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OU College of Architecture students embrace new technology to build safe, long-lasting structures

OU College of Architecture students embrace new technology to build safe, long-lasting structures

Jadyn Watson-Fisher

November 29, 2017

Due to the nation’s recent hurricanes and the state’s increased seismic activity, the University of Oklahoma College of Architecture is reemphasizing the importance of using technology to construct buildings designed to withstand disasters. Lisa Holliday, associate professor of construction science,...

Business of OU alumnus plays role in completion of residential colleges

Business of OU alumnus plays role in completion of residential colleges

Jadyn Watson-Fisher

November 4, 2017

The University of Oklahoma opened brand new residential colleges at the beginning of the semester. For a Norman business owner and OU alumnus, the colleges meant another job and another paycheck. Elijah and Victoria Adeoye own and operate AEA Environmental, a company specializing in mold remediation,...

OU architecture students, faculty reflect on Hurricane Harvey relief trips

Ben Bigelow, Haskell & Irene Lemon Construction Science Division director, works in his office in the College of Architecture on Oct. 11. Bigelow used a computer program to determine who the groups would be able to help.

Jadyn Watson-Fisher

October 12, 2017

It’s been one month since the University of Oklahoma’s College of Architecture returned from its first trip to help Houston residents with cleanup after Hurricane Harvey, and those who went are still reflecting on the impact. “I just thought this would be a good experience for students to do service...

OU College of Architecture hosts Oktoberfest fundraiser for financial needs

Dozens of college advisory board members, students and alumni filled Das Boot to support the College of Architecture's Oktoberfest fundraiser.

Jadyn Watson-Fisher

September 16, 2017

OU College of Architecture hosted its inaugural Oktoberfest event Friday at Das Boot to raise funds for student activities in the wake of more potential budget cuts. Tickets were $75, and due to sponsorships, the cost of hosting the dinner was covered. “All the money we raise is to give the (program)...

Voting open for OU Campus Activities Council chair

Voting open for OU Campus Activities Council chair

Jadyn Watson-Fisher

March 28, 2017

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 sidew...

OU’s Phi Delta Alpha hosts Thai Tea Tuesday on South Oval

OU's Phi Delta Alpha hosts Thai Tea Tuesday on South Oval

Jadyn Watson-Fisher

March 21, 2017

OU sorority Phi Delta Alpha hosted a fundraiser called Thai Tea Tuesday on the South Oval. Biology sophomore Nina Dao explained these fundraisers help the chapter put on other free campus events. One glass mason jar of tea is $4 for any students interested in trying something new or just supporting a cam...

First day of spring nearly breaks Oklahoma records

First day of spring nearly breaks Oklahoma records

Jadyn Watson-Fisher

March 21, 2017

OU students returned from spring break to find that the landscaping and facilities crew planted flowers around campus while they were gone, but it was a hot day. The flowers and some grassy areas were doused in gallons of cold water to keep them fresh despite the 90 degree afternoon, almost matching ...

#OscarsNotSoWhite: Recognition growing to be more inclusive

Jadyn Watson-Fisher

February 23, 2017

Public relations sophomore Eunice Ogungbuyi is positive about the steps made to be more diverse and inclusive in the film nominations for the 2017 Academy Awards....

Celebrities: talk about special causes, not politics

Jadyn Watson-Fisher

February 23, 2017

Psychology senior Courtney Montgomery weighs in on the issue of celebrities using their award show speeches to get political.

Spring has sprung on OU campus

Jadyn Watson-Fisher

February 22, 2017

Due to thunderstorms over the weekend and near record-setting temperatures, afternoons are warm and daffodils are blooming.

Platform Politics: Should celebrities use award shows to state their opinions?

Jadyn Watson-Fisher

February 21, 2017

Management Information Systems junior Matthew Cole initially said most topics are fine to talk about, but he's not necessarily a fan of those using their thank you speeches to do more than just that....

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