Oklahoma City University will host a Family Feud event to entertain prospective students on their campus visits.
A student in the dance school is accused of creating fake social media profiles for her professors, resulting in an ongoing police investigation.
Students and professors have expressed annoyance with hacking, phishing and other online media violations.
Facebook recently added new options for responses to posts. I created a guide for students to reference when choosing their reaction.
Campus police are asking for students’ help. OCU Police encourage students to be wary and report any suspicious or unknown people seen on campus, Chief Bradd Brown said Monday. “It’s a small community and it is usually pretty easy to tell who doesn’t belong,” Brown said. “We rely on people’s eyes and ears to be…
The Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Arts Management will no longer be known by that name. The school was renamed The Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Entertainment to help make the school’s purpose easier to understand, said Melanie Shelley, associate dean and professor of arts management. “It’s an effort for it…
In this tech-heavy area, many social media users post emoticons (those cute little smiley faces that can exhibit almost any expression on the spectrum) without a second thought.But some Facebook users insist that one particular emoticon, far from being harmless, poses an extreme risk to body image and confidence in users.
Is it blue? Is it black? Or are we all just going slowly mad? The Internet went crazy Thursday night with the instigation of what some are calling “Dressgate.” From inconspicuous beginnings, the drama surrounding a rather plain cocktail dress blew up into a world-wide debate about color and sanity.
By Emily Wiley, Editor-in-Chief The university launched a new tool to help students engage with the campus community. The new Oklahoma City University app was launched Feb. 17. The app has had 549 downloads from the Apple Store and between 100 and 500 downloads from GooglePlay, as of presstime. “So far we have gotten really good…
A new generation of Facebook users will have a presence on the social media platform before they’re born, and after they die. Is this constant media coverage a sign of progress and self-expression, or just another way to compete online?
Few holidays are more contested than Valentine’s Day. For some, it’s an opportunity to remind their loved ones how deeply they care, and spoil them with special gifts and extra attention. For others, the day is no more than a ploy by candy and card companies to up their dwindling sales in the spring. Find out the history behind the holiday, the present celebrations, and how this columnist’s spending her weekend.
Students and faculty organized an event on Friday, Oct. 24, to show support of Oklahoma City’s Muslim community.During the Friday afternoon service at the Grand Mosque of Oklahoma City, Christians and Jews from across the state gathered outside. When the Muslim service goers left their prayer meeting, they were greeted and thanked by those standing outside.
The Internet is abuzz with news about the Heartbleed bug, a vulnerability in the encryption technology that protects email, e-commerce, online banking, and other internet communications. The bug allows attackers to access confidential encrypted data and steal the encryption keys used to secure it. At-risk websites include any system running OpenSSL encryption, such as Amazon,…
The women of Alpha Chi Omega are hosting Domestic Violence Awareness Week through Friday.
The organization will raise money for Oklahoma City’s YWCA and The Alpha Chi Omega Foundation.
Most of us have experienced it, the feeling of inadequacy as we mindlessly scroll through our Facebook or Twitter feed on a Friday night watching tons of people have more fun than us.
We have also felt it perhaps in the middle of summer as we watch droves of people on vacation seemingly being the most interesting people in the world.
When we are doing these cool things, we are also posting pictures and other things on social media to remind our “friends” and “followers” just how cool we are as well.
Anyone who has social media is guilty of this at some point to some degree.