Oilers travel to Dominican Republic to serve

By Jacob King @JacobKingj_4 Spring break serves as a time of relief from classes and to begin the cliché college trip to Daytona Beach or Cancun. But for a handful of UF students, they will be spending their spring break doing something different- volunteering in the Dominican Republic. Come spring break, this certain group of UF students will be setting their alarms for the early morning hours...

Library renovations provide new spaces, centralize services

UF invests $105,000 for updates in Shafer Library By Macaulay M. Williams Last fall as students returned to campus and started to study in Shafer Library, they were not always guaranteed the silence libraries are known for. Instead they were greeted with the sound of drills, the pounding of nails, and the occasional hum of a saw. All of this commotion was due to a $105,000 renovation project in...

Bostic heading to Europe

Former UF basketball star Josh Bostic to play professional basketball overseas By Martyce Kimbrough After travelling around the word playing for many different professional teams overseas and even in the NBA, University of Findlay alum Josh Bostic is now heading to Europe to play professional basketball. Bostic is on the VEF Riga professional basketball team based in Riga, the capital of Latvia....

Dropping like flies: Candidates suspend their campaigns

O’Malley, Christie, Fiorina and Bush call it quits By Ashley Summerfield @ash_summerfield As we embark on the journey of state primaries and caucuses, some candidates are beginning to realize just how competitive the 2016 presidential race is going to be. Whether it be a lack of funding, followers, or personal reasons, there are several candidates that have recently made the decision to...

Adversity is no match for Margaret

UF senior basketball player has overcome grief more than once By Alyssa Grevenkamp @GBabyy20 As I was watching New Girl on Netflix on a Monday afternoon, there was a loud knock on my door. Most of the time I would be freaking out not knowing who was knocking on my door, but today I knew exactly who it was. It was Margaret Wuebker. As I opened the door, she had a huge smile on her face and said,...

Oiler women mathematically eliminated from GLIAC tourney

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 After a pair of loses last week, the University of Findlay Women’s basketball team has officially been eliminated from the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) tournament contention. The Lady Oilers lost to Malone University last week in a heartbreaker game that ended 74-70. “I was disappointed with our defensive effort considering what was on the...

Oilers win closest game of the season

UF men’s basketball plays first GLIAC tourney game March 1 By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 The University of Findlay Men’s basketball team used a Tyler Stern-Tucker free throw with 0.4 seconds left to pull out a 70-69 win against Malone University on Saturday afternoon. The Oilers hadn’t had a lead the entire game and trailed by as much as 16 at one point. It seemed the Pioneers couldn’t miss...

UF baseball picked 6th in GLIAC North

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 After a last place finish a year ago, the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) preseason coaches’ poll once again has the Oilers picked to finish last in the North. Still, the Oilers will look to a large group of returning players to lead the way in 2016. Findlay had six players appear in 100 at-bats a year ago and they will all be back in 2016....

WLFC- Top tracks and album reviews

By Bobby Beebe WLFC New Power Current Tracks  2/21-2/28: 1. Hinds - Bamboo 2. DIIV – Out of Mind 3. Ringo Deathstarr- Stare at the Sun 4. Mass Gothic – Every Night You’ve Got to Save Me 5. Frankie Cosmos - Sand 6. The Crookes – I Wanna Waste My Time With You 7.   Gang of Youths – Magnolia 8.  St. Lucia – Dancing on Glass 9.  Night Beats – Sunday Morning 10. Pop Etc – What Am...

Talk politics openly with others, expose yourself to fresh perspectives

Political debates don’t have to be yelling matches By Kelsey Nevius @kelnevs With all the media coverage over politics lately, it's no wonder that the question on everyone's mind is “Who will be who will be running the country in the not-so-far future?” This battle between Democrats and Republicans has been one for the ages, and due to the upcoming election season, the battle will continue...

Student leaders must bust out of the complacent culture on campus

Striving to be elite in OilerNation By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs “People aren’t committed to being elite today.” These were some of the opening words of Tim Kight, CEO and football coach for The Ohio State University, in his presentation about leadership and what it takes to create and sustain an elite culture. Kight was one of the speakers at the Ohio Newspaper Association conference I...

Waiting to fill Scalia’s seat is unconstitutional

Republicans are only Constitutionalists when it’s convenient By Clay Parlette @claypar111 As the nation mourns the passing of one of the most iconic justices to ever serve on the US Supreme Court, we are again confronted with the very real actuality that Washington DC is, no doubt, overflowing with the most disgraceful assortment of deplorable rubbish imaginable, mangled up in tangled up knots....