How to vote as a college student

 Evan Kennemer Features Assistant As the November elections draw near, many college students are thinking about where and how to vote.  Many people, especially college students neglect voting or even registering to vote, because they just don’t know how to go about it. According to census.gov, 18 to 29 year olds have the lowest percentage … Continue reading How to vote as a college student

National Hispanic Heritage Month

 Courtesy Photo / The Bison  Jacob Usry  Features Assistant This month (Sept. 15 - Oct. 15) The United States is observing Latin heritage month.  There are many influential, Latin individuals who are being celebrated this month for what they have achieved both for their culture and for United States of America.  Oklahoma Baptist is fortunate … Continue reading National Hispanic Heritage Month

Chadwick Boseman coworkers and fans pay tribute to the late actor

Courtesy Photos/The BisonChadwick Boseman, the actor that played the role of king T’Challa in Black Panther, passed away August 28, 2020 of colon cancer. Peyton King Features Editor From playing the role of the historic Jackie Robinson to the fictional character of King T’Challa in Marvel’s “Black Panther,” American actor Chadwick Boseman was an on-screen … Continue reading Chadwick Boseman coworkers and fans pay tribute to the late actor

OBU’s University Scholars Weekend and Be A Bison Day

Courtesy Photo / OBU Dozens of students visited OBU’s campus for Be a Bison Day, University Scholars’ Weekend or both last Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Josiah Jones News Editor Prospective students flooded OBU’s cam- pus this weekend for two admissions-related events: Be A Bison Day and University Scholars Weekend. Be A Bison Day occurs several … Continue reading OBU’s University Scholars Weekend and Be A Bison Day

The Candidates: Ball and Pumphrey are committed to service

By Jacob Factor, Features Editor   (Courtesy photo/Jonny Ball) “We care about the student body. Jonny and I have the commitment to service. We’re not afraid to be that persistent professional voice and ask the tough questions.” Jonny Ball is a junior biology major. He grew up on a Christian campground in Anadarko, Okla. His background, … Continue reading The Candidates: Ball and Pumphrey are committed to service

The Candidates: Myers and Floyd want students to leave a legacy

By Jacob Factor, Features Editor   (Courtesy photo/Clayton Myers) “Clay and I view OBU very similarly; we love OBU to death, but we constantly see other students not have that same love for OBU that we do, and we want to change that.” Clayton Myers is a sophomore family and community service and political science major. … Continue reading The Candidates: Myers and Floyd want students to leave a legacy

International student athletes face different challenges, stressors than other students

By Zoya Timoshenko, Contributing Writer According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), there are 17,000 international student-athletes competing in NCAA schools alone. Oklahoma Baptist University hosts around 73 international student-athletes, and roughly 40 different countries are represented on OBU’s 2,093-student campus. Naturally, one might think international students bring an exciting flair to the American … Continue reading International student athletes face different challenges, stressors than other students

What to do with Resumes: Industry Professionals explain best resume techniques

By Jacob Factor, Features Editor   College students often worry about what job they’re going to get after they graduate. Even now, for some, internships are just as worrisome. The first thing employers usually ask for from applicants is a resume, and this alone can cause anxiety. What do you put in a resume? How is … Continue reading What to do with Resumes: Industry Professionals explain best resume techniques

Native American Heritage Month: Students Share Their Stories

Jacob Factor, Chief Photographer  (originally published November 1, 2017) Native Americans have a very prominent part in Oklahoma History. It was originally called Indian Territory, and its name now is two words from the Choctaw language put together: "okla" and "humma," meaning red people. Native Americans are proud of their heritage, and Native American Heritage … Continue reading Native American Heritage Month: Students Share Their Stories

Bison Hill spotlight: Public relations professor appreciated by students

Robyn Kuylen, Contributing Writer      For the past eight years, OBU has had the privilege of an alumni as part of the adjunct staff; Ann McNellis graduated from OBU in the year 1999 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in public relations.      Throughout her time here, her students have … Continue reading Bison Hill spotlight: Public relations professor appreciated by students