Student Senate members voted to change the frequency of their meetings. The decision was made to hold meetings on a bi-monthly schedule for the Spring 2015 semester. Previously, the organization held meetings once a week.
Student Government Association worked on bonding as a unit at their annual retreat last Saturday Sept. 13.
Yesterday, Thursday April 3, SGA released the election results for the 2014-2015 SGA high officers. The results were as follows: Beatrize Martinez- SGA President Terrance Craft- Student Senate President and Vice President of SGA MaryAnn Grover- Student Activities Council President and Vice President of SGA Students voted for SGA high officers on Tuesday April 3 […]
The 2014 Student Government Association high office winners were announced Thursday. Beatrize Martinez was re-elected as president of SGA. Terrance Craft won Vice President of SGA, President of Student Senate. Maryann Grove won Vice President, President of Student Activities Council. The votes were cast April 1 and 2. Applications to be on the SGA executive […]
The winners of the 2014 OCU Senior King and Queen title are Caleb Dicke, representing Kappa Sigma, and Ali McCurdy, representing Gamma Phi Beta. Dicke, dance performance senior, was excited to win the award. “All the seniors deserve this,” Dicke said. “It could have gone to anyone.” McCurdy, dance performance senior, was grateful for the […]
The changes to the SGA constitution have passed with a 90.99% pass rate. A total of 555 students voted; 505 voted for, 50 voted against. The changed constitution will go into effect after the completion of the current SGA term. The new officers, who will be sworn in in April, will be sworn in under […]
Students can vote to approve or reject the SGA constitution draft until tomorrow at 5 p.m. SGA needs at least 15 percent of the student body to vote on the constitution proposed and half of the 15 percent to pass the proposition. To vote, students can log onto OrgSync here and cast their vote with […]
Two Student Government Association officials are running for positions on the Oklahoma Student Government Association Board of Directors. Terrance Craft, SGA secretary of public relations, and SGA President Beatrize Martinez will participate in the election during OSGA’s Spring Congress on Feb. 28 through March 1 at Tulsa Community College – Southeast. OSGA is comprised of […]
Student Government Association will host the second Senior King and Queen Ceremony: Seniors’ Biggest Night later this month to honor senior achievements. The event will be at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26 in Petree Recital Hall in Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center. Seniors and their families will be honored at the free event, which is open to […]
A resolution is currently sitting on the senate floor calling for heightened security in Cokesbury Court apartments.
Challenges and obstacles always have been part of Beatrize Martinez’s world.
This makes being a senior leader of the women’s wrestling team and Student Government Association president another set of challenges she thinks she can overcome.
When looking for help with funding, students and organizations have the opportunity to turn to student government.
Student Governmnet Association has the ability to give out money to organizations through allotments.
Student Government Association’s first Free Movie Night of the year is scheduled for Thursday.
Free Movie Night is a SGA-funded event that allows students to use their student IDs to receive a voucher for a free movie ticket at Harkins Bricktown Cinemas 16 at 150 E. Reno Ave
By The Editors Student Senate recently approved Student Government Association’s Fall 2013 budget. The budget totals to more than $106,000 for the semester and is comprised mainly from student fees. The budget includes events hosted on and off campus for students, SGA officials’ salaries, office supplies, and more. Read more on page 1. SGA officials […]
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, […]
By Susannah Waite, Editor-in-Chief Student Government Association has nearly $12,000 less in its fall budget this academic year. Student Senate approved the $106,000 budget in its Sept. 3 meeting. The budget decreased for the first time in several years. The Fall 2012 SGA budget was $117,700. SGA President Beatrize Martinez spent the summer creating the budget […]
By The Editors OCU students are known for their commitment to various organizations and participation in multiple activities at any given time. The freshman class this year seems to be extremely involved in campus organizations and groups. A record number of women went through sorority recruitment this year. More than 150 women signed up for […]
By Trey Witzel, Columnist When I was growing up in Oklahoma, I had a few friends whose birthdays were on May 3. They hated it. Since 1999, that date has always been associated with one of the largest, deadliest tornadoes in history. I remember where I was when the May 3 tornado happened. My family […]
By Emily Wiley, Staff Writer Kappa Sigma fraternity is hosting their first philanthropy week to benefit Fisher House Sept 9-13. Fisher House is a national non-profit organization that provides a network of 38 comfort homes on the properties of military and veterans affairs medical centers. The Foundation also provides support to families of patients receiving […]
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 […]