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OKCPS opens gymnasium for Oklahoma educators to stay in during Capitol walkout

Caitlyn Epes

April 10, 2018

To show support for the Oklahoma teacher walkout, Oklahoma City Public Schools invited educators from across the state to spend the night in the Capitol Hill High School Fieldhouse. Volunteers from various organizations and donations from the community allowed OKCPS to host a cookout on the front l...

Family-owned Thai restaurant serves traditional food to Norman community

The inside of Thai Thai Asian Bistro in Norman April 4.

Caitlyn Epes

April 5, 2018

The corner of Main Street and Pickard Avenue in Norman, Oklahoma houses a small business with a big family atmosphere. Thai Thai Asian Bistro serves traditional Thai food to the surrounding community, and the restaurant’s owner, Aimorn Strickland, uses her grandmother’s recipes straight from Tha...

College students, future teachers participate in Oklahoma State Capitol walkout

Teachers and college students studying education participate in a walkout in front of the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City April 2.

Caitlyn Epes

April 3, 2018

                College students studying education from across Oklahoma joined with teachers in a walkout on the front lawn of the state capitol on Monday. Students from Oklahoma City University met at noon during the walkout to stand together in support o...

Student Government Association uses student fees to fund campus organizations

Hennessey Chism, ways and means chair of the Undergraduate Student Congress at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, sits in the meeting room of the Student Government Association Feb. 27.

Caitlyn Epes

March 3, 2018

Student activity fees allow the Student Government Association of the University of Oklahoma in Norman to fund over 500 registered student organizations every year. For the Fall 2017 to Spring 2018 school year, every student was charged $5.95 per credit hour for student activity fees. Hennessey Chism, wa...

Former SGA president reflects on past term, shows excitement for new leadership

Former SGA president J.D. Baker gives a speech before the inauguration of the new SGA president, Yaseen Shurbaji.

Caitlyn Epes

February 10, 2018

J.D. Baker did not want to run for Student Government Association president. He would say “heck no” to anyone who asked. The more he thought about it, the more he realized that the University of Oklahoma needed a leader that was going to truly represent the student body, and that leader was himself. After...

OU students share their thoughts on DACA

Caitlyn Epes

September 11, 2017

Paul Pierce shares his thoughts on the DACA repeal. Genevieve Horvath shares her thoughts on DACA and OU Dreamers. Lauren Johnson talks about child immigrants and DACA. Madilyn Cook shares her opinions on DACA being repealed. Liz Romero shares her thoughts on DACA and OU Dreamers....

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