Give Back OKC will host a donation drive at Classen Coffee Co. in collaboration with local podcast “Localites OKC” to collect feminine hygiene products and socks to donate to the Oklahoma City homeless community.
In order to help bring awareness to healthy relationships, I offer this interpretation of the misogynistic messages of Hotline Bling.
Lambda Chis will perform a talent of their choice at the event and, at the end of the performances, the audience will bid on the talent they enjoyed most. The highest bidder will go on a date with the member or can have him perform an act of service, such as washing their car, cleaning or doing their laundry.
By Emily Wiley, Editor-in-Chief The men of Phi Gamma Delta have secured their chapter and are officially the Omicorn Chi chapter. After nearly six years of being on campus, Fiji received their charter from their headquarters on March 28. “It feels good,” said Jacob Overling, president of Fiji. “It feels different than other fraternities on…
Submitted by Justis Huddleston and Wolf Ozarow To the OCU student body, The OCU fraternal community is shocked by the behavior of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma. What’s most disturbing about the recent events concerning bigotry and racism at SAE is that this type of behavior is still alive in today’s modern…
The Kappa Sigma fraternity is making some changes to their philanthropy, the military heroes campaign, in the hopes of spreading awareness more efficiently and effectively.
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.
The OCU Center for University-Church Relations has reminded the campus community that Tuesday, Dec. 2 is “Giving Tuesday.”
Christmas is a time of celebration and a time to be spent with loved ones. It is also a time to give back to your community and spread the love. The Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) of Oklahoma City has provided a unique way for donators to give to their organization this season.
Students of the Wimberly School of Religion have organized a way to give a gift that gives back with the alternative gift market this holiday season. Students can make a donation to Methodist charities, including Project Transformation, which provides kids with homework help and literacy instruction and the opportunity to support various charities around the world.
Dr. Erik Heine, professor of music theory, completed a 24 hour run this October. The 24 the Hard Way race raised money for the Special Friends Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing information and resources for families with children suffering from Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome.
The law school is on schedule to move to their downtown location, 800 N. Harvey, in December of 2014.The move was approved in October 2012, and the school is on schedule with their original plan of moving to their new location in 2014.
Lee Hall, director of first-year experiences and student disability services coordinator, retired Friday, Oct. 31.
OCU honored Angel Ashley, a former Miracle Network Hospitals Champion Child and inspiration behind Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores fundraising efforts, with a reception.
No-Shave November is a tradition in which men vow to go without shaving their beards for the month. The tradition is alive and well across the country, but many supporters do not know the history, or the charitable goals, behind this month-long celebration of beardness.
One professor on campus is taking “run for your life” to a whole new level.
Dr. Erik Heine, professor of music theory, will run a 24-hour race in October to raise money for the Special Friends Foundation.
The women of the Alpha Phi sorority have begun their annual Women’s Heart Health Week. Throughout the week, the women of Alpha Phi will be raising money and awareness to support women’s heart health. Alpha Phi will have a table outside the caf, selling raffle tickets for prize baskets. They will also have jars set…
NBC has ordered a pilot for Bad Judge, a comedy set to star Kate Walsh as a criminal court judge. The series will be penned by Chat Kultgen, who will also coproduce the series with Walsh, Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, and Anne Heche. To read more on the show, click here. Star Partners and Hummingbird Productions…
Greek organizations focused this semester on bringing awareness of their philanthropies through well-publicized events, utilizing new marketing tools.
This year’s Miss OCU Pageant will take place at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 in the Kirkpatrick Auditorium in the Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center.
Phi Mu completed their formal pledging ceremony Sept. 22.
It was the first ritual for the newest Greek colony on campus.
The ritual signified the members’ lifelong support to the sorority.
OCU’s Phi Mu colony has 40 pledges. They will become a chapter Nov. 9 during the pledges’ initiation ceremony.
Alpha Phi is scheduled to host their annual Alpha Phiesta philanthropy event 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Alpha Phi House in the Panhellenic Quadrangle. The entrance fee is $5.
The sorority is combining this event with their other annual Picnic Basket Auction fundraiser.
Kappa Phi has begun the school year by winning a national award and initiating 46 new members, an on-campus record.
This summer, leaders from Kappa Phi’s OCU chapter attended the National Council with members of other chapters from across the nation.
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.
Kelsey Griswold, has returned to fulfill her duties as Miss Oklahoma.
OCU administration hosted a home coming party Friday for Griswold, after she was named second runner-up at the Miss America Competition on Sept. 15.
Students hosted a watch party and several students were in Atlantic City to watch Griswold during the competition.
“I will tell you that the second I was called second runner-up, I heard God and the Holy Spirit speak to me and say this would’ve been the way of the ultimate plan,” Griswold said. “It’s not that I wasn’t qualified for the job, Nina was meant to be Miss America.”
By Emily Wiley, Staff Writer OCU Cares is helping with the Moore, Okla. tornado relief effort on Sept. 21. OCU Cares is a new way for organizations to keep track of member service hours and fundraisers. The Moore event is the first opportunity for groups to use OCU Cares. “Moore is part of our community,…