Equestrians as athletes: Do they measure up?

By: Leah Palm Email: Palml@findlay.edu The debate surrounding equestrians as athletes is nothing new to those of who compete in the industry. For years, equestrians have been told that riding horses is not a sport, and for many reasons. Most commonly, the majority of people have come to know an athlete as a person who they can witness physically exerting force to win a game. Whether that means...

UF women’s basketball finishes strong

By Sarah Baer Twitter: Email: baers@findlay.edu Success seemed to be the trend of both the University of Findlay men’s and women’s basketball teams this season. During their 2017-2018 season, the women’s team made it to the NCAA Division II Tournament for the first time since the 2013 Season. Despite falling to the University of Drury, a top ranked team, in the first round of the...

Sullivan and Winner named Mancuso Award winner’s

By Dylan DeWitt Email: dewittd@findlay.edu Twitter: @dd_witt Every year, the University of Findlay athletic department awards a top male and female student athlete of the year. The award is known as the Mancuso Award and it honors the individuals based on a wide range of criteria in which the student athletes demonstrate on and off the course. Some of these include academic and athletic...

Innovative Leadership Challenge

By: Alexis Mitchell Twitter: @alexismitch14 Email: mitchella2@findlay.edu The last couple of years, the Innovation Competition has given University of Findlay students the chance to thrive as young business men and women by inspiring them to create their own organizations and businesses. This year, things were changed up and the UF students got to host the new Innovative Leadership Challenge. The...

WLFC Pick of the Week (4-20-18)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: Dolejsj@findlay.edu As we come to a close on the school year, I have one last pick of the week for WLFC. To wrap the year up, the pick this week is “It’s Called: Freefall” by Rainbow Kitten Surprise. Rainbow Kitten Surprise is an alternative indie rock band from Boone, NC. They formed in 2013 when the founding members began making music together at Appalachian State...

Movie Review: Rampage

By: Will Adeboyejo Twitter: @YinkaAdeboyejo Email: adeboyejoa@findlay.edu Rampage is a film that is based off of videos games from the 80’s and 90’s. In the video games, you are one of three animals that go around a city and destroy things. Rampage is directed by Brad Peyton and Star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, they have worked on other films together such as San Andreas and Journey 2: The...

It’s not all sadness

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: goetcheusg@Findlay.edu In today’s society, we hear the words mental illness a lot, especially when it comes to crimes. We use it as a crutch sometimes. We label someone as being ill and that makes it understandable as to why they did something wrong. But, how many can say that they know what it’s like to have that illness; to look at themselves...

New friends and new skills

By: Bo Terrill Twitter: because_terrill Email: terrillr@findlay.edu I never really had an interest in going to sporting events throughout high school. I’d figured that college would be similar, yet here I am at the end of my freshmen year having gone to over half of all the home volleyball, basketball and football games. As nice it as it would be to say that I suddenly got a wave of Oiler Pride...

The blame falls on Facebook

By: Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Over St. Patrick’s Day weekend, Facebook came under fire after a story broke about how Cambridge Analytics received and used user data, including swaying the 2016 Presidential Election. The New York Times and The London Observer were the first outlets to break the news that the personal data of 87 million users was...

UF’s PRSSA screens Heroin(e) documentary

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: goetcheusg@Findlay.edu The war on drugs has been a long and hard battle. It all started in the 1970’s under President Nixon. Since then, there has been no relief from this war; only more casualties and more dollars spent trying to fight the seemingly endless enemy. On Wednesday, March 11, the University of Findlay’s Public Relations Society of...