Three policies proposed by Clinton that just won’t work

By Reilly Butz @reillybutz7  1) Free college tuition/debt free college  The concept of making university education free or debt-free is excellent initially. The biggest problem, though, becomes sustainability. Can public colleges and universities afford a massive loss in funding all while maintaining their payroll to pay high level professors? Unfortunately, free college tuition issues...

Tomi Lahren is not a journalist

Her popularity and influence promote racism, anti-feminism  By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs Tomi Lahren, the news personality and Republican pundit, is liked on Facebook by 26 of my friends. Beyond my Facebook friend group, 25,000 people follow her page and more than three million have liked it. On Twitter, she boasts more than 317,000 followers. The beautiful, blonde 24-year-old has a lot of...

Presidential candidate overview

Let’s talk policy  Ashley Summerfield  @ash_summerfield  As the election quickly approaches, many Americans still find themselves undecided on how they will cast their vote. Among others things, the candidate’s stance on the hot topics in policy can be a main deciding factor in this decision. In a recent poll, UF students expressed their three most important policy issues...

Ohio’s importance in the election

The political battle over the Buckeye State  By Melissa Carrick  @MelissaCarrick  With only weeks left until the election, Trump Jr. visited Findlay on Oct. 24 to campaign for his father outside of the Hancock County Republican’s office. Also on that same Monday, Vice President Joe Biden visited the Lucas County Public Library to rally support for Hillary Clinton. Trump Jr. spoke...

Expectations higher than ever Findlay basketball

Oiler men ranked first in preseason GLIAC South poll  By Kevin Schrock  @KRock_6  For 34 straight seasons the University of Findlay Men’s basketball team has posted a winning record. A year ago the Oilers finished 20-8 but a Ferris State buzzer beater ended their season in the first round of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) tournament. It was a bitter...

Events at UF broaden political horizons

Islam panel educates, promotes tolerance  By Kelsey Nevius  @kelnevs neviusk@findlay.edu  With the election fast approaching, many events at the University of Findlay begin to take a more political tone. Groups on campus are hosting more political-based events as the important day draws near, and such events try to get college students educated and involved with politics.  One...

Polls tighten as Election Day nears

Clinton holds a slim lead over Trump  By Mac Williams  @m_williamsm2  It is almost over. The 2016 general election is winding down and will take place Tuesday, Nov. 8. As Election Day nears, the polls begin to close.  According to an ABC News Tracking Poll of likely voters taken on Oct. 31, 2016, Hillary Clinton holds a slim one-point lead over Donald Trump with 46 percent of...

With absentee voting on the rise, USPS drops the ball

No one should have to nag to be able to vote  By Clay Parlette  @claypar111  As if this election isn’t already crazy enough, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has disgraced the little sanctity that yet remains in our American democracy by failing to deliver hundreds of absentee ballots in Northwest Ohio. Election data indicates an overall increase in absentee voting...

Oilers fall short against undefeated GVSU

UF football 4-5 in GLIAC  By Martyce Kimbrough  @TheRealBuddha20  The University of Findlay football team fell short in their game against #2 ranked Grand Valley State University with a score of 28-17 on Oct. 29 in Allendale, Michigan. The Lakers remain undefeated on the season while the Oilers fall to 4-5 in GLIAC (Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) play.  The...