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April 28, 2017

Poetic License

BACH 3 - does this mean that somewhere in Ohio is Bach 1 and Bach 2? The Icon spotted this plate on a slate-colored Chevy Cruze in Ada. And, it's on a Bald Eagle special plate. Anyone who can tell us about the plate's meaning, please let us know at: info@adaicon.com

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Ohio Northern University

Festival of Colors - looks like fun

By Monty Siekerman
The ONU  Indian Student Association held a springtime Holi Festival on the Tundra on Sunday afternoon. It's a Festival of Colors.

Holi is a Hindu festival that signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, and the end of winter. During the festival, participants play, chase, and color each other with dry powder.

It is a time for people to play, laugh, and enjoy each other's company. Indian Student Association is an organization that promotes education and participation in the Indian culture.

Why is Steve White a proud Polar Bear?

Steve White received his BSBA degree for the Class of 2017. He was a student in the late 1960s but was unable to graduate being short credit hours in 1971. Fast forward 46 years and he is officially a graduate and forever a proud Polar Bear.
Steve White, left, with ONU President Dan DiBiasio.

ONU students win awards

ONU students continue to distinguish themselves through their academic and creative exploits. Students recently earned honors in accounting and finance, mathematics, and poetry. 

The team of Matthew Golden, Zack Goodchild and Takumi Kijima won the 2017 Ohio Mathematical Association of America Student Team Competition. 

Meanwhile, ONU’s team placed first in the Beta Alpha Psi team competition during the business group’s Midwest Regional Meeting in Indianapolis. 

Also, student Rachel Cruea earned an outstanding poetry award at the annual conference of Sigma Tau Delta national English honorary.

DZs doin' good

Sisters of Delta Zeta sorority picked up litter along both sides of SR 235 for a mile just north of Ada on Wednesday afternoon. It was a hot job with the temperature of 82 at the time just a few degrees below the record high for April 26. Here, they hold up part of the "loot" of rubbish that ne'er-do-wells tossed from their vehicles. When you travel the clean looking roadside, you can thank these ladies (from left) Monica Foutty, Storm Smith, Gabby Molgaard, and Kayla Baxendell for a job well done.

Composer workshop is Wednesday

ONU's composer workshop is slated for 8 pm on Wednesday in Presser Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The program will feature music written by ONU students.

Yews at ONU

Yews, in the middle of the Science Complex, clipped to perfection, thanks to the grounds department, spelling out ONU.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes gather in the Kennedy Garden on Sunday afternoon to plan Tuesday's bonfire. The Kennedy Garden, adjacent to English Chapel, is in honor of the daughter and granddaughter of the school's founder.

Don't throw in the towel, throw a disc instead

ONU Disc Golf Club held its first tourney Sunday with 15 competitors aiming at 20 holes over a two-hour period to see who was the best. It takes a lot of discs to play, as evident in the pack held by Colin Frank. Each disc serves its own purpose depending on the throw that is needed. Adam Smith is club president.

Prof. Brant to give Law Day address in Findlay

Professor of Law Joanne C. Brant will deliver the keynote address at the 60th annual Law Day breakfast sponsored by Findlay/Hancock County Bar Association at the Findlay Country Club on Friday, April 28.  Each year FHCBA observes national Law Day to commemorate the rule of law, the judiciary and its place in American society. Prof. Brant will address this year’s theme in a presentation titled “Equality, Past and Present.”

Engineering students selected innovation fellows

Four engineering students have been selected as University Innovation Fellows (UIF) by Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design. The Smull College of Engineering students are Jared Emerson of Lakeview, Ohio; Jeanne Graessle of Chesapeake, Va.; Daniel Musci of North Ridgeville, Ohio; and Cheyenne Raker of Columbus, Ohio.