Officials are asking for the public’s help locating a 21-year-old OCU student. Dalton Viner was reported missing Sept. 14, according to reports. Viner’s family reported his disappearance to the Midwest City Police Department, according to a Sept. 17 email from university officials. Viner was traveling between his house near campus and his family’s home in Choctaw for…
Finals season is upon us. Many students will lock themselves away in dorm rooms and library cubicles, on blankets on the quad or the back booths of Alvin’s. But sometimes, to really get the full benefit of studying, you need to leave the campus and find your own space. Here are some of the best spots to plug in, tune out, and settle down for a few hours of solid studying in Oklahoma City.
Monday is dreaded across the world as the start of a new week of hard work and more stress. While I usually try to think particularly positively on Mondays, I began to wonder: is there some psychological preset that makes this the most dreaded day of the week for, well, nearly everyone?
I realized that I have something in common with creative geniuses from around the world. No, it isn’t my unique talent for writing sonnets, painting portraits, or composing symphonies. It’s my inherent need to schedule out my day. So how does my schedule stack up?
As a college student, saving money is often easier said than done. For the month of January, I tracked my spending. The results were more surprising than I could have imagined.
Few holidays are more contested than Valentine’s Day. For some, it’s an opportunity to remind their loved ones how deeply they care, and spoil them with special gifts and extra attention. For others, the day is no more than a ploy by candy and card companies to up their dwindling sales in the spring. Find out the history behind the holiday, the present celebrations, and how this columnist’s spending her weekend.
Germs are hitting OCU hard, and students are feeling the pinch of sick days at the start of the semester.Currently, several strains of illness are criss-crossing the OCU campus, including influenza, strep, mono, the common cold, and stomach bugs. While the more mild forms of these diseases can be treated with rest, lots of fluids, and over-the-counter medicine to control symptoms, the other diseases are very serious and should be treated by a medical professional.
With schedules filling up in the first weeks of the new semester, thinking about volunteering can be stressful. But random acts of kindness provide a quick and easy way to give back to the community.
Students required to take chemistry as a part of their degree will have the opportunity to learn in upgraded laboratories.University officials unveiled the $2.2 million renovation plan to current chemistry laboratories in the Dawson-Loeffler Science and Mathematics building at an Oct. 22 trustee meeting.
Methodist Hall’s back doors have been locked for extra security on campus.The doors were locked and the handles removed due to security concerns with people going in through the back doors this summer, said Bradd Brown, chief of university police.
By Lauren Matheny, Web Editor Tyrone Van Aswegen, OCU alum and former member of the Men’s Golf team, has earned his second PGA Tour card. Van Awsegen tied for 11th place in the Web.com Tour Championship last Sunday. He finished at 29th place in Web.com’s ranking of the top 50 golfers who received their PGA…
An OCU student will appear in the National Wrestling Hall of Fame’s fundraising campaign to raise money for updates.Emily Webster, senior captain of the women’s wrestling team, is featured at the end of the campaign’s video, asking for donations for the fundraiser.
The student directed play, Pericles, Prince of Tyre, will open tomorrow in Burg Theater in Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center.Twenty-six cast members will perform the Shakespearian play with a couple of their own added twists.
By Lauren Matheny, Lifestyles Editor What you eat while studying can affect your memory, mood, and general well-being. Though it might seem easier to rip open a bag of chips or scarf down a candy bar, making healthful and easy choices can go a long way to energizing students for studying marathons or long days…
By Lauren Matheny, Lifestyles Editor The late spring serves as crunch time for many OCU students. With final exams looming, final performances drawing near, and a lagging sense of focus, sleep is often the last thing students think about during this busy period. However, a restful sleep schedule can build a solid basis for a…
Rehearsals Grill, a new campus restaurant, is now open.
The restaurant, run by Sodexo, opened Monday to the public.
The National Society of Leadership and Success is a new student organization on campus.
NSLS offers students a chance to improve their leadership skills through goal setting.