Keep Calm & Snack On!

Everyone can say that they have had a craving for something between meals every now and then! It can be a sweet, savory, crunchy, or even something to drink that puts you in the mood to look into the cabinets and refrigerator for a between meal munch. It is easy to grab a donut or [...]

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Petrified Forest National Park

On our way to the Grand Canyon we made a stop at the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona.  The Petrified Forest was discovered over 13,000 years ago by nomadic hunters and gatherers.  Throughout the park there are physical remnants of ancient walls, artifacts, traces of roads, and even symbols on rock and paper that help [...]

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Current staff picks for spring 2014

The staff picks currently consist of:
Cherie: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
Christina Morel: It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini
Kaylee: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
Rachel: The Final Warning: Maximum Ride a Series of Events from James Patterson

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Still accepting submissions for fall of 2014

We are also accepting submissions; they will just be on hold until this fall of 2014.

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Revival at UCO?

a Chain-link

Edmond, OK.—You may notice students wearing a single chain-link on necklaces, bags, key chains, or other places on their person. “These chain-links represent our devotion to God. We are willingly His bondservants,” says UCO junior Ashley. On the night of April 10th in Constitution Hall there was an event called After Dark. This was [...]

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Who is the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Most Underrated Player?

OKLAHOMA CITY – We all know that Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are two elite superstars in the NBA. With Durant and Westbrook being the superstars that they are, they will receive most of the notice.  Because of that there are a few players on the Thunder that don’t get much attention, Derek Fisher comes [...]

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Oklahoma Makes Changes in Educational Standards

OKLAHOMA CITY- Many teachers and parents of Oklahoma worry about the upcoming changes to the state’s educational standards. Recently, the Oklahoma Senate voted to repeal a set of educational standards generally referred to as Common Core. Common Core, which was adopted in 2010, sets standards for students K-12 in subjects such as English, language arts [...]

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Parkinson Foundation 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run

Alex Pate
April 11
News Writing Project
 OKLAHOMA CITY, Ok.  The Parkinson Foundation of Oklahoma will hold it’s 4th annual “A Walk in the Park” 5K run and 1mile fun run on Sunday afternoon, May 4, at 2 p.m. at the Lake Hefner Stars and Stripes Park.
Approximately 15,000 Oklahoman’s are afflicted with Parkinson’s disease.  The foundation’s objective is to [...]

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LIGHTS, CAMERA,ACTION!!! UCO has New Campus Club

Film reel with film coming out

÷EDMOND, OKLAHOMA-The Hollywood experience  has made it’s way on to the campus of the University of Central Oklahoma in the form of a new club. The UCO Film and Video Club is a club where movie lovers and film makers alike can get together and engage about what they love.
Morgan Denny, president of the film [...]

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A Story of Hope

A movie poster of Where Was God

Edmond, Oklahoma – On the afternoon of May 20, 2013; an EF5 tornado ravaged its way through Moore Oklahoma. The destructive vortex of violently rotating winds peaked at 210 miles per hour, killing 24 people and injuring 377 others.
After passing through Moore after the devastation; Chris Forbes, an alumnus of the University of Central Oklahoma, [...]

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UCentral Gets High

The University of Central Oklahoma’s media department has purchased a helicopter. The DJI Phantom Aerial Quadcopter is a small aerial vehicle for the GoPro camera system.
The quadcopter is a lightweight four bladed helicopter with a mount for a camera. It resembles what people call a drone. The quadcopter will be used to capture aerial footage [...]

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Tweet via @DonBetz: Four-way talks end with agreement on calming Ukrai…

Four-way talks end with agreement on calming Ukraine tensions – FT.com on.ft.com/1j7Tnlu via @FT

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Opening Day at the RedHawks

OKLAHOMA CITY- As Baseball season is getting started, the Oklahoma City RedHawks are away, finishing a series in New Orleans. The staff is getting ready for a projected sellout crowd for Friday night’s game. Shannon Landers, Director of Entertainment, is working hard for the opening season, “It’s the first time we show off [...]

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Tweet via @DonBetz: The big test facing Iraq http://t.co/MsWfMHycdq

The big test facing Iraq csmonitor.com/World/Middle-E…

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