Burgers, Bratwurst, and Buns, Oh My!

By : Leah Alsept Email: alseptl@findlay.edu   Although dark clouds loomed overhead the Cory Street Mall, staff were quick on their feet to change the location of the annual welcome picnic that the University hosts ever year.   The Alumni Memorial Union was buzzing with students on August 18th. The smell of grilled food wafted through the halls of the lounge and into the noses of...

Somewhere to go

By Cory Berlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp   College is the time in life when people can and build on the skills that they will use the rest of their lives, but these years can be eclipsed by mental illness, anxiety, and depression.   Reported by BestColleges.com, a ranking site for higher education, the National Alliance of Mental Illness found that one in...

WARNING: Toxic Algae

By: Emma Smith Email: smithe11@findlay.edu Twitter: @Emma2000Smith Ohio has struggled with green algae for decades now but the danger that the algae is causing has reached a new high. And now the algae that killed three dogs in North Carolina after swimming in lakes infested with algae has been found here in Ohio. Cincinnati.com reports two Ohio beaches are on an elevated advisory including Lake...

Student workers wanted

By: Olivia Wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Twitter: o_wile   Another University of Findlay Welcome Week has come and gone, but not without showcasing some student employment opportunities.   Last Wednesday, August 21, UF hosted its annual Job Fair in the Alumni Memorial Union. Booths, poster boards, and representatives lined the room ready to both inform and hire UF students. From...

A different way to come up roses

By: Cory William Berlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp Article: All around Findlay’s campus one can see a variety of trees, shrubberies, and flower beds highlighting the walkways and entrances to the buildings. But there has been another type of annual spotted outside of buildings like Henderson and Egner; artificial flowers to be exact. According to Orion Jones, Director...

UF says no more to graduate assistants

By: Olivia Wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Twitter: o_wile Changes are being made within the athletic department at the University of Findlay. Starting this year, UF is eliminating graduate assistant coaches across every athletic program. This change is to better accommodate the student athletes according to Head Athletic Director Brandi Laurita. “We had 35 graduate assistants in the department...

Media Literacy in the 21st century

By: Leah Alsept Email: alseptl@findlay.edu Two University of Findlay professors say the overload of information and the speed it is available in the 21st century may be the first step in understanding media literacy. The CML (Center for Media Literacy) defines the term as, “a 21st century approach to education. It provides a framework to access, analyze, evaluate, create and participate with...

Lea Gallery’s First Fall Exhibition

  By: Leah Alsept Email: alseptl@findlay.edu   The very first exhibition at the Lea Gallery this Fall is from one of the University of Findlay’s former professors- Harry Melroy. Melroy was an adjunct art professor at the University. He is now teaching as an adjunct art professor at Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Ohio. His exhibit will be on display in the Gallery until September...

Fall Sports Preview: Golf

The Men’s and Women’s Golf team both had quite the historic 2018 seasons. Men’s Golf ended the year tied for second in the G-MAC only two strokes behind champion Malone University, while the women’s team ended not only as G-MAC champions, but also first place at the Super Regional golf match. However, this is a different season, and Head Coach Dominic Guarnieri learned many lessons from...

Fall Sports Preview: Football

By: Collin Frazier Email: frazierc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Collin_53   While unfortunately missing the playoffs last season, the Oiler’s football team still had a great 2018 season, finishing the season 8-3 and winning five games in a row. Coach Rob Keys is gearing up for the 2019 season with new experiences and new lessons learned under his belt.   “Looking at this team, I learned a...

Black Widow Deserved More

It’s about dang time. Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson), has been a vital part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2010 so it’s absolutely time that she gets her own movie. If you haven’t been keeping up with the MCU, Natasha is the human that absolutely kicks butt on the Avengers team. She has made countless sacrifices to help her friends and *Spoiler Alert* this girl...

Not Just a Normal Game of Hide n’ Seek

By: Dylan Frazier, Pulse Editor Email: frazierd@findlay.edu Twitter: @dylanfrazier44   When you think of Hide and Seek, you think of the harmless game of finding someone. People of all ages  can play this game and have a ton of fun. But imagine playing it or it’s your life, doesn’t sound fun right? While it may take that harmless game and turn it into a devilish game, where you die...

Lights in The Dark

By Cory Berlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp   As fall semester gets underway, the campus is active with both fresh and familiar faces. For the fresh faces, blue lights around the University of Findlay could be a new sight but to the familiar, they are a sign of security in the night.   According to University of Findlay Police Captain, Steve Baum, these lights...

