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OU’s program for research ethics training has been awarded funds for a new project that will analyze international ethics and prepare students interested in working overseas. The work done by OU’s Professional Ethics Training program — which is put on by the OU Graduate College and Center for Applied Social Research — garnered new funding from the Council of Graduate Schools. This award will fund a program to examine the differences in science research ethics around the world, said Michael Mumford, psychology professor and director of the Center for Applied Social Research. The program’s ultimate goal is to teach international students about North American ethics and prepare North American students for different ethical standards across the globe, he said. The Center for Applied Social Research was founded in 2004 as an initiative to help solve local problems through the application of the social sciences, according to its website. The Professional Ethics Training program was started by the Center for Applied Social Research in 2005. The program served as a way to test if it actually could improve students’ ethical see ETHICS paGe 2
Counseling Center Woman’s curiosity becomes vocation dedicates her sign language increases services Martin experience to assisting the disabled Psyschologist’s expanded hours permit more sessions with patients EMMA HAMBLEN Campus reporter
While university enrollment has grown by about 3.54 percent since 2008, the use of the psychiatric services on campus has grown by about 37.86 percent since then. Ap p o i n t m e n t s a t t h e University Counseling Center remaine d fairly consistent from 2007-2008 (589) to 2008-2009 (628). However, it increased by 131 appointments (759) during the 2009-2010 academic school year, according to the center’s records. The annual number of appointments has continued to climb since then, but not by nearly as large a number, Dr. Scott Miller, associate director of the OU University Counseling Center, said in an email. During the 2011 to 2 0 1 2 s c h o o l y e a r, 8 1 2 appointments were made with the center, according to records. Miller said this growth in appointments most likely is because of an increase in staff psychiatrist Nancy Curry’s working hours. In 2009, funding from the Student Activity Fee committee — a committee made up of UOSA executives and members of Student Affairs — allowed the University Counseling Center to give Curry more hours so she could see more students each week, Miller said. “As a result, we have been
By ThE NUMBErs Appointments by year
589 628 759 810 812
2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12
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able to keep up with student demand for psychiatric services,” he said. So in 2009, Curry transitioned from half the full-time equivalent to working three-fourths the full-time equivalent a week. This allowed her to see more patients, she said. Curry is the only staff psychiatrist at the University Counseling Center. Curry said the extended work hours allow her to accomplish a variety of responsibilities, including seeing patients for medication management and providing consultation for the counseling center and OU Health Services staff. She also facilitates didactic training for the center’s see HEALTH paGe 2
into a career for Martin, who served as an independent For more than 20 years, contractor at OU for 15 years Alicia Martin has worked to before she was hired as a full help students get the most staff member eight years ago. Martin was promoted to her out of their education. Martin is the head sign current position as associate language interpreter and director four years ago. Martin currently works the associate director of OU’s Disability Resource w ith thre e students on Center. Each semester, campus. Her days are spent she works with students to either in the classroom make sure they have equal or working to coordinate access to information resources for other registered in their classes despite students. The relationships she disabilities. There currently are has with students are very eight students on campus professional, Martin said, but who have interpreters or former students frequently real-time transcriptionists, r e a c h o u t t o h e r a f t e r said Suzette Dyer, director graduation to update her of Disability Resource on their accomplishments, which she finds very Center. Martin said the most fulfilling. cHuc nGuyen/tHe daiLy Special education junior gratifying thing about her Alicia Martin, associate director for the Disability Research job is being able to watch Amy Galoob said it is very Center, interprets during Developmental Psychology Thursday in easy to communicate and students succeed. “The ultimate [reward] connect with interpreters like Dale Hall. is to see students graduate Martin. Galoob is one of the and succeed in what they eight students registered with Banned Books Disabilities Research Center love,” Martin said. Martin started studying as deaf or hearing impaired. Week highlights Galoob s i g n VOL. 98, NO. 33 censorship “The ultimate didn’t use an language © 2012 oU publications Board Opinion: Book banning in w h e n frEE — Additional copies 25¢ [reward] is to see interpreter high school, restricts access to all she was students graduate h o w e v e r , based on the objections 13 years INsIDE ToDAy o l d . S h e and succeed in what she said she of a few. take action this campus......................2 decided to enrolled in week to educate about they love.” clas si f ie ds................4 have one a class out and fight book banning. L i f e & a r t s .................. 5 when she of curiosity, (Page 3) ALICIA MArTIN, o p inio n..................... 3 transitioned she said. hEAD sIGN LANGUAGE spor ts........................6 to college. T h a t INTErprETEr Are you on Twitter? She said she curiosity Visit OUDaily.com for more stay connected with the daily didn’t have manifested into something the support she needed in high school but working with much more. @OUDaily, Facebook By her second semester the Disabilities Resource @OUDailyArts, facebook.com/oudaily of college, Martin already Center has given her that @OUDailySports was interpreting for 20 support. Twitter students. @OUDailyOpinion twitter.com/oudaily Interpreting turned see VOCATION paGe 2
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Today around campus A Student Success Series seminar titled “The Pivotal Role of Values” will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. in Adams Center’s Muldrow Tower, Room 105. Casey Partridge from the Graduation Office will discuss the importance of morals and values in the college setting. A Sutton Artist Series flute performance by Valerie Watts will be held from 8 to 10 p.m. in Catlett Music Center’s Pitman Recital Hall.
