KASICH, CLINTON WIN

The primary: Do we really know how it works?  By Hannah Dunbar @hanndunbar Tuesday marked the primary election date in Ohio where Governor John Kasich won the Republican vote, defeating Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and Marco Rubio. Hillary Clinton defeated Bernie Sanders for the Democratic vote. Kasich was the exception in Tuesday’s primary process as Trump won Missouri, Illinois, Florida, and...

The Kasich effect in the Ohio primary

By Jordyn Willis @willisjordyn Ohio Governor John Kasich won in his home state on March 15 despite Donald Trump’s widespread success in other states on Super Tuesday. The win was crucial for Kasich and has now given him some hope for the nomination as the campaign process moves forward. “Kasich better have a strong presence in the Ohio primary. In fact, he needs to finish first,” said...

17-year-olds vote in Ohio’s primary

Every vote counts: Young voters have more influence than they think By the Pulse staff A new lawsuit in Ohio claims that 17-year-olds who will be 18 by the general election should be able to vote in the primary election even if they are not yet 18. An interesting sign that at least some young voters - or “would-be” voters - are interested in the 2016 presidential election. However, that’s...

Which political issues matter to Oilers?

UF students' concerns aren't always addressed in debates By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs The 2016 presidential race is already bringing a several non-voters out of the woodwork as some people are identifying with radical candidates such as Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders. Throughout the multitude of political debates that have taken place so far in this election, the hot topics...

The circus election

The 2016 Presidential race is anything but orthodox By Alyssa Grevenkamp @Grevenkampa “It’s like nothing you’ve ever seen before!” might be a popular circus mantra but it could also be a summation of the 2016 presidential race. In the Republican race this year candidates included a governor, senators, a brain surgeon, and an entrepreneur turned TV reality star. It’s a diverse...

Oiler Swim has record-setting successes

11 All-American honors were received last week By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 School records were shattered and All-American honors were handed out last week in Indianapolis. For the Findlay Swimming and Diving team, the season ended on a high note. Janko Radmanovic, a sophomore in the pool for the Oilers earned All-American honors in the fifty-yard freestyle, the 100-yard butterfly, and the 200-yard...

Close calls: Baseball splits with Gannon

By Alyssa Grevenkamp @Grevenkampa The University of Findlay baseball team had a double header on Saturday afternoon in Toledo against Gannon. The Oilers previously faced off against them on their Florida trip over spring break. The first game against the Knights the Oilers fought hard, but just came up short of a win. Gannon struck first putting up one run in the top of the fourth inning and...

Goeble takes third in Nationals

Nelson has coached 35 All-Americans By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 For the University of Findlay Roughnecks it was another successful season under the direction of head coach Shawn Nelson. Nick Goeble made all the headlines for the Roughnecks with a third place finish at the NCAA Division II National Championships, but the event was far from a one-man show. Nelson, who earned Great Lakes...

WLFC- Power Currents and Album Reviews

By Bobby Beebe Thumbs Up: Thao & The Get Down Stay Down – A Man Alive On her fourth record with backing band The Get Down Stay Down, “A Man Alive” Thao Nguyen sings louder than she has before. The loudness of her voice has less to do with actual volume and more to do with ethos. Nguyen has stepped forward on this record to let her voice be the driving sound and message behind a record....

Serving others abroad and at home

Findlay’s Backyard Mission Trip is a perfect opportunity to serve locally By Katie Kohls  @KatieKohls Over this past spring break, many people went on trips to serve others. A group of students went to the Dominican Republic (see our very own Sarah Stubbs’ editorial from last week for more information), Habitat for Humanity went to Florida, Campus Ministry took two groups on their AltBreak...

America: Why do we idolize the greedy and arrogant?

Thanks to the Kardashian effect, humility feels far away By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs When I got back from the Dominican a couple weeks ago, I was scrolling on my Instagram and noticed a nude selfie posted by Kim Kardashian that was soon to draw a lot of attention and controversy. Kim captioned the photo “When you have nothing to wear. LOL.” I have always been sort of indifferent about the...

A quick housing how-to

Stay ahead of the game By Kelsey Nevius @kelnevs The onset of the telltale signs of are upon us and so is the homestretch of the semester toward summer. For a lot of us, summer means a lot of different things: maybe you’re heading overseas to experience a new culture, maybe you're heading back to your hometown to work for a job or internship, or maybe your summer plans are to simply bask in the...