Bobby’s Weekly WLFC Review: Kings of Leon – WALLS

By Bobby Beebe @howamibobby Kings of Leon have been on a slow decline since their debut Youth and Young Manhood in 2003. That is not to say that they haven’t put out some decent records along the way, but nothing has really matched the intensity and chaos supplied on their first LP. Hopes were not high for their latest record WALLS -- given their last record, Mechanical Bull, was nearly...

Climate change is real and complacency is dangerous

Clinton is the only candidate to combat this  By Clay Parlette @claypar111 A look at the official GOP platform reveals an elegant collection of positions, weaved with patriotic bits of American exceptionalism and statistically derived logic that appears to make the Republican way of thinking the “obvious” way of thinking. Why does the party oppose Obamacare? Because their statistics show an...

Annual Clery Act report

How does UF’s crime reports compare to others?  By Kelsey Nevius @kelnevs neviusk@findlay.edu Each year the Clery Act requires universities like ours to send out statistics about campus crime and fire safety to all students. This year was no different, as in September, a new report for the past year was sent out documenting the crime reports close to home. While reports are beneficial to know...

Political climate on campus heats up

Check-in with the College Democrats and Republicans  By Darius Merriweather @WishUWereOCHO With Election Day rapidly approaching, most Americans are pretty set on who they are casting their ballot for come November. The same can be said at the University of Findlay. Students have been increasingly involved in supporting their candidates and the two student groups leading the charge are the...

Jim Givens: A true Findlay native

From the MLB to UF’s campus, Givens gives his all  By Brandon Emsweller @BEmsweller Hanging above his chair is a memorable moment for the former Detroit Tigers shortstop: a double play he finished off that is pieced together by separate snapshots of the play. Now the former Tigers shortstop is the Associate Athletic Director for Development and Business at the University of Findlay. Jim Givens...

Big first half led to big homecoming win for OilerNation

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 By the time the University of Findlay had crowned a homecoming king and queen at halftime of the Oiler football game on Saturday, the game was already virtually out of reach for the opposing Hillsdale Chargers. In the most dominating half of football the Oilers played all year, they jumped out to a 34-0 lead at the half and finished with a 46-28 win. “Our offense,...

Oilers dive into season

Check-in with the UF swimming and diving team  By Jaye Williams @JayeGatsby The Oilers swimming and diving team had three athletes earn All-American honors at Nationals last season. Two of those athletes are still competing for Oiler Nation and are seeing much success as the season gains momentum. Senior Meri Cizmar and junior Janko Radmanovic are looking to repeat what they did last season....

Climate change: None of the candidates have the answer

By Reilly Butz @reillybutz7 Since the second Presidential Debate featured a memorable question from the self-made legend Ken Bone, clean, efficient energy has become the topic of discussion. Ken’s question was perfect. It included how each candidate would try to improve efforts for clean and efficient energy, while preventing mass job loss. While neither candidate provided a valuable answer to...

The importance of SCOTUS in the presidential election

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs If you’re on the fence about who to vote for on Nov. 8 because you’re fed-up with this election and the whole political process, like many Americans currently are, please don’t just take a rain-check. If you’re not pleased with either candidate, I encourage you to think about the future of our Supreme Court and vote in accordance to the kind of law you want...

Oilers set to slow down Dragons

UF football takes on Tiffin tomorrow  By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 Saturday will mark the 25th time the Oilers take on their rival up highway 224. Historically, it is a matchup Findlay has dominated. They hold a commanding 23-1 record against Tiffin with their lone loss coming way back in 1993. Still, last year’s game was decided by four points and the Dragons will come into this game on a...

UF volleyball keeps the ball rolling

Lady Oilers hope to maintain winning streak  By Martyce Kimbrough @TheRealBuddha20 The UF volleyball team is coming off of a big weekend at the GLIAC/GLVC Mizuno Midwest Region Volleyball Crossover Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 15 in Aurora, Illinois. The Oilers had two victories over Missouri-St. Louis and Drury. They defeated Missouri-St. Louis in sets of 25-13, 22-25, 18-25, 25-14, 15-7. In...