“I wanted to show people what I can do,” Galoob said. “I can do whatever I want to.” The resource center does not just offer interpreters to students; it also works to target specific teaching trends that are more challenging for students who are deaf or hard of hearing, Martin said. For example, classes that regularly utilize movies and other types of media are more challenging for these students who find it difficult to watch both the movie and the interpreter, she said. Her goal is to get professors to include captions on films during classes so the students can “have full access” to the material, Martin said. The resource center ’s ultimate goal is to make sure all students receive the best education in their classes and obtain all of the information, Martin said. chuc nguyen/the daily
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skills, psychology professor • Began in 2005 Shane Connelly said. • Became mandatory for The training ended up students and postseeing considerable success: doctoral researchers training about 600 students funded by National a year and receiving a total Science Foundation of more than $3 million in in 2009-10 grants from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation and the Council of Graduate so many countries have begun Schools, Mumford said. collaborating with each other Now the training is required in scientific research , which for any federally-funded is problematic when these graduate research assistants countries have different and teaching assistants at ethical standards. OU, Connelly said. For example, in certain The new p a r t s funding from “...if [the program] o f A s i a , the Council plagiarism hadn’t been so of Graduate is not looked Schools will down upon successful, the help adapt as much council wouldn’t the program as it is in to focus on have given us this the U.S., he international said. grant.” ethics. While Because training the ethical shane connelly, students, issues are psychology professor the center different will study in other how international students countries, people think differ from North American i n t e r n a t i o n a l s t u d e n t s students in how they make might end up with more ethical decisions, he said. ethical problems than North “A lot of students are going American students, Mumford through the ethics education said. program, and 100-150 of “But that is a perception those are international — there is no data to say students,” Mumford said. that is actually the case,” “This gives us a basis for Mumford said. “My guess drawing conclusions about is that probably, overall, how they differ from North ethical conduct does not American students.” differ, but rather the types of Mumford said the National ethical misconduct differ, so Science Foundation and the different cultures do different Council of Graduate Schools things within their culture.” have become concerned with Mumford said the international ethics because changing scientific industry
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and economic pressures are other reasons why science research ethics is becoming an increasingly important topic to study. To d a y , a s c i e n t i s t ’s reputation — and livelihood — can be made on one or two articles, Mumford said. This creates bigger incentives for cheating and fabrication. Connelly said the program ha s re c e i ve d e xte n si ve support from the university over the years, which has been crucial in its success. “Their efforts have been very important to the evolution of the training program and allowed it to be so successful, and if it hadn’t been so successful, the council wouldn’t have given us this grant,” Connelly said. Arianna Pickard firstname.lastname@example.org
health: Assistance available Continued from page 1 pre-doctoral internship program, Curry said. “I have been employed by the counseling center for approximately 24 years and enjoy my work with students,” Curry said. Employing a psychiatrist makes the coordination between counseling and psychiatry possible, Miller said. “This coordination of care ensures a patient’s goals for treatment are met and the psychological concerns are effectively addressed,” Miller said. Psychiatric services are important to the University Counseling Center and can be helpful for students whose psychological problems are negatively affecting their academic and personal goals, Miller said.
