Presidential race 2016: A recap of the recent debates

By Ashley Summerfield @ash_summerfield In the past several weeks, the race for the 2016 President has continued as candidates have participated in debates within the two major parties. Each candidate has his or her own style and tactic when it comes to participating in these debates and this helps viewers get to know the candidates better. Junior occupational therapy major Megan Jesse says,...

English 106 courses equipped with tutors

Four embedded tutors navigate Writing Center’s pilot plan By Hannah Dunbar @hanndunbar Writing Center tutors will be placed into four English 106 classes on campus this semester. A proposal submitted by Courtney Bates, Jacolyn Stephenson, Christine Denecker, and Nicole Diederich said the embedded tutors is a pilot program that will use results from this semester to recommend revision, expansion...

UF vows to make environmental sustainability a priority

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs For as long as University of Findlay officials can remember, efforts to take environmental sustainability seriously on campus have been met with opposition. An instance of this is the $10,000 gift of a digital dashboard from Marathon Petroleum Corp. – a gift that is capable of providing a digital readout of energy data at the University – that has yet to be used....

Oilers hope to gain academic and social success in 2016

New Year’s resolutions By Jordyn Willis @willisjordyn For many, a new year and a new semester often means setting and accomplishing New Year’s resolutions. At The University of Findlay, students’ resolutions come in all varieties and are often about more than just academics. “My new year’s resolution is to study hard, pass my classes, and pass my boards,” said Amanda Pye, graduate...

Jones-Quartey Intercepts Jameis Winston

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 After having to spend most of his rookie season for the Chicago Bears on the sideline, University of Findlay alum Harold Jones-Quartey had a breakout game Sunday, Dec. 27. He made a highlight reel interception, forced a fumble, and added four tackles to his stat sheet. A week later the Ghana native tallied seven tackles against the Detroit Lions in the season finale....

Men’s basketball splits with FSU and GVSU

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 After starting the season 2-4, The University of Findlay Men’s Basketball team headed to Michigan last weekend on a three game winning streak. A two week Christmas break may have cost them some of their momentum, but they still played well enough up north for a two game split with Ferris State and Grand Valley State Universities. In game one of the road trip the Oilers...

Trump’s unsettling mix of support and fear mongering in Findlay

By Clay Parlette @claypar111 It’s official: Donald Trump’s dangerous rhetoric has catapulted to our campus. For a brief moment in time one would like to think that UF’s beautiful award-winning and friendly environment would be free of such grimy filth, but our quaint Findlay has begun to feel the unpleasant effects of glorified, talking garbage bags. Just before Christmas break a blind...

You have to take chances to find your Findlay family

By Katie Kohls @katiekohls As we start back up at school, we leave our families at home. Our parents, siblings, pets, and friends get left behind as we head back to classes, exams, studying, and school friends. I remember my freshmen year was full of dread heading into second semester. I commuted so I didn’t have great friends. I hadn’t found my niche at UF. I had friendly acquaintances, but...