Thanksgiving Break provides a tantalizing teaser to the joys of home: days full of family, naps, television, and home-cooked meals become the reality. But losing motivation during the final weeks of the semester can have a disastrous effect on grades and participation.
By Emily Laughridge, Columnist On Monday afternoon, October 27th, a young man was seen going door to door at Cokesbury Apartments. He was not a student. He claimed to be accepting donations of books and magazines for the needy. Adriana Napolitano, BA Music/BA Theatre Junior, was sitting in her apartment when he came knocking on […]
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. […]
Disney is building a Frozen attraction at Epcot, the Mouse House announced Friday. Based on the hit film, it will feature a pavilion where park visitors can meet Anna and Elsa.“We think these Frozen elements are great compliments to the Norway Pavilion, which showcases the country and region that inspired the film,” said Walt Disney Parks […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Lauren Matheny, Lifestyles Editor What coffee you choose each morning could say something about your personality, a new study finds. Dr. Ramani Durvasula, a clinical psychologist, recently conducted a study of 1,000 coffee drinkers. The study took into account common personality traits from several methods of psychological schools of thought in order to come […]
By Lauren Matheny, Lifestyles Editor For students, summer is a time to relax, take a deep breath, and look back on the year of hard work with pride. It’s a time for summer jobs, for exciting internships, for horizon-broadening trips abroad. But despite the temptation to completely check out, summer should also be a time […]
Though turkey and stuffing might remain standard fair for millions of Americans on Thanksgiving Day, a growing number of families are beginning new holiday food traditions. The number of families not indulging in turkey dinners has risen in recent years: last year, 12% of families chose alternative routes for their feasts. This shift can […]
It seems that there’s never any shortage of films about dysfunctional families at holiday gatherings. Cold Turkey is the latest addition to the category, and it doesn’t bring much to the table. An empty, frivolous film, it’s got little in the way of intelligence and nothing in the way of heart Written and directed by […]
The Rev. Dr. Joerg Rieger of Southern Methodist University came to OCU as the speaker for the annual Wilson Lecture series last Thursday.
The holiday season provides many opportunities for students to give back to their community through service.
How I Live Now may be based on a young adult novel, but that doesn’t excuse the fact that it’s incredibly juvenile.
The past week has been filled with the rumbling of earthquakes.
Many people are blaming the practice of fracking. But not me. I know the real reason.
The cause of all these earthquakes is none other than Russell Westbrook.
There have been several dorm security issues during the last couple of weeks.
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to give Rehearsals Grill a try in the coming weeks.
Apple products have become stale in their innovation. It seems as if they are just rehashing old ideas.
That kind of thinking will not last in the fast-paced world of technology.
Another tech company is poised to take Apple’s place.
The gluten-free diet has become a cultural phenomenon for those seeking to lose weight and boost their digestive health
The most marked characteristic of All Is Bright is that it’s a colossal waste of Paul Giamatti and Paul Rudd.
I’m just going to say it – I hate Homecoming.
Homecoming is just no fun. It’s a month of hell.
I had the great opportunity to be at a soft launch for Rehearsals, the new campus restaurant at the corner of 23rd Street and Kentucky.
Homecoming is in full swing this week.
There are a variety of events occurring throughout the week, presented by Student Activities Council.