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Consisting of three stories, the Stuart Wing was a $13-million project that was expanded over a period of four years and added 18,000 BROOKE BUCKMASTER and square feet to the museum. JOEY ADAMS In c e l e b rat i o n o f t h e life & arts Reporters opening of the Stuart Wing, This weekend marked the the museum offered free opening of the new wing of admission both Saturday the Fred Jones Jr. Museum and Sunday. Film and media studies of Art.
junior Molly Youngblood said she had to see it after hearing so much information about the museum’s opening. “I had heard a lot of hype about [the new Stuart Wing], and so I was looking forward to seeing it,” Youngblood said. Students , Norman residents and visitors from out
of state flocked to see the new artwork. “It was kind of serendipitous that we came to see the game and then [the wing] opened,” Nancy Wilson, a visitor from Texas, said. One of 50 museum docents, Cheryl Bredeson said her job is to show visitors the new collections and answer questions. Bredeson said
the turn-out for the wing’s opening was surprising. “I was told today that we have had over 1,000 visitors this weekend,” Bredeson said. “That is quite a lot of support for this museum.” The Stuart Wing features the Eugene B. Adkins collection, one of the nation’s see STUART WING paGe 5
Sign of illness found in lungs Lung function test for diabetes KATHLEEN EVANS
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As 8 p.m. bells filled the quiet autumn night, signaling the beginning of the tour, Provine’s interest in OU’s history became apparent. S t a n d i n g i n f ro n t o f Holmberg Hall, Provine explained how the ghost of organ professor Mildred Andrews Boggess became infuriated once the university’s organ was moved to Catlett Music Center. She
OU Health Sciences Center researchers found that reduced lung function might be a sign of diabetes in Native Americans, according to a