Most social engagements cost money, reservations, and transportation. Here are eight dates to enjoy together without spending money or leaving campus.
We are in the midst of senior recitals and political campaigns, so I created hypothetical sets for senior recitals given by presidential candidates.
It’s March Madness, and there have been a lot of upsets. Sick of letting sports teams determine your success? This hypothetical bracket is for you.
Eleven members of the campus community help others narrow down their vacation options by offering their worst spring break scenarios.
Facebook recently added new options for responses to posts. I created a guide for students to reference when choosing their reaction.
Because Justice Scalia passed, President Obama has the opportunity to appoint a new Supreme Court Justice. Here are 10 predictions of candidates he may choose.
Valentine’s Day has passed, and you missed the chance to tell your secret love how you truly feel! These actions will make your soulmate fall head over heels.
Mountain Dew used a puppy-monkey-dog to advertise their kickstart drink. This commercial generated many thoughts, so I organized some comments by major.
RateMyProfessors.com allows students to enter their professors’ names into a database and write a review for them. Here are the OCU review highlights.
Children’s negative body image is a problem spurred by unrealistic bodies in media. Many people address princess bodies, but what about non-human characters?
Resident science majors explain classmates’ misconceptions about certain animals and provide arguments defending each creature’s purpose.
A week-long workout plan that does not restrict students to the confines of the gym
Everyone loves a class Christmas movie, but here are some updates sure to resonate with OCU students.
When it comes to gifts, it’s the thought that counts, but some people’s thoughts are stranger than others. Here are ten strange gifts received by students.
Family gatherings are great opportunities to relax and catch up with loved ones. However, they are always sprinkled with a few offensive comments that make it easier for us to leave our relatives and go back to school. 1. Comments on appearance: – (To my cousin): You look so pretty! (To me): You… have such…
Music plays a large part in the holiday season. In their enthusiasm for winter break, many people have already begun listening to Christmas songs and other holiday carols that completely skip over the closest upcoming holiday: Thanksgiving. Some people excuse this offense by pointing out the lack of Thanksgiving songs, so I have provided a…
Everyone gets sick of caf food after a while. Here are ten suggestions to spice up your meals without leaving the caf. 1. BLT brunch bagel Grab a bagel, lettuce, and tomato from the sandwich station. Then, add some bacon from the classics line. If it’s not brunch, you can use bacon bits, but you’ll…
As college students, we often get caught in the endless routine of studying, eating and sleeping. Here are five suggestions to help keep your life fresh and spicy. 5. American Banjo Museum This little gem, located in Bricktown, houses the largest collection of banjos on public display anywhere. It features everything banjo, including miniature, gigantic,…
Everyone recognizes the historical facts and mad rhymes that Lin-Manuel Miranda provides in the new Broadway hit Hamilton. However, audience members often overlook the most useful part: the pickup lines. Here are the top ten pickup lines sure to get you into the room where it happens. They won’t know how to say no…
With Halloween rapidly approaching, students franticly search for the perfect, creative yet cheap costume. No one wants to see another generic ghost, witch, or zombie, but when it comes to dressing as other humans, outfits can easily become offensive. Here are some costume options sure to make their makers stand out in the right way….
Finals season is upon us. Many students will lock themselves away in dorm rooms and library cubicles, on blankets on the quad or the back booths of Alvin’s. But sometimes, to really get the full benefit of studying, you need to leave the campus and find your own space. Here are some of the best spots to plug in, tune out, and settle down for a few hours of solid studying in Oklahoma City.
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.
How many times have you caught yourself saying, “If only there were more hours in the day!” Fortunately, there are ways to make the day easier, and use time wisely. Here are a few tips for making the most of each day’s time.
Monday is dreaded across the world as the start of a new week of hard work and more stress. While I usually try to think particularly positively on Mondays, I began to wonder: is there some psychological preset that makes this the most dreaded day of the week for, well, nearly everyone?
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.
“Comparison is the thief of joy,” said that philosophical 26th President, Theodore Roosevelt. But how do you resist the urge to feel inferior on a campus full of over-achievers? Here’s my take on the thorny question of comparison.