University

Alaina Kathrein, Reporter April 21, 2023

On April 22 and 23, Ashland University’s radio station, 88.9 WRDL, will be hosting its 6th annual Vinylthon. This annual special was started at AU by instructor Derek Wood in 2017 and has been a unique...

Managing Editor Sean Repuyan and News Editor Katelyn Meeks accept the ONMA awards on behalf of The Collegian.

We are #1: The Collegian wins three first place at the Ohio News Media Association

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor April 21, 2023

On March 30, The Collegian traveled to Columbus to win three first place awards in the state from the Ohio News Media Association 2023 Collegiate Newspaper and Website Competition. The requirements...

Daniel Hawk was this semesters guest speaker for the Honors Lecture.

Daniel Hawk discusses Christian Colonist Justification

Abigail Hassenzahl, Reporter March 28, 2023

Speaker Daniel Hawk spoke to the Honors Program about the history of Christian colonists. The lecture was titled “We Are the Saints: How Christian Colonists Justified Taking Indigenous Land,” Hawk...

Kimberly Brazwell is this years headline speaker for the ACNs annual John D. Stratton Conference

ACN to hold 8th annual John D. Stratton conference on Feb. 24-25

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor February 17, 2023

The Ashland Center for Nonviolence (ACN) is set to hold its 8th annual John D. Stratton Conference on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24-25. This year’s theme for the conference is “Welcoming the Stranger.” On...

Vandalism has occurred throughout the first-year dorm halls of Kem and Amstutz

Vandalism in dorm halls continues throughout the semester

Zoe Bogarty, Reporter February 16, 2023

Dorm halls have faced multiple counts of vandalism since the beginning of the spring semester, especially in the first-year dorms, Kem Hall and Amstutz Hall. The damages typically consist of holes punched...

Talks continue about the impact of the budget deficit and how it will affect the future of AU, students, staff members, and faculty.

Budget cuts have impact on campus, AU staff numbers begin to decrease

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor January 19, 2023

On Monday, 13 to 14 full-time staff members were notified that their jobs were being eliminated as part of the deficit reduction plan, with the total reaching 20 by semester's end, AU President Dr. Carlos...

Kelly was given the Outstanding Undergraduate Student Leader award as the co-leader of CAB.

AU student Maeve Kelly given Outstanding Undergraduate Student Leader award

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor January 14, 2023

Each year the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) gives out the Outstanding Undergraduate Student Leader award to a student that provides excellence in college activities on a national level...

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...

Eagle Experiences will bring “transformative” opportunities

Sean Repuyan, Design Editor November 13, 2022

Ashland University recently proposed a “transformative” opportunity for current and potential AU students. The proposal aims to create a new university fund, aptly named the Eagle Experience Fund....

The Registrars Office is located in room 206 in Founders Hall and is open Monday- Friday  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Students and staff prepare for spring registration

Zachary Haskell, Reporter November 2, 2022

It is that time of the year again, people are preparing for the holidays and most importantly, Ashland University students are preparing to register for the spring semester. With this comes many questions,...

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