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Students feel inspired after ONU Leadership Day

Nov 28, 2018 - Comments: 0
Drew Ickles and Sabrina Sumner stand with keynote speaker, Karim Ellis, after his motivational speech to ONU students. (Panhellenic Council photo/ Karlyn Kirchens)

Ohio Northern University students were given the chance to attend a one-day leadership seminar Nov. 2, helping students learn how to go from “mess to success”. With the help of professors and Karim Ellis, a professional speaker, students were able to become more prepared for final exams and their futures after graduation.

"ONU Holiday Spectacular" brings the Christmas spirit back on campus.

Nov 14, 2018 - Comments: 0
Trixle the Elf and Mr.Claus looking in amazement during The Holiday Spectacular. (Freed Center for the Performing Arts photo/file)

The holiday season is right around the corner and everyone on campus can almost hear the theater arts department practicing and rehearsing for The Holiday Spectacular.

With only 21 rehearsals in a short three-week time span, the students in this program are getting ready to showcase the 24-year running show to the Ada community November 15th through 17th.

Taylor Daniel, "Everyone Can Be An Artist"

Nov 14, 2018 - Comments: 0
Taylor Daniel, a junior Art Education Major at Ohio Northern University stands next to her Christmas Cookie Painting Installation (Northern Review Photo/Joe Dunay)

Taylor Daniel is a junior at Ohio Northern University from Columbia City, Indiana. She majors in art education with a concentration in pre-art therapy. Daniel’s interest in art has stemmed from a lifetime of creative expression starting when she was a child.

Daniel recalls being a little kid and always doing something artistic. Whether it was coloring, drawing or painting she was always doing something creative. Her parents and teachers were always supporting her love of art by pushing her to pursue her creative passions.

ONU theatre department throws a "Wild Party"

Nov 13, 2018 - Comments: 0

Most play goers were likely taken aback last weekend to find that “The Wild Party” had already begun, even before they’d found their seats. Audience members were led into the theater by scantily clad partiers with no sense of personal space, letting everyone know right off the bat what experience they were in for. And The Wild Party was just that-an experience.

The Choral Collage Concert attracts family, friends, and alumni

Nov 08, 2018 - Comments: 0

The Choral Collage Concert successfully attracted many people through engaging songs and a relatable theme. Christopher Larsen directed the Choral Collage Concert for the third year in a row. The University Singers showed their work as they performed various pieces of touching songs while drawing in the audience.

Women's Chorus entertains students and parents

Nov 08, 2018 - Comments: 0

Women’s chorus is a perfect opportunity for students for all majors to participate in an  outlet that allows them to follow their musical passion.

Women’s chorus held their fall concert in Presser’s recital hall on November 2nd. This chorus is directed by Dr. Christopher Larsen and is comprised of 24 singers. This concert was shorter in nature because the Men’s Chorus did not perform.

Parting is such sweet sorrow but Romeo and Juliet is just the beginning

Oct 25, 2018 - Comments: 0

The 2018-2019 season opener is in the books for the Ohio Northern Theatre Department as the cast of Romeo and Juliet completed their rendition of Shakespeare's classic love story.

From hesitant to confident: How Omega Hollies found her calling and where it will take her next

Oct 17, 2018
ONU's International Students Services Coordinator (ISSC) Omega Hollies first entered the Multicultural Center four years ago. On October 23, she will leave it for the last time. (Northern Review photo/McKenzie Wilson)

Four years ago, no one wanted Omega Hollies to be a teacher. The recent Grand Valley State graduate ran around from small job to even smaller job. She filled orders at a local yarn shop one day and nannied a couple young children the next. In the time she had to herself, Hollies checked the web. She hoped every day there would be more than four positions open teaching high school sociology.

A high school never popped up on her server, but Ohio Northern University did.

Glow in the dark pilates with the ONU dance team

Sep 28, 2018 - Comments: 0
Participants with the dance team after pilates. (Northern Review Photo/ Megan Place)

Ohio Northern’s campus organizations have always been known to hold food fundraisers. ONU's dance team threw in a new twist with their Glow in the Dark Pilates class that they held on September 26th in the Bear Cave to raise funds for new uniforms.The change in setting and fun theme made it an interesting study break for students to attend.

What's in your Amazon cart? A musical theater major shops for diverse merchandise

Sep 28, 2018 - Comments: 0

Matthew Brightbill's latest assortment of Amazon items consists of five items that are seemingly random and unrelated but are all interconnected upon closer examination. 

Matthew, a musical theater and public relations double major, is preparing his latest Amazon order.

“Whenever have money and I need something, it’s Amazon," Brightbill said. "I have Prime Two-Day Shipping, so I don’t have to wait. It’s the best.” 

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