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Wondering what it's really like to be at The University of Findlay? Follow our bloggers and read—and sometimes listen and watch—their experiences. Real Oilers. Real stories. Real life.

Hello from Japan!

We survived our 16+ hour flight from the United States to Japan. With only mild turbulence, we overall had an extremely easy and smooth...

I Kid You Not!

Some people dream of a weekend getaway with a beach and margaritas (and NO children). However, I had a weekend getaway that was nothing...

Saying Sayonara to the States

Hello Everyone!

All six of our team members: Megan, Monica, Maria, Grace, Rob and I are leaving early on Wednesday to fly to Japan. The reality of leaving...

The Art of Gift Giving

 

This week I have been exercising my mental and artistic skills. I have finally completely (and hopefully, accurately) memorized my self-introduction in Japanese! I...

Love, Sweet Love

It’s been a stressful time in the land of Argentina. Why? Well midterms are coming up, it’s been chilly here and I’ve put a...

Endings and Beginnings of Adventures

This past week I wrapped up my sophomore life and finished all of my classes with a bang! My finals week was filled with...

Just Draw!

I have discovered a funny artist paradox. I don’t like to have my technique and subject matter decided for me, which happens a lot...

The Time Has Come

Saying this semester and year was rough is probably an understatement. Junior year is definitely the hardest year as a Pre-Veterinary student at the...

Applause for the Gringo

I’ll start this post of with saying that this past weekend I saw one of the most beautiful sights I have ever seen (other...

A Semester of Planning for Two Hours of Entertainment

For as long as I have been a student, and I’m sure long before, the UF English equestrian program has put on a dressage...

Making Scents of College

I am lucky that not all of my days smell so powerfully. I have a sensitive nose. Despite the horrid nature of that adhering...

International Night!

This past Friday was UF’s International Night. It’s the best campus event – you get to learn about other cultures directly from international Findlay students...

My Gosh… I Think I’ve Finally Got It!

I am happy to announce that one week has passed and I have NOT been lost (hold applause please). You know the proud feeling a...

Klutz Meets Karee

This past Friday we had another Japanese get-together party. It wasn’t exactly a party, but every time we are together we make it a...

Preparing & Pranking

Preparations for my Japan trip are never ceasing – meeting weekly with awesome language and culture tutors, eating simply-to-go meals with chopsticks, running daily through Japanese...