Police Chief candidate talks trust, policing philosophies

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs The first of the two finalists for a Chief of Police at The University of Findlay recently told members of the campus community that his experience will help establish trust between the new hybrid police-security department and the rest of the campus. On Nov. 9, the first finalist, Alexander Bebris, participated in an open session for students, faculty, and staff. In...

Small programs at UF: Their survival

Students who change majors keep certain programs alive By Jacob King @jking82295 It’s no secret that majors such as pharmacy, pre-vet, occupational and physical therapy are prominent programs at The University of Findlay, but how do smaller programs compare in enrollment? Darin Fields, vice president of academic affairs, listed the top majors, in terms of enrollment, at UF: animal...

Theater department will perform in Marathon venue

Marathon Center for The Performing Arts still under construction By Jordyn Willis @willisjordyn Beginning Dec. 18, downtown Findlay welcomes a new treasure to its cultural attractions: a brand new theater and event venue. Marathon Center for the Performing Arts (MCPA) will be located at 200 W. Main Cross Street starting November 16. Beginning in 2012, a group of community leaders came together...

Copyright infringement issues at UF

Awareness and education surrounding copyright is essential By Alyssa Grevenkamp  @Gbabyy20 It’s hard for us to imagine a world without digital copies of music, movies, and many other materials at our fingertips. It’s even harder for us to imagine no social media in our lives to connect us. But when it comes to new technology transforming the playing field with copyright, how do we continue...

Gervais’s historic afternoon propels Oilers past Pioneers

Keys: ‘I still wasn’t pleased with the way we ran the ball’ By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 Three records were shattered on Saturday afternoon, all broken by sophomore quarterback Rhys Gervais. The Oilers put the game out of reach early but the focus turned to the records. Gervais broke the team’s single season records for passing yards (2,981), touchdowns passes (28), and completions (211). He...

Volleyball sets up for post season play

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 The Findlay Oiler Volleyball squad has been pounding the competition as of late, both figuratively and literally. Their .281 hitting percentage is eighth best in the nation and has paced them to a 20-7 record while posting an equally impressive record of 13-3 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). In the latest polls the Oilers were spotted as...

Ignorance: Mizzou students and prof were uninformed

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs Newsflash: When the media is covering the protest or movement you’re a part of, they are giving you the coverage and media attention you should want to draw focus to your cause. Why in the world would you push them away? For those who haven’t paid attention to the news this week, the University of Missouri has been under extreme scrutiny as racial tensions stay...

Student involvement is key in Police Chief search

By Clay Parlette @claypar111 As the University makes the transition from a security department to a hybrid police/security department, and in the midst of national tensions between police and community, it becomes increasingly important that processes like these are transparent and open to input from the campus community. The University is executing this process very admirably by holding open...

Staying safe on and off campus

Know where your valuables are, take paths most-traveled By Kelsey Nevius @kelnevs Though we almost never hear of crimes on campus, Oct. 30 was a rare instance where a scary situation did happen. That night, around 9:45 p.m., sophomore Brandon Morin was approached by a man carrying a knife who demanded money. Since the mugging was on campus, happening between Brandon's car and Morey Hall, it is...