Category Archives: News

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 […]

UFDM Club president Q&A about what is ahead for student media

By Alex Davis 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 […]


UF football team rallies behind teammate   By Lauren Wolters  University of Findlay head football coach Kory Allen is starting his first year as head coach and he’s on a special mission. “[His] name and number on the helmet were a no brainer for us as a staff,” Coach Allen said. “Our team motto is […]

Where are UF student athletes spending their Derrick Dollars?

By Jeremiah Jackson and Pulse Staff 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 @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 […]

Ohio concealed carry law changes but not on campus

By Ethan Hockaday and Pulse Staff 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 […]

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 […]

Henderson Dining Hall receives more than just a ‘face lift’ 

The University of Findlay and Sodexo completed $1.5 million renovations.  Lauren Wolters  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 Henderson’s renovation as […]

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

By Natalie Wertz @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” […]

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 […]

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 […]

Finals week is approaching…Here are resources and study tips for Oilers!

COMM251 Students working on their writing skills.

Tips to avoid test-anxiety and burnout during finals season. By Natalie Wertz 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 […]

Oiler Golf opens new facility to positive results

By: Collin Frazier @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 […]

A need for media literacy

By: Leah Alsept @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 […]

Special Report: Invisible Injuries

Looking into UF’s mental health resources for student-athletes 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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Oiler Baseball and Softball looking to alleviate growing pains

By: Collin Frazier @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 […]

Did “ewe” know about the University of Findlay’s sheep showing team?

UF Sheep at the animal science building

By Addy Hankins @addy_hankins 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 […]

UF Men’s basketball on consistent path to success

By Kwesi Caldwell 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 […]

Series: What month is it?

You are probably very familiar with designations such as Black History Month in February and Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, but have you ever wondered what other kinds of “months” are out there? The Newswriting class at the University of Findlay decided to explore and highlight some of the more interesting honors bestowed on […]

Hitting high gear for holiday cheer

“Make Your Own Holiday Day” has people thinking about events that the community missed By: Emily Huynh If you could make a day to celebrate whatever you wanted, a book, a person, a historical day, or maybe even a day to celebrate you besides your birthday, now you can. Hug a Grump Day, National […]

Advocating for the advocates

Students celebrated National Social Work Month at advocacy day at the State House. By Alicyn McClish There are more than 700,000 social workers in the United States and the field is growing according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some of those future social workers are training at the University of Findlay. “The […]

Sports injuries on the sidelines

National Cheerleading Safety Month By Aliza Stahl They flip, they lift, they fly. When you think of sports injuries, full contact sports like football probably come to mind. However, cheerleading can also cause many injuries. Kayla Bays is a third-year student and cheerleader at the University of Findlay. She started cheering in the third […]

UF Students get crafty

By Krissy Johnson and Pulse Staff @johnsonk2022 Whether crafting be for fun, mental health or business, University of Findlay students have multiple ways of celebrating National Craft Month. “Now that I know it’s National Craft Month I’m definitely excited,” Kaitlyn Adamic, UF freshman biology major said. “I can’t wait to see all the cool […]

What really gets you going?

By Natalie Wertz You probably better stop at four…experts say more than 400 milligrams of caffeine, or four cups of coffee, a day can lead to addiction and health conditions. “I know that you can get addicted to caffeinated stuff if you have too much of it,” University of Findlay freshman and exercise science […]

What’s fueling gas price fluctuations

By Lauren Wolters and Pulse Staff As many University of Findlay students head to the gas station to fill their cars they noticed the peak in gas prices earlier this month. And they are not alone. The United States witnessed record-breaking gas prices following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022. According to […]

UF Roughneck Proudlock earns national runner-up honors

By: Collin Frazier @Collin_53 While happy, Proudlock unsatisfied with result The University of Findlay wrestling team was well-represented by junior Branson Proudlock at the 2022 NCAA Division II National Championship Mar. 12. Proudlock, representing the 141-lb class, earned All-American honors as well as national runner-up, coming up short against eventual national champion Zeth Brower […]