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THIS WEEK Pick up fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers from 8 a.m. to noon at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds during the farmers market, 615 E. Robinson St. The market is open through Saturday.


The Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Dr., will screen the movie “The Long Day Closes” at 7:30 p.m. The 1992 film, directed by Terence Davies, is rated PG.


The No. 4 OU softball team takes on No. 13 Arizona at 1 p.m. in the opener of the NCAA Super Regional at Marita Hynes Field in Norman. The winner will advance to the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City.


Head north to The Paseo in Oklahoma City for the Paseo Arts Festival. Enjoy art, food and live music from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., in the district between N.W. 30th Street and Dewey Avenue and N.W. 28th Street and Walker Avenue.


See Mike Hosty Solo play a 10 p.m. show at The Deli and dance around to the genre-bending one-man act.


Campus is closed for Memorial Day. Take the day to relax with family or friends by seeing a movie, having a barbecue, spending the day outside or however else you choose to celebrate the holiday.


Go have some laughs during Othello’s weekly openmic night. Performers can sign up beginning at 9 p.m. and the show starts at 10 p.m. For a full calendar of events, visit

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Sooners help Haiti rebound Student-athletes share hearts with Haitians on mission trip TOBI NEIDY


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aith, education and love. These are things several OU student-athletes brought to the children of Haiti when they visited the impoverished country last week. What started out as an informal trip to one of the poorest countries has turned into a reoccurring pilgrimage that benefits not only the Haitian children but also anyone from the Sooner family who goes. “This was my third trip, and the one thing I always take away from these missions is seeing just how big my God really is,” senior guard Whitney Hand said. SEE HAITI PAGE 4



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A former director of Union Activities at the Oklahoma Memorial Union donated money to help fund the renovation of the University Club in the union. Jan Marie Crawford of Denver made the gift in her name and that of her late husband, Richard J. Crawford. The union space occupied by the University Club will be named in perpetuity as the Jan Marie and Richard J. Crawford Faculty Club. Crawford asked that her total donation amount be kept private, university spokesman Michael Nash said. Renovations at the University Club will be made to both the dining and kitchen areas, allowing for a more expanded menu. There also will be space configurations made to provide for meeting spaces. Crawford was the director of Union Activities in the 1960s. She led the first OU student trip to Russia and was one of the first students to study Higher Education Administration at OU. Emily Isbill, The Daily

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Senior guard Whitney Hand holds a child while visiting a village in Haiti last week. Hand and other OU student athletes spent several days in the village painting buildings and playing with children.

HAITI: This year was OU’s 3rd visit Continued from page 1

of Hope, a program that helps provide food and education to the children of Haiti. They eat lunch and do more work around the “When we’re over there seeing this differ- surrounding properties before dinner and ent culture, it’s always refreshing and encour- a quick debriefing that gives participants a aging to see how the country is so involved in chance to reflect on their encounters. their faith. It really makes me appreciate my Senior forward Joanna McFarland, who own faith and that it can extend all the way to also made her third trip this year to the counHaiti.” try, continued to be surprised at how much When the Sooners first partnered with the children gravitated toward her. Norman’s Journey Church to take “We were at a local church, and a girl sat a mission trip to Haiti in 2010, the down on my lap and fell asleep,” McFarland COVER country was just ravaged by an said. “We’re athletes, so we get to run around STORY earthquake that reportedly killed with the kids when other groups from more than 250,000 people and left America may not get to do that. But this girl millions homeless. Now, two years later, Hand just wanted to be held, and it really took me and the rest of the Sooner entourage — which by surprise.” included members of the OU women’s basBoth members of coach Sherri Coale’s ketball and football teams crew said they stand by — we’re able to see how “It’s always refreshing and Mission of Hope’s idea far the country has imof educating the people proved since seeing tent encouraging to see how the of Haiti so the Haitians country is so involved in cities lining the streets. can be capable of man“This time around, I retheir faith. It really makes aging their own country ally got to see how much on their own. me appreciate my own progress has been made McFarland said she over the past couple of faith and that it can extend couldn’t believe the misyears,” Hand said. “The sion feeds about 5 perall the way to Haiti.” kids are less needy and cent of the country on a attention-driven; on predaily basis, while Hand WHITNEY HAND, SENIOR GUARD vious trips, you could said she was impressed barely put the kids down without them cry- that this mission is helping the next generaing or complaining. But now, since more tion of people learn how to prosper and make Americans have been over there, they’re get- a difference in their communities. ting used to us.” “If I had one thing to tell people about Haiti, And the Sooners are continuing to get used it’s that they need to look up Mission of Hope,” to Haiti. Hand said. “They see what their country isn’t A typical day begins around 6:30 a.m. with yet and they try to make it better through the a quick devotional before breakfast. The kids’ education. I just believe in what they’re group then sets out to work with the Mission doing and know they are on the right track.”

Chuy’s Mexican Restaurant opened for business Tuesday at its location on North Interstate Drive in Norman and was packed with people of all ages interested in trying the cuisine. AT A GLANCE The restaurant was prepared for the rush of new business, Chuy’s manager Carl McCauley said. WHERE: 760 N. “We were pretty sure that Interstate Dr. it was going to be really busy today,” McCauley said. “So we’ve HOURS: 11 a lot of people working.” 10 p.m. Sunday to The restaurant hired 173 staff Thursday; 11 a.m.members, all of them local and 11 p.m. Friday and many of them students at OU, Saturday McCauley said. Employees were prepped for the opening with six full days of training focused on customer relations and the restaurant menu, McCauley said. “We came in for a week before we opened and tasted every product on the menu,” Chuy’s bartender Shiloh Odom said. “They also let me sample the drinks so I knew what I was selling.” Odom said employees are trained to keep their station clean, help each customer’s every need and have fun. “We’ve decorated the restaurant appropriately for Norman with a Crimson paint job and Sooner-themed apparel,” McCauley said.


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