Hate something, change something

By Cory Berlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp Once again, the country has coming up to the Tuesday after the first Monday of November, election day. And with this country sitting at what seems to be a boiling point, it is time to take a stand for what you believe in. As a person with strong convictions and opinions on almost everything that I have come across in my 30 years...

The issue with Issue 1

By: Mac Williams Twitter: @m_williamsm2 Email: williamsm2@findlay.edu Over the last several years the opioid crisis has hit the state of Ohio hard, leading to rising jail and prison populations. On Tuesday, a controversial issue is on the ballot as voters head to the polls to decide key races and issues across the state and nation. Some say it will destroy the state, others say it will rid the...

A Simple Favor: Mildly thrilling fun

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu ‘Tis the season for scary movies, but if you’re not quite the scare extraordinaire, “A Simple Favor” may be the movie for you. Beside the fact the film stars power duo Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick, the movie has a pretty captivating plot that engages the audience and truly makes them think. Released about a month ago, the movie...

Oilers Basketball look to contend for a conference title

By: Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt Another year and another projected standing as Findlay Oilers basketball team receives the number one spot in projected standings. The Oilers are projected to finish first in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference which is voted on by the coaches and others in the involved in the conference.  This comes after a season that saw the team reach the Sweet...

Five fumbles do not stop the Oiler victory

By: Drake Facione The Findlay Oilers hosted the Walsh Cavaliers at Donnell Stadium last Saturday. This game under the lights saw the Oilers overcome turnover issues to take care of the Cavaliers. The game opened with Walsh getting the early lead. Just two minutes into the game, Walsh’s Adu-Poku scored on the ground from 16 yards out. This gave the Cavaliers their only lead of the game. Three...

FOCUS offers pathways to sobriety and healthy living

Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu “We want to eliminate barriers between people and recovery, whatever that looks like for them,” Ellyn Schmiesing says, the Executive Director at FOCUS: Recovery and Wellness Community. Her desk is also towering with files and papers all which she has a system for depending on their prioritized status that day. On the...

Ohio’s Senate race not reflective of national picture

By: Mac Williams Twitter: m_williamsm2  Email: williamsm2@findlay.edu Incumbent Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown is seeking reelection on Tuesday to a third term in the United States Senate. Brown defeated incumbent Mike Dewine in 2006, challenger Josh Mandel in 2012, and now faces Jim Renacci in 2018. According to realclearpolitics.com, a polling institution, Brown holds a six-point lead...

Corey Crawford wins battle with cancer

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Getting to go home for Thanksgiving last year was not the only thing out of the ordinary for University of Findlay football player Corey Crawford. After receiving the unexpected news that he would not be traveling with his team to face Assumption College in the second round of the NCAA Division II playoffs, Crawford felt blessed to be home...