Wishes come true for UF women’s soccer

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: @o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu   There was a lot to celebrate this weekend for the University of Findlay women’s soccer team. From the official start of the season, to the end of a fight against cancer, it was an exciting day at DeHaven Field.   “We talk a lot about effort, attitude, commitment, competing, fighting, scrapping,” said Head Women’s Soccer...

Knowing the Signs

By: Dylan Frazier Email: frazier@findlay.edu Twitter: @dylanfrazier44 September is National Drug Prevention Month and the University of Findlay held some training session last Friday, Sept. 6, to help inform people on what to look for in people who are using drugs. While these training sessions may have been targeted at young people, the trainings can help students too. The first training was...

Let’s get digital, physical textbooks!

Digital literacy is on the forefront of college campuses everywhere. College students and their use of technology influence academic institutions to change with the times.    In 2017, a laptop was essential for student studying habits with 86 percent of college students saying they used one, according to a study conducted by McGraw-Hill.   In addition to laptops, students use other...

Hurricane Dorian makes its way through the US

Taylor Christensen Email: tchristensen@findlay.edu Twitter: @taychristensen1   States along the coast were terrified as Hurricane Dorian made its way North after sweeping through and devastating the Bahamas. As the category 3 hurricane moved along the coast, it was rapidly changing. The National Hurricane Center reported the hurricane as bringing life threatening storm surge, winds, heavy...

Hiroshima Legacy Survivor Speaks at UF

By: Emma Smith Email: smithe11@findlay.edu Twitter: @Emma2000Smith   On Sept. 4, Findlay welcomed a very special guest on campus. That guest was, Certified Atomic Bomb Legacy Successor, Michiko Yamaoka. Yamaoka was able to give a firsthand experience on what it was like growing up with a mother who was in and out of the hospital for different illnesses. Yamaoka never understood what was...

Cheering on to Victory

By: Collin Frazier frazierc@findlay.edu @Collin_53   While it’s not technically a varsity sport at the University of Findlay, the UF cheerleaders put in some serious work to contribute to the Oiler spirit at football and basketball games.   Senior cheerleader Mackenzie Wagner is beginning her fourth year as a cheerleader at UF and the practice schedule alone shows the dedication these...

Are Mindful Apps a Waste of Time?

By: Emma Smith Email: smithe11@findlay.edu Twitter: @Emma2000Smith   You open up your app store and see the categories labeled Health & Fitness or Productivity. Inside these categories, you will find hundreds of different apps promising to make you more productive, less forgetful, sleep better, and help reduce your anxiety. Are these apps as effective as they claim to be?   As...

IT Chapter 2 floats, but not as much as the first one

    By: Dylan Frazier Email: frazierd@findlay.edu Twitter: @dylanfrazier44   The much anticipated, IT Chapter 2, came out last Friday and is getting some mixed reactions. Some say it drags and isn’t nearly as scary as its predecessor (it wasn’t), others appreciate how well it stayed true to the book. With its nearly three-hour runtime, it definetly feels long at times but a...

Toledo Zoo Welcomes the Mazza Museum to the Family

By: Taylor Christensen Email: christensent@findlay.edu Twitter: @TayChristensen1 One of the main attractions on UF’s campus, the Mazza Museum, has partnered with the Toledo Zoo to open a mini gallery in the zoo’s ProMedica Museum of Natural History. The gallery was made possible by contributions from the museum on Findlay’s campus. Offering a cool, comfortable place to relax away from the...

Inside the Hong Kong Protest

By: Cory Berlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp   A member of the FMN on the University of Findlay’s campus was able to reach out to a Hong Kong protestor and get their opinion on what is happening in the city. For their safety, they wished only to be recognized as “T”.   People around the globe have watched as Hong Kong became ground zero of protests just...