The university closed today Jan. 13 due to inclement weather forecasts throughout the week. Students took to social media to express their happiness for the day off.
Donald Trump became president-elect after beating Hillary Clinton by 62 electoral votes, but Clinton received almost 600,000 more popular votes than Trump.
The Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel is coming up on its 50th anniversary and has undergone some changes in the past few weeks.
The flu shot can be a controversial decision, but as flu season approaches, students are encouraged to protect themselves and others by getting the shot.
More open lines of communication will benefit students and housing officials.
Whether we’re freshmen or seniors, most of us start the new school year with goals, ambitions and sometimes even more concerns.
Campus police sent out an email this morning warning of a stolen cell phone.
Class and program cancellations, terminated professors, and budget cuts were a result of the prioritization process, which began in April 2014.
The OCU police department sent out an email on 4/14 reminding students to keep dorms, apartments and vehicles locked. OCUPD said the email was sent out because of some minor events, but not one in particular.
Thank you to everyone who made Relay For Life happen: the planning committee, team captains, and those who came out to support the event and display the best of OCU.
So, Mr. President, remember: Change can be good, but be sure you finish what you started and communicate throughout the process.
Change is good, but there has been too much change with how students select their rooms. The housing assignment system has changed each of the last three years.
Although this system might make things simple, there are some other ways for students to prepare. Here are our suggestions for a smooth enrollment:
We need a plan to help housing, but maybe this isn’t the best one.
Parking will always be an issue on any college campus. Either there is not enough, the spaces are too small or the prices are too high.
We can agree we pay a lot of money to OCU. There is one thing students can do to prevent officials from being forced to waste our money.
There is an apparent lack of respect between student organizations and Student Senate where appropriations are concerned.
Hoverboards, or self balancing motorized scooters, hit the market last year and quickly became popular. But safety concerns caused many campuses around the nation including OCU to ban hoverboards.
For college students, Thanksgiving represents a calm before the stress of finals season hits us. It is our chance to catch up on sleep and Netflix before studying for finals and spending long nights in Dulaney-Browne Library. It also is a time of year when we are reminded of the things we are thankful for….
Food service is a touchy subject on college campuses. Food is one of college students’ top complaints, according to studentadvisor.com. It is nice to know Student Government Association is seeking solutions to issues surrounding food on campus. But the real problem is university administrators not cooperating with SGA in these efforts. Sodexo, the university’s food…
Halloween is meant to be fun and spooky. It is a time for friends, trick-or-treating, candy, jack-o’-lanterns, haunted houses, and dressing up as something you’re not. Dressing up in costumes and spending time getting ready with friends is the best part about Halloween, but remember to be considerate of others when choosing a costume. Some…
Hey Y’all, Student Publications’ editors and staff will be taking a break from publishing online Oct. 17-20 for Fall Break, but we will be posting again Oct. 21. We hope all students, faculty and staff enjoy your well-deserved break! Please tweet Fall Break pictures and tag @MediaOCU for a chance to win a Starbucks gift card! HAPPY FALL BREAK!…
It’s officially midterm week, but some students are finished with midterms while others are in the middle of a three-week midterm season. Whether your midterms are all in a single day or spread out during an entire month, you feel the stress of exams and projects. There are benefits to professors spreading exams out for…
The Homecoming theme was announced and the festivities soon will commence. Students soon will spend days and nights perfecting Lip Sync dances, building giant spirit structures and wishing they had more sleep. Homecoming can either be the most exciting time of the academic year or the worst. Students will have to balance long days in…
Officials reviewed the university’s Student Code of Conduct this semester. Most of it was kept the same, but there were some changes. One of the biggest changes is the introduction of the medical amnesty policy. The policy provides protection for students if they need to seek medical treatment during analcohol- or drug- related emergency. So…
Gamma Phi Beta will host Pancake Palooza from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. on April 5at the Gamma Phi Beta house. The sorority will sell all-you-can-eat pancakes for $5. All proceeds will benefit the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition. The NOCC works to improve knowledge about the disease’s early symptoms. They also assist newly diagnosed women…