Officials name new vice president for university advancement

John Hillis

University officials announced John R. Hillis as the new vice president of university advancement and external relations.

President compiles poems to honor English professor

Zoe Miles, english senior, reads the late Dr. Elaine Smokewood's poem, "Housewarming," during President Henry's Installation Ceremony on April 6 in Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center. The event was dedicated to Smokewood. Photo: Marianne Pickens/ The Campus

The president’s installation ceremony honored a deceased member of the campus community.

University community to aid victims of Japan disaster

After disaster struck in Japan, the OCU community came up with a number of opportunities for students, faculty and staff to contribute to the relief efforts.

Former OU coach chosen as new men’s basketball coach

Photo: University of Oklahoma Sports Information

The athletic department named Dionne Phelps the new head coach of the men’s basketball team April 5.

Women’s rowing team trains for spring season


The spring brings no break for the female rowing team.

Officials consider using flash mobs to enhance student recruitment

Officials are brainstorming new ways to recruit students to the university.

Committee announces proposed general education changes

Jeff Poulin, entertainment business junior, discusses proposed general education changes March 22 in the Great Hall in Tom and Brenda McDaniel University Center. “The goal shouldn’t be what classes, it should be what way can students engage themselves to achieve their own objectives,” he said. Photo: Brooke Yancey/The Campus

Students and faculty had an opportunity to voice their opinions on some proposed changes to the general education requirements for obtaining a degree from OCU.

SGA contenders campaign, aim for the win

Thirty-one students began campaigning for open Student Government Association positions last week.

Comanche tribe member, sophomore named Miss Indian OCU

Victoria Korrect, political science sophomore, is crowned the new Miss Indian OCU by Ashton Glover, cellular molecular biology/spanish senior in the Miss Indian OCU Pageant March 5 in the Petree Auditorium of the Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center. Victoria’s platform focused on the education of youth in the Native American culture and the Oklahoma City area.

Judges named Victoria Korrect, political science sophomore, Miss Indian OCU on March 5.

Golf teams aim to win national championship


The OCU golf teams seasons have begun and players and coaches are preparing for upcoming tournaments.

Intramural accident puts nursing student’s skills to the test

Adrean Indolos

What seemed to be an ordinary extracurricular activity Feb. 19 turned out to be an opportunity for a student to practice the skills he trains for in the classroom.

Music student plans to go to California in pursuit of career goals

Andy Nguyen

One music student is proving he has talents that lie outside the practice rooms in the Wanda L. Bass Music Center.

‘Casino Royale’ canceled, fraternity members reprimanded

Casnio Royale has been canceled. The Interfraternal Council’s disciplinary committee ruled Jan. 24 that Kappa Sigma would not be permitted to host their informal rush event Jan. 27.

Student Government Association officials reprimand class senators

Four student senators failed to meet a Student Government Association requirement during the fall semester.

Officials to host semester’s final Free Movie Night


The third Free Movie Night of the semester is Wednesday. This is the final Free Movie Night of the semester.

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