Category Archives: Around Campus

“Ask not what your community can do for you”

By: Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: “It could be a doctor’s office, could be some other thing.” Ryan Fausnaugh said as he locked up the house that was not quite a home. Tucked away on a side street, The Center for Safe and Healthy Children is shadowed by Blanchard Valley Hospital. It sits […]

The groundhog sees his shadow

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: Last Friday, Feb. 2, the nation turned its attention to a small Pennsylvanian town for a weather report. Groundhog Day came and went and with the animal seeing his shadow, the tradition signals six more weeks of winter ahead. The annual tradition is now in its 132 year, […]

Green campus club

By: Leah Palm Twitter: @_palmegranate Email: The idea of creating a movement has become profound in recent years. Whether it is a #metoo or a protest on the street, inspired people work every day to create a change in their communities. At the University of Findlay, students have begun to create a movement aimed […]

UF introduces new masters program

By: Abigail Frye Twitter: @Abigail_EF Email: The University of Findlay will be introducing the new online Master of Arts in Professional Communication Program (MAPC) next semester. The program will be offered year-round, starting with three classes in the fall of 2018. The planning for this program began around three years ago with Dr. Ron […]

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 […]

Mandel drops out of election

By: Jacob Sarver Twitter: @Senatorsarver Email: The upcoming 2018 election is one that could shift the tide of the senate. With a majority of the government republican, this upcoming election is crucial if democrats want the ability to enact policy changes and if they want to work to stop what the opposition is doing […]

“Private” life

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: As the constitution was written over two centuries ago, society has changed since that time period. The forms of communication were slower. Things were mostly hand written and spread through word of mouth. Although the word press was coming into society, it was not fully integrated into mass […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New medicinal garden

By: Alexis Mitchell Email – Twitter – @alexismitch1 Deborah Berlekamp, assistant professor of pharmacy, recently took a trip to Japan with the University and saw something that she thought UF was missing; a medicinal garden. “I thought, why don’t we have one?” said Berlekamp. What people might not know is that a lot of […]

Dining Hall sends out student survey

By: Louisa Woltermann Twitter: @louisa_wolt Email: At the beginning of October, Dining Services sent out a survey in the form of a UF Update. The survey was conducted by a third party and contained questions that allowed students to evaluate the dining options at the University of Findlay. David Harr, director of Dining Services […]

Findlay flowers

By: Heidi Paxson, Staff Writer Twitter: @HeidiPacSun Email: Although November is quickly approaching, the flowers around the University of Findlay are still in bloom, the sidewalks are clear of leaves, and the scenic Old Main arch looks as good as new. This is a result of the Grounds Keeping team putting in around 240 […]

Religious lecture series kicks off at UF

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: While enrolled at the University of Findlay, students are required to take either a religion or philosophy course. Among those offered include REL 101: Introduction to Religion. Not only do students in this course learn about the various religions of the world such as Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Daoism, […]

Gun control debate surfaces after Las Vegas shooting

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: On Sunday Oct. 1, 2017 the deadliest mass shooting by a lone gunman occurred at the Route 91 music festival in Las Vegas. Stephen Paddock opened fire on the festival shortly after 10 p.m. Paddock used several semi-automatic rifles to kill 58 people and injure over 500. Since […]

Keeping students on campus over the weekend

By: Trevia Gumbs Email: It’s the weekend at the University of Findlay and time for the big question… should I stay or should I go? For student athletes, there’s not much of a choice. But for others, it’s a frequent question. Johnathan Ferraro, director of residence life at UF, says that there are many […]

What happened Hillary?

By: Jacob Sarver Twitter: @Senatorsarver Email: Hillary Clinton just recently released a new memoir that tells the story of ‘What Happened’ during her 2016 presidential campaign. In the new book, she uncovers issues with everyone from Bernie to current President, Donald Trump. After a tough loss back in Nov. 2016, Clinton seemed to fall […]

Kenyon College receives $75 million from anonymous donor

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: It is both student tuition and the generous donors that keep private academic institutions running. This applies to the University of Findlay, with an enrollment of about 3,000 students. Is also applies to Kenyon College in Gambier, Oh. On Sept. 18, news broke that the Division III College, […]

New student organizations this semester

By: Louisa Woltermann Twitter: @louisa_wolt Email: With a new semester, the University of Findlay offers four new student organizations. These new organizations are Empowerment for Business Oriented Women, Oilers Changing Campus Culture (OC3), Save the Bees, and the Writing Center Club. The series of steps to create a student organization includes finding an advisor, […]

Board of Presidents are excited for the upcoming year

By: Jacob Sarver Twitter: @Senatorsarver Email: When it comes to organizations at the University of Findlay, the Board of Presidents, or BOP, is an important aspect. Run by the Student Government Association, the BOP is a necessary part of any UF student-run organization. The BOP consists of a meeting in Winebrenner Theological Seminary where […]

Buford dialogue series

By: Olivia Wile, Editor Twitter: o_wile Email: The Buford Center for Diversity and Service provides many resources for the University of Findlay. As it is home to three different offices, Intercultural Student Services, International Education, and Service and Community Engagement, the Buford Center satisfies a variety of needs. Combined, the offices offer exchange, internship, […]

UF counseling services aids students for over 30 years

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: As University of Findlay students return from summer break, so have the professionals from the Bucher Center of Counseling Services. Counseling services have been offered by the University since 1986 and continue to provide many benefits to students. With three full-time licensed professional clinical counselors, Ginny Williams, Jenna […]

Adopt don’t shop

By: Alexis Mitchell Twitter: @alexismitch14 Email: The saying “adopt don’t shop” is used a lot, but not many people know exactly what it means. Adopt Don’t Shop refers not to “shopping” for a pet, but adopting one from your local shelter. An example of shopping for a pet is buying a puppy from a […]

Findlay Flooding did not take a vacation this summer

The ongoing problem strikes the town again By: Olivia Wile, Editor Twitter: @o_wile Just because it was summer break for many University of Findlay students, Findlay’s flooding problem certainly did not take a vacation. On Thursday, July 13, a torrential downpour began that would come close to one of the largest floods in town history. […]