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

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....

Art Club Treasurer Thomas Buchanan hangs one of his three pieces in the Nesbitt Gallery in preparation for Multiplicity.
No Limits on Creativity at Multiplicity
Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief • April 18, 2024

Multiplicity, an art show organized by the Art Club, continues to exhibit diverse subject matter as it enters into its eighth year. There are...

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...

Charles walks in to see a psychic and was surprised by what she said.
"The Psychic" (Comic Strip)
Destin Travis, Contributing Artist • April 17, 2024

Some artists say their work came to them in a dream, and this time Destin really means it. The idea for "The Psychic" literally came to Destin...

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...

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...

Hudson Woloss looks to hit her ball out of a bunker at Winter Creek Golf Course during a practice round.
Woloss Finished in Top 10 at SAC Championship
Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief • May 1, 2024

USAO’s women’s golf team competed in the SAC Championship Monday, Apr. 29 through Tuesday, Apr. 30 at the Sand Creek Station Golf Course...

A large gallery of people watch as Caleb Smith and Chayan Duha play hole 10 for the title of individual champion.
Smith Battled in Playoff Situation at SAC Championship
Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief • May 1, 2024

NAIA ranked #24 USAO’s men’s golf team had a memorable time in the SAC Championship tournament, which was hosted at the Sand Creek Station...

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...

Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunt test the limits in their new movie The Fall Guy.
"The Fall Guy" (Movie Review)
Gabi Merchen, Senior Writer • May 17, 2024

Ryan Gosling is not “just Ken” any longer. Now, he’s “just the stuntman.” What dramatic growth!    In all seriousness, it is...

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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...