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.

Dedication ceremony part of homecoming festivities

By Susannah Waite, Staff Writer Oklahoma City University will hold a dedication ceremony for an art collection donated by Bobbie Burbridge Lane and the Burbridge Foundation. The ceremony will be part of Homecoming festivities and will begin at 11 a.m. Nov. 3 in the University Center. The Burbridge Foundation donated more than a dozen paintings […]

‘Let the games begin’ with homecoming

By Susannah Waite, Staff Writer Homecoming week is now well under way, with a number of events planned for this week. Tonight’s event, a window competition, will allow organizations three hours to complete the painting of their window. “It’s a pretty stressful event for them,” said Jack Malone, mass communications senior and homecoming chair. Each […]

Committee members plan Homecoming festivities, promote greater campus involvement

Homecoming Kickoff

Photo: Students show their school sprit at the Homecoming Kickoff in Abe Lemons Arena in the Freede Fitness and Wellness Center Oct. 27, 2011. (The Campus)   By Farris Willingham, Editor-in-Chief Homecoming will embrace university tradition this year as its annual basketball games return to campus. Homecoming will begin Oct. 25, with a weeklong competition […]

Homecoming Sweepstakes winner announced

Kourtni Beebe, acting senior, performs during Gamma Phi Beta’s Lip Sync on Nov. 5 in Abe Lemons Arena in Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center. Gamma Phi Beta won the Lip Sync portion of Homecoming.

Eleven student organizations participated in Homecoming competitions this year. The Phi Gamma Delta colony only competed in the participation competition, which is separate from Homecoming Sweepstakes.

Weather forces officials to end benefit concert early

A concert hosted on campus last night to kick off Homecoming ended early due to inclement weather.
The concert, “Up ’til Dawn,” ended at 12:30 a.m., 30 minutes early due to weather conditions.

Officials announce 2010 Homecoming theme

The 2010 Homecoming theme was announced last night by Student Activities Council officials.
The announcement was made at “Up ‘til Dawn” a benefit concert hosted by SAC.

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