Campus crime stats ’12 — ’14

Annual report doesn't necessarily paint a realistic picture By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs On Sept. 30 University of Findlay students and faculty received a peculiar UF Update in their inboxes. This wasn’t the usual invitation to a campus event or call for volunteers, but it was the annual security and fire safety report that is required to be made public each year by the Clery Act. In this...

Where are they now? A look back at UF’s 2014 king and queen

By Jordyn Willis @willisjordyn One is still pursuing a degree in pharmacy, one is enjoying a career in social media marketing and freelance writing. They are the University of Findlay’s 2014 homecoming king and queen; Dallas Smith and Miranda Roehler. Roehler graduated in May 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in creative writing and history. After graduation, she moved to San Diego to join her...

Marijuana legalization

Issue 3 is a hot topic among college students By Ashley Summerfield @ash_summerfield A controversial issue will appear on the ballot this Nov. 3. The marijuana legalization movement that has been sweeping the country has reached the state of Ohio. The Ohio initiated amendment to the constitution appears as Issue 3, accompanied by Issue 2 on the Nov. ballot. If this passes in Nov., anyone 21 years...

Class of ’65 supports, funds archive expansion

By Hannah Dunbar @hanndunbar On Oct. 17, Shafer Library will host the dedication of the University Archives expansion at 11 a.m. The class of 1965 decided to initiate a class gift to support the expansion according to Jaclyn Schalk, director of gift planning. “Under the leadership of the class of 1965 reunion committee and Dr. Jim Houdeshell, members of the 1965 class generously donated to fund...

International education: Study abroad options at UF

By Jacob King @jking82295 Sitting in a lecture hall and listening to a professor teach for an hour isn’t everyone’s ideal style of learning. However, some students decide to take a different path of learning by taking a flight to their next class. Students who want to combine traveling with studying have the option to continue their degree in another country. Many international studies...

Harold Jones-Quartey starts for the Bears

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 Oiler standout from a year ago, Harold Jones-Quartey continued his success at the pro level on Sunday when he got a start for the Chicago Bears. After starting safety Antrel Rolle was announced as injured in the middle of the week Quartey got his chance. “I shot him a text after I saw Rolle was out and ask him if he was starting and he said that ‘yeah, between you...

Athlete spotlight: Hannah Tong

Tong leads Oiler Volleyball to success By Alyssa Grevenkamp @Gbabyy20 Winning their last eight straight games and posting a record of 14-3 on the season, the University of Findlay’s women’s volleyball team is on a tear this season. The team has a lot of outstanding players, but one player has been consistently on the top of the stat sheet for a while. That player is junior outside hitter...

Oiler football loses in two key plays

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 It was a long game that came down to two plays. It was a botched fake field goal, and a converted two point conversion that gave the Walsh University Cavaliers a 39-38 victory over the University of Findlay Oilers in double overtime Saturday in North Canton. It was the Cavaliers first win of the year. Walsh made an obvious effort to stop the Oiler pass game which has...

Carson’s attack on the media reminds journalists why we do what we do

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs Not only has there been a buzz about Ben Carson within the Findlay community thanks to his recent, brief visit, but there has also been quite a buzz about him in my immediate subculture of journos at UF due to his recent declaration of war on the press. Carson was at what The Hill is calling a “gathering of reporters and communication professionals” at the...

Course registration: A helpful how-to

By Kelsey Nevius @kelnevs Now that Fall Break has passed and midterms are wrapping up, we’re in that long stretch of college that doesn’t come easy for anyone. From this point until exam week in December, it’s a huge whirlwind of tests, quizzes, projects, and assignments. For our new freshmen at the University of Findlay, this time of year also marks another occasion that’s new for you:...

Islamophobia: Extremists exist in every religion

By Clay Parlette  @claypar111 Since our country’s founding, we have always been guilty of treating one or more groups of people unfairly for a multitude of sometimes compelling, yet always insignificant reasoning. In the earliest days and up until very recent times, African Americans were the victims of America’s mistreatment. Native Americans, Irish, Polish, Jews, Roman Catholics, Chinese,...