Category Archives: Student Life

University of Findlay got talent

Multiple Findlay students take the opportunity to share their talents with others at the Revive Coffee Shoppe By Mason Alberts Students participated in the Coffee Shoppe hosted by Campus Ministries in the Alumni Memorial Union at the University of Findlay, Thursday Sept. 21. Every year at UF, Campus Ministries sponsors an event titled “Coffee […]

Pre-vet major finds happiness when switching to general animal sciences

Previous pre-vet major embarks on a new path in zoology alongside her creature friends at the Toledo Zoo By Kate Dhuy and Maggie English It’s not often you see a skink on a leash, but for junior Kayla Kennedy, it’s the norm. Kennedy originally came to Findlay for the pre-vet program, but her focus has […]

Studying abroad with Brown

By Jeremiah Jackson, The University of Findlay offers many different travel-abroad opportunities to students. UF alumni Kaleb Brown took advantage of these study abroad opportunities by traveling to over 20 countries. Brown was asked a series of questions about his experiences abroad and the programs UF offers. How did you get involved in studying […]

Pawsitive embrace of the canine cuddles program

By Alyssa Burgei, Have you ever owned a pet? Maybe a dog or cat? Or perhaps a turtle, lizard or bird? Many families own pets, so when students leave for school, they miss having their pet with them. That’s why the Student Activities, Commuter Services and Leadership Development Board, along with the Office of […]

Freshman tips and tricks

Upperclassmen and others share advice and tips for incoming freshman By Kendall Westgate, Pulse Editor With classes starting, incoming freshmen may feel all the stress and excitement, but there’s some tips and tricks to calm back-to-school nerves. “Taking advice from my upperclassmen friends really helped because they know exactly what you’re going through and […]

Content Creator Joe Sadowski steals the Spotlight

By Kwesi Caldwell and Pulse Staff Content creation has become a hot activity on the University of Findlay campus. Students have started tuning into accounts such as Findlay Talks and Findlay Rap on Instagram and of course, the 88.3 WLFC the Pulse YouTube page; which has been burning up with creative and fun podcasts from […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Track transfer leads to change of pace

By Maddie Alexander University of Findlay junior triple-jumper Jess Hoban transferred to UF from Austin Peay State University in Tennessee this year. And so far she says she’s loving it. “I was the only jumper at my old school and I never had much fun competing there,” Hoban said. “Now, having all these teammates makes […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

JereMiah Jackson’s Content Creator Spotlight: Taiki Kuwabara

By Jeremiah Jackson and Pulse Staff Taiki Kuwabara is a freshman at the University of Findlay but he is far from home. He is from Niigata, Japan and he’s made a name for himself on campus already. He has a YouTube channel which share his new experiences in a new country. “I like watching […]

Helping Hands food drive gets creative

By Pulse Staff It’s time to be a “SOUP-er Hero”! Wednesday, Nov. 2 is the 17th Annual Helping Hands Food Drive at the University of Findlay. But the second annual CANstruction contest is set for this weekend in the College of Business/Student Life (CBSL) building. The rules are a little different this year. Starting Friday, […]

Registration is here and it’s time to take in some tips

By Jeremiah Jackson and Pulse Staff It’s time to think about the next step in your college education: Spring Semester of 2023. Registration is open but there are a few things to help get yourself set up for success in the spring. Glenn A. Miehls, director of Academic Advising in the Oiler Success Center, […]

Meals you can make in your dorm room

Column By Andy Milligan As we all know, cooking for yourself in college can seem impossible- after all, all we’re allowed is a microwave, maybe a minifridge, and no more than a few simple ingredients to work with. But even with these limitations, the possibilities are still endless. As they say, “the creative mind thrives […]

Let the games begin!

Shafer Library brings the arcade to campus.  By Johnny Harris and Pulse Staff A new addition to The University of Findlay campus is one for the gamers. It’s a retro style arcade area in the basement of Shafer Library. Students can find arcade games such as Mortal Kombat, NBA Jam andPac-man; board games such as […]

What happens when people become books

The Human Library comes to UF to tackle the tough topics. By Pulse Staff As any writer will tell you, everyone has a story. Ten people from the Findlay community will get to share their stories in a special event on the University of Findlay campus on Tuesday, Oct. 11. It’s called the Human Library, […]

Marvel Mania: What’s coming in MCU Phase 5

By Graham Shore The Marvel Cinematic Universe has become one of the most popular franchises in movie history. Here is a look at Phase 5 according to articles published in July by Julia Glassman in “Here’s How the MCU Phase 5 Timeline Will Play Out” and Laura Martin in “The Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase […]

Anime makes a home in the hearts of UF students

By Desiree Smith and Pulse Staff The rise of anime has reached University of Findlay with booming interest from students all around campus.  Growing up with shows like Pokémon, Dragon Ball Z, and Avatar: The Last Airbender and even getting the chance to view anime in theatres, this generation has given leeway to a […]

Athlete of the Week: Simone Green

By Jordan Grimes and Pulse Staff University of Findlay track team member Simone Green is a junior Business Administration Major with an emphasis in marketing and she holds a long list of accolades from her time at UF. In the 2021-22 season UF Athletics reports Green has won a number of awards. All-region by […]

Business savvy all tied up in a BOW

By Aurel Toska and Pulse Staff 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 […]

Content Creator Spotlight with JereMiah Jackson

Aurel Toska is a junior at the University of Findlay majoring in Adolescent/Young Adult/Integrated Social Studies. Pulse’s JereMiah Jackson sat down with Aurel Toska to talk about the content he is creating with his Findlay Talks podcast. Q: What inspired Findlay Talks? A: What inspired Findlay Talks is my wanting to give people in the […]

170 pounds of emotional support makes an impact on campus

By Natalie Wertz @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 […]

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 […]

UF student wears many hats and does it with style

By Alexander Davis, Faculty Adviser for 88.3 WLFC the Pulse radio JereMiah Jackson is not LeBron James. I say that for two reasons. 1. JereMiah constantly refers to himself as Bron whenever he is doing anything. Let’s be real though, it makes sense. LeBron James is arguably the greatest athletes of all time – on […]

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 […]

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 […]