Secretary of education plans to update Title IX guidelines

By: Olivia Wile, Editor Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu From the Duke Lacrosse team case in 2006, to the conviction of Stanford Swimmer, Brock Turner, last year, instances of sexual misconduct continue to prove an issue on college campuses. Whether they receive national attention, such as the cases just listed, or not, it is critical for colleges and universities to handle such instances...

Lady oilers ninth at first invitational of the year

By Mac Williams @m_williamsm2 Williamsm2@findlay.edu The University of Findlay Women’s Golf Team finished ninth out of fifteen teams in their first tournament of the season held at Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel, In. on Sept. 11-12. Mackenzie Torres, a junior from Grove City, Oh., lead the way for the Oilers with scores of 76-74 for a two-day total of 150. The Lady Oilers showed some...

WLFC’s song of the week (9/22/17)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: dolejsj@findlay.edu This week’s song of the week is Hey K by Passion Pit. Passion Pit self-released the album Tremendous Sea of Love in March, but it was officially released in July. They are considered to play indietronica style music. Passion Pit is well known for their use of synthesizers to create unique sounds. Hey K holds true to Passion Pit’s electronic pop style....

Center for storytelling and participatory media

By: Leah Palm, Staff Writer Twitter - @_palmegranate Email - palml@findlay.edu The dedication of a new building on campus sparks the beginning of a community-driven student outreach and learning opportunity. Dr. Harley Ferris, assistant professor of English, and Dr. Megan Adams, assistant professor of Communication, have been working hard to create a safe space for students of all majors to tell...

Benefits of nonprofit organizations in Hancock County

By: Heidi Paxson, Staff Writer Twitter: @HeidiPacSun Email: paxsonh@findlay.edu Imagine being a single mom who can’t provide her children a safe home, has no support as a cancer patient, or has an insufficient amount of food and clothing. Unfortunately, this is a reality that many members of the Findlay community face every day. Without local nonprofits, these people would have a much harder...

New student organizations this semester

By: Louisa Woltermann Twitter: @louisa_wolt Email: woltermannl@findlay.edu With a new semester, the University of Findlay offers four new student organizations. These new organizations are Empowerment for Business Oriented Women, Oilers Changing Campus Culture (OC3), Save the Bees, and the Writing Center Club. The series of steps to create a student organization includes finding an advisor,...

Oilers football off to a good start

By: Sarah Baer Twitter: @Sarah_baer1 Email: baers@findlay.edu With three games under their belt, the University of Findlay Football Team is currently 2-1. In transitioning to a new conference this year, the team’s goal is to win the entire the conference altogether. For those unaware, this is the first season the Oilers have moved conference play from the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic...

UF enrolls lower number of international students

By: Chris Corso Email: corsoc@findlay.edu The University of Findlay has long prided itself on the diversity of its’ students. Throughout UF’s history of foreign exchange, student enrollment has continued to rise. This academic school year, however, the numbers have declined. This fall, international student numbers totaled at 357 compared to last fall when the total number was 518. These...

Hurricanes aren’t just local disasters

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: goetcheusg@Findlay.edu Photo by Maggie Jones On Sunday, Sept. 10, Hurricane Irma, a Category 4 storm, hit the southern point of Fla. According to the New York Times, Irma is the most powerful storm to form in the Atlantic Ocean. Even though the storm hit parts of Florida and the Caribbean, it still has a connection to the University of Findlay....