Author Archives: Kendall Westgate

Seniors work towards a gallery art exhibition

By Cassie Arnett, and Victoria Hansen, Each year, University of Findlay studio art and graphic design seniors select their best pieces to put on display in the Mazza Museum’s Lea Gallery. “Every senior decides what pieces they want to put on display,” Valerie Escobedo, Associate Professor of Art at UF, said. Each studio […]

UF participates in International World Language Day

By Cassie Arnett, According to Kawamura, Christina Muryn, Mayor of Findlay, wants to make Findlay and the campus a place where people feel included, and international students feel safe.  On Feb. 21, the University of Findlay took part in International World Language Day, an international event, for the seventh consecutive year. UF celebrates students’ […]

Gaining experience through APPE rotations

By Jenna Waits, P3, or fifth year pharmacy students at the University of Findlay spent this academic year preparing for the experiences they will gain by participating in Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) rotations. Fifth year student, Carson Shoemaker has described his special plans when it comes to his APPE rotations. “My hub site […]

Final days before U.S. Ohio Senate Primary Republican Forum

By Kendall Westgate, On Feb. 19 starting at 8 p.m., the University of Findlay will host the U.S. Ohio Senate Primary Republican Forum produced by Spectrum News 1. The candidates involved in the forum include Matt Dolan, Frank LaRose and Bernie Moreno. Dolan represents District 24 in the Ohio State Senate, in which he […]

FAFSA updates

By Alyssa Burgei, With the new changes to the FAFSA, both universities and students are experiencing the repercussions from the adjustments. For example, financial aid is going to change for farmers and students with siblings in college.  The Education Department, who is responsible for launching the new FAFSA changes, sent out three Institutional Student […]

Getting fit with fitness classes

Oilers take advantage of the rec center fitness classes to stay active and fit By Brooke DeSnyder, From spin to Pilates to kickboxing to stretch and tone, Oilers have many opportunities to increase their fitness by taking advantage of one or more of UF’s recreational center fitness classes. UF’s recreational center offers 20 class […]

Findlay First Church of the Nazarene celebrates Chinese New Year

Chinese culture will be expressed in an evening of dancing, martial arts and singing  By Lauren Wolters, On Sunday, Feb. 11, many Americans prepared food and gathered to watch the Kansas City Chiefs win the Super Bowl LVIII against the San Francisco 49ers. However, another event characterized by food and gatherings of families, friends […]

Upcoming events: campus ministry

University of Findlay students have 10 opportunities weekly to get involved with Campus Ministry By Emily Byglin, The University of Findlay’s Campus Ministry offers a wide array of bible studies and social opportunities that are open to all UF students. This includes 10 weekly opportunities and 10 special events during the spring semester. Revive […]

Thoughts with profs: be the glue

Alex Davis, Instructor of Teaching in Communication, 88.3 WLFC radio manager, I believe we need to be the glue. Glue, bridges the gap. Glue brings two items together that otherwise would not have been able to come together. Glue, as a substance, can be viewed similarly to the way that an individual in […]

Learn about “Topics in Pre-Law, Inside-Out”

By Kendall Westgate, The University of Findlay offers many different hands-on, interactive classes for the different majors; yet, many do not know that going to the Oak Allen Correctional Institution each Monday is also offered as a class. “I did not create this class, the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program ( was started in the […]

PulseTV welcomes new assistant manager

By Kendall Westgate, With the growing need for another professional working for PulseTV, manager Jayson Geiser welcomed his new assistant manager Noah Laughlin to help ease the workload burden. “Noah has jumped right into his new job, taking over many of the responsibilities of directing our athletic broadcasts. In his first month on campus, […]

Ending a partnership on a high note

By Kendall Westgate, A strong end to a year-long partnership ended with successful year-end awards for junior Eva Reynolds and her mount UF Ballyknock On Time. This pair finished their 2023 USEA eventing season finishing in fifth place overall for the Beginner Novice Young Adult Rider and third place overall Beginner Novice Intercollegiate leaderboards. […]

