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New Great Lakes Poll: Biden and Trump are tied in Ohio

Poll in partnership with Ohio Northern University

According to the results of a new Baldwin Wallace University Great Lakes Poll – in partnership with Ohio Northern University and Oakland University – Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden holds a commanding lead in Michigan and Wisconsin, and is running neck and neck with incumbent Republican President Donald Trump in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

The poll questioned self-identified registered, likely voters in Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin on a variety of topics that may factor into the November election, including how voters plan to cast ballots, attitudes about Black Lives Matter and the handling of the coronavirus pandemic at the state and national level.

ONU student receives national scholarship from Kappa Psi Foundation

One of only 12 to receive a national scholarship from the foundation this year

Ohio Northern University pharmacy student Trate DeVolld recently received the 2020 Grossomanides Scholarship from the Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Foundation.

He is one of only 12 recipients to receive a national scholarship from the foundation this year.

DeVolld, a fifth-year pharmacy student, is a collegiate brother of the Gamma Delta Chapter of Kappa Psi at Ohio Northern, through which he has held executive leadership roles and served dozens of committee terms.

Saturday drive-thru food drive

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ONU student-led event supports Ada Food Pantry

 Ohio Northern University will hold a drive-through food drive on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The food drive will take place in the ONU parking lot next to Rite Aid at the corner of Main Street and College Avenue.

All non-perishable food items are welcome, and particular needs are canned soup, canned chicken, boxed potatoes, peanut butter, dry pasta, toilet paper, paper towels, cereal and Ramen noodles.

All donations will go to the Ada Food Pantry.

High marks for Ohio Northern University

Hailed as educational leader in multiple college rankings  

Ohio Northern University Ohio Northern University has once again received high marks for its commitment to offering students an outstanding educational experience.

This fall, several ranking services have recognized Ohio Northern as a top choice among colleges and universities in the Midwest and beyond.

The rankings evaluate a number of criteria and offer various perspectives. While the specific evaluations vary, the common theme is the value of the Ohio Northern experience and how earning a degree from the university opens up doors of opportunity for its graduates.

ONU Gaming Club meets Super Smash Brothers

The aim for the Twitch stream is to be a safe space for the campus community to play the games they love in a way that mirrors a traditional campus gathering

As Ohio Northern University students continue to do their part to maintain a safe campus environment during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis by wearing masks, disinfecting surfaces and socially distancing, one student group is helping students come together safely online.

The ONU Gaming Club is hosting weekly Super Smash Bros. Ultimate video game tournaments for ONU students on Twitch.tv and Discord.

The tournaments, which run from 4 to 8 p.m. every Friday, are open to all students on campus with a Nintendo Switch game console and a Nintendo Switch Online subscription.

ONU's national top-ranking esports player

Joren Kirsis improves his game through ONU esports

From the ONU website – When Ohio Northern University launched its esports program last fall, no one was quite sure what to expect.

After all, it is rare for a start-up of any variety to excel right out of the gate. Compound the growing pains of creating something new with the rigors of competition, and it’s easy to see why even professional expansion teams struggle.

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