SGA’s Oilers for America event: Several absentee ballots never received USPS

USPS could be only ones to blame  By Sarah Stubbs  @sarahxstubbs  Four University of Findlay students have told the Pulse that following the Oilers for America event on Sept. 27, hosted by the Student Government Association (SGA), that their respective Boards of Elections never received their absentee ballot applications.  These students were waiting anxiously and watching the...

UF women’s basketball has high hopes for upcoming season

By Martyce Kimbrough  @TheRealBuddha20  The lady Oilers basketball team will open up their season on Nov. 11 as they face the University of Indianapolis at 7 p.m. in Indianapolis. The Oilers will stay in Indy and play Lewis University on Nov. 13 before they head to West Virginia to play Wheeling Jesuit on Nov. 16 at 7 p.m.  The Oilers are picked to finish third in the Great Lakes...

UF Football: The battle for .500

Findlay and Michigan Tech meet this week in the Upper Peninsula  By Kevin Schrock  @KRock_6  The University of Findlay will not be participating in playoff football this year. The squad has been through the gauntlet playing four teams ranked in the top 25 in the nation. Still, the group will head into their last game of the season sporting a 5-5 record. Oddly enough, the Michigan...

Oilers sweep back-to-back weekends in Sink Natatorium

Bellarmine and Ohio Wesleyan both left the Findlay Pool defeated  By Kevin Schrock  @KRock_6  The University of Findlay men’s and women’s swimming teams played host to swim meets each of the last two weekends. On Oct. 29, Bellarmine University ventured into the Sink Natatorium only to leave with a 166-102 loss on the men’s side and a 145-115 loss on the women’s side. A week...

The day has finally come

By Jacob Sarver  @senatorsarver  The end is finally in sight. Everyone in the world agrees on one thing, this has been a nasty (woman) election and it has been cut-throat. Elections always cause a stir and are subject for arguments, however, in this election, there have truly been relationships torn apart. Both candidates have their followers that rally behind them, but truly have no...

Oiler defense tames Timberwolves

Findlay allows season-low 13 points on Senior Day  By Kevin Schrock  @KRock_6  The Oilers got back to .500 on Saturday after they knocked off the Northwood Timberwolves 28-13. Findlay jumped out to a quick 14-0 lead on Rhys Gervais’ first rushing touchdown of the season followed by a five-yard Chauncey Bridges’ touchdown run. It appeared the Oilers might cruise to a senior day...

NaNoWriMo

UF librarian strives to get Oilers interested in National Novel Writing Month  By Larissa Holmes @uf_holmesl  November is a time for thanksgiving, but it is also the time for challenges. For men – and some women – there is “No Shave November” and for equestrian students there is “No Stirrup November.” But there is another challenge for both aspiring authors and...

Ohio election procedures lacking in the digital age

By Kate Bauer  @katemareebauer  I called my county board of elections last week and learned they had not received my initial absentee ballot request. I did have some options, however, and opted to early vote at the Van Wert County Board of Elections last Saturday. As a Millennial voter who is constantly hooked to my laptop and iPhone, I am a bit frustrated that Ohio has not brought...

Title IX Summit motivates student leaders to Change Campus Culture

By Mac Williams  @m_williamsm2  Last week students from the University of Findlay participated in a Title IX Summit in Columbus, Ohio. The purpose of the event, according to the event website, was to inform students and campuses about sexual violence on college campuses. Additionally, students gained leadership experience to help educate their fellow students about sexual assaults on...