Thanksgiving as an international student 

Tiffany Buschman  Features Editor  November for Americans often consists of lots of food and family as well as the occasional football game. Specifically, when the nation is celebrating Thanksgiving. What most Americans may not realize, is that Thanksgiving is a holiday primarily celebrated in the states alone. For those whose home country is not the United States, Thanksgiving is a new concept, or possibly a slightly … Continue reading Thanksgiving as an international student 

Macy’s Presents 97th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade 

Tiffany Buschman  Features Editor  This Thanksgiving, as families turn on their televisions they will see crowds gathered on the streets of New York City, viewing the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. This staple of the holiday returns after being pre-recorded to the crowd-less streets of NYC last year due to the pandemic.  Macy’s website shares the history … Continue reading Macy’s Presents 97th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade 

Military Spouses: the unsung heroes of the Armed Forces  

Tiffany Buschman   Features Editor   Veteran’s Day is often a time to celebrate active and retired military as well as those who have given their lives in service of this country. But often behind the scenes and sometimes overlooked are the spouses of those in service. Military spouses often make numerous sacrifices to support their spouses and also keep … Continue reading Military Spouses: the unsung heroes of the Armed Forces  

Love should never hurt: a spotlight on Domestic Violence Awareness Month 

Tiffany Buschman  Features Editor   For a lot of people, family is a source of comfort and love as well as something to be grateful for. But for some, family is something to be afraid of, that creates a feeling of fear instead of comfort. November is Domestic Violence Awareness Month; which aims to highlight the all too … Continue reading Love should never hurt: a spotlight on Domestic Violence Awareness Month 

Why OBU should get rid of Western Civ: A Satire 

Contributing Writer OBU has recently decided to cut back on the number of credit hours required to graduate from 128 credits to 120, and there have been varied reactions from everyone involved. Transfers and future students rejoice in the streets; seniors mourn in mild resentment. Professors and administration are up in arms—who will have to give up their beloved hours? what classes must … Continue reading Why OBU should get rid of Western Civ: A Satire 

In October We Wear Pink: a spotlight on Breast Cancer Awareness 

Tiffany Buschman  Features Editor   Pink is often attributed to being a more feminine color, but in October the color pink symbolizes strength. October is a month that celebrates all those who have been affected by breast cancer. The Breast Cancer Organization’s website shares some of this year’s statistics concerning the devastating illness.   According to BreastCancer.org, … Continue reading In October We Wear Pink: a spotlight on Breast Cancer Awareness 

OPED: 10 Cute and Creative Couple’s Halloween Costume Ideas  

Tiffany Buschman  Features Editor   With Halloween quickly approaching, some still may have no idea what their costumes should be. For those who are looking forward to a cute night out with their significant other, a couple’s costume can be a hard decision. There are so many avenues to choose from. A couple could go for a cute … Continue reading OPED: 10 Cute and Creative Couple’s Halloween Costume Ideas  

There’s no place like home: OBU Students from Shawnee share why they chose OBU. 

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. 

‘I’m Not Afraid of No Ghost’: A look into OBU Students’ Phobias  

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