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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. This will open an educational opportunity for him as he will...

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 awards. The OPA is a group that serves and advocates for 180...

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 Aug. 1 and bring a wealth of knowledge to the position...

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. Students may only enroll in one of the studies. For the...

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 no limits to students' creativity as the show invites students...

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 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the USAO Ballroom. The American Red Cross...

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 initiation ceremony Thursday, Mar. 28 in the ballroom for 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 is a come-and-go event and is open for anyone to attend....

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, partner, and CEO at Schnake Turnbo Frank is set to have...

Elyanne Kenney and her dog, Luna are prepared for the upcoming total solar eclipse. The pair know how important proper eye protection is to prevent damage.

First Path of Totality Bound for OK Since 1918

Luka Messick, Contributing Writer April 2, 2024

A total solar eclipse will cross the North American continent, with a partial solar eclipse seen in all 48 contiguous United States Monday, Apr. 8. In the United States, the eclipse will cover a path starting...

Students in the PR class, including (from left) Ray Thomas-Lapham, Redji Curry, and Gary Jackson discuss their events poster and necessary edits.

Do You Think Internships Are Important?

Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief April 1, 2024

The Communication Department offers a class titled Public Relations where students enrolled are tasked with creating, publicizing, and executing an event this spring. The class is offering an educational...

In prepration for Dustys Diamond Dash, Laura Barrios Bardi hides a few eggs around the baseball field.

Dusty’s Diamond Dash Springs into Action

Nicholas Barnett, Contributing Writer March 29, 2024

A Sports Management class on campus had an idea to combine a spring-time holiday and Drover Athletics to increase attendance and involvement at baseball games. The student-led event is titled Dusty’s...

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