10 Things I Will, Won’t Miss About Being an ORU Student

My time as an ORU student will end in less than four weeks. What will and won’t I miss? (Photo: Roy-Gene)

In a mere 26 days, I will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. If someone had told me that would happen five years ago, I would’ve laughed in his face. On the day of my graduation from high school, I was enrolled in the Honors Program at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Oklahoma, and the idea of attending ORU had never crossed my mind.

When I finished high school, I had actually never heard of Oral Roberts or his university and the first time I set foot on campus in the summer of 2008, I had only a vague idea of the events that had transpired the year before. For the uninitiated, “the events that had transpired” refers to the ouster of Richard Roberts as president, an event I like to call “the Regime Change.”

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Richard Roberts’ DUI: Why Talking About It Is Important

Richard Roberts' mug shot. (Photo: Tulsa County Jail)

Just after midnight last night, Richard Roberts was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol on the Creek Turnpike in South Tulsa, Oklahoma. According to a news report from FOX 23, he spent the night in the Tulsa County Jail and was released after posting bail in the amount of $1,100.

Also according to the news report, at the time he was pulled over by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, he was driving 93 miles per hour in a 65 miles per hour zone and a breathalyzer test would reveal his blood alcohol content to be 0.11. The legal limit for drivers is 0.08. Continue reading