Greek organizations host informational meeting


Freshmen packed Petree Recital Hall in Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center to hear from all the Greek organizations on campus at the Greek Info Meeting. Panhellenic and Inter-Fraternity Council hosted the meeting to meet and hear from the presidents of each fraternity and sorority. During the meeting, the presidents introduced themselves and their organizations philanthropy and […]

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.

Senior King and Queen announced


The winners of the 2014 OCU Senior King and Queen title are Caleb Dicke, representing Kappa Sigma, and Ali McCurdy, representing Gamma Phi Beta. Dicke, dance performance senior, was excited to win the award. “All the seniors deserve this,” Dicke said. “It could have gone to anyone.” McCurdy, dance performance senior, was grateful for the […]

Sorority wins Homecoming sweepstakes two consecutive years


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

Greek organizations focus on promoting philanthropy weeks

Greek organizations focused this semester on bringing awareness of their philanthropies through well-publicized events, utilizing new marketing tools.

Homecoming winners announced

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

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.

New associate director excited to work with students

Lesley Black has replaced Corey Hill as associate director of student development.

Hill now works as the director of education programs at Kappa Sigma fraternity in Charlottesville, Va.

Hill also previously served as the interfraternal council adviser.

Black also will serve as adviser for Student Senate and OCULeads, a program for new students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership potential throughout their high school career.

Phi Mu to become more involved around campus

Phi Mu completed their formal pledging ceremony Sept. 22.

It was the first ritual for the newest Greek colony on campus.

The ritual signified the members’ lifelong support to the sorority.

OCU’s Phi Mu colony has 40 pledges. They will become a chapter Nov. 9 during the pledges’ initiation ceremony.

Military Heroes Week

Military Heroes Week

Chloe Brown, dance performance freshman places a flag in the ground Sept. 11 on the Quad. The flags were sold as part of Kappa Sigma’s Military Heroes Week. Photo: Susannah Waite

Military Heroes Week


Kristin Kuns, acting freshman, shows her support for Military Heroes Week, by placing a flag in the ground Sept. 11 on the Quad. Flags could be purchased and proceeds went toward Kappa Sigma’s philanthropy Fisher House. The fraternity raised more than $1,200 during the week. Photo: Susannah Waite

Military Heroes Week


Josh Graham, biomedical science senior, and Rick Hall, vice president of student affairs peruse the “Men of Kappa Sigma Calendar” during Military Heroes Week on Sept. 10 outside the caf in Tom and Brenda McDaniel University Center. Kappa Sigma fraternity members sold calendars for $15 and proceeds went toward the chapter’s philanthropy Fisher House. Photo: Susannah Waite

Fraternity philanthropy week to raise money for military heros


By Emily Wiley, Staff Writer Kappa Sigma fraternity is hosting their first philanthropy week to benefit Fisher House Sept 9-13. Fisher House is a national non-profit organization that provides a network of 38 comfort homes on the properties of military and veterans affairs medical centers. The Foundation also provides support to families of patients receiving […]

Officials announce Homecoming event winners


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

Officials analyze rise of crimes in spring

A look at March’s police blotter reveals a number of crimes occurring within the OCU Police Department’s jurisdiction.

Senators approve funding, welcome new members

Current Student Government Association leaders offered their support and wishes of good luck to incoming Senators April 5 at the last Senate meeting for the current Senate body

More than $1,800 in funding approved by Senate

With only one Senate meeting remaining, senators are working to be fiscally responsible when spending remaining funds.

Event raises $300 for charity

Tim Johnson, acting freshman, pretends to look over the side of a ship during the Kappa Sigma Spring Sing performance Wednesday in Petree Audtiorium in Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center.  Kappa Sigma won Best of Show as well as first place at the event. Photo by Marianne Pickens.

Student organizations raised their voices for a cause on March 3 at Spring Sing.

Senators pass nearly $1,500 in bills

Sen. David Scott, appropriations committee chairman

Student Senate passed three bills at their Feb. 22 meeting, leaving about $3,150 left in rolling appropriations.

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.

Letter to the editor: Fraternity president concerned about media bias

There were some major concerns the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity president has after reading the Sept. 15 issue of The Campus.

Record number of men rush, pledge Kappa Sigma

Kate Ray, vocal music education sophomore, holds a sign while waiting for new Kappa Sigma pledges to arrive Saturday at the Kappa Sigma house. Pledges received their bids in the chapel and then ran as a group to their new houses. Kappa Sigma Theta-Psi chapter ranks among the top two percent of Kappa Sigma chapters in the nation. Photo: Marianne Pickens

A record number of men participated in this year’s fraternity rush activities, with the majority of them pledging Kappa Sigma.

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