By Jordan Grimes and Pulse Staff grimesj1@findlay.edu University of Findlay track team member Simone Green is a junior Business Administration Major with an emphasis in marketing and she holds a long list of accolades from her time at UF. In the 2021-22 season UF Athletics reports Green has won a number of awards. All-region by the USTFCCCA during both the indoor and outdoor campaigns. First team...

UF unaffected by active shooter hoax sweeping Ohio

By Pulse Staff It appears Findlay High School was one of the many high schools in Ohio that fell victim to hoax active shooter reports Friday Sept. 23. The University of Findlay office of campus safety sent out a notice to the UF campus community shortly after 2 p.m. “University of Findlay Police Department received notification from the City of Findlay Police Department of a potential active...

Midterm Elections: What you need to know

By Pulse Staff Midterm Elections are right around the corner in Ohio and across the country. Here’s a guide to everything you need to know as a college student in how to participate in these very important elections. Voting How-To Voter Registration deadline for the November election is Oct. 11, 2022. Board of Election offices in Ohio will be open until 9 p.m. that day. If you are a resident of...

Business savvy all tied up in a BOW

By Aurel Toska and Pulse Staff toskaa@findlay.edu The stigma in the past surrounding the business field was that it was a male dominated field, however, Business Oriented Women (better known as BOW) is here to put an end to that. BOW is a student club at the University of Findlay. Gracie Clement, the president of the UF BOW club, says it’s about helping each other and growing. “We are a...

University increased enrollment impacts housing

By Lauren Rex rexl@findlay.edu This academic school year, universities across the nation, as gathered from news sources such as Forbes, have been faced with abnormally large freshman classes, and the University of Findlay is no different. Shari Hellman, UF director of housing states that there was roughly 1,204 on campus students during the 2021 school year, jumping to nearly 1,371 this year....

UF Athletics setting the standard

University of Findlay Athletics wins the Presidents Cup four years running By Jordan Grimes grimesj1@findlay.edu It seems the University of Findlay Oilers Athletic program has figured out the secret to winning after the May announcement that it won the Presidents Cup for the fourth year in a row for the 2021-2022 school year. Winning the Presidents Cup symbolizes that an entire athletic program...

Oiler volleyball looks to underclassman to fill gaps

By Ayden Adams adamsa4@findlay.edu The University of Findlay women’s volleyball team is currently 5-7 with a string of home games coming up. The team is working on rebuilding after losing four of the six starters from last year. Journey Blevins, sophomore, 2021 AVCA Midwest Region Freshman of the Year and AVCA All-American honorable mention says the trip to Alaska showed some of their strengths...

The secret to being a healthy college student

What does it mean to be healthy, and what does it look like? Column by Andy Milligan, UF senior Strength and Conditioning student milligana@findlay.edu As college students, it’s easy to lead a lifestyle of imbalance. Late nights spent studying create sleep imbalances. Anxiety and stress create mental imbalance. The delicious food in the dining hall makes it hard to stay nutritionally balanced....

UF Women’s soccer welcomes back one of their own

UF Grad comes back as assistant soccer coach By Clowie Flinner When Sierra Perry, heard the news of an opening coaching position at the University of Findlay she couldn’t resist the opportunity to return home. “Every other place I have been has not had the sense of family I felt at Findlay,” Perry said. Perry graduated in 2020 from the University of Findlay. It was there she continued her...

Long road leads to UF for Oilers quarterback

By Nik Aregood aregoodn@findlay.edu Jeremy Hunt, the new quarterback for the University of Findlay football team, followed a long road to get to where he is now. Hunt has been playing football since he was 6 years old. Now he is senior in college. Hunt is from Oak Parks, Illinois and went to high school at Oak Park River Forest. While at Oak Park River Forest high school he was a two-year...

Content Creator Spotlight with JereMiah Jackson

Aurel Toska is a junior at the University of Findlay majoring in Adolescent/Young Adult/Integrated Social Studies. Pulse’s JereMiah Jackson sat down with Aurel Toska to talk about the content he is creating with his Findlay Talks podcast. Q: What inspired Findlay Talks? A: What inspired Findlay Talks is my wanting to give people in the community a platform. There is a lot of talent at the...

