There’s one thing almost all college kids have in common: they’re broke. Here are some ways to prevent going further down the pit of debt.
Whether we’re freshmen or seniors, most of us start the new school year with goals, ambitions and sometimes even more concerns.
I’ve lived on my own for almost a year, but I am starting to wonder if it is time for me to return to having roommates.
Midterm grades are posted and it’s time to enroll for a new semester. The semester isn’t over yet, but we’re more than halfway there. It will be Winter Break before you know it. It’s a busy time of year. There are many moments where sadness, stress, anxiety, and exhaustion seem to consume our lives. We…
Ris4thursday is developing a new mentorship program to help local foster youths earn scholarships and gain admittance to college. Ris4thursday is a statewide network that supports and promotes former foster youths in or going into college. The organization partners with the Oklahoma Independent Living Program of the Oklahoma Department of Human Resources, which works to…
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.
“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.
If you could determine how people saw you, what would you hope they saw? I investigated the power behind labels and descriptive terms on self-perception.
Germs are hitting OCU hard, and students are feeling the pinch of sick days at the start of the semester.Currently, several strains of illness are criss-crossing the OCU campus, including influenza, strep, mono, the common cold, and stomach bugs. While the more mild forms of these diseases can be treated with rest, lots of fluids, and over-the-counter medicine to control symptoms, the other diseases are very serious and should be treated by a medical professional.
Find your mind going blank? Here are a few tips to help improve your memory and avoid forgetfulness.
With schedules filling up in the first weeks of the new semester, thinking about volunteering can be stressful. But random acts of kindness provide a quick and easy way to give back to the community.
The holidays are a time of joy, festivities, cheer, and presents. The first three don’t require much besides a cheerful disposition and a few Christmas carols, but the idea of gift giving can strike fear into the heart of broke college students everywhere.
The OCU Women’s Basketball team lost 102-56 to Texas A&M on Sunday, Nov. 9 at the Erwin Center in Austin, TX.The Stars are ranked number one in their NAIA Division I. They traveled to Texas this weekend to play exhibition games against Texas A&M and University of Texas.
President Robert Henry is not leaving OCU, a university official said Oct. 28.
With high-profile diseases like Ebola and Entrovirus in the news, it can be easy to forget that other illnesses pose a very real, if less life-threatening, threat.College students possess several qualities that make them even more susceptible to illness than people at large: college students often eat more unhealthy food, have less time for exercise, and get less sleep than those living in the “real world.”
Want to get off campus for some city fun this weekend? Here are the top events happening in OKC in the next three days.
The gluten-free diet has become a cultural phenomenon for those seeking to lose weight and boost their digestive health
A cast of OCU theater majors is offering a glimpse into the lives of college actors with the mockumentary-style webseries Thespians!
According to The Boston Globe, an increasing number of colleges across the nation are taking steps to offer healthier menus.