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Janet recommends four rom-com movie that will make you rush out to find love.

Learning to Love Love Through Movies

Janet Ogungbuyi, Contributing Writer March 24, 2023

As someone who loves love and lives their life through movies. I believe romantic comedies (rom coms) are by far the best movie genre because everyone yearns for love and romance. I recommend these are...

Dr. Caselli discusses how trying to change one trait or habit your partner has might not lead to the outcome you wanted and why.

Relationships 101: They’re Messy, but I Can Fix That

Dr. Abigail Caselli, Contributing Professor March 22, 2023

They’re messy, but I can fix that: Should I try to change my romantic partner for the better? You have an amazing romantic partner - they're an excellent communicator, you always have a blast when...

One of South Parks most recent episodes deals with the Prince and Princess of Canada demanding privacy. Matthew shares his thoughts on this episode, as well as the series itself.

South Park’s “The Worldwide Privacy Tour” (TV Show Review)

Matthew Yokum, Contributing Writer March 17, 2023

South Park is a cartoon that has been running on Comedy Central since 1997 and has accumulated 26 seasons and counting. The cartoon has never been afraid to speak its mind on politics and pop culture and...

Instruments arent always easy to learn, which Paul Tointigh learned with his viola.

Is Learning a New Instrument Hard?

Paul Tointigh, Managing Editor March 15, 2023

I get asked all the time: “Is learning a new instrument hard?” Being an instrumentalist, I find it fascinating to learn how to play something new. I can play the guitar, piano, and percussion, but...

The flowers blooming across campus signal that Spring break is here, and with it a campus of students ready for the break. Gabi Merchen gives a few pieces of advice to USAOs students as they head into this break.

Cheers to a Safe, Responsible Spring Break!

Gabi Merchen, Contributing Writer March 14, 2023

Spring break is finally here, and The Trend can hear the collective cheers of academically exhausted students across the country. This week of March is a time to kick back, relax, and forget about all...

Paul listened to the number one Country Music Award album of the year. Growin Up by Luke Combs soared to the top, and Paul shares why he thinks it did so.

Luke Combs’s “Growin’ Up” (Album Review)

Paul Tointigh, Managing Editor March 10, 2023

When I say I am a person who enjoys a wide variety of genres, I mean that. At first glance, I may not look like I enjoy a good country song, but in fact, I do. Though I am relatively new to the world of...

Oklahoma weather can change in an instance. It is typical to see rain, sunshine, and snow all within a week in the Sooner State.

Wonderful Weather We’re Having Huh?

Paul Tointigh, Managing Editor March 8, 2023

“Wonderful weather we’re having huh?” is probably the most boring, neutral topic you can have when talking with a stranger. However, if you’ve lived in the state of Oklahoma for any period of...

Forrest said that life is like a box of chocolates and you never know what you will get. This has rang true since the movie debuted. Dante dived into the movies themes and ideas for his review.

“Forrest Gump” (Movie Review)

Dantè Laws, Contributing Writer March 3, 2023

I, as well as many others, have been told time and time again that “life is too short.” I one hundred percent agree with this realistic approach and saying. Life is and can be shorter than expected....

Sza tackles big themes in her latest album S.O.S, and Janet resonated with many of her songs.

Sza’s “S.O.S” (Album Review)

Janet Ogungbuyi, Contributing Writer February 24, 2023

Are you someone who wants revenge, hopes for new love, or is focused on choosing yourself as a form of self-love? Or maybe you need an S.O.S in some area of your life to know you’re not alone? Well,...

Dr. James Fincks column discusses the ongoing situation in Ukraine along with its similarities and differences to the Cold War, which was three decades ago.

Historically Speaking: New Cold War in Ukraine

Dr. James Finck, Contributing Professor February 23, 2023

This semester as I am teaching a class on the Cold War, it seems as if the major comparison we are discussing is the war in Ukraine. I am grateful this war is still on students’ minds, as often with...

Gisela says that her job is more than that because of the connections she has made with her customers, which can be seen here.

It’s Not Just a Job

Gisela Alonso, Contributing Writer February 22, 2023

I’ve been serving at restaurants for 12 years. Many people hate it, but I’m one of the weirdos who love it. Yes, there are the bad days when the gluten-free-allergic-to-fish-let-me-speak-to-the-manager...

As a fan of Taylor Swifts original albums, Gisela tested the waters to see if Taylor could sweep her off her feet and make her a fan again with Taylors new album Midnights.

Taylor Swift’s “Midnights” (Album Review)

Gisela Alonso, Contributing Writer February 17, 2023

I haven’t been a fan of Taylor Swift in a long time. I first heard Taylor Swift when I was 14 years old. I remember hearing the hit song “You Belong With Me,” a song about a girl who isn’t popular...

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