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From the Blog

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.

A Productive Semester!

Calves were moooving in from left and right this fall semester at UF’s Beckett Center. Let’s see, there was Buckeye, Bertha, Wilbur and an original...

Let the Cup Collection Begin!

The beginning of December signals the end of the semester. And before I (and everyone else) can enjoy the well-deserved winter break, finals need to be...

Dummy Books, the Head of Hans and Beyond

Hans has a head! His story is in a book! He doesn’t have a face and the book is only a few inches tall,...

Learning From the Best – Mazza Weekend Conference

Last weekend brought the much-anticipated Mazza Weekend Conference! I had been looking forward to this for months, since I first saw the list of illustrators...

Our First Home Show!

Any UF student has the opportunity to try out for a spot on the equestrian teams. At the western farm, we have the UF Ranch...

Over the River, Through the Woods…

Over the river and through the woods to biology (my new second major) I go. This semester, as part of my biology major, I have...

My first All-American QH Congress

October is Congress time! The All-American Quarter Horse Congress, (also just called “Congress”) is known for being the largest single-breed horse show in the world....

Exploratory Storyboards

What exactly is a storyboard? Here, Little Jessica scampers around my boards and explains the process. These drawings are very close to my actual...

(Some) Things I miss about Europe

As someone who moved from Europe to come to Findlay for the equestrian program, I often get asked, “Do you miss home?” My answer...

Here it Goes

 

The time quickly came and went as September 15 approached. Vet school applications are sent in, and all we can do now is sit and wait...

You’ve met me.. Now meet my horse!

Meet my equine partner in crime here at UF! She’s a 3-year-old Quarter Horse whose registered name is A Sudden Passion, though I just...

Headless Hans and His Environment

My fictional friend, Hans, has continued to find himself over the past few weeks, with a little help from me. In class, we discussed environments....

You’re from where?!

One of the first (of many) questions that you’ll get asked by other incoming freshman is “So where are you from?” That’s where my...

Tour de Farms

Last weekend, my roommate and I took on the weather and went to tour Hancock County’s finest farms as part of the Hancock Farm Tours....

Once Upon a Story…

School has begun! I can’t believe that three weeks have already gone by. This semester, five of my six classes are art related! Three...