UF notifies students of plan for pending snow storm

By Pulse Staff Student Affairs VP Brandi Laurita sent an email this afternoon to prepare the campus for the impending snow storm. Hancock County currently sits in the predicted 6-8” band of predicted snow fall from Wednesday, Jan. 25 through Thursday, Jan. 26, according to Spectrum News 1 Ohio. Laurita states that “if the University closes at any time during this storm, campus in-person...

UF students talk Bengals vs Bills rematch and the injury that shook the world

By Lauren Rex rexl@findlay.edu All eyes will be on the Cincinnati Benglas, Buffalo Bills match up this afternoon in the playoffs. Not just because it’s playoffs but because their last game stopped just five minutes in after Bills Safety Damar Hamlin fell to the ground in an unprecedented injury. On Jan. 2, Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest on the field, resulting in having to have his heart...

New tools to take on winter

By Ellie Janszen @ellie_janszen janszene@findlay.edu As the temperatures plummet and with a bit of snow in the forecast for the Findlay area, University of Findlay students will see some new equipment in use in an effort to keep things safe on campus. The University has new weapons against weather this year according to Ian Graham, groundskeeper lead. “This year we got two new machines which...

UFDM’s Dunking on Depression event set to tip off 

By Lauren Wolters Woltersl1@findlay.edu The University of Findlay Digital Media Club (UFDM) will hold Knockout and 3-on-3 basketball tournaments in the Koehler Fitness and Recreation Center at 8 p.m. on Monday Jan. 16 on courts one through four. The focus of the club’s event is to provide information on depression and mental illness for college students in an inclusive and active way. UFDM...

Side hustles for the holidays

Column by Andy Milligan miligana@findlay.edu As college students, I’m sure that most of us know what it’s like to be strapped for cash- especially around the holidays. After all, you can’t leave anyone out, and buying the PERFECT gift for everyone is even MORE stressful on a budget. Maybe you didn’t do your diligence and save throughout the year, or exam week hit you extra hard and you...

UF students celebrate the holidays with many different traditions

By Lauren Rex rexl@findlay.edu Traditions are a big part in many households during the holiday seasons. Experts say special traditions during the holidays help build relationships with family and community. And it can create a bond to family history according to Alyssa Sybertz in verywellfamily.com in her November 2021 article, How Holiday Traditions Like Elf on the Shelf Fuel Child Development....

Censorship in the Classroom

Book banning sweeps the nation By Ellie Janszen @ellie_janszen janszene@findlay.edu A recent report released by PEN America found nearly 4 million students in the United States have been affected by book bans in their schools. The report states bans occurred in 138 school districts in 32 states which represents 5,049 schools. The banning of books within schools has been a hot topic for a while,...

Anti-hazing training on campus after the passing of Collin’s law

The University of Findlay trains students and faculty on how to spot and prevent hazing. By Lauren Rex rexl@findlay.edu In 2021 and 2018, two students passed away due to hazing at two separate Ohio universities. In late 2021, Collin’s law was passed, resulting in many Ohio schools participating in anti-hazing training, and The University of Findlay was no different. Hazing, defined on Google,...

Prepping for finals week

Staying ahead of the curve during finals By Jordan Grimes @Jgrimes29 grimesj1@findlay.edu Finals are a big part of each semester. It accumulates everything you have learned throughout the semester. Finals can boost your grade, or drop it tremendously. That's why it is very important to know how to prepare for it. There are many ways you can prepare yourself for finals. Junior Business...

UF’s “Together we will:” campaign adds another $1 million

The campaign began long before its official launch date homecoming weekend Lauren Wolters woltersl1@findlay.edu Word count: 1,035 The University of Findlay has raised another $1 million after it announced a new fundraising campaign during Homecoming Weekend. “Together We Will: The campaign for the future of the University of Findlay” has already raised more than half the final goal according...

Waiting…waiting…waiting…

Spring registration a test in patience for some students By Andy Milligan and Pulse Staff milligana@findlay.edu A number of University of Findlay students have expressed concern over being “waitlisted” during the registration process for the Spring 2023 semester and are worried about getting into the courses they need. Glenn Miehls, director of academic advising, says students should not...

Hundreds of faculty with diverse backgrounds serve UF students

By Lauren Rex rexl@findlay.edu The University of Findlay has professors with extensive, diverse, and impressive backgrounds. There are 211 full time faculty on staff at UF and they come from a variety of backgrounds. Some professors had jobs in their chosen field before teaching at the University, and others came straight from college. They all bring knowledge to the table, all the while keeping...

