Club sport brings women together

By: Louisa Woltermann Twitter: @louisa_wolt Email: woltermannl@findlay.edu The University of Findlay’s rugby team, created in 2011, brings women together both as a club and as a sport. Kaitlyn McCann, rugby president, says her favorite part of being involved in rugby is the unity. “I have bonded with the girls on this team more than I ever did in any other sport,” said McCann. “And...

From Kholer to Croy: UF teams ranked nationally

By: Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt Email: dewittd@findlay.edu Without a surprise, two athletic teams continue to show their dominance, and make their mark on the nation’s best competition. These two teams are the University of Findlay men’s track and field team along with the men’s basketball team. Both teams are inside the top 11 teams in the entire nation. Men’s basketball is ranked...

“Ask not what your community can do for you”

By: Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu “It could be a doctor’s office, could be some other thing.” Ryan Fausnaugh said as he locked up the house that was not quite a home. Tucked away on a side street, The Center for Safe and Healthy Children is shadowed by Blanchard Valley Hospital. It sits with just two cars in the parking lot today, a relief to...

The groundhog sees his shadow

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: goetcheusg@Findlay.edu Last Friday, Feb. 2, the nation turned its attention to a small Pennsylvanian town for a weather report. Groundhog Day came and went and with the animal seeing his shadow, the tradition signals six more weeks of winter ahead. The annual tradition is now in its 132 year, however the current Punxsutawney Phil is not the same one...

WLFC pick of the week (2/9/18)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: Dolejsj@findlay.edu The new song to listen to this week is Fireworks by First Aid Kit. First Aid Kit is an indie folk band from Sweden composed of sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg. The song Fireworks comes from their fourth album Ruins. The song Fireworks is about self-destruction. The songs lyrics tell a story about constantly going after something even though you know...

UF talks hands with the community

By: Heidi Paxson Twitter: @HeidiPacSun Email: paxsonh@findlay.edu Monday, Feb. 5 marked a new milestone for the American Sign Language community at the University of Findlay. Talking Hands, a six week after-school program was launched in the new College of Business and Student Life Center. The program’s purpose is to teach children pre-K through fifth grade American Sign Language, and to inform...

Indians pull historic logo

By: Chris Corso Email: corsoc@findlay.edu Since 1946, Chief Wahoo has been the literal face of the Cleveland Indians franchise. Celebrated by millions each year, Chief Wahoo is recognized by baseball fans everywhere as one of the oldest and most recognizable logos in sports. However, in 2011 the franchise officially changed its official cap insignia to the current block letter ‘C’ in an...

Director of Oiler Success Center retires

By: Alexis Mitchell Twitter: @alexismitch14 Email: mitchella2@findlay.edu On average, 2,500 students at the University of Findlay go to the Oiler Success Center every semester. These 2,500 individuals need someone that is understanding, empowering, and a good listener; that person is Kathleen Koch. Koch has been an employee at UF for the last 15 years and has loved using any time she can to...

Findlay’s Indie now Findlay’s finalist

By Bo Terrill Twitter: because_terrill Email: terrillr@findlay.edu The year is 1973, and WLFC is only a little more than just a small room in the Frank J. Egner Center for the Performing Arts. “ could barely get the signal everywhere in Findlay,” stated Douglas Jenkins, WLFC station advisor. Flash forward to 2018, and Findlay’s Indie has been able to upgrade its power to reach five...