Student-athletes vs. student actors schedules at the University of Findlay

By: Bo Terrill Twitter: @because_terrill Email: terrillr@findlay.edu Student-athletes have a full plate from their schoolwork and practice schedule, but there is another group on campus that has to juggle their passion with the school work. Though their practice hours are not preparing them for a the big game, student actors and their rehearsal schedules prior to productions take up a lot of...

Oilers basketball starts where they left off

By: Dylan DeWitt Email: @dd_witt Coming off one of the best seasons in program history, Coach Ernst and his team took court this past week at the Crossover in Kirksville Missouri Nov. 9 and 10. They were victorious in both of their games and demonstrated why they are ranked inside the top 25 in the nation. The Oilers are 2-0 after victories against Truman State and Quincy and are now ranked #19...

Florida embroiled in a recount, again

By: Mac Williams Twitter: @m_williamsm2 Email: williamsm2@findlay.edu In the 2000 presidential election, the state of Florida faced a situation that would alter the course of American history. Then Republican candidate George W. Bush and Democratic candidate Al Gore were facing a hand recount of all votes cast in the state because the vote margins were extremely close. In the end, Bush would win...

UF swim team swims for a cause

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu While most of campus was asleep on the morning Tuesday, Nov. 13, the University of Findlay men’s and women’s swim teams were up swimming for a cause. The Sink Natatorium was full of life at 5:30 a.m. as the team completed the 13th annual Ted Mullin “Leave it in the Pool” Hour of Power Relay for Sarcoma Research. Junior Julia Snell...

Observance for Veterans Day held at University of Findlay

By: Cory Berlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp Nov. 9 marked the second annual reading of the names of University of Findlay’s veterans in the Center for Student Life and College of Business Building. University of Findlay’s Veteran Day Observance and reading of the names was an opportunity to honor the brave students who served our country and those that came back to...

Helping hands holds food drive

By: Abigail Frye Twitter: @Abigail_EF Email: fryea@findlay.edu The University of Findlay hosted its 13th annual Helping Hands food drive to gather items to give to CHOPIN Hall, otherwise known as Christians helping other people in need. Overall, 111,436 pounds were collected, ultimately being equivalent to 55 pallets of food that filled three semi-trucks with non-perishable foods. These foods...

Comic icon passes away at 95 – What Stan Lee means to me

By: Dylan Frazier Monday the beloved Stan Lee passed away at the age of 95. Lee was responsible for the creation of the iconic superhero characters Spider-Man, the X-Men, Thor, Iron Man, Black Panther and the Fantastic Four. You may also know Lee from the cameos he had in every Marvel movie since X-Men came out.  His stories were those that brought the smiles to the faces of old and young...

Thank U, Next – Ariana Grande’s newest single has a different take on exes

By: Abigail Frye Well guys, Ariana Grande has done it again. With her impressive vocals and feminist message, she has managed to influence our entire generation. Believe me when I say this is not something I would just say for anyone. I enjoy being critical of artists because of their misuse of their platforms and their habit of setting a bad example for anyone that pays attention to them. But, I...

Student opinions on voting vary

By: Brianna Hallman Nearly 49 percent of those eligible to vote took to the polls on Voting Tuesday for the midterm elections, according to early estimates from the United States Election Project. Of that 49 percent, over 13 percent of those voters were in the ages 18 to 29 demographic, a sizable jump from the 11 percent in the 2014 presidential elections which see a higher turnout in all...

Findlay dashes Tiffin’s post season hopes with a 38-16 win

By: Drake Facione Email: facioned@findlay.edu The Findlay Oilers closed their 2018 season on the road at Tiffin. Findlay has not lost to Tiffin in 25 years, and the streak stayed alive on Saturday. The Tiffin Dragons were 9-1 going into the contest and were looking at a possible playoff chance. However, the Oilers rained on Tiffin’s parade and came out with the victory. In the opening quarter,...