The Student News Site of University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

The Trend

The Student News Site of University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

The Trend

The Student News Site of University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

The Trend

In a previous trimester, Dr. Boyde lectured in the Davis Amphitheatre.
Dr. Boyde Expands Chemistry Knowledge at Ames National Labratory
Bea Bourland, Contributing Writer • June 13, 2024

USAO’s associate professor of chemistry Dr. Nick Boyde was awarded a fellowship through the Department of Energy Visiting Faculty Program....

After the Oklahoma Press Association, The Trends staff gathered to show off their numerous awards.
The Trend Breaks New Ground with Eight Awards!
Elyanne Kenney, Contributing Writer • June 10, 2024

The Trend entered into the Oklahoma Press Association’s (OPA) annual Better Newspaper Contest for the first time and walked away with eight...

Dr. Steele, associate professor of psychology, was recently appointed interim dean of Social Sciences and Business.
Dr. Steele Serves as Interim Dean of Social Sciences and Business
Gary Jackson, Managing Editor • May 27, 2024

Dr. Misty Steele, associate professor of psychology, was recently announced as the interim dean of Social Sciences and Business. She will begin...

Bea Bourland examines a 3D printer as she tries to decide which Independent Study course to enroll in.
Adventure into the Summer with an Independent Study!
Elyanne Kenney, Contributing Writer • April 19, 2024

Every year in the month of May, USAO offers a special set of classes for students called independent studies, which are worth five credit hours....

Be cautious at crosswalks!
"Crosswalk" (Comic Strip)
Destin Travis, Contributing Artist • May 20, 2024

As usual, Destin's ideas spawn from real life situations and experiences. The Trend's advice is to be patient, polite, and careful when crossing...

Senior Paul Tointigh sits on an OCW bench from 1924 and excitedly awaits for his 2024 bench to be placed nearby.
Tointigh Places Bench for Class of 2024
Gary Jackson, Sports Editor • April 19, 2024

When it comes to graduating from USAO’s Communication Department, one of the final requirements for all students is to undergo the senior project...

Jadyn Goucher lets her emotion show in a cloud of dirt after diving home and beating out the throw.
Why Not Us?
Jordan Prewitt, Contributing Writer • May 31, 2024

USAO’s softball team (49-9, 31-5 SAC) concluded their spectacular season after finishing third at the NAIA Softball World Series, held in Colombus,...

The Drovers celebrate in a cloud of green smoke and confetti after winning the opening round and punching their ticket to Georgia.
Just Peachy!
Jordan Prewitt, Contributing Writer • May 22, 2024

USAO’s ticket was punched to NAIA World Series After clutching a fourth SAC tournament title in program history, USAO’s softball team (47-7,...

Aarin Simon set his sights on the finish line at the Harding Last Chance Invitational, where he took home a bronze medal in his event.
Drovers Bring Four Medals Home After Last Meet
Gary Jackson, Managing Editor • May 12, 2024

USAO’s track and field teams took on the Harding Last Chance Invitational in Searcy, Ark. Thursday, May 9. This was the team’s second trip...

Sophie Williams was recently crowned SAC Pitcher of the Year for the second year in a row after her incredible season.
Four-Time SAC Champions!
Gary Jackson, Managing Editor • May 6, 2024

The #2 seed USAO softball team (44-7, 31-5 SAC) battled the #1 seed Oklahoma City University (OCU) Stars (51-3, 35-1 SAC) in the SAC Championship...

Editor-in-Chief Emily Lougrhidge pauses for a moment after cleaning out The Trends office to reflect on all the memories shared there.
Editor's Note - Feb. 12, 2024
Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief • February 12, 2024

Spring is always seen as a season of new beginnings, new growth. The hard part is that sometimes the changes we see in our life aren’t always...

Islam Makhachev defeated Dustin Poirier in UFC 302.
UFC 302: Makhachev is inevitable
Preston Palm, Senior Writer • June 4, 2024

The UFC returned to Newark, New Jersey Saturday June 1, as the #1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world headlined against a future UFC hall of...

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Oklahoma Press Association 2023 Awards and Convention
Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief • June 9, 2024

The Trend entered into the Oklahoma Press Association’s (OPA) annual Better Newspaper Contest for the first time and walked away with eight...

Internship 101
Sam Little, Redji Curry, Mary-Grace McNutt, Matthew Yokum, Harry Cracknell, Gisela Alonso, and Ray Thomas-Lapham April 9, 2024

The Communication Department is hosting Internship 101, which is an hour-long informational session about internships, entry level jobs, and...

Who is The Trend?
Sam Little, Producer • August 25, 2023

The Trend, USAO's student-produced newspaper since 1919, is the voice of the student body. Our motto is to educate, connect, and inspire which...

Drover Talk: Journalism and Weight Lifting
June 19, 2023

Season 1, Episode 3: Journalism and Weight Lifting Tyler Cauley discusses journalism with Emily Loughridge to learn more about The Trend,...