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Female EmPOWERment

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: Jessica Jones season two was released on Thursday, March 8 to coincide with International Women’s Day. In addition, all of the episodes this season are directed by females. This show is amazing, and I encourage all that are reading this to watch it and focus on these well […]

Sixth annual Drag Show brings community together

By: Cory William Berlekamp Email: Twitter: @Cberlekamp Students and community members cheered as the University of Findlay hosted its’ sixth annual Drag Show Benefit on Tuesday, March 13 in the Alumni Memorial Union. According to Evan Bader of United, the University’s Gay-Straight Alliance, the event, which was free for students and five dollars for […]

Disabilities don’t disable these students

By: Alexis Mitchell Twitter: @alexismitch14 Email: When students first walk into Shafer Library at the University of Findlay, they might not see the board at first, but walking out of the library they’ll find it’s hard to miss. In the glass case in the library, “Tell your story” is displayed with pictures of different […]

Browns Edge partnership still going strong

By: Abigail Frye Twitter: @Abigail_EF Email: Not only does the Cleveland Browns organization look after its’ players, it also plays a role at the University of Findlay. Though football may be what comes to mind when students think of this NFL team, the Browns partnership is one that provides UF students with many opportunites […]

Junior Austin Combs crowned national champion

By Dylan DeWitt Email: Twitter: @dd_witt Winning at the collegiate level is never an easy task and one that takes countless hours of hard work and dedication as a student athlete. Austin Combs, a highly recognized thrower throughout the indoor season, put another milestone to his name and the University of Findlay track and […]

Healthy eating taking students by storm

photo by Pulse staff

By: Kelsey Nevius Email: As students enter Henderson Dining Hall at the University of Findlay, their stomachs rumbling and their tempers short from the classes of the day, they are greeted by the sights and sounds of the affectionately nicknamed, Hendo. Students hear the scrape of shoes on the linoleum floor, the distant chatter […]

WLFC pick of the week (3/16/18)

By: Joy Dolejs Email: The WLFC top song pick this week is “Always Ascending” by Franz Ferdinand. Franz Ferdinand is a Scottish indie rock band that has been on the music scene for over a decade. “Always Ascending” is the title track off their fifth studio album Always Ascending. This is the first time […]

Star service dog

By: Alexis Mitchell Twitter: @alexismitch14 Email: Going to the grocery store and driving a car are two tasks that millions of Americans do every single day. However, to someone with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), these simple tasks can lead to anxiety and panic. Louis Belluomini was honorably discharged from the United States Army […]

All students need the help of their professors

By: Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: Being a student in higher education is hard. Every week is filled with a constant barrage of information that we will be tested on while juggling a personal and work life at the same time that we are growing into an adult. It is finally our turn […]

Sadie, Sadie married lady

By: Juliyana Straley Twitter: @jstraley7 Email: The University of Findlay Theatre Program did not disappoint with this year’s musical, “Funny Girl.” The rendition of this 1968 classic was nothing short of spectacular. The singing, dancing, and costumes were all perfectly coherent. Though I could have dealt with a slightly shorter adaptation, I was constantly […]

The luck of the Irish

By: Olivia Wile Editor It’s that time of the year again. Different holidays are popping up left and right. Between Valentine’s Day, Ground Hog’s Day, and now St. Patrick’s Day, there is a lot of history that makes up these world renowned celebrations. Here at the Pulse, we’ve decided to break down seven (yes seven, […]

Seeing the world through 19 different lenses

By: Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: On March 16 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., students from 19 different countries will represent their cultures through traditional dance, dress, and cuisine during the University of Findlay’s 49th annual International Night. The event is held in the student recreational center of the Koehler Complex and […]

Higher risk levels mean tighter standards

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: The University of Findlay is a smaller size university, except when it comes to feeding the more than 4,000 students enrolled. The students are able to pick their own meal plan that allows them to get food from several places around campus. Among the different options include the […]

Voice of a generation

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: Whether interrupting political figure and Florida Senator Florida Marco Rubio on national television, lying down in front of the White House, or participating in nationwide protests, the youth demands to be heard. The recent school shooting in Parkland, Fla. on Wednesday, Feb. 14 has sparked a fire that […]

Mental Health or Gun Control, each issue deserves equal attention

With all of the shootings already this year, it seems that the tragedy which took place in a Florida high school was the last straw. For those who do not know, Nikolas Cruz killed 17 students on Feb. 14 with an AR-15 rifle. Once again, the debate over gun control and mental health issues is […]

