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June 24, 2019
 

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Traffic Stop

Woman featured in HBO documentary speaks here on Tuesday

Breaion Shanique King will participate in a panel discussion to address “Traffic Stop,” the HBO documentary about her violent arrest, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26 in the McIntosh Center activities room at Ohio Northern University. The event is free and open to the public.

King was slammed to the ground by the arresting officer when she was stopped for speeding in Austin, Texas, in June 2016. Austin police Chief Art Acevedo later apologied to King for the incident and pledged to initiate a series of administrative investigations and increased training.

Music of the tuba Monday

Including premiere of "Tomes of Redemptions" featuring a theme of a fight with a dragon

James M. Green, an adjunct instructor of music, will present a tuba performance at 8 p.m. on Monday,  March 25, in Presser Hall at Ohio Northern University. The performance is free and open to the public.

Several of the pieces in the recital have electronic accompaniment. Green will premiere a piece he commissioned titled “Tomes of Redemption” by Ben McMillan, featuring a theme of a fight with a dragon.

Green founded and conducts the low brass ensemble, Polar Vortex, teaches courses in instrument literature and pedagogy, and performs with Polaris Brass, the faculty quintet at ONU.

Additionally, he maintains a sizeable low brass studio in central Ohio.

ONU Women’s Chorus performs on Friday

The Ohio Northern University Women’s Chorus will present a concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 22, in Presser Hall.

The chorus, directed by Dr. Christopher Larsen and accompanied by Adam Fahncke, will perform Minnesotan composer Linda Tutas Haugen’s “Anne Frank: A Living Voice.” The concert is free and open to the public.

Spanning more than two years of hiding in the annex, the texts and music portray a psychological progression from fear and despair to strength and hope, according to Haugen.

3rd district court hears oral arguments

March 27 at ONU College of Law

The Ohio 3rd District Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments at Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law on Wednesday, March 27, at 10 a.m. in the Large Moot Court Room.

The Ohio 3rd District Court of Appeals judges include the Hon. John R. Willamowski, the Hon. Vernon L. Preston, the Hon. Stephen R. Shaw and the Hon. William R. Zimmerman. Willamowski, Shaw and Zimmerman are ONU Law alumni. 

The topic is social media

Daylong event sponsored by Public Relations Student Society of America

The Ohio Northern University chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) will hold its 4th annual social media workshop Friday, March 22, on the ONU campus.

It offers professional development and networking, featuring sessions by public relations professionals who will share ideas and help participants increase their social media presence.

Hosted by the Ohio Northern University chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), the keynote speaker is Amanda Todorsovich. She is senior director of content and creative services at Cleveland Clinic. She will address “Social Media Measurement: How Data Drive Strategy.”

Saxophone and guitar duo performs Thursday

Duo Montagnard, consisting of Joseph Murphy on saxophone and Matthew Slotkin on guitar, will present a concert featuring original repertoire for those two instruments at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, in Presser Hall at Ohio Northern University. The performance is free and open to the public.

The duo formed in 2002 and has performed more than 300 concerts in all 50 states and 20 countries.

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