Stillwater Survival Guide 2018 - Page 25

rant, which is nearly 11 years old, and his signature mullet, Gundy is a popular figure in Stillwater. Follow him on Twitter to keep up with OSU football. You’ll see some recruiting updates, tweets about Gundy’s “Cowboy Culture” and maybe even a few emojis. OKLAHOMA STATE ATHLETICS @OSUAthletics From videos to press releases, this account offers OSU sports information from the athletic department. Find out which athletes are winning awards, keep up with progress on the new baseball stadium’s construction and check out hype videos from Orange Power Studios. Steven Vekony, 24, a business master’s student from Byng, Oklahoma, is in his second year working as Oklahoma State University athletics mascot Pistol Pete. March 9, 2018 at the Student Union plaza. David Bitton/Stillwater News Press PISTOL PETE @OSUPistolPete Based on real-life cowboy Frank Eaton, Pistol Pete is OSU’s official mascot. From pumping fans up at football games to making appearances at events such as OSU students’ weddings, Pete is a busy guy. You can follow his adventures on social media and vote for him when Twitter accounts have “best NCAA mascot” contests. Yes, those are a thing. O’COLLY @OColly The O’Colly is OSU’s official independent student news publication. Formerly called The Daily O’Collegian, it has provided OSU’s campus with news since 1895. It prints three times a week but also has a consistent social media presence. If you’re a big sports fan, follow @ocollysports and @theozoneonline, the O’Colly’s sports and entertainment blog PISTOLS FIRING @pistolsguys This is a blog devoted to OSU sports. Several of the writers are guys named Kyle. Staff members provide in-depth analysis and witty commentary, and readers engage in lively discussions on the website. If you want OSU recruiting news, this is a must- follow account. Fun fact: It also has an online store with merchandise that includes Gundy “Big Daddy” shirts. Also, follow us at the Stillwater News Press... @StwNewsPress @ahrens_tim @dbittonNP @mcharlesNP @RealBeauSimmons @Jordanbishop35 @jelmquistSW @jgillispie_stw @halliehart From OSU sports to city government, the News Press thoroughly covers a range of Stillwater topics. The News Press prints six days a week and maintains a steady social media presence. Follow the main Twitter account and staff reporters. OKSTATE PROBS @OKStateProbs You know you’re an OSU student when you eat cheese fries at Eskimo Joe’s, you can sing every word to the “Alma Mater” and you follow OKState Probs. OK, maybe OKState Probs isn’t as famous as the first two items, but the anonymous person is a Twitter celebrity on campus. OKState Probs brings the OSU community together with relatable posts for students. Probs isn’t afraid to share opinions, memes and funny GIFs. FREE FOOD @ OSU @okstatefood What college student wouldn’t want to save money and eat, too? This account notifies followers when there is free food on or around OSU’s campus. One popular event the account promotes is Late Night Cafe on finals week, when students are welcome to eat free pancakes in the Student Union. If you know of an opportunity to get free or discounted food and want to share it with your Cowboy family, send a direct message to the account. CITY OF STILLWATER @StillwaterOKgov As an OSU student, it’s easy to enjoy the OSU atmosphere and forget there is an entire town surrounding campus. Follow this account to step out of the campus bubble and stay connected to the city. Learn about cool events as well as useful information, such as news of road closings so you’ll know to take that detour when you’re driving across town.