UF’s PT program travels to Nicaragua to treat patients

By Jacob King  @jking82295 As a college student, traveling can be a hard piece to fit into a strict academic schedule. For 14 UF physical therapy students, they managed to combine travel and studies. The University of Findlay’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy program worked in affiliation with the mission organization, Hearts for Honduras, for the annual trip abroad to Nicaragua. The...

Why Oilers should go to the fair

By Kelsey Nevius  @kelnevs Growing up in a small town here in Ohio, the end of summer meant two things to me. First, that school was just around the corner, and second, it ushers in the beginning of fair time. Most of us from around the area know all about the fair schedule and when each county has their fair. Though it's the beginning of classes once more, the fair is always an event I look...

Rise in enrollment: Freshmen class makes history

By Jordyn Willis  @willisjordyn The 2015-2016 school year brings new records in enrollment numbers and a much larger incoming class of freshman to The University of Findlay. Based on the day two statistics of enrollment for The University of Findlay, all aspects of enrollment at UF have increased, according to enrollment management at UF. These include aspects like international students, first...

Alumni games at UF help keep Oilers connected

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 For multiple sports teams at The University of Findlay, there is one game a year where the tensions don’t run as high as all the other games. It’s not that the games aren’t competitive, because they are, but it’s more of a brother versus brother attitude. These games are the alumni games. This past Saturday the Findlay men’s soccer team had their annual alumni...

Ashley Madison: Where’s our self-control?

By Sarah Stubbs  @sarahxstubbs The Internet has revolutionized the way we do almost everything from shopping to working to dating. And with all of these positive advances in our technological lives, there is no way to avoid the inevitable negatives. If you’ve been watching the news or have been on any social media at all this past week, you have probably heard about the Ashley Madison hack and...

Prison practice: Oiler football travels to Marion

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs The University of Findlay football squad didn’t know what they were in for when they traveled to the Marion Correctional Institute in Marion, Ohio on Sunday, Aug. 23.  UF football players left their smartphones and headphones in their lockers and boarded the bus for an hour-long ride full of anticipation and mixed expectations. The Oilers were to have a standard...

College of Pharmacy combats addiction with community learning series 

By Hannah Dunbar   @hanndunbar Wednesday Aug. 19 began the 14-week series of “Combatting Chemical Dependency: A Community Effort” sponsored by The University of Findlay College of Pharmacy, Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services, Hancock County Community Partnership, and Hancock County Opiate Task Force. Increasing the public’s understanding of...

Is a dry campus really safer than a wet one?

By Clay Parlette  @claypar111 “The University of Findlay is a dry campus.” Nearly all prospective students will hear these words during their campus tour at Oiler Nation. It’s a policy that most certainly makes this campus more marketable to conservative families and more importantly, it’s a reflection of our University’s historic and deeply rooted Christian values. On a personal...

Postic offers Intro to Political Science class to community

By Alyssa Grevenkamp  @Gbabyy20 When Dr. Robert Postic, associate professor of political science and chair of the Social, Behavioral and Justice Sciences Department at the University of Findlay, was thinking about the upcoming academic year and which classes he was going to offer, he came up with a new idea to get more than just traditional students to participate in his class. He branched out...