Oilers Club supports over 600 athletes

By: Markell McCoy Email: Mccoym@findlay.edu The Oilers Club works behind the scenes of athletics as the official booster club for sports at the University of Findlay. However, not everyone might understand what the club does behind the scenes in support of more than 600 athletes. Associate Athletic Director for Development and Business at the University, Jim Givens says the Oilers Club helps...

Regular season ends with a splash at Senior Night

By: Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt Email: dewittd@findlay.edu Regular season came to an end for the University of Findlay men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams last Friday, Jan. 26. The teams celebrated senior night as they took on the Tiffin Dragons at home. Outscoring the Lady Dragons 228-43, many of the seniors were highlighted in victories for the Oilers in Sink Natatorium. They...

Green campus club

By: Leah Palm Twitter: @_palmegranate Email: Palml@findlay.edu The idea of creating a movement has become profound in recent years. Whether it is a #metoo or a protest on the street, inspired people work every day to create a change in their communities. At the University of Findlay, students have begun to create a movement aimed at making campus more eco-friendly in a world of declining...

UF introduces new masters program

By: Abigail Frye Twitter: @Abigail_EF Email: fryea@findlay.edu The University of Findlay will be introducing the new online Master of Arts in Professional Communication Program (MAPC) next semester. The program will be offered year-round, starting with three classes in the fall of 2018. The planning for this program began around three years ago with Dr. Ron Tulley, dean of College of Liberal Arts...

WLFC pick of the week (2-2-18)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: Dolejsj@findlay.edu WLFC’s pick of the week this week is Sweet Dreams Baby by INHEAVEN. INHEAVEN is an indie rock band from South London. They are a new band on the scene with their first release in only 2015. Sweet Dreams Baby was released in January and is their debut single since their album release this past fall. The song is representative of those wishing to make...

UF represented in the Super Bowl

By Mac Williams Twitter: @m_williamsm2 Email: Williamsm2@findlay.edu The big game is almost here. On Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots will square off in Super Bowl 52 with a world championship hanging in the balance. For the University of Findlay, this Super Bowl has extra meaning. According to NBC24.com, the Eagles signed former UF cornerback Harold...

Glamour, celebrities, and…politics?

By: Alexis Mitchell Twitter: @alexismitch14 Email: mitchella2@findlay.edu Now more than ever, award shows are being used as platforms for change. This past month, celebrities wore all black to the Golden Globes to represent the “Times Up” movement. And now, just this past week, the Grammy Awards were used to spread messages, even some political. For those of you who did not watch the Grammys,...

Girls stand with girls

By: Juliyana Straley Twitter: @jstraley7 Email: straleyj@findlay.edu We will not be silenced. We will not give up until women everywhere get exactly what they deserve: respect, equality, and appreciation. To me, the Women’s March is a misunderstood mission; it’s more than “pussy” hats and walking around without a bra on, it’s about equality for all. It’s about teaching those in...

A government shutdown and YOU

By: Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu On Thursday, Feb. 8, Congress will vote again on the 2018 budget plan that was supposed to be agreed on by Oct. 1, 2017. If this does not happen, the government will experience another shutdown. During this time, the government cannot spend discretionary funds and services deemed non-essential will also stop. According...

New year, new services

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg & @_palmegranate Email: goetcheusg@Findlay.edu With the New Year, there has come changes to the University of Findlay. UF has introduced a new streaming service that will replace the cable in the residence halls. Philo is an internet television service that will be replacing Spectrum in providing the residents of the University with their cable service....

Where is the next UF men’s basketball game?

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Despite the success of the University of Findlay’s men’s basketball team this year, fans may be upset about one thing - their lack of home games. Out of 28 regular season games, less than half will be held in Croy Gymnasium. Although a challenge, Head Coach of the UF men’s basketball team Charlie Ernst says that his team is rising to...