Author Archives: Heidi Paxson

Marianna Hofer honored after short battle with cancer

By: Heidi Paxson @heidipacsun English professor Marianna Hofer lost a short battle with cancer on Wednesday, May 3. Hofer was a passionate professor, colleague, and friend to many in the community. She taught various English courses throughout her time at the University of Findlay, where she worked for 32 years.   She received a bachelor’s […]

Liquid nitrogen ice cream attracts students to Earth Day event

The Chemistry club shows support for the greenhouse effect By: Gary Zimmerman The Chemistry club hosted a fun event to engage with the students this week about respecting our planet on this Earth Day. Members of the organization worked in concert with Dr. Tice to deliver homemade ice cream. This ice cream didn’t come from a […]

Senior capstone project leaves impact on the Community

By: Olivia Wile The University of Findlay is not the only outlet that both recognizes and honors the work of senior Sarah Stubbs. Stubbs was just recently acknowledged in the City of Findlay’s newspaper, the Courier, for her senior capstone project. “I’m really interested in environmental issues,” Stubbs said. “As I’ve gone through my academic […]

Art students hard work pays off

Student Art and Design Exhibition recognizes various pieces By: Heidi Paxson @heidipacsun The annual Student Art and Design Exhibition award ceremony was hosted by The University of Findlay’s Art Department on April 18. The purpose of the reception was to showcase the best of UF students’ various art pieces. UF Instructor of Art, Spencer Cunningham, […]

UF class makes a difference on campus

COMM 375, New Media Design and Production is expanding their learning outside of the classroom. By: Alexis Mitchell Students in the class split up into groups, and for the first few weeks of the semester started brainstorming into what they wanted their group project subject to be. Students then picked a cause and created a mission […]

UF students and teams qualify for Nationals at final IDA show

By: Larissa Holmes On April 1, the Individual Dressage Association team arrived at Nancy G. Held Equestrian Center to compete in their final regular show of the Spring semester. Members of the University of Findlay IDA team participated at the show, hosted at Albion College. The show was a one-day only show. At the end […]

Lacrosse: the rules put in simple terms

Once you learn them, women’s lacrosse actually rules By: Olivia Wile @o_wile The University of Findlay’s women’s lacrosse team wears out the turf at Armstrong Field every game they play. During the two 30-minute halves, players run up and down the field almost the entire time; much like soccer. With the addition of sticks with […]

UF Baseball Splits with Wayne State

Wayne State wins first, Findlay takes the second By: Macaulay M. Williams @m_williamsm2 Over the weekend, the University of Findlay baseball team split a four-game series with Wayne State University. On Saturday April 1, 2017, the Oilers traveled to Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan to take on the Warriors. The Oilers however, were unsuccessful as they […]

UF Baseball Splits Double-Header

The Oiler baseball squad splits doubleheader with Lake Erie Martyce Kimbrough @TheRealBuddha20 The University of Findlay baseball team entered their second Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) series of the season as they traveled to northeast Ohio for a doubleheader against Lake Erie College. The doubleheader ended in a split, giving the Oilers an […]

Equine Affair Clinic and Breed Show

Students take on Outside World Experiences By: Larissa Holmes From April 6-9, six riders representing the University of Findlay’s English Equestrian program will attend the Equine Affair event in Columbus, Ohio. This event is held once a year, and features professionals in the industry such as clinicians, authors, judges and veterinarians, as well as various […]

University works to improve current student health insurance plan

By: Olivia Wile @wile_o As with every new President who takes office, policies are anticipated to change with the election of Donald Trump. This is clearly evident, as the president issued a travel ban on seven Middle Eastern counties within his first week in office and is currently working on a new healthcare bill to […]

Weather wreaks havoc in Findlay

By: Larissa Holmes During the last week of February, Findlay was hit by heavy winds and storms that caused damages to homes and the University campus. Cody Fagan, University of Findlay Operation and Maintenance Coordinator, reported that there were roughly 65 work orders submitted after the storm by students, faculty, staff, and security. “In conjunction […]

Oiler Nation celebrates Senior Day

Basketball players and cheerleaders celebrate their success at UF By: Olivia Wile @o_wile Senior Day ended up being a great day both in and out of Croy Gymnasium. From the sunshine and high of 68 degrees outside, to the celebration of Findlay’s senior cheerleaders and basketball players inside, Senior Day was a success. The women’s basketball […]

A clinic with Bernie Traurig

Meaningful experiences equipt UF student for the future By: Larissa Holmes Email: Clinics provide additional learning opportunities for equestrians of all levels—amateur to professional— who are looking to improve certain aspects of their riding. These clinics can either be very focused on a certain skill, or cover a wide range of training techniques. The […]

Cancer Patient Services holds successful chili cook off event

Over $83,000 raised for local cancer patients By Gary Zimmerman Once again, Cancer Patient Services and The University of Findlay have reunited to help raise funds for local cancer patients with the 19th annual Chili Cook-Off. The event culminated once again on Saturday, Feb. 11th at the Koehler Fitness and Recreation Center, with a […]

Life after football

A reflection of life from recent post-football player Darius Merriweather By Darius Merriweather @OchoOnWLFC88 For all my life, I have been around football. From the time I was a kid, it was all I knew. From watching Philadelphia Eagles games in the legendary 700 level of Veterans Stadium, to idolizing Penn State after going […]

NBC’s The Voice Contestant Visits UF

Kristen Merlin Performs in the AMU By Mac Williams @m_williamsm2              On Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 The University of Findlay brought in an artist that placed fourth on NBC’s six season of The Voice, Kristen Merlin. Merlin is a singer/songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee, and performed from 11:30 a.m. until […]

Super Party for the Super Bowl

Campus Ministries hold super bowl party By Mac Williams @m_williamsm2 This past Sunday was arguably one of the biggest unofficial holidays of the year: Super Bowl Sunday. Super Bowl LI featured the New England Patriots against the Atlanta Falcons, and was played in Houston, Texas at NRG Stadium on Feb. 5. This year, like […]