Where are UF’s Democrats?

College Republicans is an active club on campus, College Democrats is nonexistent By Pulse Staff After two years on the campus of The University of Findlay, the College Democrats club is no more. With a presidential race heating up, it leaves the political representation on campus unbalanced. The UF College Republicans is in full swing with several active members. Rebecka Bedard, senior...

Respecting the liberal arts

Kindelan speaks about the ‘hidden gem’ on campuses By Alexis Mitchell @alexis_mitch14 Nancy Kindelan, a professor at Northeastern University, paid a visit to The University of Findlay and informed UF of the “hidden gem” on campus: the liberal arts. Kindelan argued in her lecture on Nov. 10 that the liberal arts benefit students across all majors. Taking theater though, she believes, is...

Animal science prof serves students

Kerns provides pet care at a discounted rate By Jacob King @jking82295 It’s no secret that taking an animal to a veterinarian is a costly experience. However, one UF professor is assisting The University of Findlay community with discounted animal services. Michael Kerns, professor of animal science and staff veterinarian, has been offering services to the animals of UF faculty, staff, and...

Mini victories: One semester as editor in the books

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs Even though it feels like this still isn’t real and time can’t possibly be going fast enough to allow this, my first semester of editing the Pulse is officially in the books. As I frantically work on my final papers and projects for all of my English and journalism classes, I thought that some Pulse reflection for my final editorial of the semester would be a...

Helpful tips on how to get your stress under control

By Jordyn Willis @willisjordyn  As the semester begins to come to a close, the stress levels get higher and higher. And for some reason, it seems as though this semester has kicked the stress levels into high gear. Most students at The University of Findlay not only take on the full class load of their demanding major, but they also stay busy with clubs, sports, and part time jobs as well. At...

The Christmas Dress

By Katie Kohls @KatieKohls As my friend and I were going through our closets one day looking at what we could donate, I pulled out my black lace dress. She admired it, and asked why I had never worn it. I told her it was my funeral dress. She looked confused and said, “I don’t have a dress just for funerals,” and I responded that I was glad she didn’t. The dress that I was holding was...

Don’t let consumerism influence your holiday spirit

By Kelsey Nevius @kelnevs I’m one of those people that loves the holidays. So, when November rolls around, I might not be happy about the weather, but I am happy that all things Christmas (colors, decorations, desserts, the works) become commonplace. Even in mid-November with Thanksgiving coming up first on our holiday agenda, all you see is Christmas stuff. And honestly, it never bothered me....

Funny jokes and viral posts: The Internet provides free PR for artists

But what does this mean for quality in the music industry? By Jordan Garcia @JordieRob Every time I scroll down my Twitter timeline there seems to be a new parody of a moment in music. Undoubtedly, the most popular moment as of late has been Drake’s music video to his song “Hotline Bling.” There have been countless Vines, GIFs, and memes created to exploit Drake’s questionable dance moves...

Movie Reviews

Spectre is a must-see By Morgan Clark @MJClark32_ ‘Spectre’            4/5 Derricks This movie was very good, but not the best of the Daniel Craig era of Bond. The action scenes were awesome and the story was worth seeing in theaters. This movie connects all of the previous movies and makes sense of how all the villains are connected. I felt the love story part of the movie was the...

Oilers lose back-to-back in Vegas

UF Men's Basketball competes across the country By Alyssa Grevenkamp @Gbabyy20 The Findlay men’s basketball team traveled out to Las Vegas last weekend to take on Southern Indiana and Illinois Springfield in the Vegas Showdown. In the first game against Southern Indiana, the Oilers took a 50-38 lead at the half, but the Eagles had a phenomenal second half that gave them the edge over the...

Radmanovic leads Oiler Swim to early success

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 On Nov. 10, sophomore Janko Radmanovic was named the GLIAC swimmer of the week for the second time this year. This announcement came three days after a record-breaking performance by Radmanovic at Ohio Wesleyan University. The Oilers dominated the tri-meet at OWU, finishing at the top of the standings, above Bellarmine and the host OWU, in both men and women. The story...

Oiler Football finishes strong

UF finishes 6-5 overall, 5-5 in GLIAC By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 Fall 2015 saw plenty of highs and lows for the Findlay Oiler football squad, but in their final game last Saturday they ended it all with a last second field goal to claim a 45-42 victory over the Northern Michigan Wildcats. The win not only meant ending their season on a high note, but it also meant that they would finish above...