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Winebrenner looks to end “On Notice” status

By: Cory Berlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp According to a public disclosure document from the Higher Learning Commission, an accreditation organization for post-secondary institutions, the Winebrenner Theological Seminary’s accreditation has been “On Notice” since June 29, 2017. Before that, WTS’s status was “On Probation” since June of 2015 for “non-compliance” of “Criteria for Accreditation” according […]

ReStore Gets a New Home

By: Bri Hallman Email: Hallmanb@findlay.edu Friday, Feb. 8 Habitat ReStore in Findlay will celebrate a grand opening at its brand new location. The Habitat ReStore website describes itself as a “retail outlet where quality, used and surplus building materials are sold at a fraction of normal prices. Proceeds from the ReStore help Habitat fund the […]

Oilers Athletics Continue to Shine in the National Spotlight

By: Dylan DeWitt Email: DeWittd@findlay.edu Twitter: @dd_witt As there is another athletic year for the Findlay Oilers, it seems as if every year at least a few of the teams notch the national rankings. Currently, there is a total of four teams that sit within the top 25 in their respected sports` national polls. The […]

GMAC loses Malone football to restructuring

By: Cory Berlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp On Feb. 1, Malone University announced that it was eliminating its football program as a part of restructuring process. According to the Star Beacon, this decision was a surprise to the coaches and players who were informed Friday morning after a board of trustees finalized the decision to […]

Menstruating women may not enter

By: Olivia Wile Email: wileo@findlay Twitter: o_wile University of Findlay students can spot it everywhere: from the Church of God at the front of campus, to Winebrenner Theology Seminary and advertisements for Revive, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Gateway Church. Religion is not a censored topic on campus. Despite being welcomed and celebrated at UF, […]

Sweet treats building up on Trenton

By: Bri Hallman Email: Hallmanb@findlay.edu In less than a month, University of Findlay students will once again be able to enjoy an American classic. Dunkin Donuts is coming back to Findlay for the first time in years after its two previous locations were dropped by the previous franchise owners. Construction for the new store on […]

Government shutdown cripples Washington

By: Mac Williams Twitter: @m_williamsm2 Email: williamsm2@findlay.edu As the clock struck midnight on Dec. 31 the American people ushered in 2019 with resolutions and renewed hopes and dreams. They also began 2019 with a federal government that had been shutdown since Dec. 21, 2018 when funding expired and work stopped across nine different federal departments. […]

The blame falls on Facebook

By: Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Over St. Patrick’s Day weekend, Facebook came under fire after a story broke about how Cambridge Analytics received and used user data, including swaying the 2016 Presidential Election. The New York Times and The London Observer were the first outlets to break the news that the personal […]

UF’s PRSSA screens Heroin(e) documentary

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: goetcheusg@Findlay.edu The war on drugs has been a long and hard battle. It all started in the 1970’s under President Nixon. Since then, there has been no relief from this war; only more casualties and more dollars spent trying to fight the seemingly endless enemy. On Wednesday, March 11, […]

Sinclair broadcast mandates script

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu While fake news is a term that is tossed around in the journalism industry quite frequently, it is making headlines again. Earlier this month, it was revealed that Sinclair Broadcast group, the nation’s largest telecommunications company, sent a mandated script to all of its’ local news stations to […]

A day of celebration for students

By: Abigail Frye Twitter: @Abigail_EF Email: fryea@findlay.edu The University of Findlay hosted its 11th Symposium for Scholarship and Creativity on Friday, April 6 with many speakers, faculty and students participating. During the day, donors to UF also get the chance to come and witness what their contribution has done for the University, along with get […]

Afternoon car crash a wakeup call

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Though a seemingly normal spring day with grey skies and rain, University of Findlay students say a car wreck on Davis St. was completely out of the blue. “I just want to know how someone crashes in that area when there’s two stop signs in the vicinity,” stated […]

Sixth annual Drag Show brings community together

By: Cory William Berlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Twitter: @Cberlekamp Students and community members cheered as the University of Findlay hosted its’ sixth annual Drag Show Benefit on Tuesday, March 13 in the Alumni Memorial Union. According to Evan Bader of United, the University’s Gay-Straight Alliance, the event, which was free for students and five dollars for […]

Disabilities don’t disable these students

By: Alexis Mitchell Twitter: @alexismitch14 Email: mitchella2@findlay.edu When students first walk into Shafer Library at the University of Findlay, they might not see the board at first, but walking out of the library they’ll find it’s hard to miss. In the glass case in the library, “Tell your story” is displayed with pictures of different […]

Browns Edge partnership still going strong

By: Abigail Frye Twitter: @Abigail_EF Email: fryea@findlay.edu Not only does the Cleveland Browns organization look after its’ players, it also plays a role at the University of Findlay. Though football may be what comes to mind when students think of this NFL team, the Browns partnership is one that provides UF students with many opportunites […]

