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February 2015

2015 Polar Plunge

Feb 27, 2015 - Comments: 0

It was a cold and windy afternoon at the Polar Bear Pond as the brothers of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity held the fourth annual Polar Plunge. Each year the event is held to raise money for the American Red Cross, a noble cause resulting from an act that many would consider cruel and unusual punishment.

Northern Review Sports Podcast: Jeremy Preston

Feb 26, 2015 - Comments: 0

This week, sophomore swimmer Jeremy Preston sat down with us. Preston won four OAC titles last weekend to lead the men's team to their 11th straight conference title. He talked about his love for swimming, roller coasters and engineering.

Listen to previous podcasts here.

ONU Wind Orchestra features "Lord of the Rings" in winter concert

Feb 26, 2015 - Comments: 0

The Ohio Northern University Wind Orchestra presents its winter concert on Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. inside the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $5 for all ONU students.

The legacy of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Feb 25, 2015 - Comments: 0

With fewer and fewer of the "original" Daily Show correspondents left to take over for Jon Stewart, Shane Tilton looks at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart's legacy and what a new host would mean for the show.

Greek Life gives light to a Night to Shine

Feb 25, 2015 - Comments: 0

Members of the ONU Greek Life community participated in a Night to Shine, a prom for people with special needs sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation.

Hollywood's biggest night has a special connection to ONU

Feb 24, 2015 - Comments: 0

Hollywood is a place for artists to follow their dreams. For three Ohio Northern University alumni, the entertainment city has allowed them to gain experience and find success. 

Karaoke for a Cause: Support Autism Speaks

Feb 23, 2015 - Comments: 0
Members of Alpha Xi Delta interact with students at Mac tables to share information about the event held this week (Northern Review Photo/Ashlee McDonnell)

Autism affects 1 in 68 children. There is no known cure or cause. Join the sisters of Alpha Xi Delta at Karaoke for a Cause to raise funds for Autism research, care and prevention.

ONU Wind Orchestra Concert

Feb 23, 2015 - Comments: 0

Join the Ohio Northern University's Wind Orchestra in an exciting night of music on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. inside the Freed Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $5 for all ONU students, and they can be purchased at the Freed Center's box office. 

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 7:30pm

Why do we tolerate religious intolerance?

Feb 22, 2015 - Comments: 0
Pictured from left to right: Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha, Razan Abu-Salha. (photo/Huffington Post)

On February 10, 2015, three Muslim college students living near the University of North Carolina’s Chapel Hill campus were shot in the head and killed by 46-year-old Craig Stephen Hicks.

The students, Deah Barakat, 23, Yusor Abu-Salha, 21, and Razan Abu-Salha, 19, were murdered over what the police and the accused claim to be a parking dispute. There has been no official confirmation as to the real motive for the killings.

Hicks, a self-proclaimed atheist, posted several anti-religious messages on Facebook prior to the shooting.

Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary recap

Feb 22, 2015 - Comments: 0
SNL's 40th anniversary broadcast honored the past and present of this legendary show.

A recap of the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. 

Senior Jordan Kimes Scores 1000th Career Point

Feb 22, 2015 - Comments: 0

Senior Jordan Kimes scores her 1000th Career Point, as the poler bears beat defeat Muskingum 60-50. Kimes is the 13th member of the 1000 point club and is now 12th in career points.

Civil rights and social justice, Black History Month conversation sparks exchange of perspectives

Feb 21, 2015 - Comments: 0
MLK contest first place graduate winner Dania Lofton reads her essay during the event. (Northern Review photo/Khadijah Bagais).

As part of Black History Month, the Office of Multicultural Development discussed the topic of civil rights, police brutality, and social justice as part of their monthly Cultural Conversation Hour. Students who participated in the MLK essay contest, and five ONU professors from varying backgrounds, contributed to the conversation.


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