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December 6, 2019

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October full of politics at Ohio Northern

Ohio Northern University will host a number of election-themed events throughout the month of October.

On Oct. 9, the ONU student chapters of the College Libertarians, College Republicans and College Democrats will hold a “Get Out the Vote” event in the McIntosh Activities Center beginning at 5:30 p.m. Each group will provide candidate information for interested students.

A student political debate will be held in the McIntosh Activities Room on Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. Members of the ONU student chapters of the College Libertarians, College Republicans and College Democrats will discuss topics ranging from the economy to domestic policies.

Ohio Northern University hosts fall open houses


Ohio Northern University welcomes high school seniors to campus for two open houses, the first on Oct. 19 and the second on Nov. 3. Prospective students will learn about specific Ohio Northern programs, meet with current students, faculty and staff, and attend informational admissions and financial aid sessions. A complimentary lunch and campus tour also will be provided.

Experience ONU Day is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 19. Registration begins at 9 a.m. This event allows students and their families to learn more about the unique blend of liberal arts and professional programs ONU offers.

What's all this ‘fracking’ about? Find out Oct. 12

The controversial issue and policy of hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as “fracking,” will be the discussed by a panel in the Ohio Northern University Dicke Forum on Friday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. as part of the 72nd annual meeting of the Ohio Association of Economist and Political Scientist (OAEPS).

Ohio Northern University presents Carroll V. Lovett Distinguished Lecture


Ohio Northern University’s James F. Dicke College of Business Administration will present “Will Health Care Reform Improve Your Health,” a lecture by Brian Smith, as part of the Carroll V. Lovett Distinguished Lecture Series in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m.

Six to be inducted into ONU Athletics Hall of Fame

By Andrew Korba

Six members of the Ohio Northern University athletics family will be inducted into the University's Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, as part of ONU's Homecoming weekend.


They will be inducted on Friday during a banquet in Ohio Northern's McIntosh Center and introduced Saturday before the ONU football game at Dial-Roberson Stadium.

ONU honors alumnus during England Gate dedication ceremony

Ohio Northern University dedicated Dial-Roberson Stadium’s new gate and entrance plaza, the England Gate, named in honor of alumnus Dale “Bud” England Jr., on Sept. 22.

Surrounded by family, friends and the ONU community, England, along with ONU President Daniel A. DiBiasio, introduced the new structure to the stadium. England also served as honorary team captain in the game following the ceremony.

England, who graduated from Ohio Northern in 1969 with a Bachelor of Science in business administration, is the very definition of a proud Polar Bear. As a student-athlete, he gave his all to help his team. As an alumnus, he continues to do so.