EDMOND—Lines to the parking lot of an IHOP building only mean one thing, free pancakes. Every year IHOP host National Pancake Day, which gives each customer one free short stack. This day could not be successful if it was not for each and every member of the IHOP crew. Over 10,000 pancakes were given away [...]Read more
OKLAHOMA CITY- As Baseball season is getting started, the Oklahoma City RedHawks are away, finishing a series in New Orleans. The staff is getting ready for a projected sellout crowd for Friday night’s game. Shannon Landers, Director of Entertainment, is working hard for the opening season, “It’s the first time we show off [...]Read more
Yes, that’s right. it’s starting to feel like home. Well, maybe not home , but something close to it. We actually got asked directions a couple of times, which of course made us feel pretty good. Don’t get me wrong we’ve still had our navigating troubles, but it’s getting easier. [...]Read more
Yesterday was our first full day in Nashville and first day to volunteer, and it was perfect! We started the day at the men’s center of the Nashville
Rescue Mission at 9am. Where we were taken to the basement to get to work. We met our wonderful supervisor BB, as they call him, who is a [...]
Sticking Point in Peace Talks: Recognition of a Jewish State nyti.ms/1dV7cTcRead more
Today I attended UCO’s Veterans Day Service in honor of the men and women that have fought and continue to fight in our armed forces. As I stood next to my boyfriend and the assembled war heros, families, and friends, the UCO band begun to play the national anthem. I raised my hand to my [...]Read more
This is an excerpt from a story that will appear in our Spring 2013 issue of New Plains Review.
This is a beautiful place.
I imagine you, sitting here beside me, as I watch a snowy egret high-stepping along the beach with one eye on me and the other searching for his next meal. When the sun [...]
UPDATE: The UNESCO web page has updated this year’s events.
The NEW themes we will explore this year:
Ensuring the Safety of Journalists and Media Workers
Combating Impunity of Crimes against Press Freedom
Press Freedom class: Go to the website and read about the themes.
About Press Freedom Day
About the World Press Freedom Prize
Video of World Press Freedom Day [...]
This year, World Press Freedom Day will be held on Friday, May 3. UNESCO will hold a meeting in Santiago, Chile, which ranks 80th on the Press Freedom Index. Click here to read about the meeting.
The World Press Freedom Prize will be given to a journalist who embodies this spirit of the day. Click here [...]
NYTimes: U.S. Inaction, Mideast Cataclysm? Issue not to be resolved by inaction or status quo mind set. nyti.ms/11MRTsZRead more