Category Archives: News

Bostic heading to Europe

Former UF basketball star Josh Bostic to play professional basketball overseas By Martyce Kimbrough After travelling around the word playing for many different professional teams overseas and even in the NBA, University of Findlay alum Josh Bostic is now heading to Europe to play professional basketball. Bostic is on the VEF Riga professional basketball team […]

No joke: UF will hold largest Symposium yet

Kelsey Nevius @kelnevs All classes are cancelled on April 1 to encourage students to attend, participate in 9th annual Symposium When the morning of April 1 rolls around, UF junior Madelaine McBride won’t be worrying about an April Fool’s Day prank. Instead, she’ll be preparing her research to present at The University of Findlay’s Symposium […]

“Smile: The Musical” Rehearsals in Full Swing

Oilers perfect the spring musical set to open on Feb. 17 By Kate Bauer @katemareebauer Directed by Vicki McClurkin, rehearsals for UF’s annual spring musical “Smile: The Musical” are in full swing. With rehearsals occurring for three hours each night, members of the cast, crew, and band are working diligently to perfect the show to […]

UF celebrates black history and diversity on campus

Buford Center and BSU plan nine events for Black History Month  By Hannah Dunbar @hanndunbar Every February, Black History Month is celebrated as a time to recognize African Americans’ role and cultural influence in U.S. history. Last year, The University of Findlay celebrated the monthly observation’s 100 year anniversary. But this year will include several […]

Robberies near campus: Security steps up

Clery requires quick communication between Findlay PD and UF By Sarah Stubbs and Jacob King @sarahxstubbs          @JacobKingj4 It was Thursday night, Jan. 14 and the Oiler men’s basketball squad was wrapping up a win against Ohio Dominican.  At 9 p.m., students, faculty, and staff received Oiler Alert texts from the University indicating that the Findlay […]

Poli-sci club comeback

Postic encourages students from every major to get involved By Ashley Summerfield @ash_summerfield After a year and a half of stagnancy, the political science club prepares to make a comeback. After several years of ups and downs, the “poli-sci” club has found itself at a roadblock. The club formed when Robert Postic, Ph.D., associate professor […]

UF still searching for a Police Chief

Bruskotter says a flexible timeline is necessary By Kevin Schrock and Sarah Stubbs @KRock_6           @sarahxstubbs After narrowing the search down to two potential candidates last November, The University of Findlay is back to square one in its search for a Chief of Police to head the emerging hybrid Campus Security-Campus Police Department after neither candidate […]

UF’s attempts to educate students about consent: Where are we now?

By Jacob King @JacobKingj4 A recent lawsuit against The University of Findlay has raised discussion around sexual harassment, consent, and intoxication. But what is the University doing to educate students about these issues? In light of the two separate sexual assault cases that occurred in 2014, the University has made attempts to educate students about […]

SARA limits locations for academic opportunities at UF

Objections are only temporary, compliance will be nationwide in five years By Hannah Dunbar @hanndunbar The University of Findlay joined the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA) in Aug. 2015. According to, this agreement makes it easier for students to take distance education courses offered by institutions based in another state. For […]

UF bans hoverboards

Emsweller says there are too many safety concerns Jordyn Willis @willisjordyn The University of Findlay sent a UF Update over winter break informing students that hoverboards will be prohibited on campus. These new hoverboards don’t actually hover, they are self-balancing, two-wheeled scooters. According to the’s “Why Hoverboards Keep Exploding,” incidents of hoverboards exploding have […]

English 106 courses equipped with tutors

Four embedded tutors navigate Writing Center’s pilot plan By Hannah Dunbar @hanndunbar Writing Center tutors will be placed into four English 106 classes on campus this semester. A proposal submitted by Courtney Bates, Jacolyn Stephenson, Christine Denecker, and Nicole Diederich said the embedded tutors is a pilot program that will use results from this semester […]

UF vows to make environmental sustainability a priority

By Sarah Stubbs @sarahxstubbs For as long as University of Findlay officials can remember, efforts to take environmental sustainability seriously on campus have been met with opposition. An instance of this is the $10,000 gift of a digital dashboard from Marathon Petroleum Corp. – a gift that is capable of providing a digital readout of […]

Oilers hope to gain academic and social success in 2016

New Year’s resolutions By Jordyn Willis @willisjordyn For many, a new year and a new semester often means setting and accomplishing New Year’s resolutions. At The University of Findlay, students’ resolutions come in all varieties and are often about more than just academics. “My new year’s resolution is to study hard, pass my classes, and […]

Lawsuit filed against The University of Findlay

Jordyn Willis @willisjordyn A lawsuit has been filed against The University of Findlay after two athletes were dismissed last year due to a sexual assault accusation. Both of the accused athletes were expelled in October 2014. According to the Washington Examiner, the two athletes were expelled two days after the accusations were filed. The accused […]

Where are UF’s Democrats?

College Republicans is an active club on campus, College Democrats is nonexistent By Pulse Staff After two years on the campus of The University of Findlay, the College Democrats club is no more. With a presidential race heating up, it leaves the political representation on campus unbalanced. The UF College Republicans is in full swing […]

Respecting the liberal arts

Kindelan speaks about the ‘hidden gem’ on campuses By Alexis Mitchell @alexis_mitch14 Nancy Kindelan, a professor at Northeastern University, paid a visit to The University of Findlay and informed UF of the “hidden gem” on campus: the liberal arts. Kindelan argued in her lecture on Nov. 10 that the liberal arts benefit students across all […]

Animal science prof serves students

Kerns provides pet care at a discounted rate By Jacob King @jking82295 It’s no secret that taking an animal to a veterinarian is a costly experience. However, one UF professor is assisting The University of Findlay community with discounted animal services. Michael Kerns, professor of animal science and staff veterinarian, has been offering services to […]