Student, guest artists featured on campus

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Students may not realize how much art is actually on campus. There are several art collections and statues around campus that have either been donated or commissioned for the university. There are two statues of Native American influence on campus. “The one in front of the art school is actually a replica of the statue […]

Residence hall without water

Banning residents have limited time to use the bathroom in their own rooms. “I wake up and can’t use the bathroom in the dorm that I’m paying a couple thousand dollars to live in,” said Ben Roberts, acting freshman. Banning has had several water leaks, which the Facilities Department is trying to resolve. Monday, April […]

Administrators recognize student concerns, need for change

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Oklahoma United Methodist Hall may be facing some changes when the funds are available. Administrators recognized the need for changes in campus buildings in the prioritization report that was released to students April 20. Prioritization is a process in which officials recommend what programs are priorities and which can receive funding cuts. In support function […]

Game night to give students a break

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By Kayla McKenna, Staff Writer   The Wesley Center will host a game night to give students a break from studying during Finals Week. Game night is free of charge and is open to everyone. It will be hosted from 9 p.m. to midnight May 6 in Watson Lounge in Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel. […]

Students participate in Relay For Life

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OCU supported the American Cancer Society by hosting Relay For Life on the quad.

Campus resources help students get jobs

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Students have several resources on campus to help them get a job for the summer and after graduation.

The City Cabaret opens in OKC

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OCU faculty and staff perform with new cabaret group in Oklahoma City.

Students participate in rainy ‘Love Not Hate’ event

Students enjoyed free food and tie-dying T-shirts in the rain at the seventh annual Love Not Hate Day.

Spirit squads compete without head coach

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The cheer and pom squads went to nationals this year without a head coach.

Therapy dogs not allowed on campus

Many people agree that dogs are beneficial to mental health, but you won’t be seeing them on campus.

Cast ‘Open Doors’ for Look at Production

The cast of the newest production, The 20th Anniversary Oklahoma City Bombing Project, opened their doors April 6 for a special rehearsal for local media to attend.

Athletic department awards student-athletes of the year

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Submitted   Senior Infielder Ryan Wright and Senior Wrestler Emily Webster were awarded the 2014-15 Jim Wade Award as the male and female student-athletes of the year. They were among the honorees in the 10th annual Jim Wade Student-Athlete Awards on April 26 at the Wanda L. Bass School of Music. OCU student-athletes were recognized for their achievements […]

Workers fix damaged awning before new students arrive

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By Sage Tokach, Staff Writer   The awning on the southwest corner of the Tom and Brenda McDaniel University Center began to droop last week to the point that it became dangerous to students. “I noticed the concrete bowing above my head as I went into Alvin’s last Tuesday,” said Shannon Beshears, dance performance sophomore. […]

Health clinic to move to new location that provides easier access

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By Kyle Wallace, Staff Writer   The Student Health Clinic soon will have a new home, thanks to the physician assistant program and the Kramer School of Nursing. The west side of the Kramer School of Nursing West building is being converted from faculty and staff offices to the home of the new Campus Health […]

Geese make home on campus, students seem unsurprised

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By Lauren Matheny, Lifestyles Editor   The campus gained two new members this spring. A pair of geese first appeared around campus at the beginning of April. They could be seen walking on the quad in the early morning hours, picking at bugs and squawking to students. The birds also have provided picturesque photo opportunities, […]

‘Romantic’ musical with a Scottish influence opens

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By Kayla McKenna, Staff Writer   The musical Brigadoon, written by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, will be the first main stage musical of the semester. Brigadoon tells the story of two men, “Tommy” and “Jeff,” who are unsure of love. The two men take a trip to Scotland before Tommy gets married and […]

Podcast: Students attend free movies, new vice president hired

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Student can count on free movies and a new vice president next semester.

Podcast: April brings sexual assault awareness, SGA elections

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness month and the student body elected a new vice president of Student Government Association this month too.

Podcast: University bestows honorary degree, students forced to move out early

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A distinguished Oklahoman received an honorary doctorate and students are being forced to move out of dorms before graduation.

University hosts leadership event for student feedback

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By Sage Tokach, Staff Writer   STAR Summit, an annual student leadership event, will take place at 2 p.m. April 24 in the Leichter Room in Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center. Officials host STAR Summit to receive student opinions regarding student organization activities and begin preparation for next year. Faculty from student activities […]

Officials announce vice president for student affairs

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By Emily Wiley, Editor-in-Chief   The search for the new vice president for student affairs and dean of students is complete. Dr. Amy Ayres was  selected and will assume the position July 1. “I wish her the best,” said Dr. Liz Donnelly, acting vice president for student affairs and dean of students, who also applied […]

SGA installs new communication device to engage students

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By Lauren Matheny, Lifestyles Editor   A new method of communication has appeared outside the caf. The scrolling marquee sign was placed outside of the caf by the Student Government Association, which bought the sign this spring for $3,060. Student Senate approved the sign and included the expense for it in the Spring 2015 budget. […]

Officials propose sorority house price increase

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Sorority members may face a price increase next fall. The sorority houses were built in 1998, but sororities have never received a price increase. Each sorority pays $200 a month, but the proposal would increase it to $500 a month. The proposed price increase began with Lee Hall, former director of first-year experiences and disability […]

Students receive prioritization update

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Officials released a prioritization report to students on Tuesday.

Sorority hosts sexual assault awareness event

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By Miguel Rios, Staff Writer   The women of Alpha Chi Omega are preparing for their Sexual Assault Awareness event. Throughout the week they will post on social media about sexual assault and domestic violence awareness. “We’re trying to embrace April in the sense of it being Sexual Assault Awareness Month,” said Nicole Wilwert, dance […]

Officials urged to reevaluate food prices

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By The Editors   Dining on campus is always a touchy subject with students across the nation. Food is one of the top complaints on college campuses, according to studentadvisor.com. Hundreds of students were surveyed to find out what their top complaints about college are. Lack of diversity and tuition also made the list. The […]

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