On the Town: What to do this weekend in OKC 10/31

Weekend Wrap Up

It’s officially time to celebrate autumn in OKC! Take advantage of the many events going on in the city this weekend.

Tricks and treats: how to stay safe over Halloweekend

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Though Halloween may be a prime time for children, college-age kids at heart still celebrate the ghosts and ghoulies on Oct. 31. Here are some tips for staying safe this weekend.

Women’s Soccer’s Loss

The women’s soccer team lost to Mid-America Christian University 3-2 in overtime at the Evangel Field in Oklahoma City, Okla. OCU fell to 5-6-1, 3-3-1 in Sooner Athletic women’s soccer. Allison Worsham, junior forward, scored the first two goals of the game. Her first goal in the 12th minute, she collected a deflected shot and […]

Men’s Soccer Beats Mid-America Christian University

The men’s soccer team beat Mid-America Christian University 3-1 Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Evangel Field in Oklahoma City, Okla. OCU improved to 7-3-2, 6-0-1 in Sooner Athletic Conference men’s soccer. The Stars were first on the scoreboard. Logan Stewart, freshman forward, beat a defender on the outside and sent a ball into the 18-yard […]

Student featured in Wrestling Hall of Fame ad

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An OCU student will appear in the National Wrestling Hall of Fame’s fundraising campaign to raise money for updates.Emily Webster, senior captain of the women’s wrestling team, is featured at the end of the campaign’s video, asking for donations for the fundraiser.

Volleyball team dedicates game to breast cancer awareness

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The volleyball team will dedicate their pink-out game in support of breast cancer awareness to a player’s family member.The pink-out game is at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, and will be dedicated to senior Kelley Shiel’s grandmother, Sandra Allen, who died of breast cancer at age 71.

Students report home invasion, armed burglary off-campus

A student is urging his classmates to be careful while off campus after he and his roommates were robbed at gunpoint. A student living in a house in the 2000 block of N.E 16th was armed at gunpoint on Oct. 14.

Students compete in Miss OCU 2015

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Veronica Wisniewski was crowned as Miss OCU 2015 on Saturday, Oct. 25.

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.

Crowning glory

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Veronica Wisniewski, mass communications junior, was crowned Miss OCU 2015 by Elizabeth Stopler, dance performance junior, and Meghan Bradley, Miss OCU Outstanding Teen, on Oct. 25 in the Kirkpatrick Auditorium. The event marked the 32nd year of Miss OCU competitions. The winner is a qualifier for the Miss Oklahoma pageant in the spring. Photo: Anna […]

Officials change “Book Bucks” textbook funding program

Students who have their books paid for through scholarships are in for a change next semester.Book Bucks will no longer be transferred to students’ personal bank accounts beginning Spring 2015.

“Bat Boy: the Musical” opens on campus

Bat Boy: The Musical opens on Friday to help celebrate Halloween on campus. Performances will be at 8 p.m. and midnight Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.

Official denies claims of president’s departure

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President Robert Henry is not leaving OCU, a university official said Oct. 28.

Women’s Wrestling Wins Five Duals

The women’s wrestling team had five wins Friday, Oct. 24 in the Oklahoma City Cliff Keen Duals at Abe Lemons Arena on the OCU campus.

Men’s Cross Country to compete in Mid-States Classic

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The Stars men’s cross country team will travel to Winfield, Kansas, to compete in the NAIA Mid-States Classic on Saturday, Oct. 25. The Stars are currently ranked number 1 in the nation for men’s cross country. They will compete at 11 a.m. against rivals like Oklahoma Baptist, St. Gregory’s University, University of Science and Arts Oklahoma, and Wayland Baptist University.

School of Theatre students to represent at H&8th

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Volunteers from OCU’s School of Theater will volunteer under the direction of professor Ashley Bellet at the H&8th Night Market on Halloween.The students will do Halloween costume makeup for children attending the event, which will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 31.

On the Town: what to do in OKC this weekend 10/24

Weekend Wrap Up

Your guide for what to do in Oklahoma City and beyond this weekend.

Women’s Basketball ranked prospective Sooner Athletic Conference winner

The women’s basketball team is the favorite to win the Sooner Athletic Conference title.

Men’s Basketball ranked fourth in Sooner Athletic Conference

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The men’s basketball team has been projected to finish fourth place in the Sooner Athletic Conference, whose season begins Oct. 31.

Rowing Team Senior Named Top Collegiate Finisher

The rowing team competed in the women’s championship singles race Saturday, in the 50th Head of the Charles on the Charles River in Boston, and senior Liz Mathews became the top collegiate finisher. Mathews turned in a time of 21 minutes and 30.530 seconds in the 4,800 meter race. She finished in 20th place in […]

Men’s soccer scores close victory

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The OCU Stars men’s soccer team won 4-3 against Oklahoma Baptist on Tuesday, Oct. 21. The team is now ranked at the top of the men’s soccer standings in the Sooner Conference, coming away with a four win streak.

OCU adds Master’s Degree Program in Elementary Teaching

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OCU officials have announced the addition of a new master’s degree program in Elementary Teaching. Classes in the program will begin in summer 2015. In a statement about the program, Elizabeth Willner, the director of teacher education, said that a need for more qualified public school teachers motivated university officials to begin the new program.

On the Town: what to do in OKC this fall break

Weekend Wrap Up

Saturday, 10/18 –OKC HORRORFEST The Damaged All-Night Horror Film Marathon: begins at 8 p.m. at District House in the Plaza District. The OKC film club presents their second annual night of horror. Classic and cult horror movies will be shown on the big screen at District House, with a wide variety of movies to please every […]

OCU Alum to host statewide Forum on Arts Education

Jeff Poulin, an OCU alumnus, will host the first-ever statewide Forum on Arts Education in Oklahoma on Oct. 21. The event will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in Norman, OK.

OCU ranked among top regional universities

Submitted OCU was ranked as one of the best universities in the western United States. College Choice, a website which publishes rankings of schools for prospective students, named OCU to their list of Best Western Regional Universities last week. OCU was the only school in Oklahoma to make the list. The school was ranked 31 […]

Worried sick: how to avoid exhaustion and illness during midterms

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With high-profile diseases like Ebola and Entrovirus in the news, it can be easy to forget that other illnesses pose a very real, if less life-threatening, threat.College students possess several qualities that make them even more susceptible to illness than people at large: college students often eat more unhealthy food, have less time for exercise, and get less sleep than those living in the “real world.”

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