Open Streets OKC, celebrating community engagement, comes to NW 23rd St.

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By Lauren Matheny, Lifestyles Editor Open Streets OKC, a celebration of active transportation, will close off a section of NW 23rd St. this Sunday. The event will take place between noon and 4 p.m., on NW 23rd Street between Robinson and Western. Open Streets OKC is described as “an opportunity to experience a new use […]

New dining/shopping development under construction on 23rd

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The revival of the Uptown 23rd District will continue with a new business and retail development. Land Run Commercial Real Estate Advisors purchased a vacant warehouse on the corner of Walker and 23rd Street. They have titled the development The Rise. Construction and refurbishment has already begun on the site. The 45,000 square foot property […]

Professor stars in local theater production

An OCU professor will star in a local theater production this weekend. D. Lance Marsh, associate professor of theater and artistic director of TheatreOCU will play Mark Rathko in the play Red at Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre. Red, written by John Logan, tells the story of the renowned artist Mark Rathko and his young assistant […]

Columnist expresses excitement about return of Thunder player Westbrook

The past week has been filled with the rumbling of earthquakes.

Many people are blaming the practice of fracking. But not me. I know the real reason.

The cause of all these earthquakes is none other than Russell Westbrook.

Awareness of campus security risks encouraged

There have been several dorm security issues during the last couple of weeks.

Athletic group works on organization

Time management is causing confusion in the university’s chapter of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, but officials plan to host a community event next semester. OCU’s chapter of FCA has existed since 2004 as a student organization where athletes can unite for religious worship and support. There are 20 to 30 FCA members on campus, ranging […]

Rehearsals Grill now open

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Rehearsals Grill, a new campus restaurant, is now open.

The restaurant, run by Sodexo, opened Monday to the public.

OCUpella encourages support, begins practice for semester

OCUpella, a student-run a cappella group, is preparing for another year of performances.

The group has about 25 members with a wide variety of majors. Twelve new members were added into the group this year.

Delta Alpha Chi hosts events for Homeless Awareness Week

Delta Alpha Chi, the men’s Christian fraternity, is scheduled to host their Homeless Awareness Week from Sept. 30 through Oct. 4.

Skyline Ministries is a United Methodist organization dedicated to helping the homeless in Oklahoma City.

Annual peace festival planned

By Elisa Regulski, Staff Writer OCU is scheduled host the seventh annual Pinwheels for Peace Festival on Sept. 20. The events is planned from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel. The festival, expression of the International Day of Peace, is free and open to the public. Oklahoma City businesses, elementary […]

Student named second runner-up at Miss America

By Amy Fuhrman, Web Editor   Kelsey Griswold, acting senior and Miss Oklahoma 2013, was named second runner-up at the Miss America pageant held in Atlantic City, NJ on Sept. 15. Griswold competed in the televised rounds of lifestyle and fitness, evening gown, talent and on-stage question. For talent, Griswold sang “Everybody Says Don’t” from […]

Storm Causes Campuswide Power Outage

Power was out on campus for about 45 minutes as part of a storm-related outage in Oklahoma City.

Team of faculty, staff takes to the water

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Faculty and staff have been spotted on the river as part of the Riversport Corporate Rowing League of Oklahoma City.

Drought heightens need for water conservation, leaves lake nearly empty

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The drought that has hung over Oklahoma for the past two and a half years shows no sign of letting up.

Harden heads to Houston

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By Susannah Waite, Staff Writer The Oklahoma City Thunder made a blockbuster trade with the Houston Rockets Saturday, October 27. The trade sends James Harden, Cole Aldrich, Daequan Cook, and Lazar Hayward to the Houston Rockets for guards Kevin Martin and Jeremy Lamb, two first-round picks and a second-round pick in return. For more information click […]

‘Oklahoma Gazette’ staff recommends local restaurants

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If you’re in a restaurant rut, you’re in luck. The Oklahoma Gazette has compiled a list of their favorite eateries for us to try.

Police reports released Oct. 24

Fugitive From Justice (x4) Violation of Suspended Sentence, Driving Under Suspension (2ndOffense), Fail to Comply w/compulsory Ins. Law and Operate M/V on Which Taxes & Fees are Due Monday, 10-22-12 1:30am; NW 23rd and Pennsylvania Avenue; Incident # 12-10-033; arrested: Freddie Earl Moss (no OCU affiliation); passenger: Tammy Sue Stewart (no OCU affiliation); impounded vehicle: gold 2002 […]

Oklahoma City Council adds discrimination protection for sexual orientation

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A measure passed today to extend employment discrimination protection to gay workers in the metro by a 7-2 vote.

Players reject NBA offer, season is unlikely

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The 137-day lockout continues after the collective bargaining process has “completely broken down.”

No deal reached in 12-hour NBA meeting, will reconvene today

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The NBA lockout continues after a compromise could not be reached in this morning’s 12-hour meeting.

Mama E’s: True soul food

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Mama E’s is a small local restaurant that has two locations in Oklahoma City. The newest location is at 900 W. Reno, while the original location is at 3838 Springlake Drive.

Banana Island: Dishes for brave, timid at heart

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Banana Island, 1500 NW 23rd St, is a small Malaysian-style restaurant with a large selection of authentic foods.

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