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    Growing up with an Alcoholic

    0:00 AM March 31, 2014

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    Alcoholism is something that people are affected by everyday. A parent could look and act “normal” but in reality, they’re are hiding a deep secret.

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    Kansas Laws on Gay Rights

    0:00 AM February 26, 2014

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    While federal law defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman for purposes of taxes and other federal matters, state law primarily governs marriage. 

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    Professional athletes coming out

    1:15 PM February 26, 2014

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    Coming out is probably one of the hardest things a person would ever have to do. Doing so as a “normal” human being and having no spot light on your life would be hard, but what about the professional athletes?

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    Record Setting Snow

    0:00 AM February 19, 2014

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    A record-setting amount of nine inches of snow covered the Ottawa University campus on Tuesday, February 4. Classes were cancelled both Tuesday and Wednesday for students.  

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    SWAAN looks to reinforce equality on campus

    1:24 PM February 19, 2014

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    Students in college tend to group themselves according to their interests. For some people, this could be a struggle. 

    On our campus, there is an organization that looks to get all types of people togethThe Student Welcoming and Affirming Network (SWAAN).

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    Winter weather makes driving difficult

    4:36 PM February 5, 2014

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    As of 3 p.m., AAA Kansas has received 366 calls for service Wednesday.

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    Ottawa University honored Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy

    0:00 AM February 3, 2014

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    Ottawa University held a special journey that included on and off campus activities to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 20.

    Early in the morning, students, faculty and community members attended a presentation by civil rights movement participant Katie Washington.

    Washington, who was born and raised in the Mississippi Delta during segregation times, was one of the first African-American who attended Delta State College in the 1960s.

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    It's Finals Time

    0:00 AM December 2, 2013

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    It’s almost that time. You can feel your anxiety slowly rising each hour and with each flashcard you turn over. This is the feeling of finals week.

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    Theme changed for DECA 5k

    1:12 PM November 18, 2013

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    The third annual DECA 5k received a whole new look this year with a change of the theme.

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    Swipe out Hunger Event

    0:00 AM November 6, 2013

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    Saturday was the third annual Swipe out Hunger event held by Hungry for Change (HFC) where food was packaged for families in third world countries.

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    Common domestic violence myths

    0:00 AM November 6, 2013

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    When we talk about domestic violence, like with every important issue in our society, there are a lot of stereotypes that fill out our minds.

    Domestic violence is one of those topics which an important section of the public face with predisposition.

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    Domestic violence speaker visits campus, teaches facts

    0:36 PM November 6, 2013

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    Everyday in the United States, more than three women are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends according to domesticviolencestatistics.org. 

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    How to stop abusive situation

    0:33 PM November 6, 2013

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    Domestic violence is defined as "violent or aggressive behavior within the home, typically involving the violent or abuse of a spouse or partner" according to dictionary.com.

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    Film contest: Comm. professors offer new competition

    0:00 AM November 5, 2013

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    Communication professors Ryan Louis and Thad Rose are bringing a new kind of competition to Ottawa University.

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    Students find jobs on campus after graduation

    1:15 PM October 16, 2013

    >   Seniors: it is time-- time for the moment you have all been waiting for, job hunting! Or should I say the most terrifying decision you have had to make since deciding what kind of ramen you wanted to eat for dinner.   Finding a job is probably the most common goal for graduates, and with the number of graduates only increasing annually, it is often the hardest to accomplish in a timely manner. Full story

    Provost Dennis Tyner moving to Phoenix, Ariz.

    0:00 AM October 16, 2013

    >   The Ottawa University campus will experience some leadership changes effective October 1.   Former Provost Dr. Dennis Tyner has been named the new Dean of Health Sciences and will relocate to Phoenix, Ariz.   President Kevin Eichner sent out an email announcing the change, saying Tyner has been signaling his desire for a career change. Full story

    Sodexo to serve food with healthy twist, teams with apps to offer healthy options

    0:00 AM October 16, 2013

    >   If anyone has not already noticed, Sodexo, the food company with which Ottawa University is contracted, has added new and healthier meals to their menu. The new additions have made it so that someone can enjoy eating the same food as usual, but with a healthier twist. Full story

    Blackboard resourceful to students, teachers

    1:06 PM October 16, 2013

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    Blackboard is an educational website that has partnered with the University to bring students the newest technology in the online classroom. 

