Archives for March 2012

University financial officer to leave post

The chief financial officer announced March 15 that he plans to leave the university at the end of June.

Critic discusses mediocrity of ‘The Hunger Games’ cast, plot

One thing can be said of ‘The Hunger Games’: it is nothing if not relevant, considering contemporary society’s obsession with reality television.

Editor enticed by newest popular culture craze

Finally. There is a random, pop culture-driven book I can get behind.

Oklahoma governor confirmed as 2012 commencement speaker

The search for the spring 2012 undergraduate commencement speaker is complete.

Students awaken OCU to award-winning musical

Students may see some familiar faces in a local theater’s production about teenage sexuality.

Columnist criticizes media’s perpetuation of racial stereotypes

A recent Florida tragedy has caused nationwide controversy. George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watchman, shot and killed Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager wearing a hoodie.

Women’s basketball wins national championship

The women’s basketball team triumphed March 20 in the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics’ Division I championship tournament.

Students work to create ‘Student Bill of Rights and Responsibilities’

The Bill of Rights, a national document guaranteeing individual freedoms and liberties for Americans, was replicated for students at the university-level.

TV representives speak to women’s basketball team

Representatives from Oklahoma City television stations visited campus March 27 to interview members of the recently-crowned national champion women’s basketball team.

Women’s golf places fourth in golf invitational

Top-ranked Oklahoma City University finished fourth after one round of the Battle at Primm at the Primm Valley Golf Club.

Horn section selected to perform at symposium

The university’s French horn section was selected this year to perform at the International Horn Society’s 44th symposium.

Spring break

Student Publications will resume updating the week of March 26, 2012.

Students elect new SGA president, senators

The university’s election committee counted Student Government Association election votes March 15 and announced five students who will assume SGA positions for the 2012-13 academic year.

Student senator’s resolution critiques BLUEtique overhaul

One student senator is advocating for student voices as OCU Dining officials plan to expand the university’s food services.

Beautification program emphasizes importance of conservation

Students, officials and administrators are assisting to preserve and improve the university’s natural beauty.

Columnist finds pop singers edgier after domestic abuse controversy

There are few things in pop culture that make me really uncomfortable. Usually I can formulate some sort of joke opinion and pick a side, but sometimes the subject matter is too serious even for me to poke fun at.

Dance company to perform in upcoming Spring Show

Students’ dedication, punctuality and cooperation contributed to the production of The American Spirit Dance Company’s Spring Show.

Candidates vie for SGA presidency

Two Student Government Association executive incumbents are contending for a shot at the president’s seat in this year’s SGA elections.

Incumbent SGA president competes for second term

Velez originally ran for SGA president because she saw the potential for necessary change to the campus community.

Incumbent Senate president contends for SGA presidency

Fliers posted on bulletin boards across campus, Facebook posts and hash tags on Twitter updates all read the same thing—“This Is Not A Campaign.”

Apple to release new iPad

Apple executives met today at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco to present the latest version of the iPad.

Lawn ornament ambush raises funds for Relay For Life

University offices and yards are targets for being “flocked,” the Relay For Life committee’s term for posting their collection of yard or paper flamingos, said Caleb Howard, event chairman.

Watch live coverage of Apple’s iPad 3 event

Apple’s 2012 keynote, rumored to reveal an iPad 3, began at noon March 7.

Columnist dismisses irony as reason for watching television

I genuinely love everything. Okay, that’s a lie.

Text, online chat research methods added in Dulaney-Browne Library

Library officials are expanding their resources this year outside the Dulaney-Browne Library.

Campus community responds to ‘Personhood Bill’

Recent legislation has ignited objection from the campus community.

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