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...

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...

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....

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...

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.,...

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...

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...

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...

These robots don’t byte, but they do deliver!

By Natalie Wertz wertzn@findlay.edu @natalieeele If their artificial intelligence facial expressions and greetings don’t already make you fall in love with them, their deliveries sure will. A “robotic fleet” known as the Kiwibots are making their way to UF this fall semester, 2022. In partnership with Sodexo, the Kiwbot Delivery Service has implemented “500+ robots” that are active...

Past and present students reflect on the Arch ceremony

Lauren Wolters, senior, Doctor of Pharmacy Program "I was pretty nervous at the arch ceremony my first week here, but I was excited to walk through the arch. It is very cool that faculty and staff cheer and greet new students as they walk through. I think it helps establish a welcoming and personal environment which is especially important for new students. I think the tradition that students...

Nothing says “Welcome” like The Griffith Memorial Arch

By Pulse Staff Many universities have their traditions but the University of Findlay offers one that covers a whole range of emotions; excitement, fear, pride, a sense of accomplishment. It all comes from the Griffith Memorial Arch which stands at the end of a long sidewalk from North Main Street to Old Main. As the faculty marshal for the last 10 years Dr. Diana Montague, Professor of...
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Finals week is approaching…Here are resources and study tips for Oilers!

Tips to avoid test-anxiety and burnout during finals season. By Natalie Wertz wertzn@findlay.edu With finals season approaching, you may find yourself dealing with test anxiety, stress, and feeling burnt out. But not to worry, The University of Findlay has some resources and tips for Oilers to make it through the end of the semester. “We’re advocates for students,” Bill Johnston,...

Oiler Golf opens new facility to positive results

By: Collin Frazier frazierc@findlay.edu @Collin_53 “I can't thank enough people for this becoming a reality," says Head Coach Guarnieri In the past few years, the Oiler Golf team has made its mark in Division II golf. The team works day-in-day-out to improve their craft, with spectacular results. However, because golf is an outdoor sport, the Oilers have had some trouble training during the...

A need for media literacy

By: Leah Alsept alseptl@findlay.edu @l_mac0913 Perspectives of those who were affected by not only the physical effects COVID-19, but the misinformation that came along with the pandemic “She got so sick… My mom's like, ‘she looked like skin and bones. She looked like she was gonna die.’” That was the reality that University of Findlay student Tim Cunningham faced when he found out his...

Special Report: Invisible Injuries

Looking into UF’s mental health resources for student-athletes Christensent@findlay.edu Twitter: taychristensen Instagram: taylorchristensen1 Concussions, broken bones, and life-altering injuries are no secret to a student-athlete. These types of injuries are very common occurrences, and it is normal to see an athlete bandaged up after a big game or a hard practice. But what the eye cannot see...

Reactions as #12 goes for year 23 in the NFL

One month since the news broke that Tom Brady was "un-retiring" By Matthew Miller Search millersearchm@findlay.edu Late evening, March 13 news broke that shocked the sports world when Tom Brady, seven-time world champion and 15-time pro-bowler announced he was un-retiring and returning to football.  The news came only 40-days after Brady had announced his retirement to spend more time with...

Campus wide power outage disrupts life while University makes adjustments

By Pulse Staff The University of Findlay released plans on how to handle a long-term power outage on campus this evening. The first notification of the outage went out via Oiler Alert this morning around 9:30 a.m. and stated that AEP, the electric company that services campus was working on the problem. As of 6:15 p.m., AEP’s website said that 359 customers were affected by two outages in...

UF announces $6 million gift towards a new building

The Watterson Center for Ethical Leadership will take a few years to become reality but got a huge boost in fundraising for the project. By Pulse Staff The University of Findlay announced a $6 million gift from Billy and Brenda Watterson Thursday towards a new building on campus. The University says this is the largest single donation in University history. The new building will be the Watterson...

Oiler Baseball and Softball looking to alleviate growing pains

By: Collin Frazier frazierc@findlay.edu @Collin_53 New and old faces in the Oiler softball and baseball teams come together to achieve common goals As the weather starts to warm up (and cool down, in some cases), both Oiler Baseball and Softball are continuing their 2022 seasons. The baseball team is hoping to improve from their disappointing 14-25 2021 campaign, while the softball team is hoping...
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Did “ewe” know about the University of Findlay’s sheep showing team?

By Addy Hankins @addy_hankins hankinsa@findlay.edu The University of Findlay says it offers a variety of opportunities for students to expand their horizons and gain experience in their desired career field. One of those ways is the University of Findlay’s Sheep Showing Team. “When I first started here, we showed sheep out in Sedalia, Missouri and some other places like the state fair but Dr....

UF Men’s basketball on consistent path to success

By Kwesi Caldwell caldwellk1@findlay.edu The University of Findlay Men’s basketball team recently ended its run in the Division II NCAA Midwest Regional Quarterfinal with an 87-81 loss to Ferris State University. Capping off what looked to be a promising year, the Oilers ended their season with a 19-11 record. This is not the first time the team has had such success like this either. Over the...