The campus paper of Ohio Northern University. The Northern Review is published weekly throughout the school year, taking into consideration school breaks.
The Review office is located in McIntosh Center at Ohio Northern University. For advertising information, please contact our editors. Interested in submitting a story idea? Contact us at [email protected]. You can also visit https://nr.onu.edu/node/3549 for more information. The Northern Review is published without the prior review of any members of the ONU administration, faculty or staff.
Operating as usual
Both the lacrosse and softball matches are under a lightning delay. Play will resume once the storm as passed. (Northern Review photo/Shane Tilton)
Nick Gosnell (#60) lunges into the goal to score the tenth point for the Polar Bears. ONU has the 10-3 lead halfway through the third quarter. (Northern Review photo/Shane Tilton)
Ben Gawronski (center #57) adds one more goal to the Polar Bears’ total. ONU is currently leading Mt. Union 9-3 going into halftime of the OAC Quarterfinals. (Northern Review photo/Shane Tilton)
Rachel Hish pings in a single in the bottom of the second for the Polar Bears. (Northern Review photo/Shane Tilton)
Stacey Walters adds one more strike out against Heidelberg, as the Polar Bears are up 3-1 going into the bottom of the second. (Northern Review photo/Shane Tilton)
Sebastian Michaud, in the middle of a group of Mt. Union players, scores the sixth goal for the Polar Bears. ONU is up 6-2 after one in the OAC quarterfinals. (Northern Review photo/Shane Tilton)
The courtyard between English Chapel and Hetrick Library is being transformed into a Winter Wonderland. ONU is celebrating “National Polar Bear Day” from 1 to 5 pm today with Iceless Skating, Hot Chocolate Bar, and student groups setting up various games. (Northern Review photo/Shane Tilton)
The Ada-Liberty Township Fire Department received a call that there was a fire on the corner of Gilbert and Ballard Streets at 6:13p. Both the Fire Department and Ada Village Police Department arrived on the scene to control the situation. (Northern Review photo/Shane Tilton)
Members of the ONU Football team are catching the finals of the Great Lakes Esports Conference (GLEC) Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament in the McIntosh Activities room. ONU is the host this weekend for Smash, Overwatch, and League of Legends finals. (Northern Review photo/Shane Tilton)
Who else had a blast at the Family and Siblings Day along with The Ada Herb Festival? ✋ A big thank you to the Student Senate for making this event happen for our students and their families.
For the first time since 2019, the @limasymphonyorchestra is performing Patriotic Pops in front of the McIntosh Center. (Northern Review photo/Shane Tilton)
The theater department used a lovely sunny Sunday Afternoon to present “Sunday in the Park with George” in the grassy area behind Taft. The audience sat in pods to enjoy the show. (Northern Review photo/Shane Tilton)
This year's choreography showcase, titled "Shift" was a bit different, read this article: https://northernreview.org/2021/03/25/shift-a-new-choreographers-showcase/ for the full story of how ONU students adapted their works from stage to camera.
SHIFT, a New Choreographer’s Showcase “What does shifting mean to you?” This was the prompt for all of the choreographers for Ohio Northern University’s annual Choreographer’s Showcase this year. The showcase usually takes place …
The Tent on the Tundra is home to today’s Founders’ Day celebration. Members of the campus community come together every year to honor the legacy of past figures and contributions to the university. (Northern Review photo/Shane Tilton)
Intramural volleyball has returned to the courts, west of the Stadium View apartments. Students participating in the volleyball league are required to follow COVID safety protocols and wear a mask while they play. (Northern Review Photo/Doug DeNoi)
Ever wondered what exactly Public Health is? This week is National Public Health week, to learn more about the initiative, check out this article: https://northernreview.org/2021/04/05/what-is-public-health-and-why-does-it-matter/
The Northern Review has obtained exclusive footage of the turbine fire. The turbine was torn down last weekend. (video/Collin Stephens)
Update on the wind turbine: The President’s Office is reporting that the wind turbine will be coming down tonight.
One of the three wind turbines to the west of campus caught fire this morning. Klingler Road and part of the “Green Monster” were temporarily blocked off as crews attempted to put out the blaze. (Northern Review photo/Doug DeNoi). Correction: originally reported the turbines were north of campus.
National Women’s History Month takes place in March, celebrating the accomplishments of women throughout history. ONU’s Sigma Tau Delta, an International English Honors Society, hosted a Women’s Reading to celebrate various female authors throughout history and as a method of empowering women in general. The Sigma Tau Delta Women’s Reading allowed for a conversation about gender, gender roles and norms, and feminism in today’s society...
