WLFC’s Weekly Review

Enjoy - Another Word For Joy:  By Bobby Beebe @howamibobby Humor has always been the saving grace of indie rock. Sure, Pavement (perhaps the torch bearers of the modern indie-rock ethos) made some initially off-putting and pretentious records, but what always seemed to ground those records in some sort of endearing pathos was the sense of humor embedded in the songs. Similarly, Enjoy has proven...

UF appoints Police Chief over summer

Former city of Findlay Police Chief will lead UF’s new campus police force  By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs William Spraw worked for the Findlay Police Department for 29 years, served as Chief of Police for four of those, and enjoyed a short retirement of seven years. Now he is back to work and starting down a new path: leading the hybrid security and police force at the University of Findlay....

Framework for the COB building is set

UF’s latest project moves along thanks to local companies  By Heidi Paxson @HeidiPacSun As students arrive on campus this fall semester, it is obvious that construction workers were productive this summer building the base for the new Center for Student Life and College of Business directly across from the Davis Street Building. Myreon Cobb, director of the physical plant, says that the...

Background music where it’s needed most: Public restrooms

Japan beats the US when it comes to comfortability  By Clay Parlette @claypar111 Music is all around us. It serenades us in hallways and rocks us as we shop. It trickles into our ears as we pause in elevators and in waiting rooms, and jumps at us from multiple angles as we drive down the street. Sometimes we request it, and other times we just put up with it. But the one place we all need it,...

Oilers’ Petty begins pro golf career with a ring

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 Since graduating from the University of Findlay last spring, Kasey Petty has been making a career out of the sport that earned her All-America honors her junior and senior year. However, of the events she has played in, maybe none will be more memorable than her pro debut. When Petty teed off on day two of the U.S. Women’s Open back in July, her mind was focused on the...

Oilers around the world

Opportunities to study abroad through UF  By Melissa Carrick @MelissaCarrick The 2015-2016 school year was one to beat with countless study abroad programs and fulfilling adventures, but looking ahead to this year, the opportunities for UF students will not disappoint.  In the past, students have had travel opportunities that ranged from one week to a year in different places like Europe, Costa...

AMU gets a makeover over summer

New furniture, paint, carpet has been completed but there are more updates underway  By Alexis Mitchell @Alexis_Mitch14 For the first time in 14 years, the Alumni Memorial Union (AMU) has been given a new look. With new carpet, furniture, lighting, and paint, the AMU is a new and improved environment for students to spend their time. “Even with the new Center for Student Life building on its...

SGA to host Jason Derulo, Grace, JordieRob

Over 1,600 tickets have been sold so far for the Sept. 8 concert  By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs The University of Findlay’s Student Government Association (SGA) announced on July 25 that Jason Derulo will headline a concert on campus in the Koehler Recreation Center on Sept. 8. Tickets are $30 for UF students, faculty, and staff and are $40 for community members. They can be purchased via the...

Back to school: Freshmen vs. senior stresses

By Madelaine McBride Staff Writer In the eyes of every young student, the month of August marks two events: the end of summer and the start of school. And for people roughly between the ages of 18 and 22, that means either starting or returning to college. Only a few short days ago, thousands of sophomores, juniors, and seniors returned to the beautiful University of Findlay campus. I am one such...