Category Archives: Student Life

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 […]

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% […]

Dance Marathon is worth your time

By: Markell McCoy Email: Dance Marathon includes a lot more than it entitles: Food, games, fun, music, and most importantly the kids. Dance Marathon is a nationwide event that over 700 universities participate in annually to raise money for Children’s Mercy Hospitals. The University of Findlay’s Dance Marathon events are specifically for the Children’s […]

Remembering Marianna Hofer

By: Jacob Sarver Twitter: @Senatorsarver Email: The memorial for Marianna Hofer was held on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 3:30 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union. Students and faculty, along with loved ones, met once again to honor her legacy. Hofer was an English professor at the University of Findlay for 32 years who lost […]

New building attracts new crowds

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: As students at the University of Findlay conclude their seventh week back at school, many have gotten the chance to test out the Refinery in the new Center for Student Life and College of Business building. With a variety of new food options in a brand new building, […]

Meet your 2017 Homecoming court

What do the candidates enjoy most about UF? King candidates: Hosam “Sam” Alshahrani Hometown: Saudi Arabia Major: Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health “My all time favorite is the clubs that offer many activities on and off campus. Conferences are also some of my favorite parts of UF because you get a chance to meet lots […]

Ghost town haunts Findlay

By: Cory W. Berlekamp Twitter: @CBerlekamp Email: For its second year in a row, Ghost Town and its haunted house is open to scare visitors in Findlay during the Halloween season. During its off-season, Ghost Town hosts craft shows, antique dealing and flea markets. But starting Sept. 22, the western structures and old cabins […]

Survey suggests coffee consumption causes lower GPAs

By: Louisa Woltermann Twitter: @louisa_wolt Email: The cup of coffee that students drink in order to stay awake and alert throughout the day may actually be causing their grade point averages (GPAs) to drop. Best Mattress Brand discovered this potential drop in GPA after conducting a survey of over 1000 college students. Best Mattress […]

UF enrolls lower number of international students

By: Chris Corso Email: The University of Findlay has long prided itself on the diversity of its’ students. Throughout UF’s history of foreign exchange, student enrollment has continued to rise. This academic school year, however, the numbers have declined. This fall, international student numbers totaled at 357 compared to last fall when the total […]

Calling all equestrians

By: Stephanie Radloff Twitter: @SRadloffUF Email: As fall sports at the University of Findlay begin their seasons, the English Equestrian Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) team is no exception. While the team has not officially been announced, tryouts were conducted on Sept. 5-7. The equestrian teams works a little differently at UF. Since they […]

Politics and UF clubs

By: Cory W. Berlekamp Almost a year after the federal election, political clubs on the University of Findlay’s campus are losing members. With the start of a new school year, students are deciding which activities and clubs to join. With so many different clubs on campus, picking one can be a hard task. Many students […]

Finishing a degree in four years

By: Kaleb Brown, Writer Twitter: @JuicyKcan Email: Coming into college knowing exactly what you want to do and graduating in four years seems ideal when you’re 18, at least it did to me. Little did I know I would eventually transfer, switch majors, and choose a different career path to pursue. When I got […]

The party must go on

By: Juliyana Straley, Satff Writer Twitter: @jstraley7 Email: The landmark Nino’s Bar officially closed its doors, for good. No more beer pong on Wednesdays or Thirsty Thursday’s; time to stay in and get that homework done that you’ve been procrastinating all week. Some people may like to think that, but in all reality college […]

Team bonding sets program up for success

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay Since Findlay is a Division II University that can provide athletic scholarships, sports teams across campus are extremely competitive in nature. Between grueling conditioning sessions and practicing skill-work, UF sports teams are constantly striving for success. This brings up a major question, however. How much success can be […]

Getting Involved with Findlay Media Network

The opportunities FMN offers to students of any major By: Leah Palm, staff writer As the University of Findlay is well known for programs such as Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Equestrian, and Pre-vet, many students are unaware of the media opportunities provided by UF. The University offers multiple media outlets such as the campus radio station, […]