Who is allowed in the varsity weight room?

By: Trevia Gumbs Email: gumbst1@findlay.edu In having a weight room with a schedule that caters to varsity athletics, the question remains if University of Findlay students and student-athletes alike should have separate work out facilities. Oiler Athletics is home to 24 collegiate sports including both men and women’s track, basketball, swimming, and soccer just to name a few. Many of these...

Hearts and hoops

By: Dylan DeWitt Email: dewittd@findlay.edu Twitter: @dd_witt At the University of Findlay men’s basketball games this year, fans might have noticed the players adjusting something under their jerseys. These players seem to be readjusting their shirt as if they were riding up on them. However, fixing their jerseys is the least of their worries, fixing their heart monitors, is. Last spring the...

LGBTQ community feels at home at UF

By: Cory Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu According to niche.com, the University of Findlay is ranked third most conservative college in Ohio. With the hard line drawn between conservative spirituality and liberal sexuality, it might seem the LGBTQ community would not feel welcome at a traditionally Christian school. However, faculty and students agree this is not the...

A Degree in war

By: Mac Williams Twitter: @m_williamsm2 Email: Williamsm2@findlay.edu The story of Patrick Williams begins in Cincinnati, Oh. in a place that can only be described as a project. “I was born as a ‘crack baby’ because my biological mom was addicted to it when I was born. There were nights when I was maybe three or four years old where I had to fend for myself because my mom wasn’t there,”...

WLFC pick of the week (2-16-18)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: Dolejsj@findlay.edu My pick this week for WLFC is “I Feel It Too” by The Academic. The Academic is an indie rock band from Ireland and have been making music together since 2013. “I Feel It Too” comes off their first full album release Tales from the Backseat. “I Feel It Too” is a song about no one being alone. The song reminds listeners that there are other...

More than chocolates and angry singles

By: Juliyana Straley Twitter: @jstraley7 Email: straleyj@findlay.edu Valentine’s Day: the dreaded time of year where flowers and chocolates are dramatically overpriced, and singles grow angry. Contrary to popular belief, it is not a made-up Hallmark holiday. Valentine’s Day dates back to Roman times. From February 13th to 15th, the Romans celebrated the feast of Lupercalia where a goat and...

Love is dead

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: goetcheusg@Findlay.edu Last Wednesday was Valentine’s Day and millions of people celebrated. Some went out for a night on the town, while others stayed home for a home cooked meal and a movie. There was also another group - single people. To these people, Valentine’s Day is just another day. There is no one to be with, and no one to waste money...

English barn controls virus epidemic

By: Alexis Mitchell Email: mitchella2@findlay.edu According to an email sent out by Darin Fields, Vice President of Academic Affairs at the University of Findlay, on Jan. 25, two horses at the English Farm tested positive for the equine herpes virus (EVH-1). Those two horses have now tested negative and are in good health. Now, three additional horses have tested positive for the virus, according...