Plagiarism on the rise: Faculty at the University of Findlay differ with academic dishonesty policies

By Abbey Nickel Editor  Academic dishonesty is an issue that administrators and faculty at the University of Findlay deal with on a regular basis – but this year alone, administrators are seeing an uptick, especially in plagiarism cases. Vice President for Academic Affairs Darin Fields said he, along with other administrators, made the observation of a rise in plagiarism at UF during the fall...

Opinion: Small acts of kindness can conquer devastation, rebuild communities

By Sarah Stubbs  Co-editor  Remember the Ebola scare? When everyone and their brother was fearing contraction of the awful virus because according to the CDC there have been four confirmed cases of Ebola and one death as a result of it in the entire United States? Logical, right? Comparing the United States’ numbers to Liberia, for example—which is up to 8,263 cases and 3,515...

Say what? Professors speak up about what they wish they could tell students

By Jacob King  Staff writer  It’s no secret that students refrain from saying certain things to professors--but what do professors withhold from students? Professors at the University of Findlay open up about what they wish they could tell students. Christine Denecker, associate professor of English, shared some humor about what she thinks when absent students email her asking if they...