Watch your mouth, protect your brain

By: Olivia Wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Twitter: @o_wile   “Give your mouth a sporting chance” – it’s the mantra for the Academy of Sports Dentistry and for Jack Winters, a retired pediatric dentist based in Findlay, a former Division I College Football Official, and an advocate for safer sporting equipment.    “I really have been blessed with the athletics and sports...

UF tears down to build up

Dylan Frazier frazierd@findlay.edu @dylanfrazier44   Students may have noticed an empty lot on Howard Street recently, where straw is currently laid down. That would be because the University of Findlay has demolished four buildings on Howard St. and also one building on College St. Director of the Physical Plant, Orion Jones, said that the buildings, which were at 337, 341, 401, 403 Howard...

Dolemite is his name and being a very good movie is his game

Dylan Frazier Frazierd@findlay.edu @dylanfrazier44   In what may be Eddie Murphy’s best acting role since Shrek, Dolemite is my Name came to Netflix last Friday. With a great cast and a career-best performance from Eddie Murphy, it is well worth the two hours on Netflix.   Dolemite is my Name follows the life of Rudy Ray Moore, a failed singer-turned successful comedian. A very...

PTSD for DST

Cory Berlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp   Whether it is me feeling robbed of an hour of sleep or confusingly tired after gaining one, daylight savings time has always baffled me.   As a child, I was excited to get an extra hour of sleep early in the school year because I wasn’t used to my school schedule yet and equally as passionate about how much I hated...

OilerFit hopes to bring students together while working up a sweat

By: Lindsey Ahbe Email: ahbel@findlay.edu Twitter: @Lindsey_Ahbe   A group of sweaty college students doing squats and pull-ups may be intimidating at first sight, but they are working to improve their overall health and wellness and are having fun doing so.   Alex Gilbert, Co-Coach of OilerFit and third-year Physical Therapy student at the University of Findlay, says that they are...

One tree at time

By: Cory Berlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp   The Blanchard River Watershed Partnership (BRWP), a non-profit group based out Findlay that addresses issues and protects the health of the Blanchard River Watershed, plans on planting 2,000 trees at Liberty Landing on the weekend of Nov. 10.   According to Dr. Lauren Sandhu, adjunct professor of biology at the...

On the defensive

Leah Alsept alseptl@findlay.edu @l_mac0913 Word count: 505 The University of Findlay is combating threats in a way that isn’t seen in Jackie Chan or Bruce Lee movies. Dr. Chris Moser, Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Findlay, may hold a second-degree black belt in taekwondo, he doesn’t often use his moves when defending himself against a threat. Instead, he taught...

CCPD-led job fair hopes to open new doors

By: Emma Smith smithell@findlay.edu @Emma2000Smith   Last Thursday, Oct.24, the Center for Career and Professional Development hosted their annual Career & Internship Fair, in the AMU from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. There were 63 companies in attendance and Each one was looking for a unique blend of people to become a part of their professional team. The event was sponsored by 16 companies, but all...

Sports Preview: Women’s Basketball

By: Madi DeVries devriesm@findlay.edu   The University of Findlay women’s basketball team enters their season chosen to finish 4th in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference. Last season, the Oilers finished with a record of 20-8 on the season, with 16 wins and 6 losses in conference play.   Sophomore guard Amber Schweiger believes that the team will be successful, just as long as they...

Lady Oilers kick their way into the history book

By: Collin Frazier frazierc@findlay.edu @Collin_53   With the regular season wrapping up, the Lady Oilers Soccer team added another achievement to their incredible season; national rankings. For the first time in team history, the Women’s Soccer have entered the top 25 for the NCAA DII Soccer Rankings, ranking 23 in the poll.   Even with this impressive achievement, Coach James Walker...