The most enriching learning experiences happen outside the classroom

By Sarah Stubbs Co Editor @sarahxstubbs Being in the liberal arts at the University of Findlay feels a little like being the oddball out at times. I love it, don’t get me wrong—I initially decided to come to Findlay because of softball and the fact that I simply just pictured myself going to school here, but what’s truly keeping me in orange and black are the liberal arts: the English and...

Spread the word: Everyone must stop using the ‘r’ word

By Julianna Koballa @UFPulseKoballa “That’s so… absurd, childish, weird, dull, illogical, senseless, uncool, trivial, pointless… and you choose retarded? Buy a dictionary.” This has probably been one of my favorite memes since I became part of STRIDE here at Findlay. STRIDE stands for “Students Teaching Respect for Individuals with Disabilities Every day.”Ask any member of STRIDE,...

Respect your elders, especially your grandparents and parents

By Kelsey Nevius As I was walking through the store the other day, mentally tallying my grocery list in my head while simultaneously scanning through the aisles of frozen food, I walked right past an elderly women who was not tall enough to reach the top shelf. She quietly asked for my help, and my face instantly lit up. Being 5'9”, I easily brought the frozen Teriyaki Chicken down from the top...

UF’s men’s and women’s track and field teams nationally ranked

By Alyssa Grevenkamp @Gbabyy20 While basketball tends to be the sport in the spotlight in the winter months, the upcoming spring sports are often over looked. For the last few weeks, the University of Findlay’s track teams have been nationally ranked. As of press time, the University of Findlay’s men’s track team is ranked third in the nation while the women’s team is ranked 15 in the...

Hope amidst the rubble: University creates relief fund for Sherman’s family

By Jordyn Willis @willisjordyn On Jan. 29 tragedy and sadness filled the hearts of the University of Findlay, its students, and staff when Tim Sherman, senior theater major, lost his family home and possessions in a fire. At 7:30 p.m., Sherman’s home at 233 Elm Street in Findlay caught fire due to electrical error within the walls. “The house was over 90 years old, the wiring couldn’t...

UF’s spring job fair reports 4 percent turnout

By Grant Covault On Feb. 10, 170 University of Findlay students attended the spring job fair at the Alumni Memorial Union on campus. UF has nearly 3,700 students enrolled; therefore, 170 is around 4 percent participation. “It is frustrating,” stated Phil Gunder, director of internships and cooperative education at UF. “Those who come to the job fair get something out of it. I have never...

Jack Taylor: The man who rebuilt UF’s band

By Hannah Dunbar @hanndunbar Jack Taylor, professor of music and band director, has made significant changes to the bands since he started at the University of Findlay in 1980. The West Chester University and Yale University graduate has experience as a professional player, touring and recording artist and has been teaching music for 37 years. “I knew I was going to be a teacher by third grade...