Ten Days ‘Til Kickoff . . . Go Oilers!!

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27th August

You’re looking at the 2013 Oiler Football team!!

In this photo, you can see our new uniforms and matte black helmets. It’s definitely an exciting time to be a football player with the Oilers as the regular season is right around the corner. I know that my team and I are excited for the first game. We kick-off against Urbana on September 5th at 7 p.m.  Nothing like opening the season with a home game — I think playing in front of the home crowd is the best way to play any game!

For information about the 2013 Oiler team please visit http://athletics.findlay.edu/sports/fball/index

Come support the Oilers on September 5th!



Welcome to College Life!

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26th August

That back to school feeling is always amazing for students; it doesn’t whether they are new students or graduate students. I love going to school and part of me always gets excited when fall semester is about to start. There are many reasons behind my happiness, but one of the big reasons is I will be able to study new subjects which I wouldn’t have studied before.  Also, I will have opportunities to interact with new students.

UF has grown a lot over the years; it doesn’t matter whether it’s in terms of growing student body or its many recognized programs. But from my perspective it has also grown in diversity. Since I am an international student, I get good vibes when I walk around the AMU and see students of different ethnic cultures studying or talking with each other. This shows … Read More »



That time of year again

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13th August

As my own summer in Ft. Knox is drawing to a close I begin to see Facebook telling me that everyone is gearing up for school.  For my high school friends, it’s comparing schedules; my college friends are searching for the cheapest books and moving into apartments; and I have several friends who are going to be freshmen next year.  I love the excitement in them, ready for a new adventure, and I remember how excited I was to start at Findlay as a Freshman.

Many times, college is the first place students will be living away from their family and for some it is even their first time sharing a room.  Roommates can be tricky, the important part is making sure that even if you don’t get along you respect each other’s belongings and beliefs.  If you’re lucky (like I … Read More »



Live Your Life

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12th August

Sometimes I feel that as human beings, we have a tendency to feel unsatisfied with what we have in our lives and ultimately tend to overlook all the positive things we have in our lives. Recently, I came across an incident which made me feel how grateful I am for the life God has given me. The thing happened was I was riding back home in a bus, and being rush hour, the bus was completely packed. Still I was able to find space to sit with a middle-aged woman.

The ride from downtown to my home is pretty uphill, so depending upon how good the driver of the bus is, one may get a roller coaster experience. Usually it is advised to passengers to stand up only when the bus reaches its respective stops. But most of the time people … Read More »



Professionalism

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8th August

Professionalism can mean many different things to many different people.  However, there are a few commonalities observed across many disciplines.  Shaking hands and eye contact are two of the first lessons young professionals are taught, and over the years they become the cornerstones for the lessons accumulated over the rest of their careers.

Many times, through many years, you will meet people that act like they are above the basic manners and the lowest courtesies of professionalism.  The trick, and the most challenging part of having a job, is not sinking to their level.  I have had my share of these situations, and each encounter reminds me that I still need practice with the art of emotional detachment.  As well as the lesson taught by life and reinforced in my classes that “The client is always right.”

In every discipline, there is … Read More »



Board Games by Candlelight

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2nd August

This summer I experienced a day without power at my house, after my experience I can say that I realized the importance of power in our daily lives. The  power outage happened as the result of a severe thunderstorm in the Pittsburgh area.

Since it is not possible to do any activity requiring electricity during a power outage, my roommates and I found other activities to help in passing our time. We played board games like Monopoly, UNO and Scrabble. I must say playing these games not only helped us in understanding about each others’ interests, but it also taught us a lesson that how much our lives are dependent on power. Initially, I thought the power outrage would only be for a few hours, so we should be fine by evening time. But my assumption was wrong, and the time … Read More »






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