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UF women’s basketball finishes strong

By Sarah Baer Twitter: Email: Success seemed to be the trend of both the University of Findlay men’s and women’s basketball teams this season. During their 2017-2018 season, the women’s team made it to the NCAA Division II Tournament for the first time since the 2013 Season. Despite falling to the University of Drury, […]

Sullivan and Winner named Mancuso Award winner’s

By Dylan DeWitt Email: Twitter: @dd_witt Every year, the University of Findlay athletic department awards a top male and female student athlete of the year. The award is known as the Mancuso Award and it honors the individuals based on a wide range of criteria in which the student athletes demonstrate on and off […]

Innovative Leadership Challenge

By: Alexis Mitchell Twitter: @alexismitch14 Email: The last couple of years, the Innovation Competition has given University of Findlay students the chance to thrive as young business men and women by inspiring them to create their own organizations and businesses. This year, things were changed up and the UF students got to host the […]

New friends and new skills

By: Bo Terrill Twitter: because_terrill Email: I never really had an interest in going to sporting events throughout high school. I’d figured that college would be similar, yet here I am at the end of my freshmen year having gone to over half of all the home volleyball, basketball and football games. As nice […]

The blame falls on Facebook

By: Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: Over St. Patrick’s Day weekend, Facebook came under fire after a story broke about how Cambridge Analytics received and used user data, including swaying the 2016 Presidential Election. The New York Times and The London Observer were the first outlets to break the news that the personal […]

UF’s PRSSA screens Heroin(e) documentary

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: The war on drugs has been a long and hard battle. It all started in the 1970’s under President Nixon. Since then, there has been no relief from this war; only more casualties and more dollars spent trying to fight the seemingly endless enemy. On Wednesday, March 11, […]

From the tennis court to the baseball diamond

By: Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt Email: Findlay Oiler athletics have continued to show the conference, and the nation, what kind of student athletes the University of Findlay has. In the last week, the University of Findlay was ranked seventh among all Division II institutions for athletic department performance this year. This has been made […]

A decline in enrollment isn’t cutting it

By: Alexis Mitchell Twitter: @alexismitch14 Email: Recently, budget cuts have been made across the University of Findlay campus, and last week the UF community heard student’s perspective. Now, we hear from professionals who have answers to all the unasked questions. According to Anne Wells, director of business services, confirmed that budget cuts are being […]

Who is protecting your health

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: On Feb. 3, 2015, the Findlay City Council unanimously approved the merging of the City of Findlay and Hancock County health departments. A month later, on March 2, the two combined to form the Hancock County Public Health (HPH). Since then, the HPH has had success in providing […]

Sinclair fails to fulfill only objective: remain objective

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay At the beginning of this month, it was revealed that Sinclair Broadcast group, an American telecommunications company that owns news stations around the country, mandated a script for their news anchors to read on camera. Since Sinclair owns these stations, it may be difficult at first to recognize […]

Sinclair broadcast mandates script

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: While fake news is a term that is tossed around in the journalism industry quite frequently, it is making headlines again. Earlier this month, it was revealed that Sinclair Broadcast group, the nation’s largest telecommunications company, sent a mandated script to all of its’ local news stations to […]

A day of celebration for students

By: Abigail Frye Twitter: @Abigail_EF Email: The University of Findlay hosted its 11th Symposium for Scholarship and Creativity on Friday, April 6 with many speakers, faculty and students participating. During the day, donors to UF also get the chance to come and witness what their contribution has done for the University, along with get […]

Two UF student athletes compete at 2018 Commonwealth Games

By: Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: Over Easter weekend, two members of the University of Findlay track team flew from Ohio to Australia to represent their home country, the British Virgin Islands, at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. The Commonwealth Games are like the Summer Olympics in every way, with the exception that the […]

Oiler women spring into spring season

By: Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt Email: The spring season has been filled with plenty of success and rewards so far that have been claimed by University of Findlay athletes. Two teams in particular have started their respected seasons on the right path, women’s lacrosse and softball. Women’s lacrosse has been winning the majority of […]

Findlay’s newest resource

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: Last fall, Ohio’s Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that a grant had been awarded to the Findlay Police Department. This grant established a Quick Response Team (QRT). The team will include one Findlay police officer and one QRT Coordinator from Century Health, Inc. Century Health has partnered with […]

UF Relay for Life hits decade milestone

By Bo Terrill and Olivia Wile Twitter: because_terrill o_wile Email: Relay For Life is a worldwide event that allows people to celebrate and remember those who have won, are still fighting and have lost their battle with cancer. For the 10th year in a row, joining those all over the word who support […]

Let the voting begin

By: Abigail Frye Twitter: @Abigail_EF Email: As the school year comes to a close, it’s time to start planning for the next one; especially if you are considering running for student government. The University of Findlay held Student Government Association elections this week from April 4-6. Any student with a 2.5 cumulative GPA can […]

Movie Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

By: Yinka Adeboyejo Email: Twitter: @YinkaAdeboyejo The film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri has a wonder cast with a lot of different roles under their belts. The main character is a woman named Mildred who, after her daughter was raped and murdered, put up three billboards asking the chief of police, played by Woody […]

Guess what’s back? The flu.

By: Juliyana Straley Twitter: @jstraley7 Email: To start off, I would like to personally thank those of you who always cough and sneeze into the crook of your arm or a tissue. You have saved several people from long periods of completely unnecessary sickness. You have allowed us to keep up on our assignments, […]

Afternoon car crash a wakeup call

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: Though a seemingly normal spring day with grey skies and rain, University of Findlay students say a car wreck on Davis St. was completely out of the blue. “I just want to know how someone crashes in that area when there’s two stop signs in the vicinity,” stated […]

Heated March Madness sends most brackets up in flames

By: Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt Email: Nearly every year after Selection Sunday, where 68 Division I men’s basketball teams are picked for the NCAA tournament, roughly 70 million brackets are made to choose winners of all the games. The hope for the people who participate in the challenge is to correctly pick each game […]

His journey and the outcome

By: Martyce Kimbrough Email: From sleeping outside the night before taking the SAT, to being hit by a car, to shattering record after record, Senior Janko Radmanovic has had a stellar career on the University of Findlay men’s swimming and diving team. Radmanovic started swimming at three years old when a doctor suggested to […]

Movie Review: Red Sparrow

By: William Adeboyejo Email: At first glance, the film Red Sparrow would seem like just your everyday, run-of-the-mill spy story. The basic plot is about a Russian ballerina who only cares about her sick mother, gets hurt, and then is recruited to a “Sparrow” school where students are trained to use their body to […]