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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

To showcase support for Pride Month, Bobbie Six twirls a flag rainbow down 39th.
Pride Month Begins with 39th Street Celebration
Gabi Merchen, Senior Writer • June 5, 2023

If you didn’t find yourself on 39th street this weekend, you might catch yourself thinking that the sun is the only thing that’s out and...

To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Sparta will play at OKCs Beer City Music Hall Friday, June 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Sparta Celebrates 20th Anniversary in OKC
Gabi Merchen, Senior Writer • May 31, 2023

Mark your calendars, Oklahoma, because the minds, instrumentalists, and vocalists behind the seminal debut album “Wiretap Scars” are coming...

Joe Mitchell scratches his head in confusion while carrying a box of his things around the Lawson apartments.
Waitlisted Students Left Confused and Frustrated
Paul Tointigh, Managing Editor • May 4, 2023

USAO students who are returning to campus housing in the fall find themselves in an uncertain situation. Many who applied for housing are on...

Dr. John Feaver welcomed students and their loved ones to todays graduation.
Feaver's Final Commencement
Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief • April 29, 2023

USAO will be put in the rear-view mirror for 173 graduates, who will walk across the stage Saturday, April 28th, starting at 11 a.m. in the Oval....

Seeing a dog on campus provides a sense of joy for many students, which Thomas Buchanan conveys in his comic.
"When You See a Dog on Campus..." (Comic Strip)
Thomas Buchanan, Contributing Artist • April 12, 2023

Most students know the immense joy of seeing a dog on campus, and much like Thomas' comic, the mad-dash to get to said puppy. Of course, most...

In her final note of the trimester, Emily Loughridge says congrats to the graduating students and discusses the multitude of articles for the week.
Editor's Note - April 24, 2023
Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief • April 24, 2023

Is it just me or does it simultaneously feel like January and May all in one breath? In the end, it doesn’t matter because all anyone can focus...

USAOs 4 by 400 team, including Quintin Pennells, Kalique St. Jean, Kemoy Willis, and Aarin Simon, prepare for their event.
Shocker Open Showcases USAO's Speed
Hunter Dewall, Contributing Writer • May 12, 2023

USAO’s track and field team traveled to Kansas to compete in the Wichita State Shocker Open at Wichita State University Friday, May 5. There...

Tyler Trott almost has the ball in her glove so she can lay down the tag on an opposing baserunner at home.
Consistent Innings Lead to Drover Dub
Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief • April 28, 2023

In their final regular season games against Langston University (6-37, 3-28 SAC) (LU), USAO’s softball (34-13, 24-7 SAC) team celebrated Senior...

Coach Bruce Renfroe stands alongside his team, including Kiera Stehr, Alix Schueneman, Addysyn Asmus, Hudson Woloss, and Moriah Shropshire.
Woloss Sets Program Record at Championship
Addysyn Asmus, Contributing Writer • April 27, 2023

USAO’s women’s golf wrapped up their season at the Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) Championship. The tournament was held in Fort Worth,...

USAOs mens golf team, including Luca Gisler, Luke ODell, Tate Trotter, Caleb Smith, Jax Brewer, Grant Murphey, Conner Cryer, and Jaeden Ellis huddle together at Waterchase Golf Club.
Fifth-Place Finish Concludes USAO's Season
Caleb Smith, Contributing Writer • April 26, 2023

USAO men’s golf team completed their final tournament of the 2022-23 season with the Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) tournament at Waterchase...

Delaney Medcalf practices using a pipette in a lab on the third floor of Austin Hall.
Medcalf Accepts Offer from Johns Hopkins
Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief • April 27, 2023

Thump, thump, thump... Your heart feels like it is going to rip out of your chest, it’s beating faster than normal. A doctor is hovering...

While reading The Tattooist of Auschwitz outside, a friendly feline approached to learn more about the book. What are Emilys (and the cats) thoughts on the book?
“The Tattooist of Auschwitz” (Book Review)
Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief • June 7, 2023

The Holocaust is said to have ended in early May 1945, almost 80 years ago today; however, the impact of the Holocaust did not just end there....

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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...

Drover Talk: Comedy and Basketball
April 27, 2023

Season 1, Episode 1: Comedy and Basketball Gary Jackson chats with Gabi Merchen about her stand-up comedy experience, and Preston Palm sits...

Who is The Trend?
Sam Little, Contributing Writer • April 27, 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...

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