College students ‘uncertain and concerned’ about America’s future

Mix of disinterest and activism on campus By Jacob King and Ashley Summerfield @JacobKingj4        @ash_summerfield The 2016 presidential race has been one filled with bold statements, an abundance of Republican candidates, and memes of Donald Trump’s hair. Students are all privy to these pop culture renditions of the election, but what do UF students really know about politics? A 2008...

FEDERAL LAWSUIT

Former student athletes claim there was no due process in 2014 sexual assault investigation By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs Two former University of Findlay student athletes who were dismissed on account of a sexual assault case in Oct. 2014 filed a federal lawsuit against The University of Findlay on Dec. 23, 2015. The lawsuit says that the sexual assault investigation conducted by UF was a...

UF bans hoverboards

Emsweller says there are too many safety concerns Jordyn Willis @willisjordyn The University of Findlay sent a UF Update over winter break informing students that hoverboards will be prohibited on campus. These new hoverboards don’t actually hover, they are self-balancing, two-wheeled scooters. According to the Wired.com’s “Why Hoverboards Keep Exploding,” incidents of hoverboards...

Former Rep. Mike Oxley dies at 71

UF Board of Trustee had deep ties to Findlay and UF community  By Hannah Dunbar @hanndunbar Former U.S. Congressman Mike Oxley died on Jan. 1, 2016. Oxley was a Republican U.S. House of Representatives member from 1981 to 2007 and served on The University of Findlay Board of Trustees since May 2011, according to a UF news media release. Oxley suffered from non-small cell lung cancer and died in...

New COB Dean plans to revise curriculum, push networking

UF welcomes Kevin Renshler By Jacob King @JacobKingj4 2015 was a year filled with new additions and improvements at The University of Findlay -- one of the most significant being the welcome of a new dean. Kevin Renshler, Ph.D., was officially named dean of the College of Business in Dec. 2015 Renshler, who served as interim dean in August, was the previous dean over Barton College’s School of...

Oilers Remain Undefeated at Croy

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 Winning at home has become somewhat of a cornerstone for the Oiler basketball program since Coach Charlie Ernst took over the program back in 2011. Last week the Oilers took strides in protecting that motto by defeating two top GLIAC teams, Saginaw Valley State and Hillsdale, at the Croy Physical Education Center. Under Coach Ernst the Oilers have compiled an incredible...

Roughnecks ranked 12th nationally

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 The University of Findlay wrestlers and Nick Goeble have gotten pretty used to their winning ways as of late. When the national ranking came out on Jan. 1, the Roughnecks secured the number 12 spot, while Goeble held on to his number one ranking in the 149-pound class. Goeble, a junior from Elmwood High School, won the Midwest Classic tournament in December, which was...

Valuable experience lives outside your comfort zone

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs Whether you’re studying medicine or theater or computer science, you’re not just here to earn a degree, but also to gain valuable work experience. In case you didn’t know, The University of Findlay has an Internship and Career Placement office that can help you with anything from resume building to prepping for your first interview. The office is even equipped...

We shouldn’t have to be afraid

Katie Kohls @KatieKohls I think it’s fair to say that we’re all afraid. There is the expected fear of finding jobs and getting into graduate school and even just making the grade in Biochemistry (or so I’ve been told). But now we see bombings every day on the news, schools that have been shot-up, and children’s bodies washing up on a Turkish beach, and we are right to be scared. But from...

Let’s talk politics: Why college students must start to care a little bit more

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs If you haven’t seen the hilarious SNL skit about how Adele has the capability to save a Thanksgiving dinner, you must watch it. In the skit, family members banter back and forth about the controversial issues being debated by the 2016 presidential hopefuls every couple of weeks on TV. Some of the comments get a little offensive and extremely specific, but they’re...

Beat winter blues and make this your best semester yet

By Kelsey Nevius @KelNevs It’s the end of the second week of the semester, and for me at least, I’m falling back into the routine of college. By routine, I mean going to classes, going to work, doing an exorbitant amount of homework, and then trying to get enough sleep to do all of the above somewhat functionally and productively again the next day. Hopefully, you’re in the same boat as me,...

Burglary on Cory Street Puts Campus on High Alert

Jordyn Willis @willisjordyn The Findlay Police Department is looking for a man dressed in dark clothes and armed with a gun after he fled the scene of a burglary on Cory Street and headed towards campus. The UF community has been asked to notify Campus Security or the Findlay police if they see someone fitting this description. UF students and staff have been advised not to approach him. As of...