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.
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; and other student produced shows. UCentral News streams live on facebook.com/ucentral during the fall and spring semesters and in the city of Edmond, Oklahoma on Cox digital channel 125.
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.
UCentral Radio is the student radio station featuring More Hits! More Music!. UCentral Radio applied for an LPFM license in November 2013 and was awarded a Construction Permit by the FCC for 99.3 FM. The station broadcast 24 hours a day with a signal that covers Edmond and the north Oklahoma City Metro. The station also streams worldwide at ucentralradio.com.
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.