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  • The Conversant Critic:  Thai Village

    The Conversant Critic: Thai Village

    Last summer, I tried Thai food for the first time back in my hometown of Dallas. I loved it and was glad to expand my food choices. It only made sense I would choose one of Tulsa’s ...

  • Anxiety proven to be common for students

    Anxiety proven to be common for students

    In 2015, the Center for Collegiate Mental Health, overseen by Pennsylvania State University, conducted a study focused on the mental health of college students. The results were ov ...

  • Aretha Franklin ends 50-year career

    Aretha Franklin ends 50-year career

    The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, announced her retirement Feb. 9. “I’ll be pretty much satisfied, but I’m not going to go anywhere and just sit down and do nothing. That wouldn’ ...

  • Tulsa spring activities

    Tulsa spring activities

         Spring is approaching soon. The air is filled with flowers, cool weather and temperamental geese. For many, spring is their favorite time of the year, but they are not sure wh ...

Short stories class inspires published book

Short stories class inspires published book

In “The Adventures of Sylvie Sedan,” college student Ginger and her car, Sylvie, are destined to maintain “carmony,” the powerful bond between car and driver. Through their time o ...

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Holocaust survivors speaks to students

Holocaust survivors speaks to students

Irving Roth, a holocaust survivor, visited campus Monday night to share his story with ORU. The event started with an introduction from Pastor Lyndon Allen of the Christian United ...

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More than just the IT guy

More than just the IT guy

During a routine IT Department staff meeting about an empty desk, Service Desk Specialist Steve Duclos’ mind was somewhere else. God was giving Duclos a vision about the very empt ...

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Business experience with Pioneer Woman

Business experience with Pioneer Woman

ORU student, Graham Ford, had hit a wall in his previous job. He found himself in a situation where he could no longer offer help to his company and the company no longer wanted t ...

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Finding love at ORU:  Keeping the flame alive

Finding love at ORU: Keeping the flame alive

As with most college campuses, ORU presents students with the possibility of finding their future spouse. For many of our faculty and professors, ORU has played a large role in th ...

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‘The Nutcracker’ embodies spirit of holiday season

‘The Nutcracker’ embodies spirit of holiday season

It’s 1920s, Paris. Marie bolts for-ward and peers through the crowd of children, where her godfather, Drosselmeyer presents his finest toy—the beloved Nutcracker. Snow begins to f ...

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International outlook on American holidays

International outlook on American holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. With the recent Prayer Gardens Christmas lighting, Thanksgiving just around the corner and those few can’t wait students already jamming ...

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A literary worldview

A literary worldview

Educators and students of literature gathered on the 21st floor of the Cityplex Towers for the Southwestern Conference on Christianity and Literature (SWCCL) this past week. ORU h ...

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Puppies offer students peace on campus

Puppies offer students peace on campus

Check out more of Caitlin Peach's story here The workload of a college student can feel massive at times. Students cope with the pressures in different ways, some by having a favo ...

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Past professions: Life before the classroom

Past professions: Life before the classroom

A ballerina, a pastor and a grocery store cashier walked into a classroom... ORU professors use their life experience to impart wisdom and relate class content to real world scena ...

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