Political awareness and activism at UF

UFCR and SGA host “Best Party on Campus” By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs Almost 300 University of Findlay students made an appearance at a recent voter registration event on campus, which student leaders say is nearly triple the turnout of last year’s event. But, despite the big showing, students say political activism still lacks at UF. On Oct. 22, UF’s College Republicans, alongside TAG...

Issues 2 and 3: Hot topics at UF

Stolick addresses stigma, fears surrounding marijuana legalization By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 Although Issue 3 failed on Tuesday, Nov. 4, The University of Findlay held two events that aimed to inform students about Issue 3: the “Ohio Marijuana Legalization Initiative,” before they hit the voting booths or casted their absentee ballots. The first presentation took place on Tuesday, Oct. 27 in...

UF theater department puts on “Abigail”

The creepy, comedic play will run Nov. 11 – 14  Alexis Mitchell @alexis_mitch14 The University of Findlay theater department is putting on the play Abigail/1702 on Nov. 11, 12, 13, and 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. in the Powell-Grimm Theater located in the Egner Center for performing arts. This sequel to the Crucible gives a look at Abigail Williams, the girl who was a lead accuser...

Student mugged over Halloween weekend

Increased drug trafficking creates more crime By Jacob King @jking82295 On Friday, Oct. 30, a UF student was approached on campus by a man who possessed a knife and demanded money. Brandon Morin, sophomore equestrian major, was the victim in the situation. Morin said he had been walking to his car from Morey residence hall around 9:45 p.m. Morin says the suspect had appeared out of nowhere. “I...

Findlay’s Slow Start Ends Up In Loss

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 Three first quarter interceptions set the tone for one of the worst starts to a game Findlay has seen in a while. On Saturday in Detroit, MI the Oilers dropped a heartbreaker to the Wayne State Warriors 31-26. It marked the fifth Oiler loss in the last six games. Despite the Findlay struggles on offense early on the defense was doing their best to keep them in the game....

Men’s Soccer just misses GLIAC bid

By Alyssa Grevenkamp @Gbabyy20 The Findlay Men’s soccer team just missed the cut to head to the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament this season. The Oilers were one win away from going, but dropped their last three games at home which knocked them out of postseason play. The men had an outstanding home streak going until their last three games of the season. They dropped...

Women’s Soccer season comes to a close

Lady Oilers finish 2-12-3 By Alyssa Grevenkamp @Gbabyy20 The Findlay women’s soccer team started and ended their season in the same fashion: with a win. But everything in between wasn’t all sunshine and rainbows. The Oilers ended up finishing 2-12-3 on the season. This wasn’t the record they were hoping for, but the Oilers struggled to win some tight games that ended up going the other way....

I re-downloaded Yik Yak for a week – here’s what happened

  By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs I remember being dramatically outraged when YikYak became a “thing” last year. I thought to myself, “Great, another way for people to just say whatever they want and not have to stand behind their words.” Now, over a year later, it’s still around and a few of my friends – and even some of my professors – get on the Yak frequently. I supposed, as...

Growing up and growing apart: Friendship transitions

By: Katie Kohls @katiekohls From what I have gathered from my college friends, many of us, for better or worse, are different people than we were in high school and with that transition came the loss of high school friends. Recently, old high school friends of my mine have gotten engaged, and thanks to Facebook, I get updated on all of it. Once upon a time, I would have most likely been in those...

Audibile.com could help resurrect leisure reading for college students

By Clay Parlette @claypar111 One of the things I miss the most about my childhood is an old hobby of mine that used to consume many free and comfy hours of my days: reading. I still love reading a lot, but let’s face it, no matter what your major, ain’t nobody got time for that anymore. If I’m not reading a textbook, writing a paper, or attending some meeting on campus, I’m probably...