Tiffany Buschman Features Editor For most high school seniors when it comes to choosing a college, one of the deciding factors is how far away is it from home. But, for some students on Oklahoma Baptist University’s campus, that could not be further from the truth. Senior studio art major Evie Griffin, shares how, for her, OBU was always her number one choice … Continue reading There’s no place like home: OBU Students from Shawnee share why they chose OBU.
Nathan Goforth Every freshman remembers the experience of moving into the dorm - the unknown of who you live within your hall, your neighbors, and the procedure of how things work on campus. Regardless of how scary or uncertain something may seem, there is usually one friend who can always be relied upon. That would be your … Continue reading The Role of the CL
Tiffany Buschman Features Editor As Halloween approaches, horror films, haunted houses and spooky decorations can be found around every corner. In this season of fear, it becomes apparent that fear is different for everyone in what they fear and the level of fear people experience. Some people experience phobias which is different than a normal amount of fear. Harvard Medical … Continue reading ‘I’m Not Afraid of No Ghost’: A look into OBU Students’ Phobias
Tiffany Buschman Features Editor When someone thinks of a mental hospital often they may picture straight jackets, padded rooms or maybe medicine cocktails and electroshock therapy. But these stereotypes couldn’t be further from the truth. With September being National Suicide Awareness Month, I think it’s important to spread awareness not only on the issue, but on the … Continue reading OPED: You are more than your mental illness
Tiffany Buschman Features Editor Every year Oklahoma Baptist University hosts a week long event dubbed TWIRP week, which stands for The Woman Is Required To Pay. This week consists of numerous date nights and a Sadie Hawkins dance to close out the week. OBU markets this week as a chance for the ladies to ask out … Continue reading OPED: What’s the purpose of TWIRP Week?
Tiffany Buschman Features Editor From Sept. 16- 26, the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds were abuzz with crowds and alive with activities as Oklahoma celebrated its annual state fair for roughly its 116th year. Senior elementary education major Monica Munroe was able to attend the fair this year and shares her experience. “The fair this year was fun. I love the environment and seeing all of … Continue reading Oklahoma Presents its Annual State Fair
Morgan Jackson Editor I love this time of year. The leaves are falling, it’s starting to get cooler and Dr. Watson is letting us have Major Authors outside in the pergola. It seems like your average week at OBU, and yet, the frenzy of TWIRP Week is in full swing. Let me be the first … Continue reading I actually like TWIRP Week
“OBU's Fencing club is a sports ministry team driven by hard work, discipline, and teamwork. Through this, we would like to expand to include other types of fencing and sword-based sports in the future," Logan Carey said. Founded in 1910, Oklahoma Baptist University is home to many students, organizations, faculty, and other timeless legacies. However, it only … Continue reading Fencing Team looks to charter club
Tiffany Buschman Features Editor This semester, for the first time in a year and a half, students walked through the doors of the Ritz theatre in downtown Shawnee to participate in Canterbury. Canterbury is a worship night that usually takes place off campus, led by various student worship teams twice a month. Due to COVID restrictions, Canterbury has previously been cancelled or moved to safer locations such … Continue reading Canterbury Returns to The Ritz
Tiffany Buschman Features Editor This past week, Oklahoma Baptist University participated in Global Outreach Week, highlighting the school’s global outreach opportunities for this upcoming spring and summer. The week consisted of three chapel services where trip testimonials and gospel messages were heard. The theme for GO week this year was Beyond: Make Him Known. Brittany Freeman, a junior nursing major and GO … Continue reading OBU Encourages Students to Serve Abroad During GO Week