Bobby’s WLFC Weekly Review

By Bobby Beebe @howamibobby In the summer of 2015 New York indie rock band LVL Up tweeted, “Getting some truly evil vibes on the new album.” About a year and a half later that new album has arrived. While LVL Up’s Sub-Pop debut, Return to Love may not sound evil, exactly, it certainly feels spooky like a ghost story or playing with an Ouija Board. The album is centered on a sort of...

Winner lands back-to-back GLIAC POW honors

Sophomore volleyball player credits team chemistry  By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 With the University of Findlay volleyball team rattling off wins in eight of their last nine games, sophomore outside hitter Amanda Winner has been racking up honors almost just as fast. The Versailles, Ohio native earned her second straight Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Player of the Week...

FMN to host student and community forums

Monday night Oilers will talk politics Ashley Summerfield @ash_summerfield The Findlay Media Network is set to host a student voter forum in the AMU atrium on Monday, Oct. 3 from 7 to 8 p.m. This is the first student forum that will be open to the public. A select group of students, two republicans and two democrats, will participate in a discussion on current political issues. This...

Trump and the freedom of the press

His campaign undermines First Amendment ideals  By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs Donald Trump made another jab at the media Monday night at the first presidential debate as he discussed NATO and why it should be obsolete. He said, “it was actually covered very accurately in the New York Times, which is unusual for the New York Times, to be honest.” Trump has made one of his campaign themes the...

Student employment on campus

1,167 Oilers held on-campus jobs in 2015  By Kelsey Nevius @kelnevs According to Sean Boley, director of student employment at the University of Findlay, research shows that students who work part-time (less than 20 hours per week) throughout college actually perform better academically than those who do not. The struggle of being a college student is usually twofold: both striving for high...

Western riding teams set up for season

Oilers boast five national titles  By Larissa Holmes @uf_holmesl Those who don’t have their own horses on campus or those who might not be an equestrian student can still find opportunities to ride through the Ranch Horse Team and Western Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team. While both teams specialize in the Western discipline, there are vast differences between the two. The Ranch...

Two UF alumni will serve in Peace Corps

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs The opportunities post-graduation are endless. After earning a bachelor’s degree, most twentysomethings go straight into the workforce while others decide to continue their education, pursuing more advanced degrees. What most twentysomethings don’t do, though, is dedicate two years of their young lives to service abroad. Emilie Ehrman and Jackie Drake aren’t...

College students should read for fun

Pleasure reading is relaxing and makes one well-rounded  By Madelaine McBride As college students, we are no strangers to reading. We are often assigned far more reading for our classes than we think is humanly possible to accomplish, yet we do it anyway. I would not go so far to say that reading for classes is enjoyable all the time. In some cases it may be, but for the most part when college...

Football: Oilers set to host nationally-ranked Ferris State

Battle of the quarterbacks  By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 schrockk@findlay.edu With the Oilers putting themselves behind the eight ball early in the 2016 season, losing their second and third games, tomorrow gives them a chance to capture one of their biggest wins in program history, as well as restart their case for a playoff bid. Saturday night the Bulldogs from Ferris State will come to Donnell...

Record-breaking runners at UF

Four Oiler cross country athletes lead the teams  By Jaye Williams @JayeGatsby The Oilers cross country team looks to finish out a season that has started strong with record-breaking athletes leading the way. It starts with proper preparation and good performances from the core athletes, according to Lisa Klingshirn, head coach of the cross country teams. “As a group, the team has come off a...