Censored speech

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: goetcheusg@Findlay.edu While universities have long been the setting of civil discourse and open discussion about societal issues there are some limitations and they have come into full view recently after a controversial figure tried to speak at the Ohio State University. Knowmyrights.org explains that private universities, such as the University...

Life and death on the farm

By: Cory Berlekamp Twitter: @cberlekamp Email: coryberlekamp1@gmail.com The Western Farm at the University of Findlay has lost three calves this season due to illness says Professor Farabee McCarthy. However, the Animal Science department assure students that this is common in farm life. Although the sickness that the calves died from is unknown, the program is taking all measures necessary to...

What is Dressage?

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: goetcheusg@Findlay.edu The University of Findlay offers many club sports for students to participate in during the school year. The Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) Dressage team is arguably the most elegant of club sports. The combination of horse and rider in the ring is something that is enchanting to watch. Every team needs a coach,...

Oiler basketball is back

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu It is officially basketball season at the University of Findlay. After a successful season last year, there has been a lot of anticipation for the Men’s Basketball Team to take the court again. After winning an exciting scrimmage against the Toledo Rockets, the Oilers kick off their regular schedule a week earlier this year with both...

New medicinal garden

By: Alexis Mitchell Email - mitchella2@findlay.edu Twitter - @alexismitch1 Deborah Berlekamp, assistant professor of pharmacy, recently took a trip to Japan with the University and saw something that she thought UF was missing; a medicinal garden. “I thought, why don’t we have one?” said Berlekamp. What people might not know is that a lot of schools in the country have medicinal and herb...

WLFC’s song of the week (11/3/17)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: dolejsj@findlay.edu This week’s song of the week comes from the latest release from Twin Peaks. Their latest song “Come for Me” is a song that will be stuck in your head for days. It has a melody that is infectious like many other Twin Peaks songs. Twin Peaks kicked off the year by announcing they would be releasing new singles every month through the end of the year....

Dance Marathon is worth your time

By: Markell McCoy Email: mccoym@findlay.edu Dance Marathon includes a lot more than it entitles: Food, games, fun, music, and most importantly the kids. Dance Marathon is a nationwide event that over 700 universities participate in annually to raise money for Children’s Mercy Hospitals. The University of Findlay’s Dance Marathon events are specifically for the Children’s Mercy Hospital in...

Injuries are inevitable

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu As I have been competitively swimming for the last nine years, it is without surprise that I have experienced a lot of pain; both good and bad. This is to be expected with any athlete, as we spend hours on hours conditioning, lifting, and practicing our skills. Although soreness is pretty much accustomed, it becomes a problem when pain goes...

The #MeToo movement

By: Alexis Mitchell Email - mitchella2@findlay.edu Twitter - @alexismitch14 I don’t think when Tarana Burke started the “#MeToo” trend that she realized just how far it would spread. “Me Too” was intended to help women who have been sexually assaulted not feel alone, but feel more empowered by coming together on social media. Although many know the saying “Me Too” through recently...