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Textbook prices discourage learning

By: Leah Palm Twitter: @_palmegranate Email: With the start of any semester comes a couple of things that college students have learned to expect. The increase in hours spent studying and the decrease in sleep is accompanied by the financial stress of paying for textbooks. Whether this cost comes out of the student’s pocket […]

Time’s Up movement

By: Alexis Mitchell Twitter: @alexismitch14 Email: If you watched the Golden Globes this year you might have noticed a similarity – all the celebrities were dressed in black. Those who attended used this form of symbolic speech to stand up for women in the work place; and yes, even the men participated. Throughout history, […]

UF hosts annual All Sports Day

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: Though heavy snow was enough to cancel classes last Friday, Jan. 12, it wasn’t enough to discourage the Findlay community from coming out to participate in the University of Findlay’s annual All Sports Day. While many students enjoyed their day off from classes on Martin Luther King Day […]

H&M advertisement sparks controversy

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: The second week of 2018 has proved to be that of a nightmare for the H&M clothing brand. The company recently released an advertisement with an African American child wearing a green hoodie with the phrase, “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle.” The decision to feature this child with […]

New year brings new leadership to the College of Business

By: Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: A new semester brings new leadership to the College of Business. At the start of the spring semester, Dr. C. Damon Osborne assumed the position of Interim Dean for the College of Business at the University of Findlay after Dr. Kevin Renshler’s sudden resignation from the position. […]

Chauncey Bridges takes one last knee to victory

By: Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt Email: In athletics, there are ups and downs, victories and defeats, successes and failures. When you are a student-athlete, you never truly know when your last competition or practice may be, so giving everything your all should be within your mentality. This statement proved true for Chauncey Bridges one […]

Oiler Athletics maintain momentum

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: It has been quite a controversial year for politics. From the election of President Donald J. Trump to the recent election in Alabama, the race for office remains interesting. Last month, Doug Jones was elected senator of Alabama. This is the first time in over 20 years the […]

Alabama names first Democratic senator in 20 years

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: It has been quite a controversial year for politics. From the election of President Donald J. Trump to the recent election in Alabama, the race for office remains interesting. Last month, Doug Jones was elected senator of Alabama. This is the first time in over 20 years the […]

CAC gears up for Relay for Life

By: Cory Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: Relay for Life is coming up in March at the University of Findlay and the Colleges Against Cancer group is already gearing up to make this event their most successful one yet. The CAC has hosted the event for the last 10 years and has made it their […]

Resolutions destined for failure?

By: Juliyana Straley Twitter: @jstraley7 Email: Another New Year has come and gone and with that comes resolutions from millions of people to become healthier and happier. People shoot for the stars aiming to give up carbs, workout daily, or give up sugar. Everyone decides come January 1st that the raw food, gluten free, […]

UF students share 2018 New Year’ resolutions

Julia Snell – Sophomore Psychology major “My New Year’s resolution is to get out more and socialize and get out of my bubble.” Dalton Shevlin – Freshman Physical Therapy major “Not just like working out more, but getting on a serious health regimen, eating super healthy, and doing a lot of cardio.”   Julia Rogers […]

UF Swim & Dive team travel to Florida

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: Despite the conclusion of another fall semester at the University of Findlay, winter break is really no time to take a vacation from competitive swimming. While the UF men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams’ recent trip to Boca Raton, Fla. may have seemed like a vacation, it […]

UF hires new women’s soccer coach

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: With a new semester brings a new addition to the Athletic Department at the University of Findlay. James Walker was named the new head coach of the UF women’s soccer program on Friday, Dec. 22. Originally from Birmingham, England, Walker graduated from Tiffin University and secured his first […]

Cold Takes Findlay

By: Cory Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: As students of the University of Findlay arrive back for the spring semester, the record setting low temperatures have lifted for more reasonable weather during the first two weeks of the year. According to Newsweek, Sub-zero temperatures hit the Midwest along with a Bomb Cyclone on the East […]

UF Swimming and Diving teams improve ranking and records

By: Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt The Oiler Swimming and Diving teams have begun the season by making history and doing it with quite a splash. The men’s and women’s teams have put together a year of tremendous accomplishments over the past month, including setting 10 new school records this past weekend at the Calvin […]

UF Football season comes to a close

By Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt Email: The Oilers entered the Round of Sixteen eager to take on Assumption College on Saturday, Nov. 25. The Oilers battled tough all game against a competitive Assumption Football Team, but a few late kick returns proved to be just enough in the game. The Oilers concluded their season […]

Campus Notification Regarding Off Campus Incident

To the UF Community: As some of you may have seen in the local news today (, a man was found dead from a “suspected gunshot wound” on Saturday night in a Findlay apartment located at 231 E. Foulke Ave. Police are investigating, and there are no other details available at this time. We have […]

Oiler Football advances to the next round

By: Dylan Dewitt Twitter: @dd_witt Email: “We shouldn`t be here” was a motive that the Oilers heard and used to fire their fuel for the game Saturday afternoon in Shephardstown, WV. Coming up against one of the top ranked teams in the nation, there was no doubt that the Oilers Football Team was the […]

Oiler Basketball victorious over Fairmont St.

By Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt The stands were once again packed for another Croy classic. The Findlay Oilers Basketball Team faced the Fairmont St. Falcons, and it was a battle to the finish. The team played back-and-forth basketball against a Fairmont St. team who made it to the 2017 National Championship Game last year. […]

Dance marathon takes over UF

By: Abigail Frye Twitter: @Abigail_EF Email: Once again, Dance Marathon takes over the University of Findlay. The annual event sponsored by Circle K International was hosted on Saturday, Nov. 11 in the Fitness and Recreation Complex (FRC). With goals of raising both money and awareness to childhood diseases and cancer for Toledo Mercy Children’s […]

Colds sweep campus

By: Jacob Sarver Twitter: @Senatorsarver Email: There seems to be an increase in those suffering different cold symptoms at the University of Findlay. Not only here in Hancock county but across Ohio, viruses have been hitting towns rapid. Cosiano Health Center is working to keep students healthy while a majority of campus is suffering […]

CAC hosts annual dodgeball tournament

By: Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @cberlekamp Email: Balls flew in the FRC at the University of Findlay on the evening of Nov. 9 to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. The Colleges Against Cancer club on campus hosted their annual “Protect Your Balls” dodgeball tournament last Thursday to help promote awareness of testicular […]

Forming app-based relationships

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: College is arguably the best time to meet new people. During freshman year and beyond, students step into a whole new world surrounded by individuals with different backgrounds, morals, and thought processes. In the midst of growing themselves, college students are bound to gravitate towards those who share […]

Not a mental issue

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: There will always be anger and hate in the world. That is something that cannot be stopped or changed. That is something people need to understand. The latest mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Tx. has many people asking, why and how? With each tragedy, we seek to find […]

University says farewell to beloved professor

By: Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @cberlekamp Email: On Saturday, Nov. 4, Shiv Gupta, retired professor of the University of Findlay, died at age 87. Gupta lived at 310 Frazer St., next to the University, and stayed active around Findlay even after his retirement from the school in 2015. Professor Gupta spent 45 years teaching […]

UF Honor Wall

By: Alexis Mitchell Email – Twitter – @alexismitch14 This past Friday, Nov. 10, the University of Findlay celebrated Veterans Day by revealing the new Honor Wall in the College of Business and Center for Student Life building. The Honor Wall features 614 names of past and present Oilers who currently and have served our […]

Oilers Football Beginning the Road to the National Championship

By: Dylan DeWitt Email: Twitter: @dd_witt Sunday night, the Findlay Oilers football team members and coaching staff were in a room filled with emotion and satisfaction in hearing that they had made history. When watching the NCAA selection show, there was no guarantee on whether they had played their last game of the season, […]

Oilers volleyball fall to hillsdale

By Dylan DeWitt Email: Twitter: @dd_witt At Hillsdale College, the Great Midwest Conference outright title was at stake as the Findlay Oilers volleyball team traveled to take on the Chargers of Hillsdale. The game would not only give the Oilers team the outright regular season title, but would also allow Findlay to host the […]

Women’s soccer coach leaves UF

By: Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @cberlekamp Email: Coach Crystal Dye has ended her run as the head coach of the University of Findlay Women’s Soccer team. On Friday, Nov. 3, Dye stepped down after seven years of coaching for the Oilers. Although the team did not have a winning record this year, Dye’s departure […]

Fall art walk

By: Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @cberlekamp Email: On the evening of Friday, Nov. 3, the Findlay community came out to take in the sights and smells of Downtown during the Fall Art Walk. Hosted by the Arts Partnership, the Art Walk, which ran from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. showcased local visual and performing […]

Catalonia separates from Spain

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: On Wednesday, Oct. 1, Catalonia’s parliament voted to separate from Spain. In the month following, the region has since declared its independence from the country, an announcement that has not gone without controversy. According to Fox News’ article, “Catalonia pushes for independence from Spain: What to know,” 90% […]

A voice for men

By: Juliyana Straley Twitter: @jstraley7 Email: The past few months, social media has been littered with Feminist movements and protests. Women are coming together to fight for equality between men and women. With each hashtag, more people support the cause. I have seen people consistently bashing men for their “hostility” towards women. Men are […]