Finding the Cure

Professor Rahul Khupse and his team of pharmacy students have been hard at work on developing a drug that has the potential to treat the most aggressive form of brain cancer, Glioblastoma. Glioblastoma is brain cancer that can develop in any area of the brain and has the ability to develop and grow rapidly along with the symptoms that patients can experience. There are many different treatments...

Hello? UF? I need help!

By: Abigail Frye Email: fryea@findlay.edu Twitter: @Abigail_EF   The University of Findlay is not a large campus, but it can feel that way when you’re searching for help. But do not fret, UF has got you covered with a helpful staff willing to get you where you want to be.   At UF, there are services for almost every problem a student can have, and one of the first places they can...

Good Boys is a Good One

By: Dylan Frazier Email: frazierd@findlay.edu Twitter: @dylanfrazier44 From the minds that brought you Superbad and Neighbors,Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s latest project, Good Boys, follows three childhood friends on their journey to their first middle school party. With a lot of charm and several hilarious moments, Rogen and Goldberg have done it again with their latest film.   The...

Everybody’s Gotta Hungry Heart

      By: Dylan Frazier Email: frazier@findlay.edu Twitter: @dylanfrazier44   In an era of reboots and sequels, it is nice to see an original concept work in a film. While it may be based on a book, Blinded by the Light, does an excellent job tackling racism, family dynamics, and finding out what you really want to do with your life. It may be a bit corny at times, but it...

Fall Sports Preview: Men’s Soccer

By: Collin Frazier Email: frazierc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Collin_53   The 2018 season for Men’s Soccer was one that the team will look back on and learn different lessons. The team ended the season with an unfortunate record of 5-11-1. However, the past is in the past and Coach Andy Smyth and the team are ready to move forward.   Even with finishing the season fairly strong by shutting...

Fall Sports Preview: Cross Country

By: Collin Frazier Email: frazierc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Collin_53   Last Cross-Country season, Head Coach Eric Wymer learned many different lessons from the season. The biggest one, he says, is to start trusting the athletes.   “The athletes know their bodies better than I do... trust their bodies so we can help avoid injuries and stuff like that so we can really stay healthy,”...

Welcome Back to the World that Never Left

By: Cory Berlekamp Email: berlkamp3@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp3   I would like to think that every year summer break is equally enjoyable no matter what is going on outside of my mental vacation from higher education.   Now we are back and ready to pile on all of the things that we have been ignoring or pushing towards the back of our minds; things like my future, career, etc. But...

The Residential Welcome

By: Leah Alsept Email: alspetl@findlay.edu   The 2019-2020 school year is just underway and students, new and returning, come to Findlay to either begin, or continue their life as a college student. Multiple worries cross a student’s mind while applying and returning to college.   One of these worries is how to pay for room and boarding. Many students come from states far from Ohio,...

Thoughts from Profs: Building Relationships

By Diana Montague, Communication Department Chair   I recently went to my 40th high school class reunion. (Yes, 40th. You do the math—I went to high school when dinosaurs roamed the earth.) This was the first reunion I ever attended because a.) I didn’t like high school, and b.) I didn’t like high school.   I was pretty invisible in high school: not a stand-out athlete, not a...

The Best of The Box Office

By: Dylan Frazier, Pulse Editor Email: frazierd@findlay.edu Twitter: @dylanfrazier44   As the summer ends, a new school year begins. Over the summer, we had some great movies come out but three stand out more than others to me. Here is my list of top 3 movies to come out in the last summer.   3. SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME   Focusing on the aftermath of what happened in Avengers:...

Fall Sports Preview: Women’s Soccer

By: Collin Frazier Email: frazierc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Collin_53   Women’s Soccer ended in 2018 with a respectable record of 11-4-2, and an unfortunate brief postseason, ending with a 4-0 loss to Marietta. But that was last year and Head Coach, James Walker, is ready to build off of their playoff bid. While they did lose some key players last year, Walker is confident that this has what...

Fall Sports Preview: Volleyball

By: Collin Frazier Email: frazierc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Collin_53 Women’s Volleyball at Findlay has had quite an impressive run these last five seasons. In the last 5 seasons, the UF Women’s Volleyball team have had at least 20 wins. Last season also had 20+ wins as well, including a trip to the G-MAC championship. Sadly, their season abruptly came to an end, when they lost to Hillsdale in...

Thoughts from Profs: Internships

By: Amy Rogan, Pulse Adviser The Communication Department at the University of Findlay is very proud that one of its journalism majors recently won a company-wide contest during her summer internship at Spectrum News 1 Ohio. Olivia Wile won the best video for a “day in the life of an intern”. Which reminded me of my own internships and the invaluable experience they offered me. When I was in...