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NBC’s The Voice Contestant Visits UF

Kristen Merlin Performs in the AMU By Mac Williams @m_williamsm2              On Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 The University of Findlay brought in an artist that placed fourth on NBC’s six season of The Voice, Kristen Merlin. Merlin is a singer/songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee, and performed from 11:30 a.m. until […]

Super Party for the Super Bowl

Campus Ministries hold super bowl party By Mac Williams @m_williamsm2 This past Sunday was arguably one of the biggest unofficial holidays of the year: Super Bowl Sunday. Super Bowl LI featured the New England Patriots against the Atlanta Falcons, and was played in Houston, Texas at NRG Stadium on Feb. 5. This year, like […]

Oilers Rise to the Challenge

COLA wins 2017 fall scholarship By: Melissa Carrick @MelissaCarrick On Feb. 2, classmates joined together to rise to the challenge of paying it forward, as they were encouraged to donate to the Findlay Fund Class of 2017 Scholarship. On the day of the event, information tables were set up throughout campus all day to […]

Oiler Nation Represented at Women’s March

By Mac Williams @m_williamsm2  On Friday Jan. 20, Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America. During the Inauguration, hundreds of thousands of people came out to watch the proceedings. Some however, decided to exercise their First Amendment right to protest. Jake Sarver, a senior Public […]

UF Students head to Cincinnati

Students compare modern day slavery with slavery of the past By Grant Goetcheus @Goetcheusg Students from the University of Findlay will go to Cincinnati to attend the End Slavery Cincinnati Human Trafficking Conference Feb, 2-4. January was Human Slavery and Trafficking Prevention Month. Miguel Valdez, a graduate assistant for Intercultural Student Services says this is a […]

More than meets the eye: meet Cindy

By: Jacob King As children, it’s often taught that no one should judge a book by its cover. This saying holds true and is represented by a certain University of Findlay employee. Cindy Beucler, Cave employee, exudes positivity on campus . However, many would not know that she has an extensive background in education. Beucler, […]

DAPL protest held in Findlay

By: Ashley Summerfield Local activists gather at Marathon Petroleum On Sunday Jan. 29, local activists gathered in Findlay to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. In a demonstration titled “Standing in Solidarity with Standing Rock,” participants shared their support for the habitants of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Founders of a local group, […]

On your own at college, but your car still needs TLC

Tips to keep you on the road in ice and snow By Mac Williams @m_williamsm2             During the winter months the Ohio Department of Transportation reiterates their slogan, “When there’s ice and snow, take it slow.” For many the winter driving season becomes particularly hazardous when temperatures plummet and winter storms roll in.             […]

UF students attend NAIAS

Young journalists gain real-world experience By Heidi Paxson @HeidiPacSun The North American International Auto Show in Detroit was a great opportunity for University of Findlay students to step out of their journalistic comfort zone during the two-day press preview. Several UFTV members got a chance to report, conduct interviews, photograph, and learn about new car […]

Brew U brings in young Bucks

Findlay sports pub draws in 18 and up crowd @MelissaCarrick      Uncle Buck’s & Boudreaux’s on North Main was bought by Darrin Karcher in December of 2015, but did not draw much attention until a signage change in March of 2016. The grand opening took place on St. Patrick’s Day weekend to relaunch […]

Oilers Overcome Obstacles to Make it Seven in a Row

By Kevin Schrock  @KRock_6  For a University of Findlay Men’s Basketball team that has already suffered two injuries to starters this season, they simply will not quit. After losing Austin Gardner early in the season, Alex White also went down with a season ending knee injury during the team’s game against Trevecca Nazerene, Dec. 29. […]

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 […]

Snow Day!… Very Unlikely

By Mac Williams @m_williamsm2 The Spring semester is here and with it comes the snow, wind, and cold from old man Winter. As winter storms approach students dream of the possibility of classes being cancelled and having the day to whatever they want. Matthew Wilkins, a junior at the University of Findlay, thinks the […]

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 […]