Native American Heritage Week begins

The Native American Society is hosting Native American Heritage Week this week.

Students reflect on Homecoming 2014


The crowd erupted as the members of Alpha Phi sorority stormed the floor after their name was called as sweepstakes winner.The sorority took home the Homecoming sweepstakes championship Nov. 9. The award ceremony took place at 7 p.m. in Abe Lemons Arena in Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center.

Homecoming 2014: Lip Sync videos available online

The OCU Homecoming committee captured video of all eight lip sync performances from this year’s competition.The videos can be viewed online at the OCU Homecoming YouTube page.

Alpha Phi wins homecoming sweepstakes


The Alpha Phi sorority took home the overall sweepstakes award for the Homecoming 2014 competition.

2014 Homecoming Royalty voting opens today

Jack Malone, mass communications junior, Andrew Luzania, vocal performance junior, and Devon O’Fallon, dance management junior, hold up their organization’s trophies after the Homecoming Sweepstakes winners are announced on Saturday on the Quad Lawn.  Kappa Sigma won third place, Gamma Phi Beta won second, and Lambda Chi Alpha won first. Photo by: Marianne Pickens

Voting for the 2014 Homecoming Royalty Court begins today.

OCU Homecoming events, competition begin

Students are preparing for a week of late-night painting, building, dancing, and bonding.Homecoming kick-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. tonight in Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center. Other Homecoming events will take place Nov. 3-8.

Campus community prepares for Homecoming 2014

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.”

Sorority wins Homecoming sweepstakes two consecutive years


Gamma Phi Beta took the top spot in Homecoming sweepstakes for the second consecutive year.

Columnist has mixed emotions about Homecoming events

I’m just going to say it – I hate Homecoming.
Homecoming is just no fun. It’s a month of hell.

Homecoming winners announced

Today, at the OCU vs. Champions basketball game, the winners of homecoming were announced.

Homecoming Float Construction


Ali McCurdy, dance performance senior, Elise Mestichelli, dance performance junior, Prisca Lynch, dance performance freshman, and Emily Tanner, dance performance senior, share a laugh while painting the bottom of their float during the allotted time for homecoming float construction early Friday morning on the quad.
Photo: James Murphy

Homecoming Window Painting Competition


Chris Cox, marketing senior, cleans brushes while his teammates work on their design during the homecoming window painting Sunday night in the Tom and Brenda McDaniel University Center.
Photo: James Murphy

Homecoming ‘starts’ with events hosted across campus


OCU is hosting Homecoming, a competition with events including banner, window, and lip sync this week.

The theme for this year’s Homecoming is “Start.”

Lip Sync musical competition scheduled for Friday


The lip sync competition for Homecoming is Friday, Nov. 1.

Organizations write and choreograph a short performance to a pre-recorded track. Performers are not allowed to make any noise of their own.

Tenth annual 5K run hosted in honor of university volunteer

The 10th Annual Marianne Vanatta Race with the Stars 5k and 1 Mile Fun Walk is scheduled for 8 a.m. Nov. 2 on campus.

Editors urge students to attend Homecoming activities

Homecoming is in full swing this week.

There are a variety of events occurring throughout the week, presented by Student Activities Council.

Homecoming 2013 calendar of events


Oklahoma City University’s Homecoming 2013 calendar of events.

OCUpella encourages support, begins practice for semester

OCUpella, a student-run a cappella group, is preparing for another year of performances.

The group has about 25 members with a wide variety of majors. Twelve new members were added into the group this year.

Committee reveals 2013 Homecoming theme


The 2013 Homecoming committee revealed the theme for the competition on Sept. 30.

The 2013 Homecoming theme is “Start”.

Reveal of homcoming theme scheduled


Student Activities Council hosting Homecoming Reveal on Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. in the Great Hall in the McDaniel University Center.

Student returns home from Miss America competition


Kelsey Griswold, has returned to fulfill her duties as Miss Oklahoma.

OCU administration hosted a home coming party Friday for Griswold, after she was named second runner-up at the Miss America Competition on Sept. 15.

Students hosted a watch party and several students were in Atlantic City to watch Griswold during the competition.

“I will tell you that the second I was called second runner-up, I heard God and the Holy Spirit speak to me and say this would’ve been the way of the ultimate plan,” Griswold said. “It’s not that I wasn’t qualified for the job, Nina was meant to be Miss America.”

Columnist finds hope in Miss America

By Trey Witzel, Columnist Not a Sooner or a Cowboy, but a Star.   There have been lots of reactions on campus to the Miss America 2013 pageant.  Yet it seems almost all of campus was able to unite behind a fellow star, Kelsey Griswold.  The title for this article came from what our Miss […]

Officials announce Homecoming event winners


Homecoming officials announced the winners Nov. 3 for various competitions hosted during the week.

Editors encourage involvement in Homecoming festivities

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Homecoming is continuing with several events happening this weekend in which students, staff and alumni may get involved.

Community prepares for Homecoming festivities

President Henry homecoming kickoff

Students are getting amped for a weekend of Homecoming activities. About 11 participating organizations worked to incorporate the theme “Let the Games Begin” into each event hosted during the week, said Jack Malone, mass communications senior and Homecoming chairman.

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