Tax tips: A how-to for college students

By Hannah Dunbar @hanndunbar When one hears the word taxes, it is typically immediately followed by a sigh or some sort of displeasure. In order to make the process of organizing and filing taxes easier for students, a few faculty and staff members at the University of Findlay give their advice. Although the University does not offer any resources in assisting students with their tax returns,...

Students gain control over their digital footprints

By Joshua Rall Having an online presence can stretch much further than simply connecting to friends and relatives who are miles away. Among one of the many benefits, it can help you to create the image you want to present to the rest of the world. “If you’re smart about it, having an online presence can do nothing but benefit you,” said Jake Miller, junior public relations major. Miller...

Thompson takes the presidency: SGA elections

By Brittany Sega  After the polls closed on Friday, March 20, it was announced that Thompson will be the SGA president for the 2015-2016 academic year. For the past couple of years there hasn’t been a race for Student Government Association (SGA) president, and rarely has there ever been a race for other executive board (E-board) positions. This year classmates, colleagues, and friends Nick...

Oiler football begins spring season

By Brandon Emsweller As the temperatures rise, the University of Findlay’s football team’s dedication and focus rise, too. Spring workouts have begun. Rob Keys, head coach, says that last season did not go as planned. According to Keys, UF’s goal to enter the 2014 playoffs failed so the Oilers will be taking a new approach in preparing for the 2015 season ahead by focusing on the first game...

Starbucks brews controversy through ‘Race Together’ campaign

By Abbey Nickel @abbeynickel Findlay might not have a Starbucks, but the popular coffee chain was a hot topic not only here, but across the country over the last week. For those that haven’t heard, Starbucks chief executive Howard Shultz decided to use the coffee cups in his stores to try and heal the racial divide in our country. He wanted to try and step up the conversation about race through...

College students: Let’s embrace wanderlust while we’re young

Julianna Koballa  @UFPulseKoballa As I sit in the Scottrade Center in St. Louis Missouri for the NCAA division 1 wrestling tournament, I reminisce on all the traveling I have done in my life. If it weren’t for my parents dragging me to wrestling tournaments, or playing all over the Midwest for softball tournaments, I don’t know what kind of person I would be today. The importance of travel...

The dating game is overrated, no expectations is the way to go

By Jacob King @jking82295 We spend hours waiting for a call, a text, or some kind of notification saying “Hey, I want to see you,” and when we don’t get what we want, we bang our heads against the wall. At what point did dating become a second major? People invest a vast amount of money and time into their appearance in hopes of finding this soulmate that we’re promised by all these...