Category Archives: News

Police Chief candidate talks trust, policing philosophies

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs The first of the two finalists for a Chief of Police at The University of Findlay recently told members of the campus community that his experience will help establish trust between the new hybrid police-security department and the rest of the campus. On Nov. 9, the first finalist, Alexander Bebris, participated […]

Small programs at UF: Their survival

Students who change majors keep certain programs alive By Jacob King @jking82295 It’s no secret that majors such as pharmacy, pre-vet, occupational and physical therapy are prominent programs at The University of Findlay, but how do smaller programs compare in enrollment? Darin Fields, vice president of academic affairs, listed the top majors, in terms of […]

Theater department will perform in Marathon venue

Marathon Center for The Performing Arts still under construction By Jordyn Willis @willisjordyn Beginning Dec. 18, downtown Findlay welcomes a new treasure to its cultural attractions: a brand new theater and event venue. Marathon Center for the Performing Arts (MCPA) will be located at 200 W. Main Cross Street starting November 16. Beginning in 2012, a […]

Political awareness and activism at UF

UFCR and SGA host “Best Party on Campus” By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs Almost 300 University of Findlay students made an appearance at a recent voter registration event on campus, which student leaders say is nearly triple the turnout of last year’s event. But, despite the big showing, students say political activism still lacks at UF. […]

Issues 2 and 3: Hot topics at UF

Stolick addresses stigma, fears surrounding marijuana legalization By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 Although Issue 3 failed on Tuesday, Nov. 4, The University of Findlay held two events that aimed to inform students about Issue 3: the “Ohio Marijuana Legalization Initiative,” before they hit the voting booths or casted their absentee ballots. The first presentation took place […]

UF plays a part in Findlay’s annual Halloween parade

By Hannah Dunbar  @hanndunbar The City of Findlay has an annual habit of celebrating Halloween to the max. The 2015 Halloween parade for the City of Findlay took place on Tuesday Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. According to the, the parade was presented by the Hancock Leadership Alumni Association and was sponsored by One […]

Supernatural experiences downtown

Hofer believes the Jones building to be haunted By Alexis Mitchell @alexis_mitch14 Halloween is quickly approaching, and that means trick-or-treating, costumes and haunted houses. But what about places in Findlay that are haunted all the time – and not just during the month of October? Marianna Hofer, an English professor at The University of Findlay […]

UF Football: Student attendance, participation

Seven percent of the student body attends UF’s homecoming game By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs The University of Findlay football squad, now 4-3 on the season, has experienced several firsts and memorable moments throughout the fall semester – practicing at a prison, receiving a professional turf practice field, and winning in overtime this weekend at the […]

Smith Paints Murals, Leaves Artistic Mark at UF

Findlay’s child psychology lab gets a makeover By Jordyn Willis @willisjordyn The psychology department at The University of Findlay is sporting a new look for the child psychology lab thanks to Drew Smith, senior graphic design major. Smith painted large murals extending from the ceiling to floor in the University’s child psychology lab, working long […]

Where are they now? A look back at UF’s 2014 king and queen

By Jordyn Willis @willisjordyn One is still pursuing a degree in pharmacy, one is enjoying a career in social media marketing and freelance writing. They are the University of Findlay’s 2014 homecoming king and queen; Dallas Smith and Miranda Roehler. Roehler graduated in May 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in creative writing and history. After […]

Marijuana legalization

Issue 3 is a hot topic among college students By Ashley Summerfield @ash_summerfield A controversial issue will appear on the ballot this Nov. 3. The marijuana legalization movement that has been sweeping the country has reached the state of Ohio. The Ohio initiated amendment to the constitution appears as Issue 3, accompanied by Issue 2 […]

FGCI putting on bike obstacle course today

By Alexis Mitchell @alexismitch14 The University of Findlay’s Green Campus Initiative (FGCI) is putting on a bicycle obstacle course today in the rear parking lot of the FRC from 4:30 – 7 p.m. The obstacle course will be marked out with cones and complete with obstacles where cyclists must maneuver around, over, or under. Whoever […]

Ben Carson visits Findlay

Meet-and-greet draws a crowd of nearly 300 By Sarah Stubbs  @sarahxstubbs  Presidential hopeful Ben Carson made a pit stop at the Pilgrim Family Restaurant in Findlay and addressed nearly 300 supporters on the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 23 on his way to a rally in Arbor Spring, Michigan. Rumors about the supposed meet-and-greet were discussed […]

All Hazards Training facilities: UF’s unique program serves nationwide

  By Jake King @jking82295 It’s common for people to walk by the Renninger gym and figure it to be just another brick building on campus. What’s so special about such a generic looking building? But inside is a training center that conducts safety sessions aimed at teaching emergency response. The on-campus facility houses training […]

Fell travels to Japan, strengthens economic and educational relations

By Hannah Dunbar @hanndunbar Findlay area officials traveled to Japan two weeks ago as part of an “economic mission trip,” according to The Courier. President Katherine Fell, City of Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik, Director of Findlay and Hancock County Economic Development Tony Iriti, along with Assistant Director for Economic Development Tim Mayle, and University of […]

“I Am Enough” at UF

By Sarah Stubbs  @sarahxstubbs “I Am Enough” is a project that started with a group of young adults in Hancock County who wanted to make a stand against the all-too-common misuse of prescription drugs. Created in May of 2014, the project was originally created for drug and alcohol awareness in Findlay’s elementary and high schools. […]

UF security and police convergence update

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs On Oct. 28, 2014 The University of Findlay announced that the Board of Trustees had approved a conversion to a hybrid Campus Security-Campus Police Department. Currently, UF’s security department is comprised of security officers, not trained police officers. Anytime there is a criminal issue on campus, the Findlay Police Department has […]

Sidewalk safety: Put the phones away 

By Hannah Dunbar   @hanndunbar Technology has allowed people to be in constant communication with friends, family, and colleagues. There are several advantages and disadvantages to being connected 24/7. According to Steve Baum, interim director of safety and security, a disadvantage of this constant connectivity is the amount of distractions created by cell phones. “The intersection […]

Are we ready for crises? Azuma gives UF tips from Japan

By Hannah Dunbar @hanndunbar On Monday Aug. 31, faculty, staff, students, and community members joined Professor Shozo Azuma, faculty of risk & crises management at the Chiba Institute of Science in Japan, in a presentation on crises management in the Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion. According to Darin Fields, vice president for academic affairs and dean […]

“The Taming” takes center stage for UF’s fall production

By Alexis Mitchell @Alexis_mitch14 The University of Findlay is putting on the musical “The Taming,” a feminized Shakespearean production, in the Powell-Grimm theatre, located in the Egner Center for the Performing Arts, Sept. 23-27. According to The University of Findlay’s theater department Facebook page, this play is a “Hilarious all-female power-play” inspired by Shakespeare’s “Taming […]

Service honoring Mallett’s life to be held Sept. 11

By Hannah Dunbar  @hanndunbar Jerry Mallett is a name known by many at The University of Findlay, especially those closely associated with the Mazza Museum. Mallett founded the Mazza Museum. He worked in the field of education for his entire life, recently serving as the curator for the Mazza Museum. Mallett passed away on July […]

Communication professionals at UF reflect on the WDBJ shooting 

By Jordyn Willis  @willisjordyn Sorrow swept the nation last week when WDBJ7-TV reporter Alison Parker and her camera man, Adam Ward, were shot on live television while doing an interview in Virginia. According to WDBJ7-TV, “Two journalists, Alison Parker and Adam Ward, with local TV news station WDBJ7 were fatally shot Wednesday at 6:45 a.m. […]