Socialism: It doesn’t suck

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs On Tuesday night the AMU was packed with student organizations putting their best feet forward in hopes of boosting their numbers and increasing awareness on campus. Active at this event were the two political clubs: College Republicans and College Democrats. The College Democrats’ table was entirely decked out with Hillary Clinton posters, pins, signs, and...

Why Americans shouldn’t be satisfied with the Veteran’s Administration

Clinton doesn’t view corruption as urgent  By Reilly Butz @reillybutz7 As the election nears, I feel that there are a few things that need to come to the spotlight. Many Americans sympathize for those who have chosen to risk their lives everyday, have family members that come from military backgrounds, or personally have a military background. Veterans continue to be a hot topic of this...

Purple Briefcase preps Oilers for careers

CCPD moves on from OilerConnection  By Mac Williams @m_williamsm2 Finding a job can sometimes seem overwhelming. Where does one start? Where do people find job opportunities? These are some of the questions that many students ask themselves when it comes to searching for a career or internship. Fortunately for students, Purple Briefcase can help with the search, as well as connect students to...

Job fair recap

Less students, more companies than 2015’s fair By Melissa Carrick @MelissaCarrick The 2016 Fall Job Fair wrapped up last week with over 300 students and 105 companies throughout Ohio in attendance. This year, each college was featured on a different day with College of Liberal Arts fair on Monday, College of Science fair on Tuesday, College of Business fair on Wednesday, and College of Pharmacy...

Clinton promotes common-sense gun reform

No, the Democrats don’t want to take away your guns  By Jake Sarver @4theapplesauce The second amendment is a touchy subject, but I am unsure why this is. No matter the party, a majority of people believe that guns are OK, but gun reform would help. I am unaware of anyone who thinks that guns shouldn’t be allowed because every American understands that this is in our rights. This idea that...

UF to join all-private school conference

Oilers will switch from GLIAC to G-MAC in 2017  By Martyce Kimbrough @TheRealBuddha20 Beginning in the 2017-2018 season, the University of Findlay athletes will be departing from the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) and joining the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC). "Our University's president, Dr. Katherine Fell, closely weighed the different opportunities and...

Absentee voting

What you need to know to vote away from home  By Neil Scott Nicholson Nicholsonn@findlay.edu If you’re not from Findlay and you go to UF, you might have already figured out that driving a few hours to cast your vote on Tuesday, Nov., 8, is out of the picture with your busy schedule. Thankfully, you are not out of luck. Anyone who is registered to vote can request and send in an absentee ballot...

Bobby’s Weekly Review

Alex G - Beach Music  Alex G is known for making bedroom pop. If all of his previous albums were written on an acoustic in his dimly-lit bedroom, then Beach Music was written once that light was turned off and Giannascoli drifted off to sleep. An increased reliance on dreamy keyboard compositions, extreme pedal distortion and vocal manipulation make this album seem like a dream. Alex G is giving...

Men’s soccer: Winkler delivers game winner in overtime

Oilers defeat Saginaw Valley in golden goal scenario  By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 When a soccer match comes down to a sudden death scenario in overtime, it quickly becomes a situation where both teams must play mistake-free. Fortunately for the Findlay Oilers last Wednesday, Sept. 14, the Saginaw Valley State Cardinals did not do that, opening the door for what would be a game winning goal off the...

Football: Consistency still lacking

Findlay falls to Ashland Eagles 35-3  By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 When you’re up against a top-five team in the country, mistakes have to be at a minimum. Unfortunately for the University of Findlay, they simply made a few too many on Saturday to compete with the Ashland Eagles. After scoring first to take a 3-0 lead, Ashland scored 35 unanswered to secure a 35-3 win. “The score pretty much...