You’re from where?!

Posted by Julia Bastian in Taking the Reins. No Comments

26th September

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 story is a little bit different than most everyone else’s at UF.

When I chose to attend UF, I also made the choice to pack up most of my belongings, fly a total of 16 hours, and move exactly 4,124 miles from home. Home for me is a tiny country that goes by the name of Luxembourg. It is located in central Europe right in-between Belgium, France and Germany. To give you all an idea of just how small it is:  driving east to west takes approximately 45 minutes, and driving north to south takes roughly 1 hour 30 minutes, and then you find yourself in a completely different country! Though, by now you might be asking … Read More »



Tour de Farms

Posted by Madison Simmons in Tales from the Barn. No Comments

26th September

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. Hancock County Farm Tours consist of a “drive yourself tour of eight local farms,” which takes place every four years. I was thrilled to find out that the tours were being held during my last year here in Findlay, and that I could get a better appreciation for the farming community of Ohio. Each of the eight farms featured a different agricultural business and even featured the University of Findlay. The University of Findlay was featured as stop number one (C. Richard Beckett Animal Science Center) and stop four (Rieck Center for Habitat Studies). Both of these locations were, and still are, a part of my learning and better understanding of animal science, biology and agriculture.

Personally, … Read More »



Once Upon a Story…

Posted by Jessica Meek in Picture This. No Comments

15th September

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 of them are in the same room. Two of those in that room are with the same teacher. It gets a little confusing at times. Nevertheless, I’d rather be in Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion (where all the art classes and the Mazza Museum are) than anywhere else on campus.

Art 360 is my first class that looks at illustration specifically. In this class, we will go through the basic procedure of illustrating a book, starting with nothing but the text. Our first assignment actually started in the summer. By the first day of class, we needed to have picked out a story that we wanted to illustrate that was in the public domain. Public domain, for anyone … Read More »






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