Volleyball, women’s basketball teams partner with Samaritan’s Purse to gather donations for Operation Christmas Child

Jaylin Stapleton/ The Bison Top: Teammates from both the volleyball and the women’s basketball teams partnered with Samaritan’s Purse last week to collect, pack and decorate boxes for Operation Christmas Child.   Jaylin Stapleton Contributing Writer Oklahoma Baptist University volleyball and women’s basketball teams partnered with Samaritan’s Purse and collected gift and donations from fans … Continue reading Volleyball, women’s basketball teams partner with Samaritan’s Purse to gather donations for Operation Christmas Child

OBU students commissioned for global service Nov. 15

Courtesy Photo/ Heather Hamilton Students participating in trips gathered on the steps of the Raley Chapel stage during the service. Press Release OBU Marketing OBU recently hosted its Global Outreach Commissioning service Friday, Nov. 15, in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. The University recognized students, faculty and staff who will be serving others across the world … Continue reading OBU students commissioned for global service Nov. 15

Christmas Chapel approaches Bison Hill, Dec. 4

Courtesy Image / The Bison Albert J. Geiger professor of finance Dr. Dan Reeder Emceed Christmas Chapel. Vicki Coolidge Assistant Arts Editor It’s that time of year again. Christmas will soon be upon us, and you know what that means, Christmas Chapel is approaching. Students, faculty, and alumni, all come together to celebrate this event … Continue reading Christmas Chapel approaches Bison Hill, Dec. 4

How to help the homeless during cold weather seasons

Courtesy Photo/The Bison Ariel thomas Features Assistant Think about home, wherever that might be. Most likely it has an air conditioner, a heater and a door with a lock. These are luxuries most people don’t think twice about. Take a second though—imagine being homeless during this time of year. While many think of winter as … Continue reading How to help the homeless during cold weather seasons

Oval Christmas Tree Lighting to have music, food

Courtesy Photo/ The Bison The Oval Christmas Tree Lighting has been an OBU Christmas tradition for decades. The event will include singing, music, fire pits, food, and contests. Josiah Jones News Editor Christmas season is just around the corner. One of many ways OBU will celebrate the holiday is the Oval Christmas Tree Lighting. This … Continue reading Oval Christmas Tree Lighting to have music, food

OBU finals week, graduation, moving out all approaching

Courtesy Photo/ OBU Students in Tulsa Auditorium take notes to prepare for final exams. Josiah Jones News Editor Final examinations beginMonday,Dec.9 at OBU, and for those graduating at the end of this fall semester, Commencement will happen that Friday, Dec. 13. Finals schedule According to OBU’s website, final examinations take place in four time slots … Continue reading OBU finals week, graduation, moving out all approaching

Swim & Dive honors Freas’ memory by training, succeeding

Shay Morgan Assistant Sports Editor OBU’s men’s and women’s swim teams lost their be- loved head coach Sam Freas at the end of their 2018-2019 season; while they mourned his loss, they trained in his honor. The Bison’s season kicked off against Rose State and many Arkansas competitors, against which they prevailed. Their trip to … Continue reading Swim & Dive honors Freas’ memory by training, succeeding

West’s LP ‘Jesus is King,’ expression of faith or fraud?

Zoe Charles Assistant News Editor Oct. 25, 2019 famous rap- per Kanye West released his new album titled “Jesus is King.” The album has attracted some attention and controversy, begging the question, “what should a Christian think about secular artists covering spiritual topics?” First, while the gospel based album is the first of its kind … Continue reading West’s LP ‘Jesus is King,’ expression of faith or fraud?

Increased social media use not correlated with increased anxiety

Courtesy Photo/ The Bison The journal ‘Computers in Human Behavior’ published the results from an eight-year long study that indicates time spent on social media is not linked to levels of anxiety and depression. Zoe Charles Assistant News Editor Oct. 22, 2019 the results of an eight-year-long study were published in Computers in Human Behavior. … Continue reading Increased social media use not correlated with increased anxiety