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President Rylee Cater, right, and Vice President Reese Harder have ideas for growing The Nest and bringing more energy not only to basketball games but to all sports at ORU.

The Nest Bring a Boost of Energy for ORU Athletics

Blake Turner, Staff Writer October 3, 2022

When Maryland hosted Duke on Jan. 27, 2001, students chanted “overrated” at the Blue Devils bench when the Terrapins were up 8 points with 54 seconds left in the game. Famously, however, those chants...

Freshmen 101 Guide- Intro to ORU apps

Freshmen 101 Guide- Intro to ORU apps

Rachel Schrader, Senior Writer September 28, 2022

During the first few weeks of classes of her first semester, Mia Campbell struggled to navigate through the many websites and apps that Oral Roberts University provided.   The learning curve...

Sky Ventures

Sky Ventures

Joao Souza, Staff Writer September 26, 2022

Four classmates, friends since their freshman year at Oral Roberts University, are launching an effort they describe as “unique and disruptive” to help students begin their careers now, while still...

A Student’s Journey from Myanmar to Tulsa

A Student’s Journey from Myanmar to Tulsa

Elizabeth McCullough, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

In winter 2013, a plane descended on the runway in snowy Nebraska. Nuami Lam Tung, now a senior international relations student at Oral Roberts University, stepped off the plane with her parents and three...

The Why behind Kimberlee Bankhead’s Journey to ORU

The Why behind Kimberlee Bankhead’s Journey to ORU

Blake Turner, Staff Writer April 11, 2022

There is a popular quote, often erroneously attributed to Mark Twain, that identifies the two most important days of a person’s life: “The day you were born and the day you found out why you were...

Mea Molnar: Aging Out of the Foster Care System

Mea Molnar: Aging Out of the Foster Care System

Dillon Valencia, Managing Editor April 8, 2022

To this day she remembers the roar of commercial airliners flying overhead. Even now, such sounds produce tremendous anxiety. Mea Molnar was only 7 years old when she entered Hillcrest Receiving...

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...

What to do in the cold weather

What to do in the cold weather

Carolina Figueroa, Staff Writer February 4, 2022

When it is too cold outside to do activities like biking, Frisbee and golf, what can be done at Oral Roberts University? Here are a few suggestions from students for what to do when it gets cold.   Hanging...

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.

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...

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