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Is your favorite read on the banned books list? Our View: No book deserves to be banned; speak out about book banning this week.
These works are essential to any American’s education. You simply cannot be a well-educated citizen of this society without exposure to at least a This week marks the 30th Banned Books Week, few of these books. They speak to important time a national celebration of the freedom to read. The periods and trends that built this nation and still American Library Association created the event to significantly impact modern culture. raise awareness about book banning across The top 10 lists from each of these years the country. also include popular modern works with The Our View When a parent or concerned individual benign content, such as the “Harry Potter” is the majority objects to the content of a certain work, series. Worst of all, the lists include books opinion of The Daily’s they can make a challenge to the institution with important educational content nine-member asking the material be removed or that essential for the age group they target — editorial board books about “mommy’s pregnancy” and access to it be restricted. If the institution agrees, the book is considered banned. what to expect during puberty. That “sex The American Library Association makes a education” is considered a valid grounds for a book distinction: “Challenges do not simply involve a challenge in the first place simply is ridiculous. person expressing a point of view; rather, they are an Other common reasons for a book challenge attempt to remove material from the curriculum or include sexually explicit content, inappropriate library, thereby restricting the access of others.” language, material unsuited to the age group, occult Of course, not every challenge results in a themes, homosexuality and violence. banning. Though reliable data on the number of Sometimes, the reason is much less rational: In sustained bans is not available, Oklahoma saw three 2006, the “Diary of Anne Frank” was challenged challenges in 2010, one of which was successful. in Oklahoma when administrators met with an This proportion seems accurate for the nation. unnamed English teacher in an unnamed school In the last decade, 10,676 challenges have been “to request book not be taught in the next school reported to the American Library Association. But year after complaints by a parent concerning (that because reporting of such challenges is voluntary, the book was) promoting Jewish religion,” the the association estimates only 25 percent of the Oklahoma Library Association reported. challenges and bannings in the country make it into These challenges are not just coming from its database. With this in mind, the numbers are concerned and controlling parents. While the unsettling. majority of challenges, about 72 percent, affect In general, challenges have been decreasing schools and their libraries, 25 percent affect public since they hit a peak in 1995 with 762 challenges. libraries. Surprisingly, 1.4 percent of challenges are But this isn’t a perfect trend — though in general brought against colleges and universities — a small the numbers are going down, fluctuations between portion compared to the rest, but one is too many for years show dramatic ups and downs. Even with insitutions devoted to the education of adults. the decrease, 326 books were challenged in 2011, It is shocking that so many are ready to restrict according to American Library Association data. the access of their fellow citizens to information And these aren’t just obscure, perverted titles. they dislike. This is particularly stunning when it The 10 most banned books from each year of the involves universities, which as institutions of higher last decade include some important works with education should take free access to information incredible cultural and historic significance: as their most important principle. But even when it • “Of Mice and Men” affects public libraries or schools, it still represents • “Catcher in the Rye” an unacceptable effort to tell other people (or other • “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” people’s children) what they can read. • “Huckleberry Finn” As Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Jr., • “The Color Purple” said in the Texas v. Johnson decision, “If there is a • “To Kill a Mockingbird” bedrock principle underlying the First Amendment, • “A Brave New World” it is that the government may not prohibit the
AT A GLANCE 2011 Top challenged books 1. “ttyl; ttfn; l8r, g8r” (series) by Lauren Myracle
6. “Alice” (series) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Reasons: offensive language, sexually explicit, unsuited to age
Reasons: nudity, offensive language, religious viewpoint
2. “The Color of Earth” (series) by Kim Dong Hwa
7. “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley
Reasons: nudity, sex education, sexually explicit, unsuited to age
Reasons: insensitivity, nudity, racism, religious viewpoint, sexually explicit content
3. “The Hunger Games” trilogy by Suzanne Collins Reasons: anti-ethnic, anti-family, insensitivity, offensive language, occult/satanic, violence 4. “My Mom’s Having A Baby! A Kid’s Monthby-Month Guide to Pregnancy” by Dori Hillestad Butler Reasons: nudity, sex education, sexually explicit, unsuited to age 5. “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” by Sherman Alexie Reasons: offensive language, racism, sexually explicit
8. “What My Mother Doesn’t Know” by Sonya Sones Reasons: nudity, offensive language, sexually explicit content 9. “Gossip Girl” (series) by Cecily Von Ziegesar Reasons: drugs, offensive language, sexually explicit content 10. “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee Reasons: offensive language, racism Source: American Library Association
expression of an idea simply because society finds the idea itself offensive or disagreeable.” Simply put, there is never a reason to ban a literary work. If you want to help fight this dangerous censorship trend, you can go to YouTube.com/ bannedbooksweek to participate in the Virtual Read-Out, in which people across the country share videos of themselves reading from their favorite banned book. This campaign is a way to educate about the issue of book banning and to highlight the value of some of the challenged books. Better yet, seek out and enjoy your favorite banned book this week and share it with your friends.
