Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business will induct five business and community leaders into the OCU Hall of Honor during the 28th annual Oklahoma Commerce and Industry Hall of Honor luncheon on Oct. 29 at the Cox Convention Center. The annual luncheon is organized to honor members of the local business community. Proceeds benefit the […]
Julia Sophia, one of two Democratic candidates running for a House seat in District 88, could make history as the first transgender legislator to take office in the US. District 88 lies near the heart of Oklahoma City, including the Paseo and Plaza districts. Julia Sophia is running against Jason Dunnington, an Oklahoma City University visiting […]
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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
There have been several dorm security issues during the last couple of weeks.
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 […]
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, 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.
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 […]
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 […]
Power was out on campus for about 45 minutes as part of a storm-related outage in Oklahoma City.
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 […]
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 […]