To read the full article about this event, click this link: https://northernreview.org/2021/03/25/sigma-tau-deltas-womens-reading-considers-current-gender-roles/
We learned a semester with no breaks was too hard, stressful, overwhelming, and didn’t give everyone an opportunity to perform at their best. We live and we learn though. In the light of what occurred last semester the Getty College of Arts and Sciences have implemented a new way to help alleviate the stress of the current times.
To read what the college is doing to help, check out the link for the full article: https://northernreview.org/2021/03/18/getty-college-of-arts-science-help-students-with-homework-overload/
The Northern Review is pleased to be recognized by the Associated Collegiate Press during the Best of Show Awards for their 2021 Spring Conference. Northern Review took seventh place for the Website: Four-year College with Less than 10,000 Students category and our editor-in-chief Kayla Fisher took fourth place in the Blog category.
The Northern Review is pleased to announce the premiere of our newest sports podcast. Between the Lines features Garrett Allen and Josh Steyer going over the weekly wrap-up of ONU and national sports. Between the Lines will also be airing on WONBRadio.net every Saturday and Sunday at 6pm.
The Ohio Northern University Symphonic Band fills the Freed Center for the Performing Arts with music for the first time in a year. The band is lead by Dr. Charles Bates. (Northern Review photo/Shane Tilton)
Tag us in your amazing tie-dye creation you made last week! While doing that checkout the link to the featured article about SPC's successful tie-dye event: https://northernreview.org/2021/03/16/tie-dying-our-way-into-spring/
Happy Birthday to our beloved polar bear Klondike! Ever wondered how we ended up with a mascot of a polar bear? Check out this link for the full history of Klondike: https://northernreview.org/2020/11/05/our-beloved-bear-onu-history-beat-2/
After athletics were shut down in March 2020, no one anticipated that so many student athletes would be effectively benched for more than nine months, but the good news is they are finally back! For the full update on ONU athletics click here, https://northernreview.org/2021/03/10/returning-to-athletics-king-horn-welcomes-student-athletes-again/
Men’s Soccer Returns to Practice. (Northern Review Photo/Doug DeNoi)
“I am struggling with having a differing opinion on politics from friends and I am afraid they will view me differently though I don’t view them differently for theirs. Do you think politics are a valid reason for someone to change their opinion of you or end a friendship?”
To read Kayla's response click the link:
The Freed Center Parking Lot was turned into a Winter Wonderland. Iceless skating and other cold weather activities were part of the fun. (Northern Review video/Shane Tilton)
Scan this QR code or check out the link below to submit your question for the Northern Review's advice column "Always, Kayla" to answer. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScRcOW27qh-KDmLsUr4Rc0dMENdR4yhrK1WyNqlXtxBMjrC2Q/viewform
Affinity Commons became the home of a large snow fort. Ada received more than 7 inches of snow over a 12 hour period according to NOAA. (Northern Review photo/Chailey Sechrist)
Northern Closes for Snow Storm Snow on the Tundra (Northern Review Photo/ ONU)
You won't want to miss this opinion article about the Harry Potter movies! Sure, we are ten years late, but nonetheless have some valid opinions. Link to the newest NR article: https://northernreview.org/2021/02/07/harry-potter-a-decade-after-release/
Have you gotten a chance to read last semester's print edition of the Northern Review? You can find them in your favorite hangout spot, like the library, Mac, Mathile and many more.
Ohio Northern University is adding another honor society to its already impressive roster of 28. ONU is now a member of Chi Alpha Sigma, a student-athlete honor society. To read more about what this new society is all about checkout this link: https://northernreview.org/2020/11/28/onu-approved-for-a-new-honor-society-becoming-the-18th-chapter-in-ohio/
The Northern Review is published weekly throughout the school year, taking into consideration school breaks. The Review office is located in McIntosh Center at Ohio Northern University.
For advertising information, please contact our editors.
The Northern Review is published without the prior review of any members of the ONU administration, faculty or staff.
Review meetings are held every Monday at 7:00 p.m. in the Computer Lab of the Freed Performing Arts Center.
The doors to the Northern Review office are located past the mailroom. Turn left at the vending machines before you reach Wow.
We offer the basic Ohio CHL class as well as classes tailored to the unique needs of schools, churches, and other “soft targets.”
We are an on campus entrepreneurship club who supports students of all majors who may want to start up a business or those seeking help with their business
High school students learn Japanese, experience Japanese culture, learn Japanese history, make new friends, and earn college credit.