The aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting

By: Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: coryberlekamp1@gmail.com On the evening of Sunday, Oct. 1, what is being considered America’s deadliest mass shooting occurred at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, Nv. 64-year-old Stephan Haddock opened fire with an automatic rifle at 10:08 p.m. during the set of Country Music Singer Jason Aldean. Fifty-nine have been reported...

Gender inclusive housing now available at UF

By: Charlotte Smith Email: smithc17@findlay.edu This year, the University of Findlay is offering gender inclusive housing for the first time. The University has added two new special interest houses on campus that are gender inclusive. The term gender inclusive (neutral) means that students do not identify with what society classifies as male or female or may identify as transgender. The UF...

Are peaceful protests disrespectful?

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: goetcheusg@Findlay.edu The weekend of Sept. 22nd was an eventful one. On that Friday, President Donald Trump appeared at a campaign rally for US Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.). At that rally, Trump gave a speech stating, “We’re proud of our country, we respect our flag. Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when someone disrespects...

Ghost town haunts Findlay

By: Cory W. Berlekamp Twitter: @CBerlekamp Email: coryberlekamp1@gmail.com For its second year in a row, Ghost Town and its haunted house is open to scare visitors in Findlay during the Halloween season. During its off-season, Ghost Town hosts craft shows, antique dealing and flea markets. But starting Sept. 22, the western structures and old cabins are transformed in to a 30 to 40 minute walk of...

Survey suggests coffee consumption causes lower GPAs

By: Louisa Woltermann Twitter: @louisa_wolt Email: woltermannl@findlay.edu The cup of coffee that students drink in order to stay awake and alert throughout the day may actually be causing their grade point averages (GPAs) to drop. Best Mattress Brand discovered this potential drop in GPA after conducting a survey of over 1000 college students. Best Mattress Brand explains that the caffeine...

Keeping students on campus over the weekend

By: Trevia Gumbs Email: gumbst1@findlay.edu It’s the weekend at the University of Findlay and time for the big question… should I stay or should I go? For student athletes, there’s not much of a choice. But for others, it’s a frequent question. Johnathan Ferraro, director of residence life at UF, says that there are many factors that contribute to why students decide to go home on any...

What happened Hillary?

By: Jacob Sarver Twitter: @Senatorsarver Email: sarverj@findlay.edu Hillary Clinton just recently released a new memoir that tells the story of ‘What Happened’ during her 2016 presidential campaign. In the new book, she uncovers issues with everyone from Bernie to current President, Donald Trump. After a tough loss back in Nov. 2016, Clinton seemed to fall off the face of the planet. She had...

UF women’s volleyball team ranked 25th in NCAA Division II poll

Twitter: @Abigail_EF By: Abigail Frye Email: fryea@findlay.edu It doesn’t just take one athlete or coach to bring success, it takes a whole team to achieve greatness. The University of Findlay Women’s Volleyball Team has an impressive record of 15-1 so far this season, and they are not yet done. As they are competing in a new conference this year, the G-MAC, the team is already achieveing...

Oiler golf starting out strong

By: Trent Williams Twitter: withtrentw Email: williamst4@findlay.edu Four years ago, the Oiler Men’s Golf team was at the bottom of their conference. Now, they’ve won two out of the four tournaments they have played in so far, and have potential to send athletes to nationals this year. Senior Nick Graf has high expectations for the team this season. Some of Graf’s goals include winning...