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October 2017

Closing time: Where each ONU fall sports team stands down the stretch

Oct 15, 2017 - Comments: 0

There are two weeks until ‘Championship Week,’ when the OAC Tournaments for volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer take place, the ONU men’s and women’s cross country teams run in the OAC Championship meet, and the football team heads toward the end of their regular season (although their last game isn’t until Nov. 11).

This means that it’s time to evaluate where each ONU fall sports team stands coming down the stretch, and which games, meets or matches might play a pivotal role in determining their place in the conference.

Read below for a team-by-team breakdown:

 

Dean McNeil quit soccer, and that's alright

Oct 13, 2017 - Comments: 0

Dean McNeil’s hair is much longer now.

Dark brown tufts poke out of his pink The 1975 hat -- “does this one work? I can wear an ONU one if you want,” he asks me before we take the portrait photo for this story. “That one’s just fine,” I say -- and he now has a shadowy beard that he strokes when he likes.

When he likes.

That’s the thing. Dean McNeil does what he likes now.

After rough start, 17th-ranked ONU finds way defensively

Oct 06, 2017 - Comments: 0

Heading into this season, the Ohio Northern women’s soccer team had goals. Lofty ones.

They wanted to win the OAC regular season for the second straight year, and were predicted to do so easily by conference coaches in this year’s preseason poll (they received all nine first-place votes). They wanted to win the OAC Tournament after losing in the finals the last two seasons, and they wanted to make it back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in five years.

Parker presents entertains campus with jazzy night

Oct 05, 2017 - Comments: 0

The Parker Presents jazz group hit the stage in Presser Hall’s Snyder Recital Hall on Sept. 28 with the accompaniment of Ohio Northern music faculty Gene Parker. The jazz event highlighted the outstanding musical abilities of each performer from their quick-fingered runs to hypnotically ardent tones, bringing the finest sounds of the big city to Ada's small-town scene.  

What's in your backpack?: A day in the life of an environmental and field biology major

Oct 05, 2017 - Comments: 0

What's in your backpack? Find out why junior environmental and field biology major Zach Bragg carries zip-close bags, a campus map, his checkbook, and much more with him throughout the day.