WLFC gets a new look, updates its sound

Campus radio station aims to better connect with community  By Jacob King @JacobKingj4 It’s clear to see that the University of Findlay has had a bit of a facelift recently: A refurnished Alumni Memorial Union, fresh paint and signs on faculty houses, and the construction of a new College of Business building. In addition to all of the aesthetic changes on campus is a complete rebranding of...

Wyldewood Tack Shop makes its annual trek

UF Equine students can always find what they need  By: Larissa Holmes @UF_holmesl For over 20 years, Wyldewood tack shop has been making an annual trek to the University of Findlay’s English equestrian farm in order to provide equestrian supplies for students, new and returning. From Aug. 20 through Sept. 1, the tack shop, located in Lambertville, Michigan, sends a mobile unit to the...

Young Oiler squad looks to finish what they started last year

By Jaye Williams @JayeGatsby Despite the above average season, the 2015 Oiler men’s soccer team still fell short. Finishing 9-7-1 overall and 7-6-1 in conference play, the Oilers are ranked 6th in the preseason rankings and only missed out on the playoffs last year because of goal difference. “Some of the guys were upset and we had a good year last year and feel we should rank a little higher...

Attention broke college students

Simple budgeting will change your life, alleviate stress  By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs It’s the norm to be broke and in school. It’s so normal that it’s been the subject of millions of memes and it’s an easy comeback to any predicament you could be in “hey, give me a break, I’m a broke college student.” The average college student is already thousands of dollars in debt, dependent...

Shafer Library replaces computer lab with sound booths

One Button Studios provide technology for presentation practice  By Mac Williams @m_williamsm2 As students are settling into this semester, many will start to go to their familiar study spaces. For those students expecting to go to the computer lab in the library to study, think again. According to Matthew Kraut, academic technology specialist at the University of Findlay, the computer lab in...

Diagnostic housing made simple

Trenton Ave houses Oiler sonography and nuclear medicine students  By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs Housing is a breeze for traditional, four-year students at most universities. At the University of Findlay, there are dorms, townhouses, and other apartment-like options. Things get a little more complicated the older one gets. Juniors and seniors may decide to live off campus, signing year-long...

Get involved with politics in OilerNation

Opportunities to get involved on campus and in the community  By Ashley Summerfield @ash_summerfield Are you interested in politics and looking for campus and community involvement? UF and the Findlay community have countless opportunities to gain political insight on the circus that is U.S. politics. In an election year like nothing we’ve seen before, millennials as a whole have a sparked...

Oilers’ survival guide to PokemonGo

By Garrett Gardner We’ve all heard about the new found craze that has swept the world with the promise of combining everyone’s nostalgia-filled dreams with our smartphone addictions. Yes, this new app procuring our pocket monsters in this new open-world setting has taken a great stride toward making our truly desired college majors a reality, becoming a Pokémon trainer. Like any other game...

Oilers primed for another successful season on the gridiron

UF football home opener tomorrow night By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 For the University of Findlay football team, the 6-5 record they posted a year ago is not something that they are satisfied with, but it is something they can certainly build off of in the upcoming season. “We were a couple plays away from being 9-2 last year, but on the flip side we were also just a couple plays away from being...

5 reasons voting for Hillary makes you more dateable

By Clay Parlette @claypar111 As the election quickly approaches, many students I talk to have given up on having political discussions and deciding on positions. Frankly, what used to be one of the most sacred traditions in our country has spiraled into an object of memes, sarcasm, and insults. I get it. Most people just aren’t passionate like I am when it comes to politics, and in this year...

WLFC’s Weekly Review

Violent Soho - Waco By Bobby Beebe @howamibobby Some of the most interesting guitar rock albums of the past couple years have come from Australia. Melbourne’s Courtney Barnetts with 2015’s Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit, Sydney’s Royal Headaches on their 2015 sophomore LP, High, and King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, also from Melbourne, with this year’s Nonagon...