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  • OU science departments await building renovations

    OU science departments await building renovations

    Science students and faculty have been losing patience as they wait for the University of Oklahoma to launch much-needed renovations of their buildings. While the football stadium, library and physics building have been renovated in the past three years, buildings such as the century-old Chemistry Building and the nearly 50-year-old Physical Sciences Center have seen

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  • New graduate program in arts, business coming to OU

    New graduate program in arts, business coming to OU

    By Abby Bitterman A new graduate certificate program in the arts and business could be coming to the University of Oklahoma by next fall. The Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts and the Michael F. Price College of Business have partnered together to create a new cross-college graduate certificate program, to be called the graduate

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  • Students living off campus refrain from buying meal plans

    On campus residents at the University of Oklahoma enjoy the luxuries of a meal plan, while students living off campus choose to stay away from the cafeteria. “For the amount of food that’s offered, it’s plenty and definitely worth the price,” said Alix Yaw, a senior living in the residential colleges. “It’s very much more

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  • Union Programming Board Hosts Sound Lounge

    Union Programming Board Hosts Sound Lounge

    The Union Programming Board gave young musicians an opportunity for exposure when they hosted the Sound Lounge event on Thursday. Students gathered in the Union Courtyard to relax, enjoy free snacks, and listen to young musicians at OU display their passion. As over 80 students filled the courtyard, three musicians anxiously awaited their chance to

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  • Sorority Slump

    Sorority Slump

    NORMAN-The university welcomed its largest freshman class in history this fall; however, a drop in Panhellenic recruitment registration numbers left sororities on campus puzzled. Sorority recruitment at the University of Oklahoma has become one of the biggest events of the school year. With over 3,000 women, Panhellenic is the largest women’s student organization on campus.

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  • Voting open for OU Campus Activities Council chair

    Voting open for OU Campus Activities Council chair

    Candidates for the open Campus Activities Council chair position debated on Monday night in an attempt to show students why they should be in office. Voting opened on Tuesday and candidates along with their campaign staff members, were out talking to students or had chalk art written on the sidewalks reminding people to vote. Geology

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  • Amish in Iowa: Prayers over Ballots

    Amish in Iowa: Prayers over Ballots

    KALONA, Iowa- Down a dirt road, golden corn fields lining either side, a man, who has a long beard, drives a rubberless tire tractor, the steel wheels screeching through the dirt. He plans to work all day, not thinking once about the presidential election, he is not even sure who is running. The man, who

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  • Hispanic Voters are looking to make an impact in Arizona

    Hispanic Voters are looking to make an impact in Arizona

    Phoenix, Arizona Stephanie Rodriguez’s life was turned upside down 10 years ago. Despite being born in California the then eight-years-old Rodriguez was forced to leave the United States with her mother who was being deported to Mexico. Now, Rodriguez, 18, studies journalism at Arizona State University.My parents are from Mexico and they are undocumented, she said.

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