More information released in assault investigation

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Officials released more information Sept. 30 about a sexual assault reported this weekend on campus.

Police searching for assault suspect

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Police are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a female student on campus.

Few Details Released about Sexual Assault Reported on Campus

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University officials are releasing few details about a sexual assault reported on campus this weekend.

On the Town: what to do this weekend in OKC

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By Lauren Matheny, Web Editor Welcome to the first edition of “On the Town,” a place to let you know what’s going on off-campus this weekend. The Oklahoma City community is redolent with events, festivals, and cultural opportunities, and the Student Publications staff encourages students to get off campus and get out on the town. […]

U.S. Department of State official to speak at International Energy Conference in OKC

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Matthew McManus, an official from the U.S. Department of State, will be one of the featured speakers at Oklahoma City University’s International Energy Conference. The conference will take place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 15 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City. It is presented by OCU’s Meinders School of […]

School of Theatre dean and alumnus host “Grapes of Wrath” talk

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Brian Parsons, associate dean of the OCU School of Theatre, will host a reception and pre-show discussion with Donald Jordan, founding Artistic Director of CityRep Theatre, for the current production of John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath. The event will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Sept. 17 in the Wanda Bass Atrium inside the Wanda L. […]

Hispanic day in cafeteria planned

The Hispanic Student Association is hosting their Hispanic Day in the Cafeteria on Sept. 25. Hispanic Day is an event hosted by the Hispanic Student Association where Mexican food is served in the caf to raise cultural awareness at OCU. The event was on the campus calendar for Sept. 19, but was postponed due to […]

Library staff recognizes Banned Book Week

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Dulaney-Browne Library will celebrate banned books week by displaying a collection of banned books at the circulation desk this week.

Student Government Association conducts audit

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Student Government Association has decided to go through its own process of prioritization. SGA will begin the process of a self-audit soon.

Red Earth MFA creative writing program hosts book launch

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The OCU Red Earth MFA creative writing program will host a book launch at 6 p.m.  on Friday, Oct. 10 to celebrate the publication of “The Walmart Republic,” a collection of poetry by Quraysh Ali Lansana and Christopher Stewart. The event will take place in the Tom and Brenda McDaniel University Center.  Copies of the […]

Police conduct active shooter drill

An active shooter drill happened at 10 a.m. Sept. 18. The drill lasted about 10 minut

Music professor trains for philanthropic race

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One professor on campus is taking “run for your life” to a whole new level.

Dr. Erik Heine, professor of music theory, will run a 24-hour race in October to raise money for the Special Friends Foundation.

Student government association hosts annual retreat

Student Government Association worked on bonding as a unit at their annual retreat last Saturday Sept. 13.

Renowned sculptor Rosalind Cook to present at OCU

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By Lauren Matheny, Web Editor Famous sculptor Rosalind Cook will give a presentation about her work at 1 p.m. on Sept. 22 in the Tom and Brenda McDaniel University Center. Cook will also describe her new book, title “Capturing the Spirit in Bronze,” which is being released this month. She will sign copies of the […]

Men’s Golf kicks off season with U.C. Ferguson Classic

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The OCU Stars men’s golf team will host the 42nd U.C. Ferguson Classic, at 8 a.m. Monday and Tuesday at Lincoln Park Golf Course, as its season opener. The Stars hold the top spot in the Golf Coaches Association of America preseason NAIA rankings. Twelve other teams will play in the tournament. The U.C. Ferguson Classic […]

OCU Hall of Honor will induct business, community leaders

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  Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business will induct five business and community leaders into the OCU Hall of Honor during the 28th annual Oklahoma Commerce and Industry Hall of Honor luncheon on Oct. 29 at the Cox Convention Center. The annual luncheon is organized to honor members of the local business community. Proceeds benefit the […]

Urban Outfitters controversy: what’s the line between topical and tasteful?

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    By Lauren Matheny, Web Editor Photo From USA Today  Urban Outfitters has once again found itself in the center of a media firestorm, this time for the marketing of a shirt that is being branded “tasteless,” “lacking in judgement,” and “ultimately disrespectful.” The shirt is marketed on the Urban Outfitters website as a […]

What do you think? Justice Sotomayor raises important questions

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor visited OCU yesterday for an hour-long session with law students, law faculty, and other members of the OCU community. Law professors and President Robert Henry asked Sotomayor questions, which she elaborated on. Sotomayor began her presentation by discussing her Puerto Rican heritage, and the encouragement of her parents while she […]

Alumni Association hosts Downtown Lunch and Learn

The OCU Alumni Association will host a lunch and learn session titled “Living, Working, and Playing in the Urban Core.” The session will take place from 12 to 1 p.m. on Sept. 11 at the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library. The session will be led by a discussion panel of local business professionals from BetterBlockOKC: ·         […]

OCU student becomes Thunder Girl

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Kayle Marshall, OCU senior, was selected as an OKC Thunder Girl for the 2014-2015 season.She has been selected as one of eight new women joining the 20 member squad. Marshall is a senior education major at OCU, and has been a member of the OCU Pom Squad since her freshman year. During her time on […]

Powerful Prose series features book about Nazi suppression

The Powerful Prose book discussion series will continue with a presentation at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at Full Circle Bookstore. The featured novel is titled “The Nicest Nazi: Childhood Memories of World War II,” by Oklahoma author Christiane Brant Faris. OCU President Robert Henry will lead the discussion along with Faris, who is a […]

Local transgender candidate heads for historic House race

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Julia Sophia, one of two Democratic candidates running for a House seat in District 88, could make history as the first transgender legislator to take office in the US. District 88 lies near the heart of Oklahoma City, including the Paseo and Plaza districts. Julia Sophia is running against Jason Dunnington, an Oklahoma City University visiting […]

OCU Women’s volleyball team starts season undefeated

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The OCU Stars women’s volleyball team emerged undefeated at the Kansas Wesleyan Invitational over Labor Day Weekend. The Stars first defeated Haskall Indian Nations University on Saturday afternoon, scoring 25-15, 25-19, 25-16. The win provided Kyle Steele with his first victory as head coach of the team. Later Saturday evening, the Stars won against Tabor College with a […]

Denney Crabaugh inducted into American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame

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Oklahoma City University baseball coach Denney Crabaugh will be inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Jan. 3, 2015 at the ABCA Convention in Orlando, Fla. Crabaugh is already a member of the NAIA Hall of Fame and the Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Crabaugh owns a record of […]

University hosts OCU Week at the Museum

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The OCU Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning will host “OCU Week at the Museum,” from Sept. 9-14 at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. All faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend the museum for free (OCU ID is required for entry). Currently, the museum is featuring the exhibit: “Gods and Heroes: […]

OCU named one of best colleges by Princeton Review

OCU was named as one of the best colleges in the Western region by the Princeton Review in their annual list. The Princeton Review is a resource designed to help students applying for college discover schools they might like to attend. The review is published annually, and features different categories. OCU won its spot along […]

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