Lady Oilers hope to keep positive momentum going

By: Madi DeVries Email: devriesm@findlay.edu   After a shaky start to the 2019-2020 season, the Oilers’ women’s basketball team is hopeful their recent stretch is indicative of what’s next to come. Assistant coach, Caitlin Bamberger, thinks their early stretch of basketball helped them become a better team. “We had a few bumps in the road against a few teams,” Bamberger said....

No need to be a varsity athlete to play sports

By: Collin Frazier frazierc@findlay.edu @Collin_53   Some of us aren’t fortunate enough to be an athlete on one of our sports teams, but that doesn’t mean you can’t play sports while you spend your time at UF. Intramural sports are back in motion as the second semester is now underway. Bryan Golding, Director of Intramural Sports at Findlay, is hopeful that students get involved in...

And the Oscar goes to…

Dylan Frazier frazierd@findlay.edu @dylanfrazier44   Awards season in film is well underway with this past Tuesday announcing all of the nominees for the 92nd edition of the Oscars. When the nominees are announced for the Oscars, the biggest thing we always hear about are the snubs of the awards, and this year is no different. Professor Kit Medjesky, Professor of Communication, follows the...

Learning while on break: an alternative

Emma Smith smithe11@findlay.edu @Emma2000Smith   It may only be the second week of the semester, but spring break is right around the corner. With many different destinations to choose from, choosing the place may be the hard part. But this year, the Buford Center is offering an alternative spring break trip that is different and exciting. They have teamed up with The Hope Center for...

What does not kill you can make you anxious

By: Cory Berlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp   Coming into any new year, you always hope it is better than the last and it was no different leading up to Jan. 1, 2020. The news was stressful prior to Dec. 30 with the whole impeachment thing and the brushfires in Australia. But maybe we could follow our resolutions, get past our differences, and band together to help...

The first Trump rally in 2020 started in Ohio

Leah Alsept alspetl@findlay.edu *This is an observational piece, please note that before reading* I went to a Trump rally on Thursday, January 9th. It was in Toledo, Ohio, a straight-shot 45 minutes away from Findlay. I scheduled my tickets a few days in advance and would receive a few emails and texts from the Trump-Pence administration, sending me more information on the parking at the...

From the writer’s kitchen, to the reader’s hands

Dylan Frazier frazierd@findlay.edu @dylanfrazier44   On Tues. Jan. 14, the student-led poetry group, From the Writer’s Kitchen, held their magazine release party in front of students and faculty in the English department. This magazine consists of student-created poems as well as photographs taken by members of the group.   Conor Bracken, Assistant Professor of English and the Advisor...

Mendes’ 1917 takes war movies to new heights

  Dylan Frazier frazierd@findlay.edu @dylanfrazier44   I am not one for war movies, especially recent ones. The most recent one I saw in the theaters was Midway, which was one of the worst movies I saw last year, so while I had high hopes for 1917, I was a little nervous about seeing this. I shouldn’t have worried about this movie because it’s one of the best movies, not just in...