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December 2016

Making connections: How ONU's Dave Dellifield is the leading force of McIntosh Center

Dec 16, 2016 - Comments: 0
Dave Dellifield as seen outside his office, talking to some of his staff (Northern Review photo/Jacob Byczynski).

While David Dellifield is busy connecting campus organizations to their audiences through A/V equipment, he has devoted his life to making meaningful personal connections with others. While many of those connections are professional due to his work on campus as Director of Ohio Northern University's McIntosh Center, Dellifield always manages to make every interaction he has feel very personal, even when things are going wrong.

Why final exams should not exist

Dec 14, 2016 - Comments: 0
Students are exhausted as they try to cram for final exams (photo/

A look into why final exams are not helpful to the college student

English Department students present capstone projects

Dec 13, 2016 - Comments: 0
Will McCabe presents his poetry work, "The Timberwolf Crucible" (Northern Review photo/Dominic Turnea).

Six seniors in Ohio Northern University's English Department presented their capstone projects on Nov. 30. The projects varied on topics on poetry, creative nonfiction, screenplays and Shakespeare. 

Past and present: The history of ONU's Heterick Memorial Library

Dec 11, 2016 - Comments: 0
The outside of the Heterick Memorial Library. (photo/Heterick Memorial Library)

Ohio Northern University's current Heterick Memorial Library wasn't the first library to grace this campus. In fact, it wasn't the second or third either. The history of ONU's libraries is a long story to tell.

A snowy day in Ada

Dec 11, 2016 - Comments: 0
Winter has arrived in Ada, Ohio with the first snow of the season. (photo/Andrew Kurtz)

Photo courtesy of senior physics student Andrew Kurtz.

Kappa Alpha Theta raises money for CASA with annual Mr. ONU pageant

Dec 10, 2016 - Comments: 0
The members of Kappa Alpha Theta with the contestants (photo/Bethany Schneider Instagram page)

Kappa Alpha Theta held its annual Mr. ONU pageant on Nov. 16 to raise money for its philanthropy CASA.

ONU Department of Music to perform holiday concert

Dec 08, 2016 - Comments: 0
Ohio Northern University's Wind Orchestra performs as a group in front of the Ada community each December with the annual "Gaudete: It's Not Quite Christmas Yet" concert. (photo/ONU Communications & Marketing)

Ohio Northern University’s Department of Music presents a holiday concert each year, but it is always advertised as the “it’s not quite Christmas yet” celebration. “Gaudete: The It’s Not Quite Christmas Yet” will prepare the ONU and Ada communities for the approaching holiday season with festive musical numbers presented by the ONU Wind and Symphony orchestras in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 10.

Combatting Islamophobia

Dec 07, 2016 - Comments: 0

Accusations, beatings, even death threats—that is the life for some Muslims in America. This affirmation of “the land of the free” doesn’t seem so free when you look at the torment and affliction Muslims go through in this country. The reports of threats and attacks are on the rise in schools across the United States; kids are being harassed because of what they believe in. And don’t say to yourself some variation of “well yeah, but that could never happen here” because it can.

Filbert Cartoon 14

Dec 05, 2016 - Comments: 0
(comic/Anthony Labonte)

Courtesy of Anthony Labonte. 


The Filbert comic strip is a weekly feature in the Northern Review. Because of the approaching winter recess at Ohio Northern University, the Filbert comic strip will return in January with new content. Stay tuned for more adventures. 

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