Construction starts in April

$15 million COB and Student Life Center building plans put into motion By Jacob King @JacobKingj4 It’s been all work and no play at The University of Findlay for the development of the new, upcoming Center for Student Life and College of Business building. According to UF President Katherine Fell, Ph.D.,the 15 million dollar project originated from a space issue and is needed in order for...

Enrollment increase brings diversity to UF

International student enrollment increases 19 percent By Mac Williams On Tuesday, Jan. 26, Martyce Kimbrough walked through campus to his 9:30 a.m. class. On his way he noticed that there were more people on campus than usual for that time of day. Kimbrough brushed it off and thought that maybe there was an event going on at the time. “Campus is pretty busy today,” Kimbrough said. However,...

UF celebrates black history and diversity on campus

Buford Center and BSU plan nine events for Black History Month  By Hannah Dunbar @hanndunbar Every February, Black History Month is celebrated as a time to recognize African Americans’ role and cultural influence in U.S. history. Last year, The University of Findlay celebrated the monthly observation’s 100 year anniversary. But this year will include several new events for students to...

In with the new: UF alum takes on barn manager position

Oxender leads in the Equine program By Larissa Holmes @uf_holmesl After graduating college, most people look beyond their alma mater when looking for a job. But not Luke Oxender. Oxender has returned to The University of Findlay to take up the position of new co-barn manager at the English Farm. Since Jan. 1, he has been fulfilling the duties of the previous barn manager, Brent Marsh, alongside...

What’s up with Trump?

The presidential hopeful funds his own campaign, says anything By Ashley Summerfield @ash_summerfield The 2016 presidential race has been anything but ordinary with Republican frontrunner Donald Trump in the mix. From slamming Fox News’ Megyn Kelly during the first Republican presidential debate in August to his countless questionable comments used throughout debates and daily life -- Trump has...

Another one: Oiler men win 10 straight

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 For 10 straight games The University of Findlay Men’s basketball team has been unbeatable. They knocked off three more teams this week including Monday night’s 76-68 victory over Wayne State at Croy Gymnasium. The win kept their number two spot in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) solidified. The Oilers got out to an uncharacteristically...

Wuebker Gets Her 1,000th Point in Oiler’s Victory

Oiler Women defeat Wayne State 87-80 By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 The University of Findlay senior Margaret Wuebker etched her name in the Oiler record book on Monday when she became only the twentieth Oiler ever to score 1,000 career points. In the process she also set a new career high with 25 points while the Oilers came out on top of Wayne State 87-80. Knowing she was going to need nine points...

2016: An exciting time for the media and millennials

With the World Wide Web, there’s no excuse to be uninformed By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs Alongside a lot of other excited Americans, I was on the edge of my seat Monday night as I watched live-updates of the Iowa Caucuses on social media. My eyes were glued to my iPhone. I kept refreshing my Twitter timeline, swiping left and right back to my messages, then back to Twitter, and then to my New...

American values matter most in selecting the next US President

By Clay Parlette @claypar111 As I watch the results pour in from one of the most exciting Iowa caucus elections in recent memory, I read the bozo posts on Yik Yak about how Donald Trump is the solution to our woes and I watch Ted Cruz use scripture to bash our president. I find it necessary to explain why I am so passionate about this 2016 presidential election. To me, this year is not so much...

Heroin in Ohio: Let’s educate ourselves

By Kelsey Nevius @KelNevs “It's in every single county. It's in our cities but it's also in our wealthier suburbs. It's in our small towns. There is no place in Ohio where you can hide from it.” Mike DeWine, the attorney general of Ohio, said when talking about heroin on the 60 Minutes story that recently aired, “Heroin in the Homeland.” When I first heard this, I thought it had to be...