Archives for August 2011

OCU’s Center for Addiction Prevention Studies receives praise

By Rikki George, Web Editor Peter Messiah, director of the addiction prevention studies program at OCU, gave a nod to The Oklahoman in his NewsOK article about college drug addiction. Messiah praises the paper for addressing the issue of addictions on campus, mentioning Oklahoma City University’s Center for Addiction Prevention Studies as well as Texas Tech’s Center […]

Writer explains distaste for public breastfeeding

Public displays of affection often create an uncomfortable scene for bystanders. Breastfeeding, a frequent and necessary form of feeding for a newborn, also may cause an awkward scene for those in the vicinity.

Columnist emphasizes cultural importance of ‘Scarface’ screening

Scarface was probably the first movie I ever fell in love with. Before I fell for Superbad, a film that perfectly defined our generation’s awkward high school years—only with cool Richard Pryor T-shirts and wittier penis jokes—there was Scarface.

UNC questions Christian student choir for discrimination

By Dakoda Smith, Copy Editor The Univ. of North Carolina will investigate Psalm 100, a Christian student choir, for potentially breaking the university’s non-discrimination policy, reported The Daily Tar Heel. According to the director of the singing group, the gay senior was not removed for his sexual orientation, but for his opinions of homosexuality. He […]

Senate presents new senators, plans for semester

Communication was a buzzword at the weekly Student Senate meeting as senators discussed ways to be proactive and improve relations with organizations.

OCU soccer beats Bethel

By Rikki George, Web Editor OCU’s soccer team beat Bethel (Tenn.) 2-0 on Saturday. Star sophomores Meghan McMahon and Blerta Rashica each scored a goal to garner the win for the team. The team will play its home opener Sept. 4 against Missouri Valley. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Stars Field. Read more about the victory […]

OCU student arrested for DUI

By Rikki George, Web Editor Two students were stopped by police early Saturday morning for driving 41mph on NW 23rd, a 30 mph designated street. The blue Honda Accord came to a stop at Kentucky Avenue and J.R. Homsey Drive where the driver and his passenger, both of whom smelled of alcohol, were asked to exit […]

OCU lunch-to-go is back

A welcomed relief, lunch-to-go is back in the Caf!

OCU volleyball wins big

By Rikki George, Web Editor OCU Stars volleyball team won two matches during the Oklahoma City-Southern Nazarene Classic, Saturday. The Stars beat Southwestern Assemblies of God (Texas) 25-16, 32-34, 25-16, 25-13. Following that victory, the team went on to beat Bethel (Kan.) 13-25, 25-22, 25-18, 25-18. The 3-1 Stars scored their second highest single-match team block total with 15.5 […]

Hurricane Irene leaves much to repair

By Rikki George, Web Editor In the wake of Hurricane Irene, college campuses have begun to assess and repair damage. At East Carolina University, in Greenville, N.C., there are  fallen branches and uprooted trees. Workers have been cleaning up water damage to some dormitory rooms, and checking reports of further damage. Other campuses have have […]

Writer offers medical advice through experience

By Mary Larsh, Columnist “Fore!” is shouted as a warning to players in danger of being hit with a golf ball. This word of caution was noticeably absent in mid-August when I witnessed a golf ball fly into the back of my mom’s head. I was playing in a foursome with my mom in a […]

Columnist anticipates album release, start of final year of college

By Elizabeth Newby, Columnist I haven’t anticipated anything in a while as much as the release of Tha Carter IV on Monday, Aug. 29. It’s strange because this week ironically marks the beginning of my fourth and final year of college, but I’m mostly looking forward to the crazy wordplay that is about to bust […]

Students invited to spend a Night on the Paseo

By Farris Willingham, Staff Writer Student Government Association will host Night on the Paseo, a new event designed to attract students to the Paseo Arts District. The event will be hosted Thursday from 5 to 10 p.m. “We were recently approached by the owner of Paseo Grill and Sauced,” he said. “He wanted to partner […]

First Issue of The Campus

The start of classes brings back the weekly publication of OCU’s newspaper, The Campus. The first issue came out today so pick up your copy between classes and look out for further issues every Wednesday!

Sororities share results of Bid Day

New and returning students pledged their membership at Sunday’s panhellenic recruitment.

Spouses team up to coach cross country

Two new cross country coaches began teaching this semester and have more in common than just their sport: Coach Conor Holt and Assistant Coach Camille Herron will coach the cross country team as a married couple.

Senate hosts first meeting of semester, approves fall budget

Senators approved the budget and standing rules for the Fall 2011 semester at the first Student Senate meeting of the new academic year.

Former OCU Faculty Member Dies

By Rikki George, Web Editor Former OCU Adjunct Faculty, Dean of Students and Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Tom Heggy died on August 17. Heggy worked at OCU for more than 30 years, ending his career with the University in 2001. A celebration of Heggy’s life is scheduled for this Saturday, August 27, at 10:30 […]

OCU’s Delgado Sisters Lay Down the Law

By Rikki George, Web Editor OKLAHOMA CITY — OCU wrestlers, Brienna and Brittany Delgado, were involved in a car accident on Saturday. Fortunately, the accident that included the sisters and their Grandmother, Elizabeth Bell, took a turn for the heroic. Brienna, 19, along with Brittany, 21, chased down the man who hit them as he […]

OCU Student Found Drunk on Campus

By Rikki George, Web Editor OKLAHOMA CITY — OCUPD responded to a report Saturday evening that an OCU student was intoxicated on campus. Just before 11:30 p.m., Cokesbury Court RA, Destry Elms, witnessed a male student urinating into some bushes within the complex. Upon escorting the student back to his apartment, Elms found an empty […]

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