Category Archives: News

New year brings exciting changes for UF journalism

By Kelsey Nevius @kelnevs With the new year comes new changes, and the University of Findlay campus is no exception. While construction is still underway at the College of Business building, there is a new type of construction happening right here at the Pulse. With the changing currents of journalism, the Pulse is reinventing […]

Student participation down 33 percent at SGA-funded events

By Sarah Stubbs  @sarahxstubbs  Contrary to recent rumors on campus, the Student Government Association’s (SGA) Jason Derulo concert this September has had zero impact on the recent trend in cutting and or denying of budget requests set forth by University of Findlay clubs and organizations, according to Dave Emsweller, VP of student affairs.  SGA President […]

Month one of campus policing

Officers strive to build relationships with students  By Melissa Carrick  The University of Findlay police officers, Robert Mostoller and Steve Baum, teamed up with resident assistants, Megan Lasher and Parker Nash to deliver an Alcohol Awareness Program last month.  The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department loaned “drunk goggles”to UF for students to participate in a field […]

Buford Center spreading diversity this Thanksgiving

Annual Thanksgiving luncheon provides more than a meal  By Kelsey Nevius  @kelnevs  Students who might not be able to head home for the holidays can still enjoy a hearty meal for Thanksgiving this year. The University of Findlay’s Buford Center for Diversity and Service is hosting an Intercultural Thanksgiving Luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 22 from […]

November is men’s health awareness month

‘Movember: Changing the Face of Masculinity’  Larissa Holmes  @uf_holmesl  While some may know November only as “No Shave November,” taking the challenge in full stride, the month is also a chance to highlight men’s health awareness and advocacy. The University of Findlay is taking the challenge a step further to incorporate issues of sexual health, […]

SGA’s Oilers for America event: Several absentee ballots never received USPS

USPS could be only ones to blame  By Sarah Stubbs  @sarahxstubbs  Four University of Findlay students have told the Pulse that following the Oilers for America event on Sept. 27, hosted by the Student Government Association (SGA), that their respective Boards of Elections never received their absentee ballot applications.  These students were waiting anxiously and […]


UF librarian strives to get Oilers interested in National Novel Writing Month  By Larissa Holmes @uf_holmesl  November is a time for thanksgiving, but it is also the time for challenges. For men – and some women – there is “No Shave November” and for equestrian students there is “No Stirrup November.” But there is another […]

Title IX Summit motivates student leaders to Change Campus Culture

By Mac Williams  @m_williamsm2  Last week students from the University of Findlay participated in a Title IX Summit in Columbus, Ohio. The purpose of the event, according to the event website, was to inform students and campuses about sexual violence on college campuses. Additionally, students gained leadership experience to help educate their fellow students about […]

Trump wins the presidency

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs The University of Findlay’s Mock Election last week was a better predictor of the general election than some of the country’s most trusted scientific polls. As of Wednesday, Nov. 9 at noon, Donald J. Trump will take Barack Obama’s position in the White House this coming January. His victory is unofficially […]

Ohio’s importance in the election

The political battle over the Buckeye State  By Melissa Carrick  @MelissaCarrick  With only weeks left until the election, Trump Jr. visited Findlay on Oct. 24 to campaign for his father outside of the Hancock County Republican’s office. Also on that same Monday, Vice President Joe Biden visited the Lucas County Public Library to rally support […]

Events at UF broaden political horizons

Islam panel educates, promotes tolerance  By Kelsey Nevius  @kelnevs  With the election fast approaching, many events at the University of Findlay begin to take a more political tone. Groups on campus are hosting more political-based events as the important day draws near, and such events try to get college students educated and involved with […]

After 18 years, Coach Strahm’s legacy still impacts Oilers

Strahm made a ‘bond of brothers’ on the football field  By Kevin Scrock @KRock_6 Some students go to college to get away from their parents. For anyone who played football for former Findlay coach Dick Strahm, they found another one. The 2004 College Football Hall of Fame Inductee led the University of Findlay to four […]

Members of the Saitama Prefectural Assembly to visit Oct. 16

Japanese officials to talk politics and business with Oilers  By Kelsey Nevius @kelnevs On Oct. 16 and 17, students from the University of Findlay will get a chance to connect with officials from Japan. Members from the Saitama Prefectural Assembly will be visiting the campus to help increase intercultural relationships and learning. As the only […]

Clowns on campus

Spraw: ‘It’s not a good time to be clowning around’  By Melissa Carrick @MelissaCarrick As Halloween nears, the number of clown sightings and reports increase. UF’s security is taking this issue seriously as they responded to an incident on Oct. 3 at 6:45 p.m. According to William Spraw, UF’s chief of police and director of […]

UF, Dominican Republic announces partnership; plans to be finalized by end of fall semester

By Melissa Carrick @MelissaCarrick Oilers Serving Abroad, a community service organization at the University of Findlay, went to the Dominican Republic last week to further build on the relationship established between UF and UCATEBA – the university that OSA has partnered with over the last few years. David Emsweller, vice president of student affairs at […]

Western riding teams set up for season

Oilers boast five national titles  By Larissa Holmes @uf_holmesl Those who don’t have their own horses on campus or those who might not be an equestrian student can still find opportunities to ride through the Ranch Horse Team and Western Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team. While both teams specialize in the Western discipline, there are […]

Two UF alumni will serve in Peace Corps

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs The opportunities post-graduation are endless. After earning a bachelor’s degree, most twentysomethings go straight into the workforce while others decide to continue their education, pursuing more advanced degrees. What most twentysomethings don’t do, though, is dedicate two years of their young lives to service abroad. Emilie Ehrman and Jackie Drake aren’t […]

Purple Briefcase preps Oilers for careers

CCPD moves on from OilerConnection  By Mac Williams @m_williamsm2 Finding a job can sometimes seem overwhelming. Where does one start? Where do people find job opportunities? These are some of the questions that many students ask themselves when it comes to searching for a career or internship. Fortunately for students, Purple Briefcase can help with […]

Job fair recap

Less students, more companies than 2015’s fair By Melissa Carrick @MelissaCarrick The 2016 Fall Job Fair wrapped up last week with over 300 students and 105 companies throughout Ohio in attendance. This year, each college was featured on a different day with College of Liberal Arts fair on Monday, College of Science fair on Tuesday, […]

Security asks for patience, understanding for parking on campus

About 60 spaces lost due to COB construction By Kelsey Nevius With the new construction of the College of Business building on Davis Street, the University of Findlay lost a sizeable amount of parking spaces. According to Steve Baum, captain of safety and security, UF lost about 140 spaces when construction began. Though IUF lost […]

More than a game: UF gives back

Oiler athletes participate in community service  By Martyce Kimbrough @TheRealBuddha20 At the University of Findlay, athletes are required to do service for the school and for the community. This service may consist of working sporting events, selling tickets, painting schools, or even building houses for underprivileged families. For the Oiler men’s basketball team, service is […]

Derulo concert brings 2,366 to Koehler

UF’s JordieRob is motivated for his musical future  By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs Last week’s Sept. 8 Jason Derulo concert brought out a crowd of 2,366 people to the University of Findlay’s Koehler Center. A little over half of the attendees were UF students, faculty, and staff. According to Dave Emsweller, VP of student affairs, 1,358 […]

UF officials dismissed from several counts in lawsuit

Counts pertaining to defamation, due process & racial discrimination remain  By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs In the lawsuit that was filed against the University of Findlay on Dec. 23, 2015 by two former student athletes: Alphonso Baity and Justin Browning, U.S. District Judge James G. Carr has dismissed several UF officials and faculty from some of […]