UF AT Program stretches beyond the bounds of campus

By Brianna Hallman and Pulse Staff Students in the University of Findlay Master of Athletic Training program not only work with UF athletic teams but work with other universities as well. Their work goes beyond typical clinical training. Two UF AT students are conducting a study involving baseball players, including two from Bluffton University and hope to recruit more from Tiffin University. The...

Dr. Shinn remembered

By: Cory Berlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp The University of Findlay and the College of Pharmacy mourn the loss of one of their professors, Dr. Bradley Shinn, Pharm.D. Shinn died unexpectedly at the age of 63 on the morning of Feb. 16. He began work for the College of Pharmacy in 2007. In 2010-2011 he won the UF College of Pharmacy Teacher-of-the-Year award, his third...

Pay scale for new UF grads is right on track

By: Pulse Staff Students at the University of Findlay may take comfort in knowing that new UF graduates are on track with the rest of the nation in average starting salary. Alexis Binder , the assistant director for the Center for Career & Professional Development, says that according to UF’s Outcomes Survey, the average starting salary of 2016-2017 respondents and 2017-2018 respondents is...

Random, intentional kindnesses need no holiday

By Diana Montague, Communication Department Chair While wrapping up my weekly grocery games last Sunday, I heard the radio announcement that it was “National Random Act of Kindness Day.” Clearly I was not keeping up on my non-Hallmark-sanctioned holidays. By the time I heard that news, about the best random kindness I could do was leave my quarter in the grocery cart rack at Aldi’s. While...

Swim team back-to-back GMAC champs

By: Pulse Staff Working hard while having a good time seems to be a theme for this year’s University of Findlay men's and women's swimming and diving teams according to Head Coach Andrew Makepeace. And that attitude translated into a Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) and Mountain East Conference (MEC) Championship for the second year in a row. Makepeace says his team has a two-prong...

Great Midwest Indoor Track and Field Championships shaping up

By: Dylan DeWitt Email: dewittd@findlay.edu Twitter: @dd_witt The Findlay Oilers track and field athletes and coaches have been preparing for the Great Midwest Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships this upcoming weekend. The men`s and women`s teams will look to defend their home track throughout the indoor championships. The men`s team will attempt to one up the defending of...

Oscars preview

By: Dylan Frazier Email: frazierd@findlay.edu The Oscar’s are finally here and on Sunday, they will give out the award for best picture. Here are the nominees and how a quick review on each movie.  BlacKkKlansman Spike Lee’s latest project, BlacKkKlansman tackles the idea of race and police brutality in the 1970s. Detective Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is a young, African-American...

You can be lonely in silence on Valentine Weekend

By: Leah Alsept Email: Alseptl@findlay.edu Students packing up for the weekends may want to think again. Residence Life has several events coming up and is just coming off a weekend of dancing and partying. The Valentine Weekend Silent Disco was held in the Student Recreation Center on Feb. 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. The event, held by Residence Life, was advertised as “Let’s be lonely together with...

Oh, it’s magic: Joseph Tran visits UF

By: Abigail Frye Twitter:@Abigail_EF Email:fryea@findlay.edu The University of Findlay’s Student Activity Board welcomed Joseph Tran onto its campus to speak with the community and students alike on Feb. 8 in Winebrenner Theological Seminary. Admission was $5 and this event was open to anyone that wanted to come. Joseph Tran is a magician, an actor, a stuntman, and a comedian that is known for...

The hard choice is the healthy choice

By: Cory Berlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp The choice to eat healthier is obvious when it comes to one’s health but for busy college students, the healthier option is not always the easiest. At the beginning of February, a study led by the American Cancer Society revealed that cancers linked to obesity were rising in young adults. According to Stanford Health Care,...

Campus area renters keep an eye on flooding basements

By Bri Hallman Email: Hallmanb@findlay.edu The record-breaking polar vortex during the last week of January, several inches of snow, a quick warm-up and another quick freeze added up to potential flood issues in Findlay. And that can also equal problems for students renting houses in the campus area. Sophomore nursing student JacquelineWilkinsonlives in a house owned by the University of Findlay...

Tennis prepares to take the courts

By: Dylan DeWitt Email: Dewittd@findlay.edu Twitter: @dd_witt When the fall season wrapped up for the men`s and women`s tennis teams, it was time for the offseason. An offseason that the tennis team would go into as underdogs only to prepare to turn heads when it came time for the spring to begin. As the spring season is near, the tennis teams are ready to take the next leap into a newly prepared...

Findlay Hoops takes first place in the GMAC

By Owen Rode The 9th-ranked University of Findlay men's basketball team battled with Hillsdale College for the second time this year on Saturday Feb. 9. The Oilers got revenge this time around, earning a hard fought 75-70 victory. The Chargers beat the Oilers 93-82 Jan. 19. This weekend’s win gives the Oilers sole possession of first place in the GMAC and moves them to 19-3 overall on the year...

International Mother Language Day makes its way back to UF

By: Pulse Staff The University of Findlay is due to host its second annual International Mother Language Day Event Feb. 21 from 12–1:30 p.m. in the CBSL Atrium. Sadia Akhter Aurna, a sophomore at UF and speaker and creator of the hopes UF students attend and celebrate. Aurna was born and raised in Bangladesh and is very excited to bring this celebration back to campus for the second time ever....

Thank u, Ariana

By: Olivia Wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Twitter: o_wile Thank u, Ariana Grande for dropping your second album in less than eight months. After having three successful singles in, “Thank u, Next,” “Imagine,” and “7 Rings,” the pop singer released her full album on Friday, Feb. 8 with a fitting title of “Thank u, Next.” With about a two-year turn around between her 2016 album,...