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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. […]

Browns execs visit campus, provide Oilers with professional tips and tricks 

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs Since the announcement in March that The University of Findlay has partnered with the Cleveland Browns, six UF students have had the opportunity to intern with special events over the summer and Brandon Emsweller, junior broadcast journalism major, has just landed the first full-time corporate internship which he will begin this […]

UF’s PT program travels to Nicaragua to treat patients

By Jacob King  @jking82295 As a college student, traveling can be a hard piece to fit into a strict academic schedule. For 14 UF physical therapy students, they managed to combine travel and studies. The University of Findlay’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy program worked in affiliation with the mission organization, Hearts for Honduras, for the […]

Rise in enrollment: Freshmen class makes history

By Jordyn Willis  @willisjordyn The 2015-2016 school year brings new records in enrollment numbers and a much larger incoming class of freshman to The University of Findlay. Based on the day two statistics of enrollment for The University of Findlay, all aspects of enrollment at UF have increased, according to enrollment management at UF. These […]

Prison practice: Oiler football travels to Marion

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs The University of Findlay football squad didn’t know what they were in for when they traveled to the Marion Correctional Institute in Marion, Ohio on Sunday, Aug. 23.  UF football players left their smartphones and headphones in their lockers and boarded the bus for an hour-long ride full of anticipation and mixed […]

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 […]

Ballet 422

From first rehearsal to world premiere, Ballet 422 takes us backstage at New York City Ballet as Justin Peck, a young up-and-coming choreographer, crafts a new work. Ballet 422 illuminates the process behind the creation of a single ballet within the ongoing cycle of work at one of the world’s great ballet companies.

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 […]