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.
By Kyle Wallace, Staff Writer Faculty and staff who have dedicated five or more years to the university will be honored at the Starskys employee recognition ceremony. The Starskys are an annual employee service and recognition event hosted by university advancement, human resources and the president’s office. The event will be from 3 to 5…
By Emily Wiley, Editor-in-Chief Students still are wondering when they will receive prioritization results. Prioritization is the process in which university officials can see where money is being spent in every department on campus. This process has been going on since the beginning of the academic year. Students were told they would receive results soon…
By Emily Wiley, Editor-in-Chief Students might not be seeing candidates for Student Government Association at voting places anymore. The old language on the campaign rules for SGA allowed candidates and their staff to stand at the voting places with iPads and other devices asking passing students to vote. With the new language proposed, this would become illegal and…
A new generation of Facebook users will have a presence on the social media platform before they’re born, and after they die. Is this constant media coverage a sign of progress and self-expression, or just another way to compete online?
The preliminary recommendations of the prioritization process were released to faculty and staff last week.Students did not receive any of the information or a password to the results.aThe prioritization process has been ongoing since the beginning of the academic year. The process is meant to help university officials see how programs use money and where budgets need to be modified.
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 OCU Center for University-Church Relations has reminded the campus community that Tuesday, Dec. 2 is “Giving Tuesday.”
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.
Rehearsals Grill, a new campus restaurant, is now open.
The restaurant, run by Sodexo, opened Monday to the public.
A committee of OCU faculty and staff members organized a number of fundraising efforts to benefit United Way of Central Oklahoma, all designed to get students involved.
The events will commence on Monday, October 21st, with bake sales outside of the cafeteria, and will continue throughout homecoming week.