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January 2017

Delegates vote against controversial Division III graduate transfer proposal

Jan 31, 2017 - Comments: 0

A proposal that would allow student-athletes with remaining eligibility to transfer from Division I or II schools to finish their collegiate careers at the Division III level, while also attending graduate school, was defeated on the final day of the NCAA’s annual convention, Jan. 21.

The controversial proposal failed 291-175, with delegates from all D-III schools voting at the convention.

What's in your backpack?: A day in the life of a mechanical engineering student

Jan 31, 2017 - Comments: 0
Mechanical engineer student Dan Jira shows what can be found in his backpack on a daily basis. (Northern Review photo/Dominic Turnea)

Freshman mechanical engineering student Dan Jira showcases his backpack for the Northern Review staff. 

Ben Vereen Performs With Message of Gratitude and Acceptance

Jan 31, 2017 - Comments: 0
Broadway legend Ben Vereen (Photo by Isak Tiner).

Broadway performer Ben Vereen gave a show at the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday Jan. 28, dancing and singing through pieces from his various performances and others that were close to him while he speaking on the importance of equality and the arts. 

Winter in Ada

Jan 30, 2017 - Comments: 0
Despite the cold winter weather at Ohio Northern University, the sky had beautiful clouds that reflected in the pond as students walked to class Monday morning (Northern Review photo/Kasy Long).

Photo courtesy by senior creative writing major Kasy Long. 

Weekly Sports Digest: January 22-29

Jan 30, 2017 - Comments: 0

At the conclusion of every week, the Northern Review will recap what happened that week in the world of Ohio Northern athletics, and will also preview the week ahead. Here are this week’s headlines:

#7 Women’s basketball stays undefeated with dramatic win at Wilmington

How Mary Tyler Moore inspired me to be a female journalist

Jan 29, 2017 - Comments: 0
Mary Tyler Moore as Mary Richards in her show, "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." (photo/

Northern Review Editor-in-Chief Kasy Long reflects on how Mary Tyler Moore inspired her to become a female journalist. 

America continues to fight for King's dream

Jan 26, 2017 - Comments: 0
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream," delivered in 1963 at the March on Washington, pleads for social equality. (photo/

Ohio Northern University's Office of Multicultural Development hosted its January Cultural Conversation Hour on Jan. 24. Students and faculty members discussed the growing issue surrounding social equality. 

AREA grant promotes faculty, student research and collaboration

Jan 26, 2017 - Comments: 0

Interdisciplinary study offers students new learning opportunities beyond the classroom.

Freed Center-Spring Preview 2017

Jan 26, 2017 - Comments: 0

From operas, special performances and world premiere musicals, Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts kicks off its Spring 2017 dramatic arts schedule with a variety of performances. While continuing the tradition of a spring musical and a play for the semester, the Freed Center also brings new performers and special guests, as well as concerts by ensembles, and a variety of musical works alike. 

Filbert Cartoon 18

Jan 26, 2017 - Comments: 0
(comic/Anthony Labonte)

Courtesy by Anthony Labonte


The Filbert comic strip is a weekly feature in the Northern Review. Stay tuned for more adventures. 

ONU Problem of the Week

Jan 23, 2017 - Comments: 0
Solving math problems about fruit may be a new twist. (graphic/

The ONU Problem of the Week is provided by Ohio Northern University's Department of Mathematics & Statistics. 

A day in the life of ONU's mallard ducks

Jan 21, 2017 - Comments: 0
ONU is home to many animals, including these mallard ducks that are enjoying the view of the pond. (Northern Review photo/Holly Dyer)

Photo courtesy of freshman molecular biology student Holly Dyer. 


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