University of Oklahoma lighting ceremony embraces all religions

The holiday season officially got under way Wednesday at the University of Oklahoma in Norman with the lighting of a Christmas tree and menorah, and speeches that embraced all religions.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: December 1, 2012
Advertisement
;

The University of Oklahoma marked the beginning of the holiday season Wednesday with the lighting of a Christmas tree and a menorah at David A. Burr Park on the OU campus.

The Singing Sooners and the OU Wind Symphony Brass performed holiday music; Santa Claus and his elves paid a visit; and university President David L. Boren and others spoke briefly about embracing all religions.

Finals preparation week starts Monday, and finals week is Dec. 10-14. Classes will resume Jan. 14.


Advertisement


Trending Now



AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    TNT's Craig Sager has leukemia, according to his son
  2. 2
    KC Star: Frank Haith doing Missouri a favor going to Tulsa
  3. 3
    NCAA proposes major change in transfer policy
  4. 4
    Heartwarming way grieving dad honors daughter
  5. 5
    Hayden Panettiere not asked to appear in 'Heroes' reboot
+ show more