‘Divergent’ captivates the imagination

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By Carina Snow Assistant Editor   If the recent film history of “The Hunger Games” movies is any indication of future silver-screen success, then Veronica Roth’s “Divergent” is the next big book-to-film trilogy—and a good one. Lionsgate-Summit’s “Divergent” film, directed by Neil Burger, hit theaters March 21 and stole the No. 1 box office spot, […]

Students and faculty take SIDNE for a spin

Distracted, impaired driving takes its toll

SIDNE and Impaired driving test

By Carina Snow Assistant Editor   Do you drive distracted or impaired? The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office visited RSC on March 12 with its Simulated Impaired Driving Experience vehicle to educate the campus about the dangers of distracted and impaired driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 10,000 people died in […]

Grad Fair to answer student questions


Dennis Gosnell Student Reporter  Hundreds of RSC students don caps and gowns each year and walk across the stage with heads held high to receive their diploma. But before students can set foot on that stage, they must visit the Graduation Services Center. The F.A.Q. About Graduation workshops held 2 p.m. Feb. 19 and 20 in […]

Incarceration inspires education

JB-Student Inmates

Jennifer Byrd Editor-in-Chief   College students can have many roles off campus; employee, spouse and parent are common examples, but for 144 RSC students this semester, one of those roles is inmate. Student Destiny Poplawski, 26, is serving the last part of her 10-year sentence at the Mable Bassett Correctional Facility in McLoud, Okla., and […]

RSC student senate raids the zoo

Conference set to inspire women leadership


Jessica Phillips Volunteer Reporter The eighth Annual Women’s Leadership Conference is open to the community and will be from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday, March 28, in the Professional Training and Education Center. The conference is to “help celebrate women’s history month (in March),” Director of Women’s Studies Michelle Brockmeier, said. The Women’s Leadership Initiative […]

‘Poetry at Rose’ awards creativity


Lynnette Spaeth Student Reporter RSC presented its 26th annual “Poetry at Rose” Friday, March 7, in the H.B. Atkinson Theatre, featuring readings by faculty and the presentation of the James Axley Creative Writing Awards. The Axley Awards, as they are more commonly known, “were established in 1994 to honor the memory of Dr. James Axley,” […]

Bake sale funds retreat

From Left, Katie VanBuskirk, Amanda Jones and Reveckah Hadick are ready to exchange baked goods for donations for the BCM spring break retreat

Jessica Phillips Volunteer Reporter   The Baptist Collegiate Ministry is hosting a donation-only bake sale this week to raise funds for their spring break retreat to Glen Eyrie in Colorado.    BCM members Katie VanBuskirk, Amanda Jones, Rebeckah Hadick and Kirsten Isbill baked the goods for the sale. “We’re hoping to raise $700-$800,” Hadick said. […]

Women’s issues lecture featured at RSC


Tracy Hope Student Reporter   The Political Science Division and the Women’s Studies Program hosted the lecture “Women as Activists: Changing Oklahoma’s Future” on March 4 in Room 134 of the Social Science Building. Social Sciences Professor Michelle Brockmeier addresses issues related to the quality of life for Oklahoma women during the lecture   Social Sciences […]


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