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The Student News Site of University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

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The Student News Site of University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

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Pitcher, Boone Lasater attempts to pick-off the Bulldog on first base with a throw to Peyton McDowall.

Drovers Send Bulldogs to the Doghouse (Photo Essay)

Preston Palm, Contributing Writer February 27, 2023

This past weekend the #19 ranked USAO (10-6, 0-0 SAC) faced off in a three-game series against McPherson College (6-6, 0-0 KCAC). The Drovers came into this weekend with an 8-6 record going into their...

Reed Butz completes a pitch Sunday afternoon against #5 Bellvue University.

Baseball Bounces Back at Home Opener (Photo Essay)

Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2023

USAO’s baseball program (8-5) hosted Friends University (4-6) and #5 Bellvue University (4-2) for a three-day series. After the Cajun Collision, #19 USAO were looking to get back on top. After three...

Jadyn Goucher shows her excitement after shooting a ball into the outfield for a double.

Softball Swipes Three Victories in Home Opener (Photo Essay)

Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief February 19, 2023

USAO’s softball program (5-3) hosted their first home games of the season this weekend. Cottey College (5-3) and Missouri Baptist University (MBU) (7-3) both travelled from Missouri to take on the Drovers. The...

Students are finally falling into a routine again this spring after a long winter break and several virtual days due to weather.

“Zoom Classes on Snow Days” (Comic Strip)

Thomas Buchanan, Contributing Artist February 16, 2023

In this two-comic feature, Thomas Buchanan relates to students who just can't right their wacky sleep schedules after holiday break. On top of that, students battled through two weeks riddled with virtual...

Tahlia Sloan-Casey, one of three seniors honored, shoots over her CCC defender on Senior Day.

Drovers Sweep Senior Day (Photo Essay)

Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief February 12, 2023

USAO hosted their final home game of the season Saturday afternoon against Central Christian College (CCC). Saturday was also Senior Day to honor six seniors within the basketball program including, Zaria...

Coach Darrick Matthews brings his team together during a timeout to spark a comeback rally.

Lions Roar; Drovers Remain Silent (Photo Essay)

Paul Tointigh, Managing Editor February 10, 2023

Thursday night, USAO hosted Langston University, as the campus honored President John Feaver and the rest of the USAO staff and faculty. USAO's women, ranked #18 in the National Association of Intercollegiate...

Samkelo Cele jumps to shoot over the arm of his MACU defender late in the game.

USAO Men Snap Six-Game Losing Streak (Photo Essay)

Laura Barrios Bardi, Contributing Photographer February 3, 2023

USAO's basketball teams hosted an eventful night against Mid-American Christian University (MACU). The women fell to MACU 77-56 to etch their third loss of the season into their record. On the other hand,...

Even as he enters his second trimester, Thomas understands the struggles of being motivated for a new trimester (and homework)!

“It’ll be Different…” (Comic Strip)

Thomas Buchanan, Contributing Artist January 26, 2023

As USAO's students enter the spring trimester, many are finding it difficult to get back into the swing of things and start tackling the ever-growing mound of homework. In this comic, Thomas highlights...

USAOs bench leaps out of their seats to cheer on their teammates.

Palmer’s Three-Pointers Propel Drovers (Photo Essay)

Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief January 16, 2023

Saturday night presented two tense matchups as USAO hosted Wayland Baptist University (WBU) for another round of conference play. USAO’s women hoped to maintain their near perfect record (16-1, 10-1...

Senior Samkelo Cele sprints down the court attempting to get past OPSU defenders on Thursday night.

Drovers Sent the Aggies Packing (Photo Essay)

Laura Barrios Bardi, Contributing Photographer January 14, 2023

Thursday night as USAO resumed school for the spring trimester, the Drovers rallied together against Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPSU). The women's basketball team looked to keep their near perfect...

Thomas Buchanan put pen to paper this holiday season to earn a few chuckles with his Christmas puns.

Christmas Puns (Comic Strip)

Thomas Buchanan, Contributing Artist December 25, 2022

To spread a little holiday cheer, Thomas sketched out a few holiday puns for everyone to enjoy! Can you guess each pun? Thomas Buchanan is a first-year Fine Arts major at the University of Science and...

A far away shot showcases the beauty of Chickashas Festival of Light. A few main attractions include the Ferris Wheel and large Christmas tree made of lights.

Festival of Light Celebrates 30 Years (Photo Essay)

Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2022

Chickasha has made a name for itself for its annual Festival of Light. This festival celebrates its 30th year, and to celebrate a new section of lights were added to form the “Frozen Forest,” which...

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