Archives for September 2010

Dancers to appear on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

Four OCU students will be seen on ABC television network this weekend.

Sophomore wins state singing title

Brittany Jo Bisel didn’t intend to enter the competition, but registered after some coaxing from her father. She had won a state singing title at the Oklahoma State Fair the past two years. She didn’t expect to win again. “I didn’t think they would allow that, because there are politics involved,” she said.

Mama E’s: True soul food

Mama E’s is a small local restaurant that has two locations in Oklahoma City. The newest location is at 900 W. Reno, while the original location is at 3838 Springlake Drive.

Stars anticipate boathouse opening

The two teams, consisting of 32 rowers and six paddlers in canoe/kayak, will be greeted by some of the most advanced training equipment available to their respective sports.

Volleyball team wins against Mid-America Christian

The Stars played hard for three sets coming out on top of Mid-America Christian on Tuesday Sept. 21 at Abe Lemons Arena. Winning all three sets 25-22, 25-15, 25-18 improving them to 9-4, 2-0 in the SAC.

Blood drive hosted on campus

There will be a chance to see if you really do bleed blue today with an American Red Cross blood drive.

Letter to the editor: Fraternity president concerned about media bias

There were some major concerns the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity president has after reading the Sept. 15 issue of The Campus.

Police reports: Staff member suffers head injury

A staff member suffers from a head injury after working to remodel the 5th floor of the Dulaney-Browne Library.

OCU week at museum of art

Students, faculty and staff looking for a free activity and a chance to learn about art can check out the OKC Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive from Sept. 20-26.

Student Editor Chosen to Attend National Journalism Convention

OKLAHOMA CITY – The editor-in-chief of Oklahoma City University’s Student Publications staff is one of three collegiate journalists in the state chosen for sponsorship to a national convention.

New American Idol judges announced

Jennifer Lopez and Stephen Tyler are officially American Idol judges, according to MTV’s Kara Warner and Matt Elias.

Banana Island: Dishes for brave, timid at heart

Banana Island, 1500 NW 23rd St, is a small Malaysian-style restaurant with a large selection of authentic foods.

Freshman-at-large election winners announced

The polls have closed for Student Government Association’s Student Senate freshman-at-large seats.

Columnist defines Hitler irony

Hey kids, ready for me to define irony for you? Here it goes.
Historians have theorized for some time that evil German dictator Adolf Hitler was in possession of some Jewish ancestors. Science has now proved it. Somewhat.

City Scene:What to do this weekend

What is there to do this weekend?

Officials anticipate boathouse opening

When the Devon Boathouse is christened during the Head of the Oklahoma Regatta next month, it is expected to be the most advanced training facility in the world for the sports of rowing and canoe/kayak, according to coaches and sports scientists.

Honor society hosts discussion panel

The Phi Kappa Phi honor society is hosting a free panel discussion in honor of Constitution Day. The discussion, titled “Gay Marriage: Past, Present & Future,” is at noon Sept. 17 in the Great Hall in Tom and Brenda McDaniel University Center.

Islam expert to speak on campus

Submitted A prominent Islam expert will speak on campus in October. Tariq Ramadan will speak at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 in Petree Recital Hall in Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, will be titled “A Radical Reform of Muslim Minds.” Ramadan has been called one of the […]

Methodist superintendent to speak at chapel

Submitted The Rev. Frankye Johnson will speak at chapel service at 1 p.m. Sept. 16 in Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel. The Rev. Johnson is the district superintendent of the South Oklahoma City District of the United Methodist Church. She previously served as senior pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Lawton, Okla. The […]

Fraternity still giving out bids

The numbers are still out for a new campus fraternity.

Library renovations continue

Following last year’s mid-March carpet improvements to its first and second floors, the Dulaney-Browne Library is undergoing a complete fifth-floor face-lift .

Officials discuss sorority expansion possibilities

By Carmen Bourlon, Senior Staff Writer Given the record number of women who received sorority bids this year, officials are researching possibilities to expand the Greek system. While nothing is set in stone, officials are trying to see what it would take to host a fourth sorority on campus, said Lee Hall, assistant director for […]

Policy changes allow students to gain prepatory experience

Changes are being made to OCU procedure that will give students the option to work with a system they might encounter in the workforce.

New program invites city chefs to cook in cafeteria

Students who want to try a new restaurant might not have to travel any further than the cafeteria, according to Student Government Association officials.

President hopes garden can be utilized by OCU Dining

Along with the many tasks of a university president, President Henry started a vegetable garden since his term began in July.

Marketing director announces launch of new media website

Student Publications is launching a new website today at The Student Publications staff created the new website so campus media outlets could be better integrated.

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