Archives for October 2011

Correspondent comments on school mascots, faith

Multimedia reporter addresses religion and school spirit.

Men’s soccer upsets USAO

OCU men’s soccer team hands USAO its first Sooner Athletic Conference loss of the season.

2011: The year in film, so far

Film critic, Tommy Bond, sums up 2011’s film scene.

OCU to honor distinguished alumni

The Oklahoma City University Alumni Association will honor seven outstanding alumni during Homecoming weekend festivities in November at the annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner.

Fritz Kiersch to screen film on campus

Fritz Kiersch, director of the original 1984 version of “Children of the Corn” will screen the 2001 version twice tomorrow night in the United Methodist Hall dorm theater room.

OCU professors to give China culture presentation

OCU professors who recently returned from a tour of China will give a presentation featuring photographs and insight from their trip.

Community encouraged to participate in local recycling program

Students should do their part in recycling while on campus, if they don’t do so already.

Students to participate in Halloween parade

Students are preparing to participate with the local community at the Oklahoma Gazette’s Ghouls Gone Wild Parade.

Organizations prepare for Homecoming

Homecoming season is back with a revised competition focused on unifying campus organizations and fueling participation.

Officials renovate residence halls due to vandalism

Campus dorms will undergo renovations to secure dorm entrances.

Volleyball suffers loss to Oklahoma Baptist

By Rikki George, Web Editor Oklahoma Baptist, ranked 22nd in NAIA volleyball, improved to 24-9, 10-0 in the Sooner Athletic Conference after beating the Stars, 25-11, 27-25, 25-17 friday. The Stars’ went to 11-21, 4-6 in league play after the loss. The Stars take on Mid-America Christian at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Abe Lemons Arena […]

Soccer faces Wayland Baptist

Sophomore Blerta Rashica scored four goals Saturday to help the Stars beat Wayland Baptist 4-2.

Cross Country competes at NAIA Mid-States Classic

Oklahoma City university women’s cross country finished 10th overall and the men finished 12th Saturday at the NAIA Mid-State Classic hosted by Southwestern College (Kan.).

Women’s wrestling scores record wins

With a 10-0 record, the Stars women’s wrestling team is ranked first in the Women’s College Wrestling Association rankings for 2011-12 season.

The Campus on stands today

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Now on DVD: Scream 4

Ghostface is back in this fourth edition of the classic self-referential slasher series, and he’s doing what he does best: slicing and dicing!

In Theaters: 50/50

Jonathan Levine’s 50/50 walks the fine line of films about people with cancer, and it so brilliantly manages to be honest and reserved.

In Theaters: Dreamhouse

By Tommy Bond, Film Critic Dreamhouse Ugh, what a disappointment this was.  The film would have benefited greatly if it had kept its mouth shut in its preview rather than spoil the big twist.  Knowing that the main guy’s family is dead the whole time, before the movie even began, had me fidgeting in my […]

Steve Jobs dies at 56

Apple Inc. co-founder, Steve Jobs, died today at the age of 56.

Officials ready university for reaccreditation visit

The university’s strengths and weaknesses will be evaluated in the upcoming reaccreditation.

Senators pass resolution, bills at weekly meeting

Senators paid much attention to Student Senate’s image when making legislative decisions at Tuesday night’s meeting.

Amanda Knox to return home to Seattle tonight

By Rikki George, Web Editor After having her 26 year prison sentence overturned yesterday, University of Washington student, Amanda Knox is returning home to Seattle tonight. Knox was convicted of killing her British roommate, 21-year-old Meredith Kercher, four years ago but won her appeals case on suspicion of faulty evidence. Knox’s flight from London Heathrow […]

Kathryn Shiro wins five gold medals at Oklahoma Regatta Festival

By Rikki George, Web Editor OCU senior, Kathryn Shiro, was the women’s rowing teams top medal earner this weekend. Shiro, 22, won five gold and one bronze medals, beating 2012 Olympic hopefuls along the way. Shiro is a 2016 Olympic hopeful herself and represented the United States last summer when she earned a spot on […]

Journalist to speak on campus

The Distinguished Speakers Series will feature journalist Bill Moyers.

OCU to honor Wilma Mankiller

By Rikki George, Web Editor Thursday October 6, OCU will honor Wilma Mankiller, an advocate for American Indian and women’s rights who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1998. Mankiller was most notably the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation, she died last year. Gloria Steinem will be the guest of honor at a […]

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