The University of Findlay: One of the Best Four-Year Colleges in Ohio

By Jacob King  @jking82295 Oiler pride is filling the air since The University of Findlay has been named one of the “best four-year colleges” in Ohio by the Princeton Review and BestColleges.com According to BestColleges.com, an online resource that aids students and families with rankings and information of higher learning institutions, and The Princeton Review, an education services...

Two UF Students Fund Trip to the Dominican Republic

By Jacob King @jking82295 Many students save up money with their friends to spend a week partying in Vegas or Cancun. However, two University of Findlay students managed to raise funds for a month of volunteering with children of the Esperanza Project in Cabrera, Dominican Republic. Friends Rachel Eaton, a junior physical therapy major, and Shanon Romano, a senior early childhood education major,...

A whole new Hendo and other renovations

UF spends $4.5 million this summer to upgrade campus By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs The University of Findlay has had one of its busiest summers yet upgrading and remodeling campus for the start of the 2015-2016 academic year – investing $4.5 million total. One major makeover that students living on campus with meal plans might notice first is Henderson Dining Hall. Deanna Haan, services manager...

Oilers Looking Forward to Future in G-MAC

By Kevin Schrock  @KRock_6 This past June the University of Findlay announced a major change in the future of its athletic program. Since 1997 Findlay has been a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). However, starting on July 1, 2017, the Oilers will be competing in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) instead. In the GLIAC the Oilers were competing...

Laurita Named New Athletic Director

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 Following the resignation of The University of Findlay’s longtime athletic director Stephen Rackley, the Findlay Athletic Department was left with a huge void to fill.  The Univeristy announced on June 26 that Brandi Laurita, who had served as an assistant athletic director at the University since 2008, would take over as the new athletic director. Laurita has already...

Textbook prices: Enough is enough

By Clay Parlette @claypar111 Ah, the sweet time of year is upon us when the cicadas whisper in the trees, the weather begins to cool, football stadiums are lit up, and the obscene prices of textbooks scream in our faces. It’s a problem that’s been grumbled about for years and years now. Some will shrug their shoulders as they enter mom and dad’s credit card on Chegg’s payment page. Others...

Admissions relocates to north end of campus

By Hannah Dunbar @hanndunbar In March 2014, The University of Findlay bought property at 1315 North Main St., a brick building that used to house the Stately Raven bookstore, to be used as the new location for the office of admissions, according to director of admissions, Christopher Harris. Prior to the purchase, the office of admissions was located in Morey Residence Hall on the corner of Cory...

Let’s get back into the swing of things

By Kelsey Nevius @KelNevs It’s the end of a long summer, or at least what felt like a long summer, and now we’re all migrating back to Findlay. Time to haul out the boxes and repack everything you put away months ago, and time to print off all of the syllabi that you’ll most likely be grimacing at once you read what your classes have in store for you. If you’re like me, it’s hard to get...