Category Archives: News

Finding the balance between academics and athletics

By Paige Falk Finding a healthy balance of the student athlete life can be difficult in college, especially when bringing traveling into the mix. The University of Findlay graduation rate of student athletes indicates a successful pattern and healthy balance between athletics and academics. Kyle Niermann Assistant Athletic Director for External Affairs at UF […]

Shafer Library receives a grant to feature Ohio authors

The grant allows the library to expand its collection and give students and faculty access to more Ohioans’ writings. By Bella Angel Jenni Royce, College Librarian for Arts and Humanities, and Dr. Harley Ferris, Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center, recently collaborated on a grant application for a new permanent […]

Escape to other realities through reading

Reading for pleasure can help improve mental health along with other benefits. By Kendall Westgate and Pulse Staff At the University of Findlay, Shaffer Library, the Writing Center, and the Center for Teaching Excellence came together to host Pleasure Reading Week this week, March 13-17. Director of the Writing Center at UF, Dr. Harley […]

UF Counseling Services is getting some help of its own

By Vanessa Crowe The University of Findlay is looking for another counselor to add to its staff at the Bucher Center on Frazer Street. In the fall semester of 2022, the counseling services met with UF President and the board for further resources in assisting the growing number of students seeking help, accord to […]

Thoughts with Profs: To our alumni working in the field of journalism

Column by Amy Rogan Assistant Professor and Adviser to the Pulse As I watched the coverage of the young reporter fatally shot in Florida, I can’t help but picture our recent alumni and their young faces as they headed out into the journalism world. Young journalists work hard for little pay at times, with […]

How to Avoid Mid-Semester Burnout

Stressed? Overwhelmed? You’re not alone. @ellie_janszen Mental exhaustion and burnout are common for most college students as semesters carry on and workload begins to pile on. Psychologist Amber Sylvan, Ph.D. wrote in a 2018 article that college students experience good stress and unhelpful stress. Good stress comes from pleasurable activity, such as a sport, […]

High schools students can now earn AA in General Studies at UF

By Bella Angel According to administrators, teachers, and students alike, University of Findlay’s College Credit Plus program offers numerous advantages to students in grades 7- 12 who are looking to get ahead in their higher-education journeys. But a new addition tot he program began in January. According to Rebecca Hillman, Assistant Director of College […]

Cautious and prepared

By Pulse Staff The post-incident response at Michigan State University after the active shooter incident Monday, Feb. 13 included a large effort in post-traumatic management. Jodi Firsdon, University of Findlay Director of Counseling Services, says UF has an emergency operations team that Counseling Services is a part of, that would assist in a crisis and […]

The growth of students as represented through art

University of Findlay Senior Art Show Feb. 6-17 Taylor Christensen Twitter: taychristensen1 Instagram: Taylorchristensen1 Ranging from abstract art to comic strips, the University of Findlay Senior art show is in full swing. Seniors Bryce Barto, Anthony Negron, Colton Ross, and Elaine Schaffer all have had their pieces on display from February 6-17. Anthony Negron […]

A bright future ahead according to UF President Dr. Fell

By Bella Angel and Shiane Boyer In a sea of smartly dressed professionals, Dr. Katherine Fell, President of the University of Findlay, entered the dining area of the College of Business and Student Life Center looking confident in the future of the University. Fell had just left the February Board of Trustees meeting […]

New Black History exhibit at the Mazza Museum

By Sam Rohrs and Devyn Hopkins The new Black History exhibit at the Mazza Museum went on display on Thursday, Feb. 9, and will stay up for the rest of the semester, showcasing artwork from books that tell stories of heroes and pioneers in black history and culture. Dan Chudzinski, the Mazza Museum […]

Student-athlete burnout and how to recharge

By Kendall Westgate Classes. Practice. Games. Homework. Social life. Early wake ups. Late nights. There is almost always something to be thinking about or doing when it comes to college athletes, which can lead to intense burnout. “I’ve experienced burnout multiple times throughout my athletic career,” University of Findlay sophomore Emma Lynch said. “It […]

Closing colleges detours students to UF

By Paige Falk College enrollment rates are plummeting causing permanent campus closures, and raising challenges for students. More than 600 colleges either closed or merged from 2014 to 2020 according to data from the National Center for Education Statistics. From spring 2020 to spring 2022, college enrollment dropped by almost 1.3 million students, according […]

A long time coffee house says goodbye sending UF students elsewhere

By Sam Rohrs The University of Findlay students came back from winter break to the surprising fact that George House Coffee and Tea, across from campus, had closed. After 27 years of business, the beloved George House made the announcement that a lease issue with the landlord meant it was shutting its doors. Matthew […]

UF Students React to Barnes and Noble Bookstore

By Vanessa Crowe University of Findlay Ruscilli Bookstore is now under the management of Barnes and Noble College. With the new bookstore management comes a new way to get textbooks. Kim Oakes, the transitional manager with Barnes and Noble Education, the parent company of BNC, says First Day Complete Bundle (Oiler Day One) will […]

Getting out of your shell 

A transfer, international student-athlete describes his experience at UF  By Lauren Wolters  Eisley Swaine is a senior guard for the University of Findlay men’s basketball team. He played his freshman year at Northwest Oklahoma State University before transferring to the UF for the 2018-2019 basketball season. In addition to being a transfer student and […]

This Week in UF Student Media

Pulse Student Media includes Pulse TV, 88.3 WLFC the Pulse, and Pulse News. Find the latest interviews and shows here! Pulse TV Art & Culture Show with Sharinda Welton includes special guests comedians Tim Young and Wali Collins, and humorist and speaker Karith Foster.         Junior UF students Ellie Janszen and Kwesi […]

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

By Lauren Rex 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 […]

UFDM’s Dunking on Depression event set to tip off 

By Lauren Wolters 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 […]

UF students celebrate the holidays with many different traditions

By Lauren Rex 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 in her November 2021 article, How Holiday Traditions Like Elf […]

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 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 […]

Prepping for finals week

Staying ahead of the curve during finals By Jordan Grimes @Jgrimes29 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 […]

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

The campaign began long before its official launch date homecoming weekend Lauren Wolters 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 […]


Spring registration a test in patience for some students By Andy Milligan and Pulse Staff 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 […]

Hundreds of faculty with diverse backgrounds serve UF students

By Lauren Rex 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 […]

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 […]

Findlay men’s swim team and the key to winning

By Jordan Grimes @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 […]