Few Details Released about Sexual Assault Reported on Campus

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University officials are releasing few details about a sexual assault reported on campus this weekend.

On the Town: what to do this weekend in OKC

Weekend Wrap Up

By Lauren Matheny, Web Editor Welcome to the first edition of “On the Town,” a place to let you know what’s going on off-campus this weekend. The Oklahoma City community is redolent with events, festivals, and cultural opportunities, and the Student Publications staff encourages students to get off campus and get out on the town. […]

School of Theatre dean and alumnus host “Grapes of Wrath” talk


Brian Parsons, associate dean of the OCU School of Theatre, will host a reception and pre-show discussion with Donald Jordan, founding Artistic Director of CityRep Theatre, for the current production of John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath. The event will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Sept. 17 in the Wanda Bass Atrium inside the Wanda L. […]

Comic book author and artist to speak on campus


  Ande Parks, comic book author and artist, will give three presentations on campus next week. The first presentation, entitled “Behind the Page,” will detail Parks’ work on the graphic novel Capote in Kansas. The event will take place at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24, in Room 214 of the Dulaney-Brown Library. During this discussion, Parks will detail […]

Men’s Golf kicks off season with U.C. Ferguson Classic


The OCU Stars men’s golf team will host the 42nd U.C. Ferguson Classic, at 8 a.m. Monday and Tuesday at Lincoln Park Golf Course, as its season opener. The Stars hold the top spot in the Golf Coaches Association of America preseason NAIA rankings. Twelve other teams will play in the tournament. The U.C. Ferguson Classic […]

Alumni Association hosts Downtown Lunch and Learn

The OCU Alumni Association will host a lunch and learn session titled “Living, Working, and Playing in the Urban Core.” The session will take place from 12 to 1 p.m. on Sept. 11 at the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library. The session will be led by a discussion panel of local business professionals from BetterBlockOKC: ·         […]

OCU student becomes Thunder Girl


Kayle Marshall, OCU senior, was selected as an OKC Thunder Girl for the 2014-2015 season.She has been selected as one of eight new women joining the 20 member squad. Marshall is a senior education major at OCU, and has been a member of the OCU Pom Squad since her freshman year. During her time on […]

OCU Women’s volleyball team starts season undefeated


The OCU Stars women’s volleyball team emerged undefeated at the Kansas Wesleyan Invitational over Labor Day Weekend. The Stars first defeated Haskall Indian Nations University on Saturday afternoon, scoring 25-15, 25-19, 25-16. The win provided Kyle Steele with his first victory as head coach of the team. Later Saturday evening, the Stars won against Tabor College with a […]

University hosts OCU Week at the Museum

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The OCU Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning will host “OCU Week at the Museum,” from Sept. 9-14 at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. All faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend the museum for free (OCU ID is required for entry). Currently, the museum is featuring the exhibit: “Gods and Heroes: […]

OCU launches screenwriting MFA program

Oklahoma City University has added a new Master of Fine Arts in screenwriting program that is one of just a handful of its kind in the country. Classes are set to begin in January for the spring 2015 semester. The low-residency program will focus on theory and application of the screen narrative. It will include […]

What your coffee choice says about you

By Lauren Matheny, Lifestyles Editor What coffee you choose each morning could say something about your personality, a new study finds. Dr. Ramani Durvasula, a clinical psychologist, recently conducted a study of 1,000 coffee drinkers. The study took into account common personality traits from several methods of psychological schools of thought in order to come […]

Summer in session: ways to stay on track for next fall

By Lauren Matheny, Lifestyles Editor For students, summer is a time to relax, take a deep breath, and look back on the year of hard work with pride. It’s a time for summer jobs, for exciting internships, for horizon-broadening trips abroad. But despite the temptation to completely check out, summer should also be a time […]

Resisting the urge: healthy snack habits for hard-core studying

By Lauren Matheny, Lifestyles Editor What you eat while studying can affect your memory, mood, and general well-being. Though it might seem easier to rip open a bag of chips or scarf down a candy bar, making healthful and easy choices can go a long way to energizing students for studying marathons or long days […]

Sleep no more: students struggle to find time to rest

By Lauren Matheny, Lifestyles Editor The late spring serves as crunch time for many OCU students. With final exams looming, final performances drawing near, and a lagging sense of focus, sleep is often the last thing students think about during this busy period. However, a restful sleep schedule can build a solid basis for a […]

Finishing the school year strong: tips and hints

By Lauren Matheny, Lifestyles Editor While spring semester is drawing to a close, students often feel the need for a productivity boost as focus lags. The end of the school year can bring on bouts of anxiety, fatigue, and procrastination just when students need focus and energy.  For seniors, this lack of drive can be […]

Let’s Talk About It book series returns


The book discussion series Let’s Talk About It returned Tuesday with a discussions focusing on Muslim stories in America.

Gobbling It Up: Culinary Websites and OCU Students Embrace New Thanksgiving Meal Traditions

  Though turkey and stuffing might remain standard fair for millions of Americans on Thanksgiving Day, a growing number of families are beginning new holiday food traditions. The number of families not indulging in turkey dinners has risen in recent years: last year, 12% of families chose alternative routes for their feasts. This shift can […]

Cross country team takes national title

The men’s cross country team has claimed their first NAIA title.

Freshman returns to basketball after military service


Terence Bonhomme, 23, may be the oldest freshman on the men’s basketball team, but his court experience matches his age.

Men’s wrestler expresses passion, respect for the sport

Not every sport gives an athlete the opportunity to express himself and come into his own at a young age. But for OCU’s Teagan Franco, wrestling did just that.

Columnist proposes undergound Oreo empire

America’s favorite cookie is just as addictive as the hard narcotic cocaine, according to a recent study.

Cocaine is considered one of the most harmful and addictive drugs on the market, according to the Controlled Substances Act of 1990.

Cuban salsa night provides free lessons, community


Cuban Salsa Night has returned this semester, offering students free Latin dance lessons.

The club meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays in Watson Lounge in Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel.

Faculty, staff, students support United Way

A committee of OCU faculty and staff members organized a number of fundraising efforts to benefit United Way of Central Oklahoma, all designed to get students involved.

The events will commence on Monday, October 21st, with bake sales outside of the cafeteria, and will continue throughout homecoming week.

OCU named a best Christian college


Oklahoma City University was recently named on of the best Christian Colleges.

Institutional Research and Evaluation, a research and consulting organization specializing in college student recruiting and retention, gives the honor to colleges and universities that provide quality education in a Christian environment. Eligibility is determined from a nation-wide survey of more than 1,400 four year institutions.

OCU Student Reads on Campus


John Hiller, religion sophomore, relaxes Sept. 10 in a hammock that he hung from two trees on The Quad. Students will take their midterms during the week of Oct. 7. Photo: Farris Willingham

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Patricia Burke, third-year law, checks her phone Sept. 10 on The Quad during a study break. Photo: Farris Willingham

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