Oilers look for upset against no. 2 team in nation

UF football takes on undefeated GVSU tomorrow  By Kevin Scrock @KRock_6 The Oilers have a chance to get that signature win they have been looking for all season on Saturday. They thought they had it against then no. 13 Ferris State back on Oct. 1 only to lose to the Bulldogs 20-17. Ashland and Wayne State were also ranked at the time they played the Oilers, but the squad just couldn’t find a...

Clowns, Snapchat filters, political candidates

2016’s most-popular Halloween costumes  By Mac Williams @m_williamsm2 It is now the time of year when children and adults alike, dress up as their favorite hero, villain, candidate, or monster and set out to collect candy or just have a fun night with friends. That’s right, it is almost Halloween and some students may be looking for a Halloween costume to wear to an epic party. According to...

IHSA and IDA turn out impressive first shows

Both teams start season with big wins  By Larissa Holmes @uf_holmesl The University of Findlay’s two English show teams travelled to their first shows of the 2016-2017 season on Oct. 15 and 16, and Oct. 22 and 23. The Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) team travelled to Stonegate Farm in Coolville, Ohio while the Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) team travelled this past...

Clinton finally stands her ground, once and for all

By Jake Sarver @4theapplesauce With this election quickly coming to a close, the mudslinging comes on stronger. Anyone who watched the debate would agree that the civility lasted about 20 minutes. Hillary, as always, had to come off as aggressive yet likeable. For Trump, all he had to do was to come off as presidential, just a smidge. Hillary finally stuck up for herself, while Trump missed his...

Celebrities ability to influence voters

By Kate Bauer @katemareebauer Twitter was up-in-arms throughout Wednesday night’s debate. Like I’ve said before, I was not able to vote in the last presidential election, so I was not as clued in to what was happening on social media in the last election, but things are out of control on social media in this one and they were especially so during the final debate. Sure, voters may be more...

Oilers will Rock the Mock

FMN to host 2016 Mock Election on campus  By Melissa Carrick @MelissaCarrick The University of Findlay’s Findlay Media Network (FMN) is set to host a mock election Tuesday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The mock election will give students the opportunity to participate in the process of voting just as they would on Election Day. “One of my missions as a student newspaper adviser is to...

Political views in OilerNation

Survey says 42% of students will vote Trump, 29% Clinton  By Alexis Mitchell and Sarah Stubbs @AlexisMitch14 @sarahxstubbs The Pulse recently sent a survey to all University of Findlay students via a UF update email. The first 100 responses show that if UF were to have its way, Donald Trump would be president. About 42 percent of the sampling said they would vote for Donald Trump for president...

UF football defeats Tiffin 17th time straight

Two weeks, zero turnovers for Oilers  By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 The Oilers don’t lose, at least not to Tiffin. For the seventeenth straight time, Findlay defeated their closest conference opponent on Saturday. It moves their all-time record against the team to 24-1 with the lone loss coming back in 1993. Once again it was the Findlay defense stepping up when they had to. They held the Dragons...

UF volleyball success continues

Several Lady Oilers lead in GLIAC stats  By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 The University of Findlay volleyball team has been running through the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference lately. Touting a record of 16-6 along with their 9-2 GLIAC record, the group finds themselves ranked #28 in the nation among division two teams. The only team standing between Findlay and first place in the...

Bobby’s WLFC Weekly Review

Joyce Manor - Cody  By Bobby Beebe @howamibobby Pop-punk as a genre has never held much clout as a genre in indie rock. Hyper-sensitive lyrics and whiny vocals from bands like The Story So Far, The Wonder Years, and Neck Deep have saturated the public ear and given pop-punk a bad rap. There are, however, bands that stick out and perhaps transcend the genre, disregarding convention and refusing...