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The Impact of COVID on ORU Missions & Outreach

Mea Molnar, Staff Writer March 9, 2022

The Friday before spring break 2020, the fast-paced spread of COVID-19 saw college students leaving campuses and businesses closing their doors across the United States. Although Augustine and Allie...

Ring by Spring

Ring by Spring

Lauren Rapp, Staff Writer March 7, 2022

Nursing senior Bri Riley and theology senior Philip Lopez plan to get married after graduating from Oral Roberts University this spring.   “This is the dress!” Bri Riley, a senior nursing...

The life and legacy of ORU theatre professor, Laura Holland

The life and legacy of ORU theatre professor, Laura Holland

Haliyma Clay, News Editor February 11, 2022

Retiring this spring after 45 years as a faculty member at Oral Roberts University, Laura Holland has been a pioneer in the theatre department where students and colleagues describe her as a friend for...

How ORU is Utilizing Virtual Reality Technology

How ORU is Utilizing Virtual Reality Technology

Alexa Mostrom, Editor in Chief February 2, 2022

With college students using virtual reality in many areas of their personal lives, Oral Roberts University has introduced the technology as a training tool for social work majors.   The goal...

Culture Fest 2021 Recap

Gabriel Jaggernauth, Video Editor December 10, 2021

ORU Culture Fest 2021 Recap between Claudius and EMR featuring talent, fashion, food, the atmosphere, and student interviews.

ORU’s Got Talent 2021 Recap

Gabriel Jaggernauth, Video Editor December 8, 2021

A recap over the 2021 ORU's Got Talent in Chapel featuring winners Deanna Devalve, Caleb Alons, and Christina Smith and Jordan Richards.

ORU Cancels Social Justice Major

Haliyma Clay, News Editor November 19, 2021

With only five students enrolled in the program and all scheduled to graduate in May, Oral Roberts University will discontinue its social justice major at the end of the fall semester, officials said. The...

Covid-19 Vaccines: To Get or Not to Get?

Alexa Mostrom, Editor in Chief November 18, 2021

While some colleges across the world required a COVID-19 vaccine before returning to campuses this fall, Oral Roberts University made no such demand, leaving students to debate whether or not to be vaccinated.   Nursing...

Entrepreneurship at ORU

Entrepreneurship at ORU

Haliyma Clay, News Editor November 15, 2021

Oral Roberts University’s College of Business is offering a new degree program called “business administration in entrepreneurship,” which is designed to equip students to launch successful businesses...

New library to be $18 million landmark for ORU

New library to be $18 million landmark for ORU

Haliyma Clay, News Editor November 12, 2021

Oral Roberts University recently broke ground on the $18 million J.D. McKean Library, which will be built 100% debt-free. “We have been planning this project for over two years, and it will take two...

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