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
Today is America’s Day, a moment to celebrate the values made real through the combined efforts of generations to live the promise.Read more
Day 1: AUDITIONS is all I have to say…
My staff and I arrived at Central Plaza on the UCO Campus at 8:15 am.. (too early for summer). We received our scripts and then the campers began to arrive. I hate speaking in front of a crowd and felt butterflies in my stomach but by 9 [...]
UCO offers students unique real-world opportunities to dive into their career field and challenge them in exciting ways. Guy Mitchel, UCO senior Theatre Arts Education major, is this year’s rehearsal director for High School Drama Workshop. He will be writing a series of posts describing his experiences and challenges in this role.
This past Monday, [...]
So, I was chastised for not carrying around the tablet all day, but that’s only because I wouldn’t have been using my laptop while all over campus today either. I decided to do my regular evening catch up work solely on the tablet and see what happened.
I came home and used vpn to access my work desktop [...]
So far, I am really liking this tablet. I have never actually played with a tablet before and this is going to be much, much handier than lugging around a laptop. I think being able to touch the screen will take some getting used to, but I have been able to do everything that [...]