Marvel keeps the entertainment coming with new game

By: Dylan Frazier Email: Frazierd@findlay.edu It does not appear that the superhero craze is going anywhere as PlayStation has release their latest game, “Marvel’s Spider-Man”. This is not the first time a superhero game has taken over the gaming world. The Batman Arkham games were the craze for a while but now it appears the mantle has been passed on the Spider-Man. The story starts off...

Chick Fil A takes too long

By: Alexis Mitchell Twitter: @alexismitch14 Email: mitchella2@findlay.edu For so long, all the people of Findlay had to drive an hour to enjoy the deliciousness of Chick Fil A, and now we have it just ten minutes down the road. Everyone was so excited for the opening day, that’s all I heard in class. Then when the actual day came, the line was out to the street. Its what you would expect the...

Homecoming asks where your story began

By: Leah Alsept Everyone at the University has an oiler story to tell of how they came to the University of Findlay and this weekend the university is celebrating that. Homecoming and Family Weekend at Findlay runs Oct. 5 through 7, and the theme this year is “Where your story began”. At the University of Findlay, all Oilers have a story to tell. Students, professors, parents, alumni- anyone...

Key GOP Senator’s demand reopens FBI investigation into Kavanaugh

By: Mac Williams Twitter: @m_williamsm2       Email: williamsm2@findlay.edu On Sept. 28 Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) halted the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court when he and fellow Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) agreed to a compromise. According to Eli Rosenberg of the Washington Post, during the Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on Sept. 28,...

The campus of 1968 compared to the campus of 2018

By: Brianna Hallman Twitter: @hallmanbri Email: hallmanb@findlay.edu It is time to come home...for the class of 1968, a mere fifty years since they graduated. The Oilers that walked these halls, avoided the large red dots, and passed through the famous arch are coming back to what has changed on the University of Findlay’s historic campus. Distinguished alumni such as Kenneth Curry was excited...

A Homecoming weekend filled with fall athletics

By: Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt Once a year when the leaves begin to change colors and the mornings begin to chill the air, homecoming weekend at the University of Findlay remains a steady, welcoming tradition not only for those coming back to campus for the events but athletics as well. This weekend, nearly every fall athletic team will be competing in their respected competitions whether it...

Oilers take down Lake Erie 70-7 after last week’s loss to ODU

By: Drake Facione Following last week’s tough loss against ODU, the Findlay Oilers came into this week’s game against Lake Erie College with a chip on their shoulder. They arrived up north in Painesville, Ohio and took care of business very quickly, with the game ending in a 70-7 onslaught. The game opened up early for the Oilers as they scored twice within the first five minutes of the...

2018 homecoming court

By: Abigail Frye Twitter: @Abigail_EF Email: fryea@findlay.edu Homecoming has been an important event since the very first day of high school for many students. Everyone would get nervous about what they will wear to the dance or who they will take and it’s always filled with lots of pictures and good times. Though the dance is no longer relevant to students in college, Homecoming is still...

MeToo movement paves way for #whyididntreport

Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu  When the MeToo movement started to build up steam in November of 2017, the world began to look at sexual harassment and assault very differently. Less than a year later, #whyididntreport is making the world understand why women do not report sexual assault. But the subject matter behind these two movements comes as no...

Supreme Court nominee faces sexual misconduct allegations

By: Mac Williams Twitter: @m_williamsm2              Email: williamsm2@findlay.edu In 1991 then supreme court nominee Clarence Thomas was accused of sexual harassment by his former coworker Anita Hill. The accusation caused senate confirmation hearings for Thomas to be reopened and a public hearing was conducted with both Hill and...

Florence aftermath makes Findlay remember

Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu  On Sept. 14, Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas with less power than initially expected and though the storm has passed massive flooding wreaked havoc all over the region. This disaster comes just a few weeks after the 11 anniversary of the flooding that Findlay experienced in August of 2007. The 2007 and 2008...

Women`s soccer kicks off the season with winning record and big wins

By Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt Coming into the season, the women`s soccer team were projected to finish eighth in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference on Aug. 17. After a little over a month of play, the team has been able to scratch the polls so far this season with an exceptional start to the season that has placed them in first place of the conference. With new head coach James Walker and...

Oilers falter to G-MAC champions

By: Drake Facione The Findlay Oilers took on defending G-MAC champions, the Ohio Dominican Panthers, last Saturday at Donnell Stadium. The stakes were high, as it was the NCAA Division II Showcase and the game was broadcasted on ESPN. We saw a great effort from both times, however ODU walked away with the 34-21 victory over the Oilers. The game started with the Panthers getting an early lead...

Conor Bracken shares his poetry with UF

By: Abigail Frye Twitter: @Abigail_EF Email: fryea@findlay.edu The University of Findlay welcomed Conor Bracken, one of the newest additions to faculty, as he shared his poetry chapbook, “Henry Kissinger, Mon Amour”. Bracken read his poems aloud to students and staff that filled the College of Business building on Sept. 20. The chapbook contains issues that Bracken wanted to address with...

2018 IHSA National Champions compete in first show of the season

By: Leah Palm Email: palml@findlay.edu Twitter: _palmegranate The University of Findlay’s Western IHSA equestrian team kicked off their season with a home show this past weekend. The team finished out their 2017-18 year as National Champions, and now they have started this season as high point team in both the a.m. and p.m. shows. Before the shows, current Head Coach Spencer Zimmerman said that...

UF women’s rugby team: one team, one goal, one family.

By: Alexis Mitchell Twitter: @alexismitch14 Email: mitchella2@findlay.edu  From watching rugby on the sidelines, it looks like there is a lot going on because, well, there is. There is a lot of tackling, passes, and running, but what you do not see is the exceptional amount of team work that is taking place. The UF women’s rugby team started out with some struggles since they lost a lot of...

Ariana Grande is receiving unjustified flack for Mac Miller’s death

By: Abigail Frye Twitter: @Abigail_EF Email: fryea@findlay.edu  As many of you know, Mac Miller, born Malcolm McCormick, recently passed away. He was a positive influence for many with his music that was known to reach even the most difficult people. Truly, he was an icon, and his death is a tragedy that he did not deserve. But, on another note, there’s another tragedy that took place...

Small-school feel, big-school opportunities

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu With a little over 3,5000 undergraduate students at the University of Findlay, those who decide to call Oiler Nation their home typically do so for its small-school feel. With that small-school feel, however, also comes big-school opportunity. From job fairs to internship partners, there is no question the University actively works to set...