Best of 2014

  • Oct 20, 2014 7:00 AM Freddie and Frieda find true love
    Hair matted, dripping with sweat, exhausted — not exactly the ideal shape to be in when meeting your future spouse. But those were the circumstances that sparked an early connection between 2008-09 Freddie and Frieda Falcon mascots Brendan Carroll and Courtney Hollister. Six years later, they're getting married.

  • Sep 15, 2014 7:00 AM Falcon Family of the Year
    At 23 years old, graduate student Antoinette Newsome is the youngest of 11 children. She comes from a very tight-knit family that has shown her strong support throughout her life, especially during her time at Bowling Green State University. That’s why the Newsome family was chosen as the 2014 Falcon Family of the Year. They were recognized at the Sept. 13 home football game, during Falcon Family Weekend.

  • Jul 7, 2014 7:30 AM New Places, New Spaces
    Construction brings more improvements to BGSU

  • May 11, 2014 1:00 PM Class of 2014 Success Stories: Renaissance Man
    Richard Larabee always wanted a college degree. On May 9, he got it – marking the end to a 62-year journey.

  • Apr 21, 2014 12:00 AM Breaking away to serve
    “Our aim is to work side by side with our community partners, learn their story and take it on as our own,” said sophomore Jayna Clemens before leaving on an alternative spring break trip to Goshen, Ind., to promote affordable housing and community development. While the Goshen group donned hardhats and coveralls to renovate an old warehouse into a community art gallery, a second group of students was wading through green fields and forest floors in North Carolina fighting invasive plants. Together they contributed 1,304 hours of service.

  • Apr 14, 2014 7:30 AM $20 million gift to benefit BGSU men’s basketball and the Hancock County community
    The generosity of Findlay native William Frack continues to grow. The value of his gift to the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation, benefiting the Bowling Green State University men’s basketball program and community needs in Hancock County, has nearly doubled to about $20 million since it was initially announced in 2011.

  • Mar 24, 2014 6:30 AM Taking Flight
    The community has had its first look at a fleet of planes and an architectural rendering of a new flight center that are part of a partnership for flight training at Bowling Green State University. The enterprise will provide greater opportunities for students, along with helping fill the world’s growing need for trained pilots and other employees in the aviation industry.

  • Feb 3, 2014 6:45 AM Thriving writers
    BGSU alumna Monica McFawn Robinson didn’t expect to win the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction when she submitted her collection of short stories, “Bright Shards of Someplace Else,” to the University of Georgia Press.

  • Jan 20, 2014 7:00 AM BGSU Cheerleaders Win National Championship
    Bowling Green State University’s co-ed cheerleading squad clinched a national championship Saturday, Jan. 18, at the 2014 Universal Cheerleading Association College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship.