Apathy: Student leaders’ most frequent frustration

By Sarah Stubbs  @sarahxstubbs  The main news story this week for the Pulse is all about the decrease of student participation at SGA-funded events this fall. What drew me to work on this news story for our last issue of the Pulse for the semester was the insane amount of rumors I had been hearing from students about SGA supposedly being out of money from the Jason Derulo concert and...

Student participation down 33 percent at SGA-funded events

By Sarah Stubbs  @sarahxstubbs  Contrary to recent rumors on campus, the Student Government Association’s (SGA) Jason Derulo concert this September has had zero impact on the recent trend in cutting and or denying of budget requests set forth by University of Findlay clubs and organizations, according to Dave Emsweller, VP of student affairs.  SGA President Forrest Miller and...

VP of enrollment search put on hold

Recker will continue to serve as interim VP  By Alexis Mitchell  @Alexis_Mitch14  The search for the new vice president of enrollment has been put on hold until early 2017, according to Katherine Fell, University of Findlay president. According to Fell, there were a lot of good candidates for the position; however, none of them were quite a perfect fit for UF.  UF held two...

Football: Oilers dominate Huskies in season finale

 Moore caps off record-breaking season, Sylla scores four times  By Kevin Schrock  @KRock_6  It was a game that didn’t have any playoff implications, however, in the Oilers season finale; the team was still playing for something. Entering the game with a 5-5 record, Findlay needed a win to secure a record over .500. They weren’t going to leave it to chance either. By...

Men’s basketball wins home-opener

Findlay knocks off Illinois-Springfield in game one  By Kevin Schrock  @KRock_6  The University of Illinois-Springfield learned that playing basketball in Croy Gymnasium could be one of the toughest tasks in all of division two basketball. On Saturday, the Oilers took an early lead and never looked back.  It was senior Ricardo Smith taking control of the game early. He rattled...

WLFC Weekly Review: John K Samson’s Winter Wheat

By Bobby Beebe  In the early 2000s the Weakerthans, a four-piece indie rock band from Canada, captured the emotion of being young and confused almost perfectly. Their break-up in 2014 came as a surprise and disappointment to fans who had grown up with the band. However, lead singer John K. Samson’s latest record, Winter Wheat, fills that void in a lot of ways. While Samson wrote all of the...

‘The American people have spoken’

Well, no they haven’t, Mr. Pence  By Clay Parlette  @claypar111  We have officially entered post-election season—the time of supposed harmony that everyone was looking forward to so dearly as we begin preparing for the holidays with family and friends, and to forget the bruising election season that engulfed the news over the past 1.5 years. Donald Trump won the self-proclaimed...

Month one of campus policing

Officers strive to build relationships with students  By Melissa Carrick  The University of Findlay police officers, Robert Mostoller and Steve Baum, teamed up with resident assistants, Megan Lasher and Parker Nash to deliver an Alcohol Awareness Program last month.  The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department loaned “drunk goggles”to UF for students to participate in a field...

The importance of maintaining family relationships while in college

By Madelaine McBride  When people go to college they often see it as a chance to start their own lives. College is usually the first time young adults have lived away from home, so they are able to do whatever they want whenever they want without having to answer to anyone. To many students, this lack of rules and parental supervision allows them to discover themselves and grow into...

Buford Center spreading diversity this Thanksgiving

Annual Thanksgiving luncheon provides more than a meal  By Kelsey Nevius  @kelnevs  Students who might not be able to head home for the holidays can still enjoy a hearty meal for Thanksgiving this year. The University of Findlay’s Buford Center for Diversity and Service is hosting an Intercultural Thanksgiving Luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 22 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the AMU multipurpose...

November is men’s health awareness month

‘Movember: Changing the Face of Masculinity’  Larissa Holmes  @uf_holmesl  While some may know November only as “No Shave November,” taking the challenge in full stride, the month is also a chance to highlight men’s health awareness and advocacy. The University of Findlay is taking the challenge a step further to incorporate issues of sexual health, mental health, and...