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Don’t take campus safety for granted
The real story behind sexual assault changes
afety is something opinion columnist we all take for granted more than occasionally. We are confident that our dorms are safe and we can walk around campus and Norman without fear. Sarah Sullivan I, myself, have forgotten firstname.lastname@example.org at times there is danger out there. We fail to consider the alternative — that we might not be safe walking in the local park or leaving the back door unlocked. Even though there is safety in numbers and we’re on a campus with thousands of students each day, it is always better to be proactive, anticipate dangerous scenarios and be aware of your surroundings. Two weeks ago a 73 year old woman was sexually assaulted in Central Park in broad daylight. When she left her home that day, I am sure being attacked was the last concern on her mind. The woman, whose name has not been released, was bird watching when she came upon a homeless man engaging in inappropriate activities with himself. She reportedly took a picture, but did not report the incident to the police. Then, at 11 a.m. on Sept. 12, she was assaulted by David Albert Mitchell in Central Park, whom she claims was the same individual she photographed. The majority of sexual assault cases go unreported by victims, and whether they’re happening in a city with a population of more than 8 million or on a campus with nearly 30,000 students enrolled, we should be aware of possible danger. The New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault reported at least one in four college women will be the
victim of a sexual assault during her academic career. And, like the woman Go to ou.edu/oupd in Central Park who had for more information, previously come in contact including: with her assailant, at least • personal safety tips 80 percent of all sexual • crime statistics and assaults are committed reports by an acquaintance of the • sex crime prevention victim. • other resources So what do we do? We make ourselves aware. I am not saying we should all walk around with pepper spray in our backpacks and purses, but we should remember simply to take notice of what is going on around us. When you are out on the weekends partying, clubbing or even just walking around at night, there are little things you can do that could help prevent an awful situation: • Don’t leave your drink unattended. • Let someone know where you are going. • Use the buddy system. (Yes, the buddy system. It is something that has been drilled into our heads since kindergarten, but for good reason.) Most importantly, if you feel like you are in danger — whether you think you are being followed on the street or watched a little to closely at a party — do not hesitate to tell someone. You can tell security or call the police, because if you genuinely feel uncomfortable or threatened, you have every right to alert someone. We can take action against crime by being proactive.
