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Spring into music

Apr 03, 2017 - Comments: 0

With all of the spasmodic March weather going around the Ada community, it may seem difficult to catch the spring fever. However, several students at Ohio Northern University were able to overcome rain, snow, sleet and hail to learn a large selection of music in order to give a performance of a lifetime.

On Friday March 25 at 8 p.m. Ohio Northern University’s Men’s and Women’s chorus took the stage for their annual Spring Concert. After only having eight weeks of rehearsals to get acquainted with the music the students and members of the Ada community took the stage.

English students, faculty celebrate women writers in Sigma Tau Delta discussion

Mar 25, 2017 - Comments: 0
Ohio Northern University's Sigma Tau Delta celebrated women writers on March 20 in a discussion and reading event in Heterick Memorial Library (Northern Review photo/Kasy Long)

Ohio Northern University's Sigma Tau Delta hosted a reading and discussion on influential women writers on March 20. The event shed light on the importance of literary conversations. 

'Pirates' ready to set sail in Freed Center Production

Mar 20, 2017 - Comments: 0
The cast for the upcoming show, "The Pirates of Penzance," do a full run-through for the first time after learning the music and dialogue in just under two weeks. Resident Artist and Musical Theater Program Director Kirsten Osbun Manely will be directing the show for the first time since 1993. (Northern Review photo / Nathan Grizenko)

This article is the first installment in a three-part series in which the reader is introduced to the art of musical theater and learns how the cast and director work together to produce a stunning performance.

William Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s whimsical and comedic operetta, “The Pirates of Penzance,” will return to the Freed Center for the Performing Arts April 6-9 since its last showing in 1993.

What is music? Jessica Wise defines her passion

Feb 27, 2017 - Comments: 0

What is music? According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary “music is the science or art of ordering tones or sounds in succession, in combination, and in temporal relationship to produce a composition having unity and continuity”.

This definition only addresses the science behind the music, and most of us don’t consider the science when we are walking to class listening to our IPod.  At Ohio Northern University we are among a select group of students who dedicate their time and studies to create those combination of sounds.

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