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.

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 […]

OCU Volleyball defeated by Texas Wesleyan


Texas Wesleyan defeated OCU Stars Volleyball 3-1, on Friday, Oct. 10 at the Sid Richardson Center in Fort Worth Texas. OCU went down to 13-9, 5-3 in Sooner Athletic Conference.

OCU Women’s Wrestling competes in Cumberlands Duals

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OCU Stars women’s wrestling completed one shutout among three victories at the Cumberlands Duals Friday. The event took place at the University of the Cumberlands, in Kentucky, and featured teams from across the the country. OCU, ranked second in the Women’s College Wresting Association, beat Cumberlands 45-2, and Lindenwood University 41-0. Senior Emily Webster won all three […]

School of Theatre dean and alumnus host “Grapes of Wrath” talk


Brian Parsons, associate dean of the OCU School of Theatre, will host a reception and pre-show discussion with Donald Jordan, founding Artistic Director of CityRep Theatre, for the current production of John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath. The event will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Sept. 17 in the Wanda Bass Atrium inside the Wanda L. […]

OCU Hall of Honor will induct business, community leaders

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  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 […]

Local transgender candidate heads for historic House race


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 […]

University hosts OCU Week at the Museum

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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: […]

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


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


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


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


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


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


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.

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