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February 2018

Despite record, ONU's NCAA Tournament hopes hang in the balance this week

Feb 20, 2018 - Comments: 0

With a thrilling double-overtime win at Marietta on Saturday, the 24th-ranked ONU women’s basketball team clinched their fourth straight OAC regular season championship. Now, they must pivot quickly to the OAC Tournament, which will likely pose as a ‘must-win’ situation for the Polar Bears.

Despite their 21-4 overall record, national ranking and regular season conference title, Ohio Northern will likely need to win the OAC Tournament this week -- or at least make it to the championship game -- to qualify for their third straight NCAA Tournament.

Northern Review ‘Athlete of the Week’: Taylor Lavey

Feb 19, 2018 - Comments: 0

This semester, one Ohio Northern athlete each week will be featured as the Northern Review ‘Athlete of the Week.’ Sports editor Grant Pepper will talk to each athlete briefly about what they do in their sport as well as in the classroom, and the videos will be posted here and on the Northern Review’s Twitter page: @NorthernOnLine.

How to get over the winter blues

Feb 17, 2018 - Comments: 0

Winter is a rough season for everyone. Find out how you can lift your spirits when temperatures continue to fall.

Ohio Northern hires Devin Russell as next offensive coordinator

Feb 15, 2018 - Comments: 0

ONU head football coach Dean Paul announced on Wednesday that offensive line coach Devin Russell will be the team’s next offensive coordinator. The decision was announced 13 days after former offensive coordinator Mike Schmitz, who had filled the position for five years, announced his retirement.

Paul also said that David Price, the defensive line coach, will now assume additional responsibilities as the team's recruiting coordinator. Russell had previously filled that position.

How ONU’s turnover problem has kept them from perfection

Feb 14, 2018 - Comments: 0

The Ohio Northern women’s basketball team has lost three games this season. They have won 20. For most teams, this would be a cause to celebrate. There would be high-fives and pats on the back and a sense of satisfaction.

For ONU, however, things are different.

Wrestling brings in the win on Senior Night

Feb 13, 2018 - Comments: 0

The ONU Wrestling team won on Senior Night against Muskingum last Tuesday. Muskingum had an advantage, but the Bears turned the tables.

Ice dreams: A night with the ONU club hockey team

Feb 11, 2018 - Comments: 0

It’s 9:30 p.m. on a Tuesday night in late January as a silver Ram 1500 pickup truck burns down the highway, headed North on I-75 from Ada to Findlay.

In the vehicle are four members of Ohio Northern’s last remaining undefeated sports team, club or varsity. In the truck bed are their equipment bags, replete with sticks and skates and hefty shoulder pads, open to the relentless winter air as it whizzes by.

The team’s mettle will be tested tonight by an assemblage of men and women, most over 40 years old, who are also undefeated.

Northern Review ‘Athlete of the Week’: Brandon Waugh

Feb 10, 2018 - Comments: 0

This semester, one Ohio Northern athlete each week will be featured as the Northern Review ‘Athlete of the Week.’ Sports editor Grant Pepper will talk to each athlete briefly about what they do in their sport as well as in the classroom, and the videos will be posted here and on the Northern Review’s Twitter page: @NorthernOnLine.

This week, Brandon Waugh was selected as the Northern Review ‘Athlete of the Week.’ Waugh is a freshman point guard on the men’s basketball team who has appeared in all 22 games this season and has started in eight.

Raabe College of Pharmacy under probation after failing to meet ACPE standards

Feb 08, 2018 - Comments: 0

Ohio Northern's Raabe College of Pharmacy, which boasts a 99 percent job placement rate and has been named a “Top 2 Midwest College” by U.S. News & World Report, was notified on Feb. 1 by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) that their accredited status would be changed to “accredited with probation” until they made changes to certain curriculum requirements, Dean of the College of Pharmacy Steve Martin said on Thursday.

Winans finds balance between school and sports

Feb 08, 2018 - Comments: 0

Avory Winans tells how he stays balanced between school and sports.

Soccer strikes the stage in debut play

Feb 07, 2018 - Comments: 0
Director Joan Robbins and the cast of the upcoming play, "The Wolves," spend a Saturday morning rehearsing one scene that requires the cast to pass a soccer ball and produce dialogue simultaneously. The debut show by Sarah DeLappe is set to open February 22 in Stambaugh Theater (photo/Northern Review).

Adolescence can be a weird period of time in one’s life. It’s a time of fast-paced changes both socially and biologically. As students progress in their college career, it can become very difficult to think back to the time when insecurities and peer pressure thrived and reputations were everything. In playwright Sarah DeLappe’s debut play, “The Wolves,” students will get a glimpse of the olden days as it captures the raw emotions associated with female youth and their relationships on a club soccer team.

Schmitz retires, leaving Northern with big shoes to fill

Feb 06, 2018 - Comments: 0

Ohio Northern is looking for a new offensive coordinator after former coordinator Mike Schmitz announced his retirement last Thursday.

The university plans to hire a new offensive coordinator within the next two weeks, athletic director Tom Simmons and head football coach Dean Paul told the Northern Review on Monday. Paul said that he and the university will consider both internal and external hiring options.

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