Author Archives: Dylan Frazier

Saving lives, one spray at a time

Dylan Frazier @dylanfrazier44   Last Tuesday, Jan.28, the pharmacy fraternity, Alpha Zeta Omega (AZO) held an event on campus, Project DAWN, to promote awareness on how to administer Narcan or naloxone to someone who may be suffering an opioid overdose. With the opioid epidemic hitting Findlay and the surrounding area very hard, AZO has […]

The Gentlemen: unique, confusing, and hilarious all in one movie

Dylan Frazier @dylanfrazier44   So far so good this January, with now two very good movies in back to back weeks, it’s nice to see films that are worth going to see. First Bad Boys for Life, now The Gentlemen, I am hopeful this is the sign of what’s to come in 2020…good films […]

Letting the officials, officiate and the spectators, spectate

Dylan Frazier @dylanfrazier44   In college, one of the hardest things for most students is finding a way to make money. With all the homework and extracurriculars students have to do, finding time to make money is oftentimes at the bottom of the list. One way to make some extra change that doesn’t require […]

Coach Walker to take Head Coaching position at BGSU

Collin Frazier @Collin_53   After a very successful two years that included two freshmen of the year awards, a G-MAC Coach of the Year award, a G-MAC regular-season championship, and making the NCAA D-II Women’s Soccer Tournament, Head Coach Jimmy Walker is moving on from UF to take the same position at Bowling Green […]

What’s next for President Trump?

Emma Smith @Emma2000Smith   Since Dec. 18 of last year, Donald J. Trump has been in the biggest legal battle to date, the impeachment trial to determine if they will continue being the President of the United States. The impeachment process began after a whistleblower complaint was filed in August 2019 accusing Trump of […]

Two juggernauts face off Sunday night

By: Collin Frazier @Collin_53   It’s that time of the year; The Big Game. The game that your favorite team will most likely not be in but you will still tune in, eat delicious food, watch very hit-or-miss commercials, and watch Jennifer Lopez and Shakira perform during halftime. This year, the 14-4 Kansas City […]

UF, the community, and media literacy

Leah Alsept @leah_0913   Dr. Diana Montague’s office is surrounded by literacy. Stepping inside her office one could instantly know she appreciates media and literacy through the books and movies she has stacked high on the shelves. Montague, the Professor and Chair of Communications, is the 2019-2020 University of Findlay Wilkin Chair. The theme […]

The laughs return to Findlay

By: Cory Berlekamp Email: Twitter: @Cberlekamp   On Saturday, Jan. 25, three touring comedians will be performing at the Marathon Center for Performing Arts in Findlay. According to the University of Findlay’s website, this will also be the 18th year for the event which is free for students and faculty of UF and $20 […]

What game delays really mean

By:Collin Frazier @Collin_53   We truly are in the golden era of video games. With better technology and more money invested in stories, artwork, voice acting, gameplay, and musical scores, video gaming is now receiving the recognition it deserves as art. However, even with so much invested, one dilemma with gaming is when to […]

SGA unmasks the headliner for the spring music festival

Dylan Frazier @dylanfrazier44   In the first of what SGA hopes is two artist announcements, today SGA is proudly announcing that hip hop and R&B artist, T-Pain, will be coming to UF to co-headlining the Findlay Music Festival. Olunife Akinmolayan, the president of SGA, says that T-Pain was an easy choice for them since […]

Lady Oilers hope to keep positive momentum going

By: Madi DeVries Email:   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 […]

No need to be a varsity athlete to play sports

By: Collin Frazier @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 […]

Learning while on break: an alternative

Emma Smith @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 […]

The first Trump rally in 2020 started in Ohio

Leah Alsept *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 […]

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

Dylan Frazier @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 […]

Oiler’s basketball hope to continue dominance

By: Collin Frazier @Collin_53   With basketball season in full swing, the Men’s Basketball team is showing once again their talents. However, the season was looking a little shaky early on, with the Oilers losing 4 of their 6 games during November. Head Coach Charlie Ernst says the teams’ struggle early on was due […]

Putting the ‘student’ in student-athlete

Dylan Frazier @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 […]

Putting a nail in it: Purple for a cause

Olivia Wile   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 […]

Loop Abroad program takes UF students to Thailand

Leah Alsept @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 […]

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

By: Collin Frazier @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 […]

Mangold’s Ford v. Ferrari zooms past finish line

Dylan Frazier @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 Shelby American, and Ken […]

Coach Ernst adds a new member to his family

Madelynn Greenslade @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, […]

Lady Oilers keep building their historic season

By: Collin Frazier @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 […]

Kicking it to the postseason

By: Madi DeVries   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 […]