How to register to vote

Nov. 8 will be here before you know it By Ashley Summerfield @ash_summerfield Voting is often regarded as one of the most important rights U.S. citizens have.  In order for your voice to be heard, you must register to vote in the state where you currently resides. In order to be eligible to register, one must be 18 years old and a legal U.S. citizen who lives or has an address in the United...

Police chief search update

Experience creating educational police forces sets Amweg apart By Clay Parlette Staff Writer Rick Amweg, the second of three final candidates for UF’s new Chief of Police position was on campus on April 7 to tour and meet with staff and students. As was done with previous candidates for the position, an open forum was held to allow Amweg to outline his philosophy on policing in a campus...

Toward a tobacco-free campus

75 percent of Oilers support a smokeless campus By Jordyn Willis @willisjordyn In a survey sent out to the University of Findlay campus community on April 4, 75 percent of 742 respondents supported a policy change that would make UF’s campus tobacco-free, according to Dave Emsweller, vice president of student affairs. The survey was three questions long and asked students about their thoughts...

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By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 Bowling Green State University: that’s where University of Findlay senior Jordan Garcia was set to go as his final year of high school was winding down. However, the Fremont-Ross grad made a last-second decision that led him to the University of Findlay and he has never looked back. It was Garcia’s love for baseball that made him question the decision he made. The...

Summer geta…stays

Ohio destinations for perfect summer vacations By Melissa Carrick For the Pulse As finals creep closer and closer, summer is on the mind all over campus. As some students might be dreaming of white sand, clear waters, and palm trees, others know that financially, a tropical getaway might not be realistic. Although Ohio is often known for inconsistent weather and corn fields for miles, there are...

DeHaven field gets a makeover

Soccer field reseeded to ensure quality  By Mac Williams Driving down Howard Street this semester, students may notice what appears to be a brown patch of dirt where DeHaven field used to be. This year, the University of Findlay has undergone many changes: the library was renovated, ground for the new college of business building was broken, and a new turf field was installed for the football...

Softball continues GLIAC dominance

By Kevin Schrock @KRock_6 The University of Findlay softball team reached 10 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference wins before any other team thanks to a two-game sweep of Lake Erie College on Tuesday, April 5. The Oilers have now won 14 of their last 16 games. In game one Findlay found themselves trailing 4-2 before a big fourth inning paved the way for the victory. The Oilers, aided...

Oiler baseball falls to Notre Dame

By Alyssa Grevenkamp @grevenkampa The University of Findlay baseball team dropped a non-conference game to Notre Dame Ohio on Wednesday, April 6 by a 16-5 final. With the loss, the Oilers fall to 8-13 on the season and are now on a five-game skid. The Oilers sent nine pitchers to the mound throughout the rainy, windy game but no matter the pitcher, the Falcons were able to respond as they put up...

The Pulse: Where we’ve been and where we’re headed

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs As I began to brainstorm topics for my weekly column, it occurred to me that not only was this my last editorial for the spring 2016 semester, but also that it would mark the half-way point in my collegiate career as editor of the Pulse. With this I thought, what better way to end things other than a little reflecting on what the Pulse has accomplished this past year...

Respect is earned, not given

Know your worth and know who’s worth your respect By Kelsey Nevius @kelnevs We've been taught since a young age that we should respect everyone, especially those who are different from us. We've been taught in school to respect our teachers, our peers, and our elders. We've been taught by our family to do the same, in all aspects: respect everyone around you. No questions asked, simply treat...

Should professors and students be texting?

Email is the most professional, appropriate medium By Clay Parlette @claypar111 It’s 2016 and not only are our inboxes bombarded with endless emails, so too are our cell phones. The difference between now and ten years ago, though, is students are now texting their instructors and other staff members (and vice versa).  For something I so casually bought into, I began to wonder: is this...