Category Archives: News

New Bite app keeps the bites on campus

By: Lauren Wolters UF’s new mobile ordering is off to a slow but steady start The University of Findlay’s dining service implemented mobile ordering in the Refinery at the Center for Student Life and College of Business (CBSL) on Jan. 19. This new feature means that the UF community can use Sodexo’s Bite app […]

UF’s snow day erases everyday ease

By: Lauren Wolters woltersl1@ Major snowfall in Findlay cancels classes and creates work for UF’s Physical Plant The University of Findlay saw record breaking snowfall on Monday, Feb. 15. Hancock County went under a Level Three Road Alert Tuesday morning. UF canceled all in-person classes for Tuesday after the alert went out. Remote classes […]

“GameStonk”, Robinhood, and hedge funds: how the internet exploded Wall Street

By: Leah Alsept @l_mac0913 GameStop’s frenzy has fizzled — but Congress will look under the ashes with their next hearing DIS, MCD, AMC, GME—these acronyms mean nothing to some people. And to others, they mean everything. Spelled out, these acronyms (also called stock symbols) are shortened names of the companies Disney, McDonald’s, AMC Entertainment, […]

Mary Wilson, original member of “The Supremes,” dies at 76

By: Leah Alsept @l_mac0913 Mary Wilson, original and longest-reigning member of The Supremes, has died at aged 76. The group was originally titled “The Primettes” and was slated to be the sister group to the “The Primes”. The four original members were Florence Ballard, Mary Wilson, Diana Ross, and Betty McGlown, all from the same […]

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, […]

Symposium Day for Scholarship and Creativity: A celebration of research and achievement

By: Olivia Wile @o_wile The University of Findlay’s annual Symposium Day for Scholarship and Creativity, held on April 2, was an action-packed day. Before evolving into the present-day Symposium, the University’s annual Academics Day of Excellence, as it was then called, was established in the early 2000s. Although many view it as simply a day […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Oilers Rise to the Challenge

COLA wins 2017 fall scholarship By: Melissa Carrick @MelissaCarrick On Feb. 2, classmates joined together to rise to the challenge of paying it forward, as they were encouraged to donate to the Findlay Fund Class of 2017 Scholarship. On the day of the event, information tables were set up throughout campus all day to […]

Oiler Nation Represented at Women’s March

By Mac Williams @m_williamsm2  On Friday Jan. 20, Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America. During the Inauguration, hundreds of thousands of people came out to watch the proceedings. Some however, decided to exercise their First Amendment right to protest. Jake Sarver, a senior Public […]

UF Students head to Cincinnati

Students compare modern day slavery with slavery of the past By Grant Goetcheus @Goetcheusg Students from the University of Findlay will go to Cincinnati to attend the End Slavery Cincinnati Human Trafficking Conference Feb, 2-4. January was Human Slavery and Trafficking Prevention Month. Miguel Valdez, a graduate assistant for Intercultural Student Services says this is a […]

DAPL protest held in Findlay

By: Ashley Summerfield Local activists gather at Marathon Petroleum On Sunday Jan. 29, local activists gathered in Findlay to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. In a demonstration titled “Standing in Solidarity with Standing Rock,” participants shared their support for the habitants of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Founders of a local group, […]

On your own at college, but your car still needs TLC

Tips to keep you on the road in ice and snow By Mac Williams @m_williamsm2             During the winter months the Ohio Department of Transportation reiterates their slogan, “When there’s ice and snow, take it slow.” For many the winter driving season becomes particularly hazardous when temperatures plummet and winter storms roll in.             […]

UF students attend NAIAS

Young journalists gain real-world experience By Heidi Paxson @HeidiPacSun The North American International Auto Show in Detroit was a great opportunity for University of Findlay students to step out of their journalistic comfort zone during the two-day press preview. Several UFTV members got a chance to report, conduct interviews, photograph, and learn about new car […]

Brew U brings in young Bucks

Findlay sports pub draws in 18 and up crowd @MelissaCarrick      Uncle Buck’s & Boudreaux’s on North Main was bought by Darrin Karcher in December of 2015, but did not draw much attention until a signage change in March of 2016. The grand opening took place on St. Patrick’s Day weekend to relaunch […]