Cosiano Health Center resumes monthly STI Clinics

By Lauren Wolters, The University of Findlay’s Cosiano Health Center held a sexually transmitted infection (STI) clinic on Wednesday, Jan. 17 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. At the clinic, students received free testing for HIV and Syphilis. A grant from the Allen County Health Department enables these tests to be free to students during the clinic.  […]

UF hosts U.S. Ohio Senate Primary Republican Forum on Feb. 19

By Megan Hite, On Feb. 19, the University of Findlay will hold its first U.S. Senate Forum at the Winebrenner Auditorium. UF professor Amy Rogan helped put this event together. “This is the U.S. Senate Primary Republican Forum for Ohio,” Rogan said. “It’s a forum, so it’s not a debate. Spectrum News 1 is […]

Money matters: looking into the FAFSA changes for this year

By Alyssa Burgei, As we jump into January 2024, changes are being made to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form for students who need financial assistance for college. The changes in application come from the new FAFSA Simplification Act passed for the 2024-25 year. The first of these changes is the […]

University of Findlay men’s and women’s basketball teams amid a ‘rollercoaster’ season

By Lauren Wolters, Both the University of Findlay men’s and women’s teams are looking for a spark to finish their seasons strong. The women’s team is 6-9 on the season, losing their last game to Ashland (32-81) on January 13. The men’s team is also 6-9 on the season. They also lost to Ashland […]

Meet the 2023 USEA Intercollegiate Training Level champion – Grace Ransom

By Kendall Westgate, After a successful 2023 show season, senior Grace Ransom earned the USEA Intercollegiate Training Level champion with her partner, UF’s Bright Prince. “This award means more to me than words can describe,” Ransom said. “When I saw my name at the top of the ranks, I was so beyond proud of […]

Student Stories: Mary Mulcahy received top award in golf

By Megan Hite, UF Mary Mulcahy was announced as the top individual women’s golfer in Division II by the NCAA on Nov. 15. Mulcahy is a junior here at the University and majoring in finance. She finished this fall season with a record scoring average of 71.27. Mulcahy earned the Great Midwest Athletic Conference […]

UF expands and develops online offerings

Damon Osbourne explains the processes involved in offering degrees and courses online  By Lauren Wolters The University of Findlay offers a wide variety of courses online, as well as several degrees obtainable in a fully online format. Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs Damon Osbourne discussed the processes involved to allow these offerings online.  Osbourne […]

Fall sport athletes gear up for a new change in schedules

Relaxing, recovery and training during the off season for fall sport athletes By Lauren Perry, Fall sport athletes at the University of Findlay look forward to a crucial off-season. With winter approaching, fall sports come to an end, while winter sports are off and running. At UF, multiple sports take place each season. According […]

4Paws shows growth

By Sam Hardenbergh University of Findlay’s 4 Paws presents new growth with 13 new service animals in training and over 100 club members to their roster. UF provides a large population of service animals, service animals in training and emotional support animals on campus. This year, an increase of emotional support animals took place. Abigail […]

Conflict in the Middle East and how American Universities react

By Grant Goodfellow, On Oct. 7, 2023, Israeli Civilians were attacked by Hamas. According to NPR news, around 1,400 people were killed in the Oct. 7 attack. Additionally, many civilians were taken hostage by Hamas. Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Darcy Metcalfe spoke about the complexity of the situation and history behind it. “The […]

Teaching changeups as the semester ends

UF professors explain the differences in student engagement and teaching style towards the end of the semester By Mason Alberts, While some classes enjoy activities or movies at the semester’s end, many college professors must finish up content to prepare for finals. University of Findlay professors Alexander Davis, Aaron Blodgett and Dan Baczkowski give […]

University of Findlay hosts National Emerging Athletes Program

University of Findlay hosts Emerging Athletes Program national training session with Olympic-level riding clinician By Kate Dhuy, The University of Findlay’s English Equestrian program hosted the Emerging Athletes Program’s (EAP) National Training Session for the sixth time, where participants worked with clinician Peter Wylde and stable manager clinician Colleen Reed. Held on Nov. 9-12, […]