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College of Pharmacy combats addiction with community learning series 

By Hannah Dunbar   @hanndunbar Wednesday Aug. 19 began the 14-week series of “Combatting Chemical Dependency: A Community Effort” sponsored by The University of Findlay College of Pharmacy, Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services, Hancock County Community Partnership, and Hancock County Opiate Task Force. Increasing the public’s understanding of addiction is […]

Postic offers Intro to Political Science class to community

By Alyssa Grevenkamp  @Gbabyy20 When Dr. Robert Postic, associate professor of political science and chair of the Social, Behavioral and Justice Sciences Department at the University of Findlay, was thinking about the upcoming academic year and which classes he was going to offer, he came up with a new idea to get more than just […]

The University of Findlay: One of the Best Four-Year Colleges in Ohio

By Jacob King  @jking82295 Oiler pride is filling the air since The University of Findlay has been named one of the “best four-year colleges” in Ohio by the Princeton Review and According to, an online resource that aids students and families with rankings and information of higher learning institutions, and The Princeton Review, […]

Two UF Students Fund Trip to the Dominican Republic

By Jacob King @jking82295 Many students save up money with their friends to spend a week partying in Vegas or Cancun. However, two University of Findlay students managed to raise funds for a month of volunteering with children of the Esperanza Project in Cabrera, Dominican Republic. Friends Rachel Eaton, a junior physical therapy major, and […]

Laurita Named New Athletic Director

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 Following the resignation of The University of Findlay’s longtime athletic director Stephen Rackley, the Findlay Athletic Department was left with a huge void to fill.  The Univeristy announced on June 26 that Brandi Laurita, who had served as an assistant athletic director at the University since 2008, would take over as […]

SGA speaks out on behalf of students, sends letter of opposition to state government

Kasich vetoes amendments that were getting national attention By Sarah Stubbs, co-editor @sarahxstubbs Certain amendments in the state of Ohio’s House Bill 53 were gaining national attention in the last two weeks – especially college students’. Controversy arose regarding amendments 4503.111 and 4507.213 of House Bill 53: amendments that would require out-of-state residents who register […]

Findlay senior, Allison Parrill, gives back in style

UF’s first Serengetee campus representative By Hannah Dunbar @hanndunbar “Wear the world, change the world” is the mission of Serengetee, a social and global apparel company that sources fabric from talented artisans all over the world, according to Allison Parrill, senior health studies major. Parrill became a campus representative for Serengetee at the start of […]

Oilers suit up for success: Career Closet coming in fall 2015

By Jordyn Willis @willisjordyn A new addition to the University of Findlay, the Career Closet, will make professional clothes and necessities available to students in the fall of the upcoming school year. “In general, it’s a literal closet in the basement of Shafer library that houses items that students need from a career perspective,” said […]

Kim Bearden visits UF, encourages faculty and future teachers

By Hannah Dunbar @hanndunbar Kim Bearden, co-founder of the nationally acclaimed Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Ga., spoke in the Ritz Auditorium at the University of Findlay on Tuesday, March 24. According to Mitchell Augenstein, middle childhood education major and president of the University of Findlay Ohio Student Education Association, Bearden is currently an English […]

Starbucks brews controversy through ‘Race Together’ campaign

By Abbey Nickel @abbeynickel Findlay might not have a Starbucks, but the popular coffee chain was a hot topic not only here, but across the country over the last week. For those that haven’t heard, Starbucks chief executive Howard Shultz decided to use the coffee cups in his stores to try and heal the racial […]

Graves lectures on “Love, Justice and Global Poverty,” says being a global citizen is obligatory

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs Is morality a matter of fact or opinion? Shawn Graves, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Findlay challenged students and faculty to contemplate morality and asserted that we as humans have no choice but to be global citizens on Monday, March 16. Graves presented his lecture titled “Love, Justice, […]

Swing’s the thing at UF: Jazz Ensemble to perform at annual concert

By Miranda Roehler The University of Findlay Jazz Ensemble is ready to get into the swing of things at its annual concert. This year’s concert is on Sunday, March 22 at 3 p.m. in the Winebrenner Theological Seminary auditorium. Admission is free, but tickets are required. Tickets can be picked up in advance at the […]

St. Patrick’s Day at UF: How do Oilers celebrate?

By Devon Aragona From Moscow to Malibu, the traditional Irish holiday of Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated by millions of people.  Findlay is no different, with students celebrating this long-standing day of green. But do they know why they are celebrating Saint Patrick? Records of Saint Patrick are vague, but according to history records, Patrick, […]

Detroit entrepreneur, Veronika Scott, shares her story of philanthropy at UF

By Jordyn Willis @willisjordyn Detroit entrepreneur Veronika Scott gave UF students inspiration to step outside their comfort zones through the use of her own success story at a presentation in Old Main on a Friday afternoon. Findlay students listened to Scott speak about her life and her nonprofit organization, The Empowerment Plan, on March 13 […]

UF announces academic partnership with Cleveland Browns

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs The University of Findlay students and faculty members will celebrate the remainder of St. Patrick’s Day in UF and Cleveland orange upon the announcement of the University’s new academic partnership with the Cleveland Browns. At 3:30 p.m. today the University announced the partnership to the public after teasing it on social […]

UF’s Colleges against Cancer club to hold 7th annual Relay for Life

By Ellen Hoffman and Devon Aragona There’s no place like home or in this case there’s no place like Findlay. This year’s theme for the University of Findlay’s Colleges against Cancer club’s seventh annual Relay for Life event is the Wizard of Oz. Colleges against Cancer have been an active club for more than five […]