Not just along for the ride

By: Stephanie Radloff Twitter: @SRadloffUF Email: radloffs@findlay.edu “You just sit there.” “The horse does all the work.” “Horseback riding isn’t a sport.” These are statements almost every equestrian athlete has heard at some point in their lives. “As a serious equestrian, these statements are hard to hear,” said University of Findlay senior IHSA Hunt Seat Team member Peter...

Highlights during UF women’s basketball win streak

By: Dylan DeWitt Email: dewittd@findlay.edu Twitter: @dd_witt The season began for the University of Findlay’s women’s basketball team on Nov. 11 in Painesville, Oh. against the Wayne State Warriors; a game that would have to go into extra minutes and be decided in overtime. The Oilers were defeated in the contest, 92-88, to begin the season. However, what came next is something worth...

WLFC pick of the week (1/26/18)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: Dolejsj@findlay.edu The new music pick this week is “Can You See The Light” by Stalking Like Candy. Stalking Like Candy is an Indie pop/rock band hailing from Sydney, Au. This group is new to the indie music scene, getting their start in 2016. Their latest release, “Can You See The Light,” is a whimsical piece of music. The song opens with only a ukulele and slowly...

H&M advertisement sparks controversy

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu The second week of 2018 has proved to be that of a nightmare for the H&M clothing brand. The company recently released an advertisement with an African American child wearing a green hoodie with the phrase, “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle.” The decision to feature this child with a speculated racial slur on his sweatshirt has since...

What did he say?

By: Jacob Sarver Twitter: @Senatorsarver Email: sarverj@findlay.edu President Donald J. Trump is no stranger to controversial comments. The one he made recently, however, has received more backlash than usual. JAN 15 2018, 3:03 AM ET In a recent meeting in the Oval Office, Trump was quoted referring to some countries as “sh**holes” and that he does not understand why the United States...

All three comedians deliver laughs in “almost Toledo”

By: Cory Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu A warm Saturday night on Jan. 20 in downtown Findlay invited all types of people to the Marathon Performing Arts Center for the University of Findlay’s 16th Annual Comedy Jam. An eclectic group ranging from students all the way up to the elderly filled the theater. Settling in, the group anticipated a night of laughs driven...

Citizen journalists pose as the professionals

By: Alexis Mitchell Twitter: @alexismitch14 Email: mitchella2@findlay.edu Citizen journalism has caused a lot of confusion about what is credible and reliable news. Today, many people have trouble trusting the media. With President Donald J. Trump putting the media under fire, and fake news on the rise, it’s no wonder some are trying to “report” the news themselves. To make the definition...

All I want to do is charge my laptop while I eat my sushi

By: Cory Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu The time is 12:50 p.m., my stomach is growling, and I finally have a break to go grab some lunch at the College of Business and Student Life building. Fighting the cold, I cross campus from Egner to the Refinery. I wait patiently in line for my sushi, scan the seating arrangements and decide I want to sit in a booth. I have my...

Students act as news media during Detroit Auto Show

By: Grant Goetcheus & Leah Palm Twitter: @goetcheusg & @_palmegranate Email: goetcheusg@Findlay.edu & Palml@findlay.edu With press passes in hand, Findlay Media Media Network, the student media group at the University of Findlay, traveled to the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), one of the largest auto shows in North America. In traveling to Detroit, Mi. for the show, the group...

A little healthy competition isn’t bad

By: Abigail Frye Twitter: @Abigail_EF Email: fryea@findlay.edu The University of Findlay Athletic Department hosted a dodgeball tournament for women’s sports teams on Sunday, Jan. 21. The games took place in Croy gymnasium from 1-3 p.m. with a multitude of teams participating in a battle for the trophy. With the bleachers pulled out, and the clock set at 12 minutes for each game, the women’s...