The luck of the Irish

By: Olivia Wile Editor It’s that time of the year again. Different holidays are popping up left and right. Between Valentine’s Day, Ground Hog’s Day, and now St. Patrick’s Day, there is a lot of history that makes up these world renowned celebrations. Here at the Pulse, we’ve decided to break down seven (yes seven, […]

Seeing the world through 19 different lenses

By: Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu On March 16 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., students from 19 different countries will represent their cultures through traditional dance, dress, and cuisine during the University of Findlay’s 49th annual International Night. The event is held in the student recreational center of the Koehler Complex and […]

Higher risk levels mean tighter standards

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: goetcheusg@Findlay.edu The University of Findlay is a smaller size university, except when it comes to feeding the more than 4,000 students enrolled. The students are able to pick their own meal plan that allows them to get food from several places around campus. Among the different options include the […]

Voice of a generation

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Whether interrupting political figure and Florida Senator Florida Marco Rubio on national television, lying down in front of the White House, or participating in nationwide protests, the youth demands to be heard. The recent school shooting in Parkland, Fla. on Wednesday, Feb. 14 has sparked a fire that […]

Mental Health or Gun Control, each issue deserves equal attention

With all of the shootings already this year, it seems that the tragedy which took place in a Florida high school was the last straw. For those who do not know, Nikolas Cruz killed 17 students on Feb. 14 with an AR-15 rifle. Once again, the debate over gun control and mental health issues is […]

School Safety Series Part 3: The gray areas of mental health and school shootings

Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu Following the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. on Feb. 14, the issue of mental health and the correlation to gun violence once again becomes a point of contention between political and social groups. On Feb. 18 President of the American Psychological Association, Jessica Henderson Daniel, released a statement […]

School Safety Series Part 2: Tragedy sparks gun debate

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg Email: goetcheusg@Findlay.edu On Valentine’s Day Nikolas Cruz, 19, opened fire on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Flordia and created the third deadliest school shooting. He used his own AR-15-a gun that he legally purchased. The event has sparked a national debate about gun laws including who can buy […]

Tom Lichtenheld donates to Mazza Museum

By: Leah Palm Twitter: @_palmegranate Email: Palml@findlay.edu The University of Findlay is home to the nationally recognized Mazza Museum, but very few students on campus, or individuals in the community, take part in what it has to offer. An upcoming donation from award-winning Author/Illustrator Tom Lichtenheld could change that. On Tuesday, Feb. 20, Lichtenheld made […]

Two fatal shootings within a mile of campus in three months

Cory William Berlekamp Twitter: @Cberlekamp Email: berlekampc@findlay.edu On Sunday, Feb. 11, Jeffery L. Gary, 56, was found dead in his Findlay house after being shot twice. The incident happened on Fox Street just a half a mile from University of Findlay’s campus. This is the second fatal shooting within a mile of the University. On […]

University of Findlay Safety Protocol

The University of Findlay keeps students and faculty on campus prepared for the worst By: Alexis Mitchell Email: mitchella2@findlay.edu On Valentine’s Day, 17 high school students were killed when they were gunned down at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. The event has sparked many conversations across the country but safety is one […]

English barn controls virus epidemic

By: Alexis Mitchell Email: mitchella2@findlay.edu According to an email sent out by Darin Fields, Vice President of Academic Affairs at the University of Findlay, on Jan. 25, two horses at the English Farm tested positive for the equine herpes virus (EVH-1). Those two horses have now tested negative and are in good health. Now, three […]

Director of Oiler Success Center retires

By: Alexis Mitchell Twitter: @alexismitch14 Email: mitchella2@findlay.edu On average, 2,500 students at the University of Findlay go to the Oiler Success Center every semester. These 2,500 individuals need someone that is understanding, empowering, and a good listener; that person is Kathleen Koch. Koch has been an employee at UF for the last 15 years and […]

Findlay’s Indie now Findlay’s finalist

By Bo Terrill Twitter: because_terrill Email: terrillr@findlay.edu The year is 1973, and WLFC is only a little more than just a small room in the Frank J. Egner Center for the Performing Arts. “[We] could barely get the signal everywhere in Findlay,” stated Douglas Jenkins, WLFC station advisor. Flash forward to 2018, and Findlay’s Indie […]

New year, new services

By: Grant Goetcheus Twitter: @goetcheusg & @_palmegranate Email: goetcheusg@Findlay.edu With the New Year, there has come changes to the University of Findlay. UF has introduced a new streaming service that will replace the cable in the residence halls. Philo is an internet television service that will be replacing Spectrum in providing the residents of the […]

Where is the next UF men’s basketball game?

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Despite the success of the University of Findlay’s men’s basketball team this year, fans may be upset about one thing – their lack of home games. Out of 28 regular season games, less than half will be held in Croy Gymnasium. Although a challenge, Head Coach of the […]