170 pounds of emotional support makes an impact on campus

By Natalie Wertz wertzn@findlay.edu @natalieeele_ The Great Dane, Diesel, has been making his way around UF’s campus. But he’s not just a pet. If you spend a lot of time on The University of Findlay’s campus, you may often see dogs. A man’s best friend and our cuddly sweet companion yet, most of these dogs aren’t pets. Instead, many of these furry friends are actually registered as...

Portfolio prep and pizza—perfect pairing!

Writing Center Portfolio Smash! workshop set for Sept. 14 By Pulse Staff If the idea of getting some help with your portfolio won’t get you through the Writing Center door, maybe the pizza and fidget spinners will. According to Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center Harley Ferris, Ph.D., the Writing Center is hosting a Mid-Semester Portfolio Smash! from 7-9 p.m....

UF student wears many hats and does it with style

By Alexander Davis, Faculty Adviser for 88.3 WLFC the Pulse radio Alexander.Davis@findlay.edu JereMiah Jackson is not LeBron James. I say that for two reasons. 1. JereMiah constantly refers to himself as Bron whenever he is doing anything. Let’s be real though, it makes sense. LeBron James is arguably the greatest athletes of all time - on and off the playing surface. It’s much like an...

UFDM Club president Q&A about what is ahead for student media

By Alex Davis alexander.davis@findlay.edu Student, athlete, and creator, JereMiah Jackson is taking on some big roles this academic year. Not only is he a full-time student majoring in Business and full-time starting athlete on the football field, but he is now the President of UFDM, General Manager of 88.3 WLFC, and Digital Editor for The Pulse. We caught up with Mr. Jackson regarding his new...

Fantasy Football Has Returned

Putting together the dream team By Marqis Stokes and Pulse Staff stokesm@findlay.edu Ladies and gentlemen, the NFL is finally back. This rendition of Thursday Night Football—pitting the defending Super Bowl Champion Los Angeles Rams up against the Buffalo Bills on Sept. 8—ensures that there will be at least one NFL game on TV every week for the next 23 weeks. And with the arrival of a new NFL...

More than just homesick

By Pulse Staff University of Findlay Counseling Services Director Jodi Firsdon says every day the three counselors on staff are booked solid. “We usually do every hour on the hour,” Firsdon said. “So for the most part, we'll (each) do six to seven students per day. And then we still have our administrative duties.” Firsdon says their daily appointments are usually booked about two weeks...

4 Paws dogs: Where are they now?

In the club’s history, 13 dogs have been placed  By Lauren Wolters and Pulse Staff woltersl1@findlay.edu The University of Findlay’s 4 Paws for Ability club has 12 dogs in training now but only had one service dog in 2019 when the club began. Since then the club has had 13 dogs graduate, move through advanced training, and be placed for service.  Those dogs are helping people with...

Oiler alumni working to make it in The League

By Kwesi Caldwell and Pulse Staff caldwellk1@findlay.edu He was been touted as one of the rising stars in training camp for the Indianapolis Colts. In fact USA Today reports the Colts had an eye on Andrew Ogletree for two years before signing in the in the 6th round with the 192nd pick. “My party started at 5 p.m., because that is when the sixth and seventh round started that day,” Ogletree...

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UF football team rallies behind teammate   By Lauren Wolters woltersl1@findlay.edu  University of Findlay head football coach Kory Allen is starting his first year as head coach and he’s on a special mission. “ name and number on the helmet were a no brainer for us as a staff,” Coach Allen said. “Our team motto is ‘1Team,’ and we wanted our whole team to rally around...

Where are UF student athletes spending their Derrick Dollars?

By Jeremiah Jackson and Pulse Staff jacksonj2@findlay.edu At the University of Findlay students have options for dining. They can go to Henderson Dining Hall or they can head to The Refinery, which is the food court located in the Center for Student Life and College of Business building on Davis Street. The Refinery includes, The Grill, Mein Bowl, Jazzman’s (Brew and Bakery), and The Sub...

Overcoming glitches and working out the kinks

By Andy Milligan and Pulse Staff If you haven’t already seen, there’s been a robot invasion on the University of Findlay campus. And the intruders are yielding Chinese food and Jazzman’s coffee. UF and corporate catering partner Sodexo introduced Kiwibot food delivery service to deliver food to students and faculty on campus. You’ve probably seen them scooting around, smiling and winking...

