The OCU chapter of Phi Mu moved into their new meeting house during the summer, right in time for recruitment. The house is located in the building previously occupied by the Student Health Center, completing the Panhellenic Quadrangle alongside the existing three sorority houses. The chapter previously used the Cokesbury Court Clubhouse as a meeting […]
More than 130 women participated in sorority rush during Formal Recruitment Aug. 19 through Aug. 22. Bid Day was Sunday on the campus quad. The new sorority members ran from Watson Lounge inside Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel to the quad, where their new sisters stood waiting. “We work hard during recruitment,” said Danielle Petersen, music […]
Freshmen packed Petree Recital Hall in Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center to hear from all the Greek organizations on campus at the Greek Info Meeting. Panhellenic and Inter-Fraternity Council hosted the meeting to meet and hear from the presidents of each fraternity and sorority. During the meeting, the presidents introduced themselves and their organizations philanthropy and […]
Students can enjoy free food inside during the Welcome Back Picnic this year. The picnic was moved inside because of heat concerns. The event has been hosted outside on the quad for several years, offering free food and live steel drum music from student performers. “We moved it inside because it was always so hot,” […]
Incoming freshmen lined up at the West Lawn Pavilion to check in to the residence halls Aug. 18. The new students had the help of New Student Orientation leaders and Greek life members to move into Walker, Banning and Draper Halls. “It’s going really well and really smooth,” said Jeri Jones, administrative assistant for university housing. “I’d say it’s going smoother than […]
Students enjoyed free food and tie-dying T-shirts in the rain at the seventh annual Love Not Hate Day.
Many people agree that dogs are beneficial to mental health, but you won’t be seeing them on campus.
By Lauren Matheny, Lifestyles Editor The campus gained two new members this spring. A pair of geese first appeared around campus at the beginning of April. They could be seen walking on the quad in the early morning hours, picking at bugs and squawking to students. The birds also have provided picturesque photo opportunities, […]
As OCU’s resident pair of geese have added two new members to the campus wildlife population, it’s compelling to wonder: what kind of animals are you likely to find on college campuses across the country? MediaOCU uncovers the similarities and differences of the animal residents on our campus, and those across the nation.
April showers bring May flowers to Oklahoma–but they also bring the risk of severe weather to our state. When severe storms hit, most people flip on the TV or turn on the radio to check our local forecast. But for those of us kept busy with rehearsals, practices, and classes, it can be difficult to get accurate weather reports. Here are some apps designed to do just that: alert you when severe storm is in the area, and tell you when it’s safe to stay out, and when it’s time to take cover.