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I am writing in regards to Tuesday’s editorial “You can help OU culture support assault victims,” as a representative of the Student Organizer’s Collective. We’d like to clarify how the changes in OU’s sexual misconduct policy happened. We take issue with statements like “Maybe this change was brought about by the work of organizations like the Women’s Outreach Center …” The WOC was the first organization contacted by the Women’s and Gender Studies Student Association (now Student Organizer’s Collective). They discouraged students’ efforts. Several other administrators ignored us. Members of UOSA attempted to stop us, because we didn’t submit the proposal through them. OU administrators failed to seriously respond to our proposal until they were contacted about an upcoming sitin. After a potential PR nightmare, we got a response. We’re disappointed The Daily briefly mentioned a “movement,” rather than acknowledging specific organizers involved, especially considering their extensive coverage of these events less than two years ago. However, we do understand that the focus of the story was not on the history of the movement, but rather changes in OU’s atmosphere. OU administration, WOC and UOSA are taking credit for a policy they actively fought against. Because of the lack of continuous public conversation about this, as well as frequent turnover (unfortunately a reality at a university) the history of student activism is quickly erased and forgotten. It’s clear that OU as an institution is more concerned about its image than students’ involvement. The WOC has boosted PR at the expense of organizers and sexual assault survivors. This isn’t an issue of claiming credit or resume building for Student Organizer’s Collective members. This is an issue of administrators perpetuating false narratives implying they did not try to hinder change and going unchallenged. Carly Palans, women and gender studies senior
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Certain pastimes you find to be pleasurable and enjoyable could take on greater significance in the year ahead. Instead of being mere fun and games, they could be doorways to all kinds of wonderful opportunities, some of them involving your career. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- If you enter into an alliance of convenience that you know wonâ€™t be ideal but has some worth, keep your expectations realistic and you wonâ€™t be disappointed. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Most of the time when you depend upon who instead of what you know, you are inviting disappointment. In order to cut the mustard, you had better bring your skills to the table. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -When with a group of friends, if you see somebody controlling the floor and the conversation while leaving most people out, quickly step to the fore and bring others in. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Substantial frustration can be avoided if donâ€™t allow people to focus their effort on a situation that is already under control. Make sure everyone has the correct priorities. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- If you feel youâ€™ve been held back in your chosen field of endeavor, start taking measures to correct the situation. Begin by accentuating your skills and experience, not your contacts. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -Someone you know well might invite
you to participate in a project that looks like it has a lot of profitable potential. Maybe it does, maybe it doesnâ€™t, but you wonâ€™t know unless you try. ARIES (March 21-April 19) --If your progress has been impeded lately, chances are it has something to do with the way youâ€™ve been handling certain key relationships. Make amends; it will pay off big time. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) --Donâ€™t grumble if you have to step in and help shoulder some of the work assigned to another, especially if there have been times when others had to help you in the past. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Take care that in your haste you do not attempt to prematurely launch an important undertaking. Make sure that you have all the necessary pieces at hand and ready for use. CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Donâ€™t let it upset you if a project that youâ€™re better qualified to do then most goes to another. Should the chosen party do a rotten job, itâ€™ll come around to you.
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ACROSS 1 Foxâ€™s feet 5 Boss on a campus 9 Fair and square 13 Spacious 14 Greengrocerâ€™s pods 15 Chomp 16 Trigger man? 18 ___ course (at the proper time) 19 Immigrantâ€™s island 20 Ear examination instrument 22 They feature King Abdullah 24 First name in Tombstone lore 25 When a factory whistle may blow 27 Ranking suit, after the bidding 31 ___ Tuesday (Mardi Gras) 34 â€œMine! I called it!â€? 37 â€œItâ€™s been ___ pleasureâ€? 38 You may take your last shot at this 42 Unwritten exams 43 Bring home bacon 44 Do some tailoring 45 Tasteless and showy
47 Blarney Stone land 50 Unstable particles 53 Copy machine supplies 57 Like some reactions 60 Sunset, in Los Angeles 61 Israeli Nobel Prize winner 62 Olympic event 65 Went ___ for the ride 66 Highly placed bosses 67 ___ impasse (deadlocked) 68 Pagoda instrument 69 Makes a choice 70 Pollywogâ€™s home DOWN 1 Apple utensil 2 Garlicky mayo 3 How some cracks are made 4 Damascus citizen 5 â€œManâ€™s best friendâ€? 6 ___ out (supplement) 7 Direction indicator 8 Like some habits 9 Critical point 10 Fix a faux pas 11 Porgy 12 You, in the Bible
15 Cold wind of France 17 Nobel prize site 21 Morsel a horseâ€™ll eat 23 Pop 26 Golferâ€™s front or back 28 Citi Field team 29 Fancy chopped liver 30 Vast number 31 Croakinâ€™ critter 32 Subtle quality 33 Emperor of Russia 35 Bosom buddy? 36 Like many, post-workout 39 Losing weight 40 Giving out 41 Sergeantâ€™s command
46 Ad-___ committee 48 Like an optimistâ€™s outlook 49 Catch in a snare 51 Prefix meaning â€œdrugrelatedâ€? 52 Insomniacâ€™s lack 54 A sister of Clio 55 Puerto ___ (San Juan resident) 56 Play the high roller 57 Steep, rugged cliff 58 Angelic headgear 59 Black, in poetic circles 63 Studio site 64 Balaamâ€™s mount
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LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Even though you usually donâ€™t let others do your thinking for you, you could be susceptible to someone who makes a good case and allow that person to lead you astray. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Look out for a subtle something that could greatly help enhance your material security. It may not jump out and announce its presence, but youâ€™ll know it when you spot it.