#15 Roughnecks maintain momentum

By: Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt Email: The Roughnecks of Findlay, ranked 15th in the NCAA Division II polls, are coming off an impressive win against the #4 Ashland wrestling team. With the victory over the Eagles, the Oilers were able to move up in the standings going into the Midwest Super Regional Championships. What […]

The new and improved Cavaliers

By Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt Email: The Cleveland Cavaliers have continuously been noticed as one of the best teams in the National Basketball Association and without a doubt the Eastern Conference favorite throughout the last five years. However, since the trade of Kyrie Irving, an all-star and major contributor of the success that has […]

Learning brought to life

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: It matches the rest of campus; a low-rise, brick structure with grey letters spelling “The Virginia B. Gardner Fine Arts Building” on the side. Nestled behind the landmark that is the University of Findlay bell tower, the building itself houses its own piece of history; a hidden gem […]

College of Business goes back to Friday classes

By: Mac Williams Twitter: @m_williamsm2 Email: Many changes have come to the University of Findlay’s College of Business over the past year. A new College of Business building was unveiled welcoming tremendous support and great reviews from students, faculty, and staff. However, the College of Business has also seen a change that has gone […]

The young and the riggity

By Bo Terrill Twitter: because_terrill Email: Everyone knows and love the Rig, and how couldn’t you? But what is it about the Rig that makes it so delicious? After talking with Amy Harley, an occupational therapy student and manager of the Rig, I discovered just a little about what makes our favorite restaurants as […]

I will not go to a movie on its opening weekend, except Black Panther

By: Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: With another movie production in the bag, Marvel Studios watched Black Panther pull in an estimated $201.8 million during its’ first weekend in theaters. This beat out Thor: Ragnarok which made $115 million in comparison. That number does not surprise me after seeing the lines at the […]

Tom Lichtenheld donates to Mazza Museum

By: Leah Palm Twitter: @_palmegranate Email: The University of Findlay is home to the nationally recognized Mazza Museum, but very few students on campus, or individuals in the community, take part in what it has to offer. An upcoming donation from award-winning Author/Illustrator Tom Lichtenheld could change that. On Tuesday, Feb. 20, Lichtenheld made […]

Two fatal shootings within a mile of campus in three months

Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: On Sunday, Feb. 11, Jeffery L. Gary, 56, was found dead in his Findlay house after being shot twice. The incident happened on Fox Street just a half a mile from University of Findlay’s campus. This is the second fatal shooting within a mile of the University. On […]

Who is allowed in the varsity weight room?

By: Trevia Gumbs Email: In having a weight room with a schedule that caters to varsity athletics, the question remains if University of Findlay students and student-athletes alike should have separate work out facilities. Oiler Athletics is home to 24 collegiate sports including both men and women’s track, basketball, swimming, and soccer just to […]

Hearts and hoops

By: Dylan DeWitt Email: Twitter: @dd_witt At the University of Findlay men’s basketball games this year, fans might have noticed the players adjusting something under their jerseys. These players seem to be readjusting their shirt as if they were riding up on them. However, fixing their jerseys is the least of their worries, fixing […]

LGBTQ community feels at home at UF

By: Cory Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: According to, the University of Findlay is ranked third most conservative college in Ohio. With the hard line drawn between conservative spirituality and liberal sexuality, it might seem the LGBTQ community would not feel welcome at a traditionally Christian school. However, faculty and students agree this is […]

More than chocolates and angry singles

By: Juliyana Straley Twitter: @jstraley7 Email: Valentine’s Day: the dreaded time of year where flowers and chocolates are dramatically overpriced, and singles grow angry. Contrary to popular belief, it is not a made-up Hallmark holiday. Valentine’s Day dates back to Roman times. From February 13th to 15th, the Romans celebrated the feast of Lupercalia […]

Love is dead

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: Last Wednesday was Valentine’s Day and millions of people celebrated. Some went out for a night on the town, while others stayed home for a home cooked meal and a movie. There was also another group – single people. To these people, Valentine’s Day is just another day. […]

English barn controls virus epidemic

By: Alexis Mitchell Email: According to an email sent out by Darin Fields, Vice President of Academic Affairs at the University of Findlay, on Jan. 25, two horses at the English Farm tested positive for the equine herpes virus (EVH-1). Those two horses have now tested negative and are in good health. Now, three […]

Club sport brings women together

By: Louisa Woltermann Twitter: @louisa_wolt Email: The University of Findlay’s rugby team, created in 2011, brings women together both as a club and as a sport. Kaitlyn McCann, rugby president, says her favorite part of being involved in rugby is the unity. “I have bonded with the girls on this team more than I […]