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    1:22 PM September 4, 2013

    >   A new year, a new beginning. With new beginnings student senate elections have followed. The student senate is an organization on campus that serves as the students’ voice to the faculty and administration. Elected annually, members of the student senate meet regularly to discuss and take action on issues for students at Ottawa University. Full story

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    1:22 PM September 4, 2013

    >   A new year, a new beginning. With new beginnings student senate elections have followed. The student senate is an organization on campus that serves as the students’ voice to the faculty and administration. Elected annually, members of the student senate meet regularly to discuss and take action on issues for students at Ottawa University. Full story

    New faces on student senate

    0:00 AM September 4, 2013

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    Elected annually, members of the student senate meet regularly to discuss and take action on issues for students at Ottawa University.  The senate is made up of representatives from different aspects of campus life.

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  • Film contest: Comm. professors offer new competition

    Communication professors Ryan Louis and Thad Rose are bringing a new kind of competition to Ottawa University.

  • Students find jobs on campus after graduation

      Seniors: it is time-- time for the moment you have all been waiting for, job hunting! Or should I say the most terrifying decision you have had to make since deciding what kind of ramen you wanted to eat for dinner.   Finding a job is probably the most common goal for graduates, and with the number of graduates only increasing annually, it is often the hardest to accomplish in a timely manner.

  • Provost Dennis Tyner moving to Phoenix, Ariz.

      The Ottawa University campus will experience some leadership changes effective October 1.   Former Provost Dr. Dennis Tyner has been named the new Dean of Health Sciences and will relocate to Phoenix, Ariz.   President Kevin Eichner sent out an email announcing the change, saying Tyner has been signaling his desire for a career change.

  • Sodexo to serve food with healthy twist, teams with apps to offer healthy options

      If anyone has not already noticed, Sodexo, the food company with which Ottawa University is contracted, has added new and healthier meals to their menu. The new additions have made it so that someone can enjoy eating the same food as usual, but with a healthier twist.

  • Blackboard resourceful to students, teachers

    Blackboard is an educational website that has partnered with the University to bring students the newest technology in the online classroom. 

  • Enrollment for Fall Classes Begins

    As the 2013 fall semester approaches, students and advisors have already begun enrollment for the next year.

  • Precautionary Reaction

    Follow up of the story about suspicious packages found on OU Ottawa Campus

  • Seniors get ready for real world

    Seniors at Ottawa University are counting down the days until they will be able to throw their cap in the air on May 11.

  • Responsibilities living off campus

    Many upperclassmen take advantage of their ability to live off campus.

  • Seniors prepare for graduation day

    For non-traditional student Barbara Baker, graduation is a huge step for not only herself but her family as well.

  • Writing center added

     

    Starting Feb. 18, the Adawe Center at OU has instituted a drop-in writing center for students to improve their writing skills. Tutors and Adawe advisors help with this program.

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    Mock interviews help students prepare

    Preparing to go out in the real world can be hard, but senior Megan Reed is taking extra steps to help with the transition.

  • hunger summit

    Hungry to help

    On March 2-4, Hungry for Change will be helping to host the Hunger Summit in Kansas City, Kan. President of Hungry for Change Victoria Gordon said she went to the Hunger Summit in Honduras last year with some other students and faculty adviser Sandra Marlatte.

  • military parents

    Living with a hero

    Growing up in a military family is much different from civilian life. For some Ottawa University students, their families’ military responsibilities bring honor, teach valuable life lessons and also bring some stress to the family.

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    New Gibby

    Ottawa University’s school mascot, Gibby, has not been at many sporting events lately because of concerns over the mascot costume.

  • events

    Local Events

    Don’t want to stay in Ottawa this week? Want to go to Lawrence or Kansas City to do something fun on the town? Here is a list of concerts/events that are going to be in Lawrence and Kansas City over the next two weeks.

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    Working on campus

    Financing a college education is not an easy assignment, especially in times when the economy is struggling.

  • Nation's fiscal situation could affect financial aid

    Many Americans alternated between holding their breath and beating their heads against a wall during the weeks leading up to the fiscal cliff situation. The coming months will allow the government more time to evaluate and adjust the fiscal situation.

  • Gun Control

    Gun control laws could change soon

    With the current uproar about the second amendment, debates have spread throughout our nation.

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    Seniors cope with start of final semester

    In a final rush to graduate, seniors are trying to avoid procrastination to finish strong.

  • Library improves online features

    As technology changes the ways we work and communicate, Myers Library also seeks to reach out to students through new technology.

  • CAB

    Campus Activities Board Keeps Spirits High

    Ottawa’s Campus Activities Board offers a retreat from dorm life and provides student-bonding experiences.

  • IRS-taxes

    Accounting students provide free tax service

    Ottawa University’s pro bono tax clinic has opened, serving OU students, faculty, staff and their immediate families.

  • Jeff Curry

    Sheriff heads back to school

    Not only does Sheriff Jeff Curry have a role in the community; he also decided to enroll as a full time college student.