Archives for September 2011

Rowing coach Cam Brown battles disease

By Rikki George, Web Editor OCU men’s rowing coach, Cam Brown, fell ill with Guillain-Barré syndrome this spring while taking athletes to a regatta at Princeton University. Guillain-Barré syndrome is an extremely rare disease where the immune system of one’s body attacks the nervous system. Guillain-Barré syndrome affect  one in 100,000 people and has left Brown temporarily […]

Soccer teams prepare for conference championships

The men’s and women’s soccer teams began their season competing on different levels.

Basketball teams gear up for upcoming scrimmages, games

The men’s and women’s basketball teams are practicing for their first games of the season.

Golf teams strive for nationals qualifications

The men’s and women’s golf teams are preparing to secure their spot in upcoming competitions.

Columnist urges sensitivity to one another’s opposing viewpoints

Voicing an opinion can get people riled up, even when it’s not the intention. There are two things one can never talk about without upsetting somebody: politics and religion.

Writer finds cultural insight in Facebook’s interface redesign

Facebook, you’ve changed. You used to be fun and fresh, but now, I don’t know. You just feel like you’re trying to be something you’re not.

Greek organizations plan awareness events

Members of the Greek community are using the month of October to promote their philanthropies.

Community prepares for regatta festivities

The Oklahoma Regatta Festival is back for a weekend of racing and competition.

SGA president reflects on progress of Star Connect program

Star Connect is continuing its search for membership.

SGA hosts Free Movie Night

Student Government Association will continue their monthly tradition of offering free movies to all students.

Oozeball rescheduled due to inclement weather

Oozeball has been rescheduled to noon Sept. 24 on the West Lawn.

Jesus and the 12 disciples break bread and sing during the final dress rehearsal Thursday in Kirkpatrick Auditorium in Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center. The musical opens Sept. 23. Photo: Jason Stewart

Forum to educate on Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy

The repeal of the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy sparked SPECTRUM, the campus LGBTQ organization, to host a forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20 outside of the caf in Tom and Brenda McDaniel University center.

Conferences, tournaments fill volleyball season

By Rachel Morse, Staff Writer A hard conference schedule is a sign that volleyball season is in full swing, Coach Nikki Dieball said. The team has competed in three tournaments, including the OKC-Southern Nazarene Classic from Aug. 26-27, where they won three of four games. The team won one of four matches in the Embry […]

Columnist learns to balance college lifestyle with family time

I’ve come to perfect the phrase, “But I’m in college” in the past few years.

Writer’s experience emphasizes the severity of ‘Stranger Danger’

‘Stranger Danger’ was a recurring theme in my upbringing and the importance of distrusting strangers continues in my adulthood.

Community encouraged to learn emergency procedures

Campuswide emails and text messages from the campus police department prompted students, faculty and staff to take protection during a tornado drill Sept. 15.

Institute presents foreign film series

The OCU Film Institute will explore the theme of compassion in Black Orpheus, the first of eight foreign films in the 2011-12 film series.

Senators vote to fund $950 for two events

More than 20 guests attended Student Senate’s weekly meeting to show their support for the organization’s requesting funding.

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Musical brings contemporary perspective to life of Jesus

Critically-acclaimed Andrew Lloyd Webber hit, “Jesus Christ Superstar,” is belting its way to the OCU stage just in time for its 30th anniversary.

Officials take precautions to ensure pedestrian security

Two new stop signs were installed on campus Sept. 6 on Kentucky Avenue.

Senate to vote on more than $4,000 in requested funding

Senators will vote on whether or not to approve funding for three proposed bills at their weekly.

OPUBCO to be sold by Gaylord family

By Rikki George, Web Editor For the past 108 years, the Gaylord and Dickinson families have owned The Oklahoma Publishing Company. OPUBCO as it is nicknamed, is being bought by the Anschutz Corporation, a Denver based company owned by Philip Anschutz. The sale of OPUBCO includes The Oklahoman,, the corporate headquarters building, the printing facilities […]

Sports agent, alumnus to speak at law school

A former law student now sports agent is returning to the university as a guest speaker.

Firearm, prescription pills and alcohol found during room check

By Rikki George, Web Editor While conducting room checks in the University Manor Apartments on Friday, a RA came across a loaded 45 caliber revolver in the top drawer of a cabinet next to a mattress in the bedroom. After being notified, an OCUPD officer  took the Ruger, loaded with six live rounds, 56 (45 cal.) Blazer […]

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