The importance of getting help on campus

By: Owen Rode Email: Rodeo@findlay.edu Kelly Catlin, a member of the U.S. women’s pursuit cycling team that won a silver at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and student at the University of Stanford, died at age 23. The cause of death was suicide According to Dr. Andrea Mata, Associate Professor of Psychology and Faculty Athletics Representative at the University of Findlay, depression...

International Night is 50 and fabulous

By: Olivia Wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Twitter: o_wile The University of Findlay International Night is 50 and fabulous. On Friday, March 29, Findlay students, faculty and community members gathered at the Koehler Fitness and Recreation Complex to take a trip around the globe. “For one night, they get to have that globe here on campus,” said Jenn Butler, program coordinator for the Buford...

Jungle-themed Relay for Life a success

By: Olivia Wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Twitter: o_wile The Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) Relay for Life returned to the University of Findlay. The 2019 jungle-themed event brought together more than 400 people on Saturday, March 30. “Everyone really comes together planning the event and putting it on,” said Allison Boesel, the American Cancer Society Relay for Life specialist for Northwest...

Findlay students spend their spring break in Ecuador

By: Bri Hallman Email: hallmanb@findlay.edu While most students are headed to the nearest—and farthest, depending on the budget—coast for their much-needed spring break, a group of eight philanthropists traveled to Sangolqui, Ecuador where they gained more than they expected. This group of University of Findlay students, comprised of physical therapy, occupational therapy, and computer...

Early results for SGA elections

By: Cory Berlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp The election results are in for the executive board positions for the University of Findlay’s Student Government Association 2019-2020 academic year. Though the SGA has not officially released the results, the incumbent president, Alan “AJ” Kittle, said they are definitely in. According to Kittle, the challenging...

Oilers baseball looking to ride victory momentum

By: Dylan DeWitt Email: DeWittd@findlay.edu Twitter: @dd_witt In what would come down to be a nail-bitter, the Findlay Oilers baseball team was able to show its strength at the end of the game to capture the victory against Lincoln Memorial. The game which was held during the road trip to Tennessee saw a roller coaster throughout all seven innings played. After the first inning, the game would...

Summer isn’t here yet

By: Cory Berlekamp Email: Berlekampc@findlay.edu As we head in to the home stretch of the spring semester it is important to remember that these last weeks are what really count. Most of our classes have projects that make up half of our grade or finish with an exam that is comparable. But it is hard to focus when all we can think about are the white sands and blue skies that come after....

“Us” lives up to the hype

By: Dylan Frazier Email: frazierd@findlay.edu Jordan Peele’s newest movie, Us, hit theaters and he proved once again he knows how to make a horror film. While the message of the movie may not be as heavy-handed as Get Out was, the point of the movie still is deep in purpose and was a fantastic movie. It starts out with Adelaide (Lupita Nyong’o) as a little girl at the Santa Cruz beach in...

Annual Day of Giving a success

By: Abigail Frye Email:fryea@findlay.edu Twitter:@Abigail_EF The University of Findlay hosted its Day of Giving from March 20 through March 21 with the motto #OilerUpGiveBack. With a goal and some pizza, UF was able to raise money for many students. According to the Day of Giving webpage, the way students, faculty, and alumni could raise money was by challenges and matches. The challenges were an...

A price not so sweet: the rising costs of insulin

By: Dylan Frazier Email: frazierd@findlay.edu Last November, a study was conducted by the Congressional Diabetes Caucus and revealed that the price of Insulin has went up 300 percent from 2002-2013. According to Diabetes Self-Management’s webpage, insulin now costs between $400 and $500 a month without insurance. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that there are 30.3...

Oilers set school record in first tournament of spring

By: Dylan DeWitt Email: Dewittd@findlay.edu Twitter:@dd_witt Coming off a victory in their last fall event in the Motor City Invitational at TPC Michigan, the men`s golf program entered the spring season at Cherry Blossom in Georgetown, Kentucky. After a spring break golf trip filled with practice and qualifying, the Oilers were ready to take on many of the Midwest region`s best in the first...

“I assume a shooter”

By: Cory Berlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp On Saturday, March 16, a false alarm for an active shooter situation rang out on University of Michigan’s campus. This interrupted a vigil for those who were slain a day before in New Zealand’s mosque shootings that was being held on campus at Mason Hall. M Live reported that U of M police believe it was caused by a student...

Take Back the Night takes Findlay

By: Olivia Wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Twitter: o_wile Take Back the Night returns to the University of Findlay for its seventh annual event. During the day of Tuesday, March 14, students could find information tables set up at the College of Business and Center for Student Life. Later that night, they could listen to the words of Michelle Stratton. Stratton, the sexual assault nurse examiner...

The return of James Gunn

By: Dylan Frazier Email: frazierd@findlay.edu After a controversial firing last July, Disney and James Gunn have made up and are moving forward with him directing The Guardians of the Galaxy franchise once again. Years before Gunn worked with Disney, he had posted tweets that were in very poor taste, like pedophile jokes and gay jokes. For those who do not know, James Gunn is very critical of...

Trump proposes 2020 budget

By: Mac Williams Email: williamsm2@findlay.edu Twitter: @m_williamsm2 President Trump unveiled his budget proposal for the 2020 fiscal year this past week. The $4.75 trillion federal proposal would be the largest such budget in U.S. history. According to Jim Tankersley and Michael Tackett of the New York Times, the proposed budget calls for a nearly five percent increase in military spending and...

