Give me five: five ways to fill up short breaks in the day

So class is over, your next class hasn’t begun, and you’ve got twenty minutes to kill. What do you do first? Here are a few options for creating something productive out of a short break.

Prizes offered in annual poster competition

Undergraduate students have the opportunity to present original posters and win prizes in the annual Fall Poster Contest.The poster contest is a judged scholarly competition that happens every fall, in which undergraduate students have a way of visually presenting information in any field. The posters usually include graphs, charts, illustrations or words, and must have been done during that semester.

Student Senate chooses to avoid Yik Yak resolution

Student Senate decided not to write a resolution encouraging administrators to ban Yik Yak use on university Wi-Fi. The decision comes after schools in states including Iowa, Illinois, New Mexico, and Vermont banned the app, which allows users to post anonymously about people, places and things within a 10-mile radius.

Emmy-award winning filmmaker visits OCU

By Lauren Matheny, Web Editor Paul Saltzman, a documentary filmmaker and founder of Moving Beyond Prejudice, will lead a one-day workshop at OCU on Oct. 4. The even will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Tom and Brenda McDaniel University Center. Registration is $25 and will include lunch. Students interested in […]

Film Institute shows first film of 33rd season

By Lauren Matheny, Web Editor The OCU Film Institute will kick off its 33rd season with a showing of “Like Father, Like Son,” by the¬†filmmaker Kore-eda Hirokazu. The showing will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Kerr McGee Auditorium in the Meinders School of Business. The film details the stories of two […]

Computer center offers free workshops

By Susannah Waite, Editor-in-Chief The Intergenerational Computer Center at Oklahoma City University is presenting free workshops for business managers and for high school students preparing for college. A finance expert will show participants how to create and manipulate spreadsheets during a workshop scheduled for 6 p.m. Jan. 23. A representative from Scholarship Paths will show […]

Apple to release new iPad

Apple executives met today at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco to present the latest version of the iPad.

Watch live coverage of Apple’s iPad 3 event

Apple’s 2012 keynote, rumored to reveal an iPad 3, began at noon March 7.

Apple debuts applications to revolutionize education

The technology titan introduced three applications for Apple products Thursday at an event in New York City.

University wins grant to build supercomputer

Computer science professors secured a grant to build a portable cluster computer in Seattle this fall.

Steve Jobs dies at 56

Apple Inc. co-founder, Steve Jobs, died today at the age of 56.

University reports on experiment to swap textbooks with iPads

Notre Dame University conducted an experiment to replace textbooks with iPads.

Policy changes allow students to gain prepatory experience

Changes are being made to OCU procedure that will give students the option to work with a system they might encounter in the workforce.

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