CCPD-led job fair hopes to open new doors

By: Emma Smith smithell@findlay.edu @Emma2000Smith   Last Thursday, Oct.24, the Center for Career and Professional Development hosted their annual Career & Internship Fair, in the AMU from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. There were 63 companies in attendance and Each one was looking for a unique blend of people to become a part of their professional team. The event was sponsored by 16 companies, but all...

Putting the ‘ghost’ in Ghost Town

By: Emma Smith Emai;: smithe11@findlay.edu Twitter: @Emma2000Smith   Ohio is the state for lovers of spooky season, with 111 haunted attractions in the state, there are plenty of places to get your scare on.   One of those places is Ghost Town in Findlay. Ghost Town is a replica of an 1880s-era ghost town and was first up and running in the 50s. Since its close, it has been fully...

Bring your screams to scary Purgatory

By: Dylan Frazier Email: frazierd@findlay.edu @dylanfrazier44   17 years ago, Joe Hutton had an idea, he wanted to make a place where screams, scares, and tears ran rampant all while being in a maze. That was when the idea for Purgatory was born. The place where screams are heard and Halloween spirit runs wild, Purgatory has been a mainstay in Findlay for nearly two decades.   “I love...

A reward for parking properly

Madelynn Greenslade grensladem@findlay.edu @Madelynn_G15 There are 3,602 marked parking spots around campus, and you could be one of the lucky 300 students or staff that are ‘Caught Parking Right’ this semester. Chief of Police and Director of Security William H. Shaw came up with the ‘Caught Parking Right’ program two years ago to reward students for parking properly around campus. Shaw...

Bowling for Dollars? More like Bowling for Boobs!

By: Leah Alsept alseptl@findlay.edu @l_mac0913   According to breastcancer.org, About 1 in 8 U.S. women (around 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. October is widely known as breast cancer awareness month. Pink is the color of choice when promoting it— using pink ribbons comes from the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, who handed out the little...

Ending the Stigma

Dylan Frazier frazierd@findlay.edu @dylanfrazier44   Last Wednesday, Oct.9, the University of Findlay held a “Mental Health Awareness Night”, where students could listen to speakers about their own personal struggles with mental disease, as well as ask them questions about how they have coped with their mental health struggles. The speakers, Eric Chase and Megan Scott, went very in-depth...

Keeping Up with the Freshmen

By: Collin Frazier Frazierc@findlay.edu @Collin_53   One of the biggest aspects of college is adjusting to the new routine students will have to undergo to be successful. This can include how to study differently, when to go to bed, or meeting new people. For some, the adjustment has come and gone, and they are in a new routine. Others, they are still in an adjustment period. If you are a...

Thoughts from Profs: Tips for Writing

By: Lisa Bradley, Assistant Professor and Director of the Master of Science in Health One of the many challenges college students encounter is completing writing assignments successfully.  In my experience, college students typically fall into one of two writing groups:  Under-pagers and Over-pagers.  Under-pagers skip key assignment parameters and often write on obscure topics...

Student-led group, 4 Paws, helps train service dogs

By: Hope Brant Email: branth@findlay.edu There is a new organization at The University of Findlay called 4 Paws for Ability. This non-profit organization that trains service dogs is based out of Xenia, Ohio. The mission of 4 Paws is to enrich the lives of children with disabilities, veterans from recent conflicts that has resulted in the loss of their limbs or hearing with in active combat, and...

What you see is what they serve

By: Leah Alsept Email: alseptl@findlay.edu Twitter: @l_mac0913 In an effort to promote the use of fresh vegetables, the University of Findlay hosted called “Cooking with Chef”. Executive Chef for Sodexo at the University of Findlay, Elias Haane, set up shop from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in The Refinery last Tuesday, Sept. 24 to demonstrate what cooking with fresh ingredients can do to help your...

A future for Findlay health students

By: Collin Frazier Email: frazierc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Collin_53 On Sept. 20, The College of Business and Student Life Center held the Findlay Health Jobs Fair. This was an opportunity for students not only to ask questions about certain health professions they are interested in, but also for different health employers to find interns and graduates that could help them. Some of the professions...

Oilers find peace, love, and unity at the Bell Tower

By: Taylor Christensen Email:  christensent@findlay.edu Twitter: @taychristensen1   The renowned musical festival, Woodstock, had its 50-year anniversary last August, and the University of Findlay held a “Celebrate Woodstock” event on Sept. 20 at the Bell Tower. It gave students the opportunity to participate with any talent they desire, including singing, magic tricks, or...

Putting the “Wine” in Winebrenner

By: Olivia Wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Twitter: @o_wile It’s not every day alcohol is served at the University of Findlay. In fact, being a dry campus, it’s unusual. It takes a certain type of event for this to happen, according to UF Media Relations Coordinator, Joy Brown.   “We have an actual policy on alcohol sales on campus,” said Brown. “So while the University of...

Wishes come true for UF women’s soccer

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: @o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu   There was a lot to celebrate this weekend for the University of Findlay women’s soccer team. From the official start of the season, to the end of a fight against cancer, it was an exciting day at DeHaven Field.   “We talk a lot about effort, attitude, commitment, competing, fighting, scrapping,” said Head Women’s Soccer...

Let’s get digital, physical textbooks!

Digital literacy is on the forefront of college campuses everywhere. College students and their use of technology influence academic institutions to change with the times.    In 2017, a laptop was essential for student studying habits with 86 percent of college students saying they used one, according to a study conducted by McGraw-Hill.   In addition to laptops, students use other...

Hurricane Dorian makes its way through the US

Taylor Christensen Email: tchristensen@findlay.edu Twitter: @taychristensen1   States along the coast were terrified as Hurricane Dorian made its way North after sweeping through and devastating the Bahamas. As the category 3 hurricane moved along the coast, it was rapidly changing. The National Hurricane Center reported the hurricane as bringing life threatening storm surge, winds, heavy...

Hiroshima Legacy Survivor Speaks at UF

By: Emma Smith Email: smithe11@findlay.edu Twitter: @Emma2000Smith   On Sept. 4, Findlay welcomed a very special guest on campus. That guest was, Certified Atomic Bomb Legacy Successor, Michiko Yamaoka. Yamaoka was able to give a firsthand experience on what it was like growing up with a mother who was in and out of the hospital for different illnesses. Yamaoka never understood what was...

Toledo Zoo Welcomes the Mazza Museum to the Family

By: Taylor Christensen Email: christensent@findlay.edu Twitter: @TayChristensen1 One of the main attractions on UF’s campus, the Mazza Museum, has partnered with the Toledo Zoo to open a mini gallery in the zoo’s ProMedica Museum of Natural History. The gallery was made possible by contributions from the museum on Findlay’s campus. Offering a cool, comfortable place to relax away from the...

New Year, New Faces

By: Dylan Frazier, Pulse Editor Email: frazier@findlay.edu Twitter: @dylanfrazier44   As the new school year finally gets going, the Student Government Association (SGA) just finished up its elections for the new senator position. After the election results came in, the new senators for SGA are freshmen; Emma Smith, Ashlyn Coleman, and Heather Brimmer.   Rachel Robinson is the newest...

A Muddy Good Time!

    By: Leah Alsept Email: alseptl@findlay.edu   Sprinklers splashed the Intramural Field at the University of Findlay in anticipation of the annual mud volleyball event hosted by sorority Sigma Kappa on August 30th. Music boomed from the loudspeakers letting students know that that was the place to be on Friday evening.nThis event was a part of Greek Week at the University, being...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...