Robberies near campus: Security steps up

Clery requires quick communication between Findlay PD and UF By Sarah Stubbs and Jacob King @sarahxstubbs          @JacobKingj4 It was Thursday night, Jan. 14 and the Oiler men’s basketball squad was wrapping up a win against Ohio Dominican.  At 9 p.m., students, faculty, and staff received Oiler Alert texts from the University indicating that the Findlay Police were searching for an...

Al-Anon: A place of comfort on campus

By Jacob King @JacobKingj4 Alcohol has the strength to drown everyone in its reach. Anyone who has dealt with or is dealing with addiction knows that addiction hurts more than just the addicts. Loved ones of addicts and recovering addicts suffer and need support, too. Alcoholism, as defined by Mayo Clinic, is a “pattern of alcohol use that involves problems controlling your drinking” and that...

MCPA boosts sales for UF events

Students can purchase tickets online, experience annual Comedy Jam at brand-new venue By Jordyn Willis @willisjordyn The start of The University of Findlay’s performing arts shows are underway with Marathon Center for the Performing Arts taking the reins of ticket sales. This is the first year that MCPA will be selling tickets to University shows online and at their box office. Students, staff,...

Okello urges Oilers to be more like MLK

Poet and Ted Talk speaker visits Findlay By Alexis Mitchell @alexis_mitch14 The University of Findlay continued its tradition of holding a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. event on Jan. 20. This year, UF featured poet and Ted Talk speaker Wilson Okello. Not only did Okello present to the UF masses that night in Winebrenner Theological Seminary, he spent the day visiting with students in their...

Poli-sci club comeback

Postic encourages students from every major to get involved By Ashley Summerfield @ash_summerfield After a year and a half of stagnancy, the political science club prepares to make a comeback. After several years of ups and downs, the “poli-sci” club has found itself at a roadblock. The club formed when Robert Postic, Ph.D., associate professor of political science, came to UF. “The club...

Oiler men win seven straight

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 Two more home games, and like clockwork, they are two more wins for The University of Findlay Men’s Basketball team. On Thursday, Jan. 21, the Oilers took on Ashland University in a game that would decide the number one spot in the south division, and after winning that game 71-63 they took care of business Saturday as well against Lake Erie College, defeating the...

Women drop four straight

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 The University of Findlay women’s basketball squad took their shot at one of the best teams in the nation on Thursday, Jan. 21 in Croy and fell just short. They led 37-33 at the half against #4 Ashland, but ended up dropping the contest 78-69. Two days later they played down to the level of Lake Erie and after a poor second quarter fell 73-64. Karli Bonar paced the...

Roughnecks stay hot knock off #18 Greyhounds

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 The Findlay Roughnecks, ranked #14 in the nation, traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana on Friday, Jan. 22 to take on the #18 UIndy Greyhounds. The Roughnecks won in dominating fashion, winning six of the ten matches and outscoring UIndy 23-12. Nic Goebel, ranked number one in the nation in the 149-pound weight class, got a takedown and won his decision 12-4. Fellow junior...

Oilers need more 24/7 study spaces

Limited hours and locations restrict academic work By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs I am full of Oiler pride and love my decision to attend The University of Findlay. However, I have been frustrated lately with the lack of 24-hour study spaces and I’m quite jealous of bigger institutions and their 24-hour libraries and student unions. Being the bookworm that I am, I frequent Shafer Library often....

Snowstorm Jonas reminds us to take cold-weather precautions

Are you protecting yourself from the elements? By Katie Kohls @KatieKohls For those of us native to the Midwest, snow isn’t typically a big deal. We expect at least one big snowstorm each winter, below-zero temperatures, and even slipping on the road as we attempt to make it from one place to the other. For something so common, it blows my mind at times that there are other parts of the country...

Oilers: Go listen to the pros UF brings to campus

By Kelsey Nevius @kelnevs We’ve had a lot of talented and insightful speakers come to campus, and this semester has been no exception to that rule. Being an English major, I feel like I’ve had the privilege and opportunity to see a lot of different writers and poets as special guest speakers in my classes as well as professionals who come to UF to speak to the masses. I’m always excited...