No SGA concert this spring

SGA hopes to bring a bigger name to campus, might charge students to do so By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs Despite hopes that this would be an annual event, The University of Findlay’s Student Government Association will not be hosting a spring concert this semester due to low turnout at the last two years’ events, according to Nick Thompson, SGA president. In the spring of 2014, SGA hosted the...

No joke: UF will hold largest Symposium yet

Kelsey Nevius @kelnevs All classes are cancelled on April 1 to encourage students to attend, participate in 9th annual Symposium When the morning of April 1 rolls around, UF junior Madelaine McBride won't be worrying about an April Fool’s Day prank. Instead, she'll be preparing her research to present at The University of Findlay’s Symposium for Scholarship and Creativity. The Symposium is an...

Living legend: Instructor takes reins of American Pharaoh’s sidekick

UF’s Clark Bradley has celeb status in the equine world By Brittany Sega For the Pulse segab@findlay.edu What happens when you combine a UF instructor and American Pharaoh? A ride to remember at one of the equine industry’s top events from this past year. Clark Bradley, an instructor for the Western Equestrian program, was recently honored at the 2015 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA)...

“Smile: The Musical” Rehearsals in Full Swing

Oilers perfect the spring musical set to open on Feb. 17 By Kate Bauer @katemareebauer Directed by Vicki McClurkin, rehearsals for UF’s annual spring musical “Smile: The Musical” are in full swing. With rehearsals occurring for three hours each night, members of the cast, crew, and band are working diligently to perfect the show to ensure its readiness for opening night on Wednesday, Feb....

Student-led voter forum

Findlay Media Network will host Oilers Pulse on Politics By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs The Findlay Media Network is sponsoring a student voter forum, Oilers Pulse on Politics, on Feb. 22 and March 7 to help spur political discussion and awareness before the Ohio primary election on March 15. Both forums will be recorded by UFTV and will air at a later date. Each forum will last 30 minutes. The...

What do UF students really know about politics?

50 percent of students sometimes pay attention, 21 percent seldom By Jacob King @JacobKingj4 Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are well known for supplying the humor of presidential campaigns and poking fun at candidates. Past the satire, what do UF students really know about politics? According to a Twitter poll conducted by the Pulse, a majority of UF students are sometimes...

Oiler Women down the Dragons

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 With only six games remaining following Saturday’s game against Tiffin, the Oilers time is running out to secure a playoff spot. They got themselves one step closer by knocking off the Dragons and holding onto their spot in a three-way tie for seventh place in the conference. “I think this was a must win for us,” said head coach Jim Wiedie. “As poorly as we have...

Oiler win streak reaches a dozen

Sullivan earns GLIAC Player of the Week honors By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 Taren Sullivan and The University of Findlay Men’s Basketball team continued their hot play on Saturday afternoon by knocking off the Tiffin Dragons 94-75. The Oiler’s conference rival came in riding a three-game skid and that reached four after their brief stay in Croy gymnasium. The Oilers improved to 17-5 on the...

Sexist rhetoric around Zika virus is unproductive

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs As of Feb. 9, there have been 35 cases of the Zika virus confirmed in the United States. Most recently, a woman in Cleveland who just returned from Haiti has contracted the virus. In South and Central America, though, Zika is widespread – infecting up to 1.5 million people in Brazil alone, according to a New York Times article. The World Health Organization has...

Women are conditioned to respond with fear in sketchy situations

Do men fear being kidnapped, raped in ways that women do? By Katie Kohls @KatieKohls You have probably come across someone that just gives you an uneasy feeling. Their very presence gives you anxiety and a pit in your stomach. At time you don’t even have to see them, just their presence makes your body tense, and when you finally see them it all makes sense. I can only speak for myself and the...

Failure is not an option

Stop beating yourself and learn from your mistakes By Jacob King @JacobKingj4 We’ve all heard the saying “failure is not an option” in intense action movies or serious situations- but has that saying turned into a reality? The possibility of this being true is scary. It goes without saying that failing is never the route people choose to go down. Why? Because it feels terrible. We see it in...