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Norman gets groovy for human rights Groovfest has celebrated human rights since 1986 Colby Frederick Life & Arts Reporter
Norman’s 50th Groovefest celebrated music and human rights awareness organizations Sunday despite dreary skies. About 200 people showed up to Andrews Park on Sunday afternoon for the festival that included activities for families and children, such as food and face-painting, all set to the tune of a variety of music. However, the groovy event’s real focus was promoting awareness of human rights issues. Groovefest publicized current and unresolved human rights issues and presented ways to get involved with awarenessoriented organizations, such as Oklahomans Against Trafficking Humans and Amnesty International. “Groovefest is a collaboration of many different causes and groups,” University College freshman Lucy Mahaffey said to the audience at Andrews Park. “The music makes for a lively and fun environment, and the groups represented here stand for something important and real.” Groovefest is organized and coordinated through a joint partnership with A m n e s t y Int e r nat i o na l at OU and through a committee that oversees i t s ov e ra l l p ro d u c t i o n ,
AT A GLANCE Groovefest Groovefest is a biennial festival that’s celebrated human rights since 1986, which was started by students and residents. Source: Groovefest Facebook event
event coordinator Aimee Rook said. For 27 years, the event has highlighted and emphasized the importance
of the efforts made by businesses, artists and local organizations such, as OATH to promote the growth of human rights awareness, she said. Rook said Groovefest was started by OU students in 1986 so artists like herself could promote issues that do not receive much coverage. “Through Groovefest, we can develop a passion and a desire to help others,” Rook said. “One of the largest problems with human rights is that so many do not know of the issues at hand.
Here, we raise awareness so that others may hear and learn, all the while having fun,enjoying the music and the environment. Community is critical, and without the outreach and Heather brown/the daily support we receive from so many groups, we would not (left) Chris Phelps walks on a tightrope in Andrews Park at the 50th Groovefest. Groovefest started in 1986 as a way to promote be as affective.” human rights awareness.
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(top) Jeremy Philo rides a unicycle around Andrew’s Park on Sunday for Groovefest. Philo has been riding his unicycle for Groovefest for three years. Philo and some other members get together once a week to juggle, play music and ride the unicycle.
Ringo Deathstarr hopes new album will bring smiles Molly Evans
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After its first Oklahoma appearance in Tulsa on Friday, Ringo Deathstarr is headlining a free concert at 7 tonight at the Opolis presented by the Union Programming Board and Campus Activities Council Concert Series. Because of Thursday’s stormy weather in Norman and faulty reception in Wyoming, The Daily interviewed Ringo Deathstarr’s singer and guitarist, Elliott Frazier, via text message with Molly Evans. The Daily: Ringo Deathstarr has been coupled with ’80s and ’90s indie outfits like The Cure, The Velvet Underground, The Smiths and current groups like The Jesus and Mary Chain. Do you regard these influences at all or focus on Ringo Deathstarr’s originality? Frazier: I just try to make the music that I would want to experience live if I were the last person alive on earth. The Daily: The band’s also been categorized into the “shoegaze” genre. Can you explain what that means, or if you could summarize your sound into a new genre, what would you call it? Frazier: I would drop the “gaze” and just be “shoe.”
