This UCentral Media website is part of the UCentral Student Media Network at the University of Central Oklahoma. It features original content and content from other UCentral media (such as The Vista newspaper, the UCentral News TV newscast and UCentral Radio) by UCO students.
A UCO STUDENT MEDIUM
The UCentral Media website is posted/published as a news, information, and entertainment public forum by UCO students.
Opinions, editorials, graphics, reviews, commentaries, audio, photographs and/or videos published on this site (ucentralmedia.com) represent the views of the student creator and not necessarily the views of UCentral Student Media, the Department of Mass Communication, the University of Central Oklahoma or Regional University System of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State Regents of Higher Education. UCentral and its media outlets are not an official medium for the aforementioned regent offices or university.
UCentral moderates comments on this site. Though comments are not censored based on political or ideological points of view, UCentral reserves the right to eliminate statements that:
• are of questionable relevance or use foul language
• include ad hominem attacks (including comments that celebrate the death or illness of any person, public figure or otherwise)
• are solicitations and/or advertising for personal blogs and websites
• thread spamming
• infringe the copyright or intellectual property rights of others
• violate applicable laws or regulations.
UCentral is the student media network at the University of Central Oklahoma, featuring traditional media (television, radio, newspaper) and new media (web, netcasts, social networking) created by students majoring in professional media. UCentral is located within the Mass Communication Department on the campus of UCO.
UCentral is a member of Oklahoma Education Broadcast Association, College Media Advisors, Collegiate Broadcasters Incorporated and Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters, The Oklahoma Press Association, the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, the Associated Collegiate Press and the Associated Press.
The University of Central Oklahoma’s student radio station is UCentral Radio 99.3 FM (UCO’s Best Mix) and licensed in Edmond, Oklahoma. Officially KZUC-LP, UCentral Radio is a non-commercial, educational station operated by Mass Communication students majoring in Professional Media through classes preparing them for on-air and production positions. Be part of UCentral Radio by following us @ucentralradio on Twitter and Instagram.
TV / Netcasts
Starting in 1976 as KCSU-TV, UCentral features several award-winning HDTV and netcast programs such as UCentral News, the daily student newscast; The Huddle, a weekly football highlight program during the fall; Conspiracy Weekly, an in-depth look at untold truths; Cup of Joe Quiz Show, a light-hearted, trivia-based game show with a prize; and TBSR, a focus on UCO players during the spring semester.
All programs are available online at ucentralmedia.com, on the UCentral iPhone app, and in the city of Edmond, Oklahoma on Cox digital channel 125.
The Vista was established in 1903 as the student newspaper of the University of Central Oklahoma and is the longest, continually published student newspaper in the state. It is distributed free of charge on the UCO campus and designated off-campus locations on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the fall and spring semesters. The paper is published on Wednesdays during the summer semester. View past issues in The Vista Archives.
Web / Social Media
Featuring the combined, journalistic efforts of the campus newspaper and student newscast, the ucentralmedia.com website, social media sites (@ucentralmedia on twitter, youtube, and instagram) provide students, faculty, alumni and others the ability to read news articles, view photos, watch video programs and listen live to the student radio station.