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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 practice CPR situation, Jenna Hamburger (right) calls for help while Jacie Crawford acts out chest compressions on Trinity Chatman.
Hands-Only CPR Event Offered by Red Cross Club
Whitley Brown, Contributing Writer • April 12, 2024

For the first time, the USAO Red Cross Club (RCC) is hosting a Hands-Only CPR and Weather Disaster Management event Tuesday, Apr. 16, from 6...

The 30 new Hypatia members gather together with their medallions after being inducted into the honor society in late March.
Hypatia Returns After Brief Hiatus and Inducts 30 Members
Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief • April 11, 2024

Hypatia, USAO’s most prestigious scholastic society and the only campus-wide honor society, retuned after a four-year hiatus to hold their...

In late 2023, senior Caleb Smith presented his research, and he will present his research again at the Student Showcase in the ballroom.
Showcase Highlights Student Research and Projects
Luka Messick, Contributing Writer • April 10, 2024

The first in-person Student Showcase since before the pandemic will be held Thursday, Apr. 11 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the ballroom. The showcase...

Students, including Gisela Alonso, Mary-Grace McNutt, and Harry Cracknell, in the PR class were tasked with hanging posters for Internship 101 around campus.
All Students Invited to Internship 101!
Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief • April 10, 2024

Internship 101 is an hour-long informational event hosted by the Communication Department’s Public Relations (PR) class. Russ Florence, president,...

Gannon Fremin & CCREV concluded the night with their hour and a half long set list.
Droverstock 2024! (Photo Essay)
Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief • April 8, 2024

My last Droverstock as a student went down in the books as my favorite one yet. I started my day out on the Oval around 8:30 a.m. With my camera...

As their trimester of student teaching came to a close 13 students attended a reception in Gary Hall, including (front row, left to right) Nicole Bullington, Payton Jones, Carlen Figueroa, Mike Hixson, (back row, left to right) Hannah Gentry, Morgan Mulach, Morgen Hollingshed, Ladonna Phariss, Alexica Jay, Colton Pennel, Hope Link, Elizabeth Walters, Montanna Patzack. 
Not pictured: Aubrey Thomas
The Journey of an Educator
Paul Tointigh, Managing Editor • December 18, 2023

Those who have been through the public education system have been taught by a number of teachers from pre-k to graduation. Behind every single...

Towards the middle of the game, the little league players gathered by the USAO dugout for a photo.
Bill Smith Hosted Little League Night
Matthew Yokum, Senior Writer • April 12, 2024

USAO baseball (24-13, 10-6 SAC) took on the 24th NAIA ranked Oklahoma City University (OCU) Stars (25-13, 11-5) Thursday, Apr. 24, in the first...

After hitting his driver, Jax Brewer watches his ball land during a practice round at Winter Creek.
Top Ten Finish Posted at Colbert Hills
Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief • April 9, 2024

For the first time this season, USAO’s men’s golf team traveled to Kansas for a tournament. The Drovers played in the Midwest Spring National...

Steve Holden (second from left) advises three of his players including Emma Fields, Kiera Stehr, and Moriah Shropshire.
Susie Maxwell Berning Classic Delivers Fifth Place Finish
Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief • April 9, 2024

USAO’s women’s golf team stayed close to home as they played in the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic hosted at Lincoln Park Golf Course –...

Shortstop Malea McMurtrey makes a throw across the infield to get a runner out at first.
Drovers Demolish TWU in Series Sweep
Jordan Prewitt, Contributing Writer • April 8, 2024

The #6 NAIA-ranked USAO softball team (28-7, 19-5 SAC) fought a four-game conference series against the Texas Wesleyan University (TWU) Rams...

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...

The Cleverlys string bass player (second from the right) strums heavily on his featured riff in their bluegrass version of Creep by Radiohead.
The Cleverlys (DWPAS Review)
Thomas Buchanan, Contributing Writer • April 8, 2024

The Cleverlys gave USAO a night to remember at the final Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts Series of the semester. This world-renowned group plays...

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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,...

Drover Talk: Court Rooms and Big Screens
June 5, 2023

Season 1, Episode 2: Court Rooms and Big Screens Tyler Cauley chats with NAIA All-American Honorable Mention Lainey Morrow about her basketball...