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Touched By A Rose!

Imagine living in a country where you had to suffer from Malaria diseases, starvation, slavery, and also having no education to have a chance to make it in life. Now imagine meeting a leader who took it upon herself to teach, and also lead others to a better lifestyle with nothing but her art and [...]

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A Test of Fate

OKLAHOMA CITY- In the wake of the Teacher Rally for Education Funding, many bills are making the headlines. One such bill is Rep. Curtis McDaniel’s proposed House Bill 2734 which would remove the requirements placed on the students in third grade as well as high school seniors to pass certain exams in order to advance.
As [...]

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Calf Fry Music Festival

STILLWATER HOSTING 24TH ANNUAL CALF FRY 2014
 
STILLWATER, OK -Put on your boots and get ready for a three day long festival of great country music. Many college students across Oklahoma gather every year for the annual Calf Fry Festival for a great night of food, friends, and entertainment.  Calf Fry features several entertainment performances both [...]

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Equality in sports

“Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.” Abraham Lincoln.
Softball and Cheerleading are two of University of Central Oklahoma’s 2013 national champions. Although both teams worked hard throughout the season in order to achieve the same title, their recognition under NCAA and here at UCO are not the same. [...]

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OKLAHOMANS SHAKEN BY EARTHQUAKE

EDMOND, Oklahoma- Oklahoma has seen a rise in earthquakes over the last year with the largest 0f 2014 being Thursday morning a magnitude-4.1 earthquake shook many houses and awaken many residents in central Oklahoma.
“I was up doing homework when I felt the earthquake, it felt as if the earthquake was rolling towards my house. It [...]

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Standardized Test

Brittnie Roe
 
Oklahoma City
 
Are standardized tests getting easier?
 
We all went through them in schools, but now it seems that schools are taking a nnew approach to taking these tests.
 
 
Marionette Gibson, a 4th grade teacher at Tinker Elementary, says that the school is going to provide a balanced breakfast to all students, take more breaks during the test, [...]

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Lending a Helping Hand

The Students for an Accessible Society was hosting its annual Disability Awareness Week last Monday through Thursday. Helping out with the Mobility impaired portion of this event is William Smith a former Combat Ranger who knows what it’s like to be mobile impaired.
“In 2006 our convoy was hit with several IED’s and I was thrown [...]

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Tennis Club is On The Courts

EDMOND, Ok – The UCO Tennis Club has been battling for use of the campus courts for about a year.  President Jimmy Lai is the man that has been taking on the task.
Lai is the President of the club and the one who started it. He has been playing since middle school and on his [...]

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Internationals fight for their country’s pride

EDMOND, Okla. – University of Central Oklahoma’s International Student Council held its second part of their annual International Olympics at the Wellness Center this weekend. The preliminaries were held on April 5th and 6th. Students from over twenty-five countries represented their country in different disciplines, volleyball, dodgeball, soccer, pingpong, badminton and basketball. “This is the [...]

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