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OK teacher walkout encourages students to register to vote

James Edmondson and Grant Hale encourage protestors to registor to vote outside of the Oklahoma State Capitol on April 6. Both have been at the Capitol all week and have felt encouraged by the number of young Oklahomans that have registered.

Harrison Lofton

April 7, 2018

The teacher walkout has led Oklahoma students to register to vote this week at the Capitol in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma public school students have been upset at the low funding given to their schools by the current state legislature, and some wanted to make an impact in upcoming elections. “With...

Convenience store innovates

Daniel Joshi, founder of Rosedale Market, holds his favorite 
wine selection from the store inventory on March 22, 2018,
 in Austin, Texas. The corner store has stocked over 900 
variations of wine and champagne.

Harrison Lofton

March 31, 2018

A convenience store has attracted customers by selling a variety of products that cannot be found in traditional gas station corner stores since 2010 in Austin, Texas. At Rosedale Market, customers choose from over 900 varieties of wine and champagne and eight walk-in coolers stocked only with craft...

Sooner spirit, Arbor Day

Sooner spirit, Arbor Day

Harrison Lofton

March 3, 2018

This will be the twenty-first year that OU celebrates Arbor Day. While the university has only celebrated the holiday since 1997, tree planting is a long-standing tradition among sooners. David Ross Boyd, the first OU president, used his own wages to buy seeds and saplings to plant on campus, according...

New water fountains promote sustainability, health at OU

An OU student studies next to one of the six water refill stations in Dale Hall.

Harrison Lofton

February 10, 2018

            New water fountains can fill reusable water bottles with filtered water, and are popping up at various locations around The University of Oklahoma’s Norman campus. There are 79 of these water fountains on OU’s campus. Facilities Management installed the first fountain in Carpe...

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