Volleyball team travels to Alaska

By Pulse Staff The University of Findlay volleyball team takes to the skies for a tournament that will take them 3,727 miles from home. The team flies out of Columbus Wednesday for the Denali State Bank Ice Block Classic tournament in Fairbanks, Alaska. Vice President of Student Affairs and Director of Athletics Brandi Laurita says this is not the first time the team has made the long journey to...

University working on Monkeypox protocol

While much less common than COVID-19, the University says it is working on a protocol for Monkeypox in an effort to keep students safe. By Natalie Wertz wertzn@findlay.edu @natalieeele_ The University of Findlay Emergency Operations Team is back at work looking over a suggested Monkeypox virus protocol drafted by the Cosiano Health Center at the University of Findlay and Tara Smith, R.N.,...

As the semester begins, we’re all trying on new shoes

By Amy Rogan I have a six-month-old granddaughter who is in constant motion. She has been wanting to walk for months now. Not crawl. Walk. She gets in her little activity chair and jumps and jumps and jumps and jumps some more. It’s fun for her but it’s also building her leg strength. Soon she will be off and running. But for now, she doesn’t often wear shoes. (Or even socks for that...

Ohio concealed carry law changes but not on campus

By Ethan Hockaday and Pulse Staff hockadaye@findlay.edu The University of Findlay Office of Campus Safety recently reminded the campus community that a new law regarding guns in Ohio went into effect over the summer and explained how it applies to them. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed the legislation into law on March 14 and it took effect in June. The new law allows people to carry concealed...

Video game review: Stray does not wander from its goal

Video Game Review by Ethan Hockaday Available on PC and Playstation, the video game Stray is a unique, fun game that won’t take your whole day to complete, nor leave your wallet significantly lighter. Developed by BlueTwelve Studio, this game will have the player using the full spectrum of their emotion as they explore the game. Taking place in a dystopian, cyberpunk city, you play as a cat...

Tutoring for dollars!

UF students can cash in and help get area K-12 students up to speed with a one-time grant opportunity By Pulse Staff For students looking to make a decent paycheck during school, the College of Education at the University of Findlay just might have an enticing opportunity. The Ohio Department of Education along with the Ohio Department of Higher Education handed out $14 million in Statewide...

The Importance and Risks of Sleep

Who would ever think that sleeping could be bad for a person? Column By Aliza Stahl stahla@findlay.edu Are you someone who stays up late watching television or studying? Or are you someone who sleeps in until noon? Maybe even both? Every person needs sleep, some more than others. If someone doesn’t get enough sleep each night, that can have effects on their body, physically and mentally, this...

Why is recreational reading important?

There are a myriad of benefits to reading recreationally. What can it do for your mental and physical health? Column by Natalie Wertz wertzn@findlay.edu “Reading is important, because if you can read, you can learn anything about everything and everything about anything” – Tomie Depaola. One thing I’ve learned in my 20 years of life is the importance of reading. In this day and age,...

Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!

UF hosts a chance for students to find the perfect fit on campus. By Pulse Staff Putting a name with a face is one of the big benefits of the annual on-campus student job fair at the University of Findlay. The office of Human Resources held its third student job fair Aug. 16. The event took place in Winebrenner Auditorium in two sessions, a morning and an afternoon session. Mariah Schroeder,...

Henderson Dining Hall receives more than just a ‘face lift’ 

The University of Findlay and Sodexo completed $1.5 million renovations.  Lauren Wolters Woltersl1@findlay.edu  The University of Findlay and Sodexo finished renovations in Henderson Dining Hall just in time for the upcoming fall semester. Dining Services Marketing Coordinator, Riley McKinniss described some of the updates in an email interview.  “Many have referred to...

Strike up the band! Four reasons you should think about joining Oiler bands

Column By Krissy Johnson johnsonk13@findlay.edu As someone who has participated in the Oiler marching, pep, and concert bands all four years of college at the University of Findlay, I highly recommend that students join the band program for multiple reasons.             The Oiler bands are directed by Dr. Wes King who started his career at UF...

The importance of being spontaneous

Column By Addy Hankins   @addy_hankins Have you ever thought about your day-to-day life? Like the things that you just do mindlessly every day. You get out of bed, get ready for the day, go to school, go to work, and then go to bed and wake up to repeat the same day again. It’s like a broken record that keeps playing the same song and eventually that song gets old, and you need to play a...