The university was deemed a “Certified Healthy Campus” by the State Department of Health for “promoting health and wellness for faculty, staff and students.”
While reading about the national parks, I discovered some startling similarities between the parks and areas of the OCU campus. Prepare to be amazed.
Textbook Butler, a new program from the bookstore, will automatically deliver required books to students’ rooms.
Student leaders are invited to come to STAR Summit to set goals for next semester, learn to be better leaders and share scheduled events.
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?
As OCU participates in Relay for Life, MediaOCU looks into the history and success of the world-wide event.
“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.
By Emily Wiley, Editor-in-Chief Students still are wondering when they will receive prioritization results. Prioritization is the process in which university officials can see where money is being spent in every department on campus. This process has been going on since the beginning of the academic year. Students were told they would receive results soon…
Coming from the icy tundra of Wisconsin, I thought driving during the Oklahoma winter would be easy. But the recent stream of winter weather had me brushing up my skills. Here are some tips for driving in the ice and snow.
As a college student, saving money is often easier said than done. For the month of January, I tracked my spending. The results were more surprising than I could have imagined.
Oklahoma lawmakers are seeking legislation to ban texting and driving. The case to ban the use of mobile phones while operating vehicles has been long debated, but came to a head last month after a phone-related incident cost two highway patrol officers their lives. On Jan. 1, 2015, Steven Clark was driving down I-40 and…
A candlelit prayer service is being hosted at OCU to remember those killed in the Chapel Hill shooting. The service is at 1:40 p.m. Feb. 12 in the Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel, directing following a brief service during normal chapel time at 1 p.m. The interfaith service will be led by rabbi Abby Jackson from Emanuel Synagogue…
Student Affairs will host a Superbowl watch party for the campus community.
OCU’s School of Law is “going forward” with their new location at 800 N. Harvey Ave in downtown Oklahoma City.Law students began classes this semester at the new school.
University officials soon will announce their findings from the campuswide prioritization project.
Members of the Red Earth Creative Writing MFA program will present two literary readings in January.
The university choirs are performing their annual Christmas Vespers on Dec. 12 and 13 in a new location. The Vespers concert will be at First Presbyterian Church of Oklahoma City, 1001 Northwest 25 St.
National auditions are scheduled this weekend for incoming theater and music students.Students get a chance to volunteer and help guide future students through the audition process.
Campus Technology Services has sent out an email regarding network internet issues this morning.
The OCU Campus Police Department has released its annual security report. The report includes data of on-campus crime. It states date from 2011 and 2012 for comparison purposes. The report also contains campus policy about sexual harassment, drug and alcohol use, and safety and security procedure. These reports are required to be released annually…
Freshmen are allowed to live in Methodist Hall dormitory, against university housing policies.
Bat Boy: The Musical opens on Friday to help celebrate Halloween on campus. Performances will be at 8 p.m. and midnight Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.
Campus organizations can begin planning for their Homecoming participation.Homecoming will take place Nov. 3-8. The 2014 Homecoming theme was revealed earlier this month. The theme, which organizations must follow in their planning is, “A Great Big Adventure.”