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 […]
By Susannah Waite, Editor-in-Chief Student Government Association members are gearing up for another school year. SGA President Beatrize Martinez and other members of SGA spent the summer working on plans for the academic year. “The direction, looking forward, is definitely communication,” Martinez said. “This year we’re really making sure that we’re at events, and we […]
By Susannah Waite, Editor-in-Chief Student Government Association has created a website in hopes of improving communication with the campus community. The website, launched Aug. 11, features links to important documents, including the Student Code of Conduct and allotment information. “I think the website will be a great tool for students to go to and use,” […]
By Susannah Waite, Editor-in-Chief When students went online to vote Monday for Student Government Association officials, one candidate’s name was not on the ballot. Jacilyn Kennedy, SGA presidential candidate, was disqualified from the election March 11. She lost her appeal March 14. Kennedy, entertainment business junior, was one of six students who filed for the […]
By Susannah Waite, Editor-in-Chief Student leaders from the Student Government Association and the law school have settled their financial feud. Student government and bar association officials resolved their conflict Jan. 26. They are waiting to see if the Student Senate agrees with their compromise. The agreement, which would not take effect until Fall 2013, will […]