UFTV steps up to bring GMAC Track and Field to the masses

By Pulse Staff The University of Findlay will host the GMAC Track and Field Championships at the FRC on Feb. 22 and 23. Thirteen GMAC schools are scheduled to participate. The event is a huge production for the UF Athletic Department and an exciting opportunity for the Oiler athletes. But what some may not realize is the production going on behind the scenes as UFTV works to video and air the...

State of the Union is ‘Strong’ but partisan reaction is stronger

By: Pulse Staff As President Donald Trump started the State of the Union Address in the House Chamber Tuesday night, standing ovations were the norm. But as the address moved on, the division of support on his various statements became clear as half of the chamber stood and half sat looking annoyed (and at times perplexed). He began the address with rhetoric of unity: “I stand here ready to...

Diversity of 2020 candidates

By: Leah Alsept Email: Alseptl@findlay.edu A presidential candidate for the United States must be a natural born citizen of the United States at least 35 years of age and have lived in the United States for at least 14 years. The current president of the United States of America is Donald J. Trump, who was sworn into office in 2017. Also according to the FEC for the 2020 presidential election 172...

ReStore Gets a New Home

By: Bri Hallman Email: Hallmanb@findlay.edu Friday, Feb. 8 Habitat ReStore in Findlay will celebrate a grand opening at its brand new location. The Habitat ReStore website describes itself as a “retail outlet where quality, used and surplus building materials are sold at a fraction of normal prices. Proceeds from the ReStore help Habitat fund the construction of Habitat homes within our...

Oilers Athletics Continue to Shine in the National Spotlight

By: Dylan DeWitt Email: DeWittd@findlay.edu Twitter: @dd_witt As there is another athletic year for the Findlay Oilers, it seems as if every year at least a few of the teams notch the national rankings. Currently, there is a total of four teams that sit within the top 25 in their respected sports` national polls. The teams include the men`s basketball team, the women`s swimming and diving team,...

GMAC loses Malone football to restructuring

By: Cory Berlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp On Feb. 1, Malone University announced that it was eliminating its football program as a part of restructuring process. According to the Star Beacon, this decision was a surprise to the coaches and players who were informed Friday morning after a board of trustees finalized the decision to drop the sport. As much as this has...

UF Hoops climbing into the top 10

By: Owen Rode Email: Rodeo@findlay.edu The Findlay Oilers Men’s hoops is now ranked 9thnationally according to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) rankings, released on Feb. 5.  Theteam came away with the 2-0 sweep this past weekend. Croy was rocking Thursday Jan. 31 against the in-conference opponent the Cedarville Yellow Jackets. The Oilers were looking for payback after...

The Favourite is sure to be a favorite

By: Dylan Frazier Email: Frazierd@findlay.edu With nominations that include Best Actress, Best Picture, and two Best Supporting Actress, The Favourite is quite the spin on traditional English royal families in the 18thcentury.  The story follows the Queen (Olivia Colman) and her servants (Rachel Weiss and Emma Stone) during a war against the French. What I expected was just a typical war time...

The Funniest Night in Findlay

By: Olivia Wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Twitter: o_wile Another successful University of Findlay Comedy Jam has come and gone - the 17thannual one to be exact. Students, community members, faculty and staff all packed into the Marathon Center for Performing Arts on Saturday Jan. 26 to watch three headliners come together for one night. A night former City of Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik...

Is exclusivity dead? Asking for a friend

By: Olivia Wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Twitter: o_wile With Valentines Day right around the corner, I thought to myself, ‘why not tackle a dating topic this week,’ especially amid my own personal struggles. These days, dating is hard. With exclusivity becoming a dying trend and dating apps on the rise, it seems like relationships are more complicated than ever. Though I swore on my own...