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Freed’s legacy was to make ourselves and each other better stewards of knowledge

Feb 24, 2020 - Comments: 0
ONU's performing arts center was erected and named the DeBow and Catherine Freed Center for the Performing Arts in honor of the late President Emeritus Dr. Debow Freed and his wife, Catherine "Kitty" Freed. (photo/Doug DeNoi)

STAFF EDITORIAL—Ohio Northern University experienced an incredible loss Feb. 8 after the passing of President Emeritus Dr. DeBow Freed, who served as the ninth president of Ohio Northern University from 1979 to 1999. Freed’s decades-long career in higher education is marked by his unwavering dedication to civic engagement and fighting for an affordable, top-quality education. Those who were privileged enough to know him can attest to his generosity and passion for both the arts and sciences.

Local Newsrooms turn to Nonprofit Management to Keep Doors Open

Feb 22, 2020 - Comments: 0
Krencisz stopped at Hawaii, spending time at a nonprofit news organization and Pearl Harbor where she learned all about the history of the USS Missouri. (photo/Cassie Krencisz)

Northern Review contributor Cassie Krencisz, senior political science major, shares her experiences while studying abroad through Semester at Sea, a multi-country study abroad program on a ship open to all students of all majors that emphasizes global comparative study.

My Experience in Seoul

Feb 20, 2020 - Comments: 0

In the spring of 2019, I received the Hanyang Fellowship scholarship from Ohio Northern. That summer, I traveled to Seoul, South Korea to study abroad at Hanyang University. While there I learned so much about the Korean culture and was able to grow as a person.

The Price of Heteronormativity

Feb 10, 2020 - Comments: 0
Breakdown of Ohio Code 3313.6011 Health Education Guidelines

Historically, nothing in American education fails to prepare students for the real world more than sexual education. This topic is typically the only formal introduction these students have to ideas about sexual health, consent, sexuality, and sex vs gender. Depending on the state law and district makeup, the level of inconsistency, incompetence and hostility that these topics will be treated with varies.

Bunnicula: 40 Years of Veggie Juice

Feb 10, 2020 - Comments: 0

While Halloween is far away, it’s never a bad time to read Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery, the first book in a series written by Deborah and James Howe. This first book was published in April 1979, a few months after the death of Deborah Howe.

What is Happening Around Us?

Dec 03, 2019 - Comments: 0

There is always something going on around the world? Have you been keeping up? If not, I have provided you with a few quick updates about places like South America, the United States, and Australia. All you have to do is read! 


South America

This week, the president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has accused American actor Leonardo Dicaprio of playing a role in the Amazon fires. The president gave no evidence or elaboration, but was referring to non-government organizations and their money (NGOs). Dicaprio has pledged $5 million to the Amazon. 


The Lonely Elzay Gallery

Nov 20, 2019 - Comments: 0

As humans I must ask, have we become so simple minded that we no longer care for testing our understanding? Have we lost touch with our inner self who wishes to go and be creative? Why have we as people lost interest in art? So many questions, such as these, come to mind when thinking about why attendance is so low at the Elzay Gallery at Ohio Northern University. 

What is Happening Around Us?

Nov 11, 2019 - Comments: 0

Are you up to date with current events around the world this week? If not, I have you covered! Specifically, intriguing events are happening in the United States, South Africa and the world as a whole. All you have to do is read! 


United States of America 

Voting is Important, Even for College Students

Nov 05, 2019 - Comments: 0

Today is Election day. 

It is a day where citizens of the United States get to express their democratic rights and vote for those that will govern our local, state and national governments. While today’s election is not a presidential primary or general election, it is just as important. 

Casting your ballot today allows you to make your mark on the local community. 

Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Debates with Passion

Oct 31, 2019
Pete Buttigieg debates on the stage at Otterbein University on Tuesday Oct. 15. (Photo Credit: CNN & New York Times)

South Bend Mayor and Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took the debate stage Nov. 15 with passion and fire. Buttigieg has been cited a winner of the CNN and the New York Times sponsored debate, in Westerville, Ohio. 

According to Nate Silver forFiveThirtyEightt, Buttigieg was polling at 5.1% prior to taking the stage at Otterbein University, putting him in fourth place out of the twelve candidates. After Tuesday’s performance, Buttigieg is ranked third in Iowa behind Biden and Warren, an important state in determining the democratic nominee. 


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