Archives for March 2011

Deadline approaches for students to hear compelling speakers

Inauguration planners are providing students, staff and faculty with the unique chance to hear speakers from a range of backgrounds.

Velez, Cook win SGA executive seats

Two sophomores were elected to executive positions with Student Government Association.

Officials host Free Movie Night, Stu Pub provides reviews

Student Activities Committee will host the third Free Movie Night of the semester March 30. Check out movie reviews.

More than $1,800 in funding approved by Senate

With only one Senate meeting remaining, senators are working to be fiscally responsible when spending remaining funds.

Students witness dispute, arrest

Students witnessed a post-theft dispute at about 2 p.m. today, March 30, behind the Kappa Sigma House, 2412 Virginia Ave.

Officials announce coach’s departure

Athletic director continues search for new men’s basketball coach.

Women’s rowing team trains for spring season

The spring brings no break for the female rowing team.

Officials consider using flash mobs to enhance student recruitment

Officials are brainstorming new ways to recruit students to the university.

TheatreOCU to perform new production

TheatreOCU will premiere a newly composed saga of four Greek tragedies, “House of Atreus,” to enhance the celebration of the inaugural events.

Columnist shares thoughts on the dangers of radioactivity

The 75-foot tsunami and 8.9 magnitude earthquake that struck northeast Japan on March 11 were not the end of Japan’s worries.

Dancers discuss mental, physical preparations for auditions

Black leotard, black tights and hair pulled tightly back in a messy bun, Sarah Shelton is ready to show why she deserves a spot in one of the four summer shows at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma.

Officials challenged by search for additional parking

Difficulty in finding parking on college campuses is a universal issue.

Inauguration celebration presents unique presidential interaction

Students will have the exciting opportunity to attend several events next week surrounding President Robert Henry’s inauguration.

Not-for-profit management major at risk of discontinuing

The standing of a Meinders School of Business degree program might be in jeopardy. The school’s not-for-profit management and leadership major is uncertain.

Students reimbursed for flood damage

When Morgan McLaughlin was released last month to move back into her room in Oklahoma United Methodist Hall, she didn’t budge.

University hosts weeklong celebration

President Robert Henry’s birthday April 4 won’t only be celebrated by blowing out candles.

How to fall asleep and sleep through the night

People who get 7-9 hours of sleep are more productive, more energetic throughout the day and have less stress in their lives.

Okla. lawmakers endorse fetal pain abortion ban

Doctors who perform abortions in Oklahoma after 20 weeks of pregnancy could face felony charges under a bill overwhelming approved bya Senate committee, according to the Associated Press.

New legislation to be presented at Senate meeting

Senators will present eight pieces of legislation March 29 at the weekly Senate meeting.

University to host human rights rally

OKLAHOMA CITY — OCU will host a rally called “Building Peace for a Just World” at 10:30 a.m. April 9 in the Quad Lawn in the center of campus to promote social justice and human rights.

Students, alumni to perform in Sooner Theatre musical

NORMAN– OCU will be well represented this Friday, April 1, when the musical theatre production of “The Wedding Singer” opens at The Sooner Theatre.

Music series ends with world-renowned pianist

OKLAHOMA CITY — The 2010-11 Distinguished Artist Series at OCU concludes at 3 p.m. April 12 with pianist Vladimir Feltsman performing Bach, Schubert, Schumann-Liszt and Chopin.

War crime photos surface of U.S. soldiers murdering civilians

Photos that were previously censored by the Pentagon have been discovered, according to the Rolling Stone.

Documentary film series shakes mountains

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City University Documentary Film Series continues at 2 p.m. April 10 in the Kerr McGee Auditorium with Pamela Yates and Thomas Sigel’s “When the Mountains Tremble.”

Unlikely Final Four bound for Houston

Four teams are headed to Houston for the Final Four.

Japan issues another tsunami alert

Eastern Japan was struck by a 6.5 magnitude earthquake March 27.

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