I have begun to hate that fucking word. It works when you are just talking to other music geeks but not when you are trying to make new fans who don’t know about all those old bands. I’d say we are a rock ‘n’ roll band with pop melodies. The Daily: Your third fulllength album “Mauve” released Tuesday, what does it feel like before and after an album drops? Frazier: It’s like being a kid trying to sleep on Christmas Eve. Also, [it’s] kind of freaky because you just don’t know what will happen with all your hard work. Thankfully, it seems to be going down well, and now, we can see which songs people are reacting to and that will inform what we do live because this album is best enjoyed in a live setting. The Daily: What do you hope listeners experience with “Mauve?” Frazier: A sense of dreamy. A smile. The Daily: Ringo Deathstarr’s playing for free tonight at the Opolis. What are the rewards of playing a free show? Frazier: Free shows are awesome because people love not paying for stuff. It gives us an opportunity to make new fans that might not have seen us otherwise. SPIRITS
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The Daily: You all are playing with Merchandise, CHUD and Depth & Current. Have you played with them before? Thoughts on any of them? Frazier: Haven’t played with them. Can’t wait to meet them. Depth & Current are great. The Daily: What are you looking forward to at tonight’s show before you all expand to the northeastern leg of the tour? Frazier: I am looking forward to playing in Oklahoma because we haven’t before. Weird, right? We are playing Tulsa tomorrow [Friday, Sept. 28] with the Smashing Pumpkins as well, so we hope to make a lasting impression and visit again soon. The Daily: Lastly, for many who know Ringo Starr, can you explain the band’s name? Frazier: The name was revealed to me in a dream by an angel, and I’m afraid the world isn’t ready for the true meaning.
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OSU goalkeeper keeps thriller a tie Sooners out shoot Cowgirls 23-18 in two overtime draw Ross Stracke Sports Reporter
As if it had been asleep all season long, the Oklahoma soccer team’s offense came alive Sunday night as it tied the Oklahoma State Cowgirls 1-1 in a double overtime game between two teams who obviously hate each other. The Cowgirls struck first as they scored late in the first half off a corner kick from junior forward Taylor Mathews that freshman defender Delaney Kiely headed in. Most of Oklahoma State’s opportunities came from it’s 13 corner kicks. OSU coach Colin Carmichael said his team has been working on set plays throughout the week. “We’ve got a kid named Ta y l o r M a t h e w s w h o delivers a really good ball, and then Delaney Kiely and Carson Michalowski are really good at attacking it,” Carmichael said. “We actually talked in practice the last couple weeks about trying to be better on the set plays. “Tonight we scored one, and I felt like we had a couple more pretty good chances.” For the Sooners, it was all about senior forward Renae Cuellar. She scored OU ’s only goal of the night when she dribbled to the top of the box and shot the ball through a
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The Sooner soccer team celebrates after scoring its lone goal in a 1-1 tie in a double overtime game against Oklahoma State on Sunday night in Stillwater. OU matched the Cowgirls in every facet of the game, out shooting them 23-18.
sea of orange. It glided through the defenders and found its way in the back left of the net. Renae Cuellar Cuellar should have kept the ball because it was a rare sight to see a ball get past OSU senior goalkeeper Adrianna Franch. Franch had a world-class performance, recording a season-high 11 saves.
Most of her saves were sure goals going into the upper corners of the net that she somehow just kept poking away. The most important save Franch had came in the first overtime when Cuellar was fouled in the box and was awarded a penalty kick. For the moment time stood still, the two best players on either team are about to go one-on-one. Franch saved Cuellar’s kick to the right and salvaged a tie for the Cowgirls.
Without her, the Sooners w o u l d h av e b l o w n o u t Oklahoma State. After the game, Franch talked about her approach with penalty kicks. “With a [penalty kicks], you just go in and try to read the body language and try to react and hope for the best,” Franch said. “Today went my way.” Coach Matt Potter said his team finally played to its potential Sunday night. “The way we played tonight is something that
I’ve felt that we’ve had the ability to do, and we haven’t done that since we played these guys last time,” Potter said. “Make no mistake, they are a fantastic team, but to come into their ow n backyard and perform in the manner that we did, I’m very proud of our team.” Ross Stracke email@example.com
Bedlam RECAP OU 1, OSU 1 Key stat: OU outshot the Cowgirls 23-18. Key performer: Senior forward Renae Cuellar scored the team’s only goal. Key opponent: Senior goalkeeper Adrianna Franch had a seasonhigh 11 saves. Ross Stracke, Sports Editor
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