Crazy Kazoo Lady’s last advice column of the semester! As always, email any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Further advice will be given after the summer break.
Going back home is always strange, and I really start to notice the differences between being at home and being in Oklahoma City.
Seven state questions are on the ballot for the November general election. All of them address issues that will affect and reshape life in Oklahoma. “The presidential candidates may not necessarily be exciting in terms of turnout,” said Dr. Richard Johnson, chairman of the history and political science departments. “But voting may be more important…
“Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma” is hosting discussions on books about Civil Rights and Equality.
It’s frustrating when a battery dies, unless it saves your life.
If you own a TV or computer, or have eyes and ears, you probably know that election season is upon is.
April showers bring May flowers to Oklahoma–but they also bring the risk of severe weather to our state. When severe storms hit, most people flip on the TV or turn on the radio to check our local forecast. But for those of us kept busy with rehearsals, practices, and classes, it can be difficult to get accurate weather reports. Here are some apps designed to do just that: alert you when severe storm is in the area, and tell you when it’s safe to stay out, and when it’s time to take cover.
The final Stage II production of the season is also a first for the state of Oklahoma and the OCU community.
Coming from the icy tundra of Wisconsin, I thought driving during the Oklahoma winter would be easy. But the recent stream of winter weather had me brushing up my skills. Here are some tips for driving in the ice and snow.
Oklahoma lawmakers are seeking legislation to ban texting and driving. The case to ban the use of mobile phones while operating vehicles has been long debated, but came to a head last month after a phone-related incident cost two highway patrol officers their lives. On Jan. 1, 2015, Steven Clark was driving down I-40 and…
By the Editors In the campus, Feb. 4, we ran our editorial about our thoughts on the Oklahoma hoodie law and I guess someone was paying attention because the proposed amendment to the law no longer exists. Here’s our original opinion on the law, but to read more about why the proposal no longer exists…
Submitted by Rod Jones, assistant director of media relations The Education Department is hosting a conference in February to help future school teachers prepare for working in urban school districts. It is the fourth year for the Connecting Across Cultures event, which is funded with support through a grant from the Oklahoma State Regents for…
OCU has been named a Certified Healthy Campus by the Oklahoma State Department of Health. The program recognizes public and private colleges, universities, and career technology centers that “make a positive impact on the health of their students, employees and visitors.
The Athletics Department have gathered a record number of food items during this semester’s Canned Food Drive.OCU student-athletes raised over 11,996 food items to donate to Skyline Urban Ministries.
Three OCU students will compete in the quarterfinal match of “Mind Games” at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14. Theresa Hottel, Dustin Austin, and Chance Johnson will face teams from across the state in the match.
OCU women’s cross country took third in the Sooner Athletic Conference Championships at Gordon Technology Center in Shawnee, Okla.
Oklahoma City University has been named a 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll school by the U.S. Department of Education. OCU is the only school in the state of Oklahoma to be added to the list this year.
By Submitted Oklahoma City University’s Powerful Prose series will continue with a presentation about fracking and the energy industry at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The presentation is free to the public and will be held at Full Circle Bookstore, the series co-sponsor, in the 50 Penn Place shopping center at 1900 Northwest Expressway. OCU President Robert Henry…
Students and faculty organized an event on Friday, Oct. 24, to show support of Oklahoma City’s Muslim community.During the Friday afternoon service at the Grand Mosque of Oklahoma City, Christians and Jews from across the state gathered outside. When the Muslim service goers left their prayer meeting, they were greeted and thanked by those standing outside.
Want to get off campus for some city fun this weekend? Here are the top events happening in OKC in the next three days.
The 2014 “Let’s Talk About It” book discussion series will feature novels of investigative crime taking place in Oklahoma. The first discussion will take place at 7 p.m. on Sept 9 in Walker Center room 151, and will feature the novel “The Old Buzzard Had It Coming,” by Donis Casey. At each session in the…
The Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Arts Management will present their annual Home for the Holidays Christmas dance show Dec. 5-8.
An alumna and former university employee charged with stealing more than $104,000 from the university pleaded guilty last week to the charge.
Lisa Riggs was charged Sept. 18 in the western district of Oklahoma with wire fraud.
In recent years, the Powerball lottery has given out record amounts of money to winners.
Some of the jackpots have been close to half a billion dollars.
There are many things the lottery does for funding important institutions, but people just don’t understand where the money is coming from.
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…
By Ally Hansen, Staff Writer Okie Fest will not happen this year due to recent budget cuts. Okie Fest is a celebration of Oklahoman culture dedicated to international students and students from out of state. Okie Fest is an opportunity to share food, music and culture that is unique to Oklahoma. Typically the event serves…