Putting the ‘student’ in student-athlete

Dylan Frazier frazierd@findlay.edu @dylanfrazier44   With finals looming large for students at UF, there are still many tests left for athletes, balancing school life and athlete life. On top of coming to classes and doing their homework, student-athletes have to be sure they excel on and off the field.  Junior volleyball player, Alana Sundermann says to succeed on and off the court,...

Putting a nail in it: Purple for a cause

Olivia Wile wileo@findlay.edu frazierd@findlay.edu   Domestic violence isn’t a topic that’s easy to talk about, but it’s one being highlighted by the color purple. On Nov. 13, students at the University of Findlay could have their ring fingernail painted purple as part of the “Put the Nail in It” campaign. Bethany Treece, Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Manager at Open Arms, of...

Loop Abroad program takes UF students to Thailand

Leah Alsept  alseptl@findlay.edu @leah_0913   Thailand—a country in Southeast Asia with a population of more than 68 million people in a country three times the size of Florida, according to the CIA World Factbook. With its lush landscapes, golden temples and free-roaming wildlife, Thailand offered seniors Morgan Cashell and Stephanie Verkuilen an incredible experience when they...

When less is more: Oiler Nation is the place to be

By: Collin Frazier frazierc@findlay.edu @Collin_53   For some people going to college, it’s about going somewhere where you’ll be surrounded by thousands of people of different backgrounds in a place unknown. For me, that was last year. I was a first-year going to THE (Yes, I am doing it that way) Ohio State University hoping to become an Athletic Trainer. I’ll be honest, I hated the...

Mangold’s Ford v. Ferrari zooms past finish line

Dylan Frazier frazierd@findlay.edu @dylanfrazier44   I’m usually not one for movies involving racecars unless we’re talking Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. But with awesome co-lead performances from Matt Damon and Christian Bale, James Mangold’s Ford v. Ferrari, albeit a tad long, is a fantastic movie. We follow Carroll Shelby (Damon), the owner of...

Coach Ernst adds a new member to his family

Madelynn Greenslade greensladem@findlay.edu @Madelynn_G15   Men’s basketball head coach Charlie Ernst and his wife, Belinda, have two biological children: a 15-year old daughter, Allison, and a 13-year old son, Sam. But recently they added another family member when they adopted a boy from Africa. Ernst said his family had discussed adoption for a long time, but it was never acted on....

Lady Oilers keep building their historic season

By: Collin Frazier Frazierc@findlay.edu @Collin_53   With the G-MAC tournament concluded, the next step in the Lady Oilers historic 2019 season is the postseason, the first time the team has reached the D-II national tournaments in school history. However, the conference did not end the way Coach James Walker and the rest of the team wanted, with a 1-0 loss to Ohio Dominican University in...

Kicking it to the postseason

By: Madi DeVries devriesm@findlay.edu   The University of Findlay Women’s Soccer team has had a record-breaking season so far, clinching their first ever G-MAC regular season championship against Tiffin. But they are hoping for much more success in the postseason. The Oilers, voiced by redshirt freshman midfielder, Maddie Humble, say that winning the G-MAC regular season championship has...

Giving back, one can at a time

Kaylee Wheat wheatk@findlay.edu   The University of Findlay once again went above and beyond for this year’s Helping Hands food drive. UF has a history of being the top college in the nation and going well over their goal, which this year was 115,000 pounds. They ended up collecting 115,867 pounds of food, which topped last year’s total of 111,436 pounds.  Melissa Carrick,...

Schedules, advisers, and auditing: what students need to know about classes

Leah Alsept alseptl@findlay.edu  @leah_0913   Scheduling for Spring 2020 started University of Findlay students.   Every semester, students planning to continue their education at the University must schedule classes with their respective academic adviser. Advisers in each department may have as few as three advisees or more than 100. Dr. Erin Alava and Dr. Brandon Forshey are...