2015 academic all-SAC team

Thirty four student-athletes were named to the 2015 academic all-Sooner Athletic Conference team. The volleyball team had six members on the list, women’s soccer had nine while men’s soccer had six, men’s cross country had seven and women’s cross country had six. To be eligible for the academic all-SAC team, students must maintain a minimum 3.25 grade point […]

Softball picked as ‘favorite’

The softball team was picked as favorite to claim the Sooner Athletic Conference 2015 softball title, according to voting by the league’s coaches in the annual preseason poll announced Wednesday by the league office. The Stars, who finished last season with a 55-13 record, have won 19 previous SAC championships. OCU was voted first on five of […]

Softball ranked fifth in preseason rankings

The softball team opens the 2015 season ranked fifth in the preseason NAIA softball rankings announced Tuesday. The Stars posted a 55-13 record and a tie for third place in the NAIA Softball World Series last season. OCU led the NAIA in wins last year. The team paced the NAIA in runs scored (495), at-bats (1,809), […]

2015 Academy Awards nominations causes controversy

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This year’s Academy Award nominations came with a few surprises – and, perhaps more importantly, a few notable snubs.

School of Law hosts “Know Your Rights” forum

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The OCU School of Law will host an interactive forum discussing citizen’s rights while interacting with police officers, titled “Know Your Rights 101.”

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrations in Oklahoma City

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OCU will be closed Monday, Jan. 18 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day–but students can still participate in events around the city.

Judaic New Testament scholar to present next Neustadt Lecture

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Aaron Gale’s lecture, entitled “The Jewish Context of the New Testament,” will discuss archaeology and the Gospel of Matthew as they relate to the Jewish experience. The lecture will begin with a discussion between Gale and Professor Lisa Wolfe of OCU, who is a Christian Hebrew Bible scholar. Wolf is the endowed chair of Hebrew Bible, and teaches with the Wimberly School of Religion.

Fall 2014 Athletic Director’s List

The Fall 2014 Athletic Director’s List names169 student-athletes for achieving a 3.0 grade point average. Eighty nine had at least a 3.50 GPA, while 17 made a 4.0 or better. The 169 students averaged at a 3.132 GPA for the semester. “Balancing the rigors of academic requirements and athletic competition requires commitment, perseverance and time management,” Athletic […]

Fraternity makes changes to philanthropy schedule

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The Kappa Sigma fraternity is making some changes to their philanthropy, the military heroes campaign, in the hopes of spreading awareness more efficiently and effectively.

Water back on campus

The water main break is repaired and water is restored to campus. The water main broke around 4 p.m. Jan. 15 and facilities started receiving calls from students, faculty and staff about there not being any water. Facilities knew about the water main break before receiving the calls, but there was a discrepancy between OCU […]

No water on campus

There is no water on campus due to a water main break in Oklahoma City. The water main is shut down to make necessary repairs. OCU has an emegernecy feed that is designed to feed the physicial plant that can supply water to most of campus. Mark Clouse, director of facilities, said in a Jan. 15 […]

Honors Program applications available

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Students looking to add a few extra points to their grade point average or who are anxious to take more challenging, stimulating classes will get the opportunity to do just that by applying for the honors program.

Reevaluating resolutions: how to create new goals

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Lauren Matheny, web editor, gives tips and tricks for making new year goals that last.

Officials search for vice president for student affairs

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Officials have begun the search for a new vice president of student affairs.The vice president for student affairs position was left empty in July after Rick Hall retired after a 40 year career in educational leadership.

School officials to release prioritization report

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University officials soon will announce their findings from the campuswide prioritization project.

SGA plans new resolutions, State of the Students event

Student senators are working on two new resolutions for this semester that could make students’ lives a little easier.

Men’s basketball suffers close loss

The men’s basketball team lost,81-78, with 2.7 seconds left in the game against Mid-America Christian Saturday at Abe Lemons Arena. Mid-America Christian (10-6, 3-1 Sooner Athletic Conference) scored the game’s final seven points, and the Stars went to 6-4, 2-2 in SAC men’s basketball. Senior Gary Inglett boosted the Stars with 24 points, eight rebounds, three assists […]

Women’s basketball makes coach ‘proud’

The women’s basketball team beat Mid-America Christian 80-66 Saturday at Abe Lemons Arena. The Stars held Mid-America to 26.9 percent (7-of-26) shooting from the floor in the second half. OCU, ranked second in NAIA Division I women’s basketball, improved to 9-1, 4-0 in Sooner Athletic Conference play, while Mid-America went to 9-4, 2-2 in the SAC. […]

Women’s wrestling No. 2 in duals

The women’s wrestling team took runner-up in the NWCA National Duals as King (Tenn.) won the championship dual 24-17 on Saturday at the Fort Wayne Convention Center. The Stars came in second place in the dual tournament for the second time in three years. The Stars, ranked second in the Women’s College Wrestling Association, went […]

Student Senate changes meeting schedule

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Student Senate members voted to change the frequency of their meetings. The decision was made to hold meetings on a bi-monthly schedule for the Spring 2015 semester. Previously, the organization held meetings once a week.

Men’s basketball team continues in SAC play

The men’s basketball team beat USAO 78-76 on Thursday, Jan. 8 in USAO Fieldhouse. Senior Gary Inglett led all scorers with 24 points and six rebounds. The Stars improved to 6-3, 2-1 in Sooner Athletic Conference play, while USAO fell to 1-9, 0-3. Senior R.J. McGhee added 19 points, seven rebounds and five steals, and […]

Women’s basketball team continues in SAC play

The women’s basketball team defeated USAO 87-51 Thursday, Jan. 8 at USAO Fieldhouse. The Stars started the game on a 20-0 run. OCU, ranked second in NAIA Division I women’s basketball, improved to 8-1, 3-0 in Sooner Athletic Conference play, while USAO went to 5-6, 2-1 in SAC play. Senior Ouleymatou Coulibaly led all scorers with 24 […]

Webster wins third consecutive Waldorf Open title

Senior wrestler Emily Webster took her third consecutive 101-pound Waldorf Open title Saturday at Hanson Fieldhouse. Webster, junior Kayla Aggio at 143 pounds, and sophomores Rachel Archer at 123, Yvonne Galindo at 155 and Cody Pfau at 109 captured tournament crowns for OCU on Saturday. Fourteen Stars placed in the event. The Stars’ individuals grabbing runner-up at […]

Skates wins Midland Warrior Open ‘crown’

Junior wrestler Zach Skates captures the Midland Warrior Open on Saturday at Hopkins Arena. Skates won his fourth tournament crown this season and eighth career open tournament title in three years at OCU. Six individuals placed in the tournament for the Stars, ranked 13th in NAIA wrestling. Sophomore Derek Sivertsen finished runner-up at 184 pounds Saturday. OCU’s […]

Men’s basketball gets ‘revenge’

The men’s basketball team was able to get revenge against St. Thomas, Texas, 91-74 on Saturday at Abe Lemons Arena. St. Thomas had beat the Stars 84-65 in Houston on Nov. 15. Senior Gary Inglett led the charge for the Stars with 23 points and added seven rebounds. The Stars improved to 5-3 while St. Thomas fell to 5-6. […]

Wrestling dual ‘improves’ men to No. 7

The Stars beat Concordia, Neb., 28-15 and Indiana Tech 31-9 on Saturday at the Flamingo Hotel in the Desert Duals. The Stars, ranked seventh in NAIA wrestling, dropped a 32-6 verdict to No. 1-ranked three-time defending national champion Grand View, Iowa. The Stars challenged opponents ranked in the top 10 as Concordia has the sixth spot and Indiana […]

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