Big stars on the small screen with Triple Frontier

By: Dylan Frazier Email: frazierd@findlay.edu Netflix’s latest original film, Triple Frontier, came out last Wednesday and it proves once again that Netflix can make a decent movie. With a loaded cast, headlined by Ben Affleck and Oscar Isaac, and fun action plus not having to leave your house to go out and see it, this movie makes for an enjoyable two hours. While it does stumble out of the...

Cover your mouth

By: Abigail Frye Email:fryea@findlay.edu Twitter:@Abigail_EF Whether you’re a struggling student begging your roommate not to get you sick or a professor trying to keep your distance from the rest of the class, flu season affects everyone. According to staff at the University of Findlay, it doesn’t have to. Julia Yingling, the Director of Health Services at the University of Findlay, has tips...

Jason O: Music Bach Concert Series

By: Leah Alsept Email: Alseptl@findlay.edu Jason O came to the University of Findlay on Mar. 15 as a part of the university’s Music Bach Concert Series, he performed his signature style- looping music, for the audience. With dread locked hair and guitar in his hands, the multi-talented musician performed the free show in the AMU on campus. Jason O has released three albums as a solo act and has...

Drag show photo galary

By: Cory Berlekamp Email: Berlekampc@findlay.edu The University of Findlay seventh annual drag show was hosted on Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union Multipurpose Room. Drag queen Candi, Wantsome?, who makes all of her own outfits, hosted the event for the fourth year in a row. The money raised by the show was split 50-50 between United and Findlay High School’s...

Oilers knocked out of the NCAA Division II Championship

By: Owen Rode Email: Rodeo@findlay.edu The No. 8 ranked University of Findlay men's basketball team fell 74-59 in round 32 to the No. 7 Knights from Bellarmine University on March 17 in Romeoville, Ill. The loss ends the Oilers season as they finish the 2018-19 campaign with a 28-5 record. The game was tightly contested as the Oilers held a 44-40 lead with 15 minutes to play. Bellarmine then...

Oiler swimmers represent at Division II National Championships

By: Dylan DeWitt Email: DeWittd@findlay.edu Twitter: dd_witt As the season came to a close, it ended with a stellar performance from the four swimmers that represented the University of Findlay swimming and diving team. At the National Championships the Oiler teammates Amanda Stiegel, Hanna Cedarholm, Christina McFarland, and Katy Kouvaris competed in the championships. Stiegel, McFarland and...

Spring into summer internships

By: Olivia Wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Twitter: o_wile With spring break over and less than two months left of the University of Findlay 2019 spring semester, it’s time to start preparing for the summer. Whether traveling home or planning to pick back up with that same summer job, it may be time to consider building a more meaningful life and productive career – perhaps through an...

The marvelous Captain Marvel

By: Dylan Frazier Email: frazierd@findlay.edu Even with the Rotten Tomatoes brigade of negative interviews of the latest MCU movie, Captain Marvel proves once again that they can make anything work. Although it does have some issues early on in the film, Captain Marvel is fantastic and a lot of fun after the first 30 minutes. This movie is much different than what we have seen in the past from...

Pains of last year felt as Oilers falter in championship

By: Owen Rode Email: Rodeo@findlay.edu This marks the second year in a row that the host school in the GMAC tournament does not take home the hardware, Findlay being both of those years. The No. 6 ranked University of Findlay Oilers hosted the conference tournament this past weekend in the Croy gymnasium. The Oilers rolled past Alderson Broaddus in the first round 88-62, with the largest lead...

Winebrenner looks to end “On Notice” status

By: Cory Berlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp According to a public disclosure document from the Higher Learning Commission, an accreditation organization for post-secondary institutions, the Winebrenner Theological Seminary’s accreditation has been “On Notice” since June 29, 2017. Before that, WTS’s status was “On Probation” since June of 2015 for...

Campus filled with flyers for work

By: Abigail Frye Email: fryea@findlay.edu Twitter: @Abigail_EF For many college students, working while going to school is the reality whether it be to pay for tuition, afford rent, or splurge on Dunkin Donuts every week. Whatever the reason, work can be a vital part of the lives of students at the University of Findlay. Flyers can be found all over campus promoting a multitude of different...

STRIDE keeps the message going

By: Leah Alsept Email: alseptl@findlay.edu On Thursday, Feb. 28, the University of Findlay’s STRIDE (Students Teaching Respect for Individuals with Disabilities Everyday) club held its annual event, Spread the Word to End the Word. The event went from 8 am to 8 pm in the Center for Student Life and College of Business, according to STRIDE’s Facebook page. The event was held to explain to...

Keeping the Earth healthy

By: Bri Hallman Email: hallmanb@findlay.edu The Green New Deal is the talk of the town. Carbon emissions have been on the rise for years and its effects have been well-known through the course of numerous studies done by private science firms, the NRDC, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, among others. The big question has been, what does the government and a society do about it? How...

University of Findlay settles sexual assault case

By: Dylan Frazier Email: frazierd@findlay.edu The University of Findlay and two former student-athletes reached a settlement for a lawsuit five years in the making. The details of the settlement have not been released. The case dates back to 2014, when two former student-athletes at UF were accused of sexual assaulting a woman. According to the lawsuit, Browning v. UF, on Sept. 20 and 21, 2014,...

Oilers teams officially head to the diamond

By: Dylan DeWitt Email: Dewittd@findlay.edu Twitter: @dd_witt As the spring rolls into full swing so are the baseball and softball teams of the University of Findlay. As the projected No. 7 team in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference, the baseball squad will look to make some noise in the spring. Coming off a 23-17 season in 2018, the Oilers prepare for the challenges ahead. The team returns...

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...