Women, Life, Freedom

Column by Alireza Majidi (Majidi is an international student from Iran.) majidia@findlay.edu Seven weeks ago, a Kurdish girl was killed by the Morality Police in Tehran, Iran. Mahsa Amini, 22 years old, was walking in one of the streets of Tehran, breathing that polluted air, struggling with lots of problems, and having hundreds of dreams in mind.  Suddenly, she was arrested by the morality...

Midterm Election is right around the corner

By Pulse Staff Midterm Elections are next week in Ohio and across the country. Early in-person voting is up across the state as the Nov. 8 Election Day nears. On Nov. 1, Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose announced that requests for early in-person and absentee ballots totaled “1,243,505, a 2.6 percent increase over the same point in the 2018 gubernatorial statewide election. As a part of...

Findlay men’s swim team and the key to winning

By Jordan Grimes grimesj1@findlay.edu @Jgrimes29 The University of Findlay men's swim team has found the key to winning. The proof is five-time back-to-back conference championships. The swim team seems to find its way to the top each year. With the 2022 season still at its beginning the team has already earned a seventh place ranking in the Division II Swimming & Diving Coaches Association...

Volleyball player sets a record for UF athletics

Journey Blevins Named Five Time Consecutive Player of the Week By Ayden Adams adamsa4@findlay.edu University of Findlay sophomore Journey Blevins was named volleyball player of the week for five consecutive weeks in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference in the North division. Player of the week is based upon the last seven days of playing and stats from those matches played. Assistant Athletic...

JereMiah Jackson’s Content Creator Spotlight: Taiki Kuwabara

By Jeremiah Jackson and Pulse Staff jacksonj2@findlay.edu Taiki Kuwabara is a freshman at the University of Findlay but he is far from home. He is from Niigata, Japan and he’s made a name for himself on campus already. He has a YouTube channel which share his new experiences in a new country. “I like watching YouTube and always wanted to become a YouTuber,” Kuwabara said. But his desire to...

How much influence do “influencers” have?

By Lauren Rex rexl@findlay.edu The University of Findlay has a number of student content creators on campus, from equestrians to photographers to podcasters. They are all working in the realm of what we now know as “influencers.” But not all influencers and content creators have a positive impact on society. The newest generations are being raised all around screens, influencers, and social...

Helping Hands food drive gets creative

By Pulse Staff It’s time to be a “SOUP-er Hero”! Wednesday, Nov. 2 is the 17th Annual Helping Hands Food Drive at the University of Findlay. But the second annual CANstruction contest is set for this weekend in the College of Business/Student Life (CBSL) building. The rules are a little different this year. Starting Friday, Oct. 28 at 5 p.m., 11 campus organizations will be able to build a...

Reaching back to explore the stories of haunted Findlay

Over the years, Pulse reporters have done a number of hauntingly good stories for the Halloween edition. Here’s a look back at the best of the best over the last five years.     Olivia Wile gives us the story behind the Holiday House on Frazer Street. This story was originally published on  Oct. 24, 2019.       Collin Frazier offered his opinion last year on the best...

Oilers golf program updates

Can the women's team  repeat as national champs? by Andy Milligan milligana@findlay.edu With Golf being a split season (half tournaments played in fall, half in the spring) it can be hard to keep track of how they are in the standings. So how is the title defense season going thus far? Safe to say, the Oilers have picked up pretty much right where they left off. Here’s a breakdown of the...

A new meaning to Hocus Pocus? 

Hocus Pocus 2 offers both new and old sights    Review by Lauren Wolters  woltersl1@findlay.edu  Nearly three decades after the first Hocus Pocus movie, Hocus Pocus 2 premiered on Disney+ September 30--just in time for spooky season. While geared more for children, the sequel, like its precursor, offers humor for all ages. And Disney even throws in a solid storyline to go along with the...

An enchantingly good time to celebrate writing

By Pulse Staff A random walk around campus last week and you might have seen a baby doll laying next to a dirty work glove covered in twigs or a stack of tarot cards next to a skull and caldron. It was all part of an activity called “The Magic of Writing” on Thursday Oct. 20 and Friday Oct. 21. As part of a celebration for the National Day on Writing at the University of Findlay, the Writing...

UF IHSA starting strong

By Jeremiah Jackson and Lauren Rex jacksonj2@findlay.edu rexl@findlay.edu The University of Findlay’s equestrian program, as well as its teams, are nationally known. There are multiple equestrian teams at UF. IHSA, Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, has two teams: Western and English. Elizabeth McKenzie has been on the English IHSA team for five years. “The program is free for students...

Registration is here and it’s time to take in some tips

By Jeremiah Jackson and Pulse Staff jacksonj2@findlay.edu It’s time to think about the next step in your college education: Spring Semester of 2023. Registration is open but there are a few things to help get yourself set up for success in the spring. Glenn A. Miehls, director of Academic Advising in the Oiler Success Center, says there are registration tips in announcements on a student’s...

Fall in Findlay

By Lauren Rex rexl@findlay.edu It’s that time of year, when leaves are changing colors and people are carving pumpkins. Many love the fall season, but not only for the pretty views and refreshing weather. In Findlay, there are many fall-based activities to do within a 30-minute drive of downtown Main Street. Whether you’re looking for pumpkins, flowers, or a good scare, Findlay’s got it all...

Brothers on the field, brothers in real life

By Jordan Grimes grimesj1@findlay.edu @Jgrimes29 Fans of University of Findlay football might think they’re seeing double when reading some jerseys on the field. There are four sets of siblings on the team. It is more likely to see brothers playing together in high school but college is more unique. The most visible is quarterback Jeremy Hunt and one of his main targets, his little brother...

Women’s Soccer Team Crosses the Pond for International Futbol Fun

By Ayden Adams adamsa4@findlay.edu Did you know? In the middle of June, the University of Findlay women’s soccer team traveled to Ireland to compete against international teams while diving deep into the Irish culture. On June 16, the team met at the Chicago O’Hare International airport and took flight to Dublin, Ireland for a nine-day trip filled with soccer matches, food, and sightseeing....

Meals you can make in your dorm room

Column By Andy Milligan As we all know, cooking for yourself in college can seem impossible- after all, all we’re allowed is a microwave, maybe a minifridge, and no more than a few simple ingredients to work with. But even with these limitations, the possibilities are still endless. As they say, “the creative mind thrives under stringent limitations.” Making Delicious food is still possible...

Community members share inspirational journeys

By Pulse Staff Many people were unaware of what to expect before attending the Human Library event at the University of Findlay Oct. 11. “When coming into it, I didn't know. I didn't really have an idea of what a human book was.” UF freshmen Jalen Edwards was intrigued by the concept of the event, “I thought it was like going to be a physical book that we had to read,” Edwards said....

Let the games begin!

Shafer Library brings the arcade to campus.  By Johnny Harris and Pulse Staff harrisj2@findlay.edu A new addition to The University of Findlay campus is one for the gamers. It’s a retro style arcade area in the basement of Shafer Library. Students can find arcade games such as Mortal Kombat, NBA Jam andPac-man; board games such as Monopoly, card games such as UNO, and even puzzles....

NBA.com top 10 NBA players going into the 2022-2023 season

By Jeremiah Jackson As the 2022-2023 NBA preseason kicks off, NBA fans are getting excited for the regular season to start. And with excitement comes a lot of opinions on how the season will unfold, and that’s where we look at NBA.com who released their top 10 NBA players going into the 2022-2023 NBA season. Looking at this list really amazed me about how some players excelled last year but...

What happens when people become books

The Human Library comes to UF to tackle the tough topics. By Pulse Staff As any writer will tell you, everyone has a story. Ten people from the Findlay community will get to share their stories in a special event on the University of Findlay campus on Tuesday, Oct. 11. It’s called the Human Library, and visitors will get a chance to “check-out” books from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the Mazza Museum....

Fall Sports Check-in

By Andy Milligan milligana@findlay.edu It’s Homecoming week and fall sports at UF are in full swing. Volleyball, Football, and Soccer all have packed schedules, and you do NOT want to miss any of the action. VOLLEYBALL The lady Oilers are off to a FLAMING start to the season on the court, going undefeated through 9 conference games and 12-7 overall. On a 10-game winning streak, UF has been...

Are college students facing a mental health crisis? 

More UF students utilize counseling services  By Lauren Wolters  woltersl1@findlay.edu  The University of Findlay’s Counseling Services recently met with the University president Dr. Katherine Fell and the cabinet to discuss a growing problem on UF’s campus: mental health. Director of Counseling Services, Jodi Firsdon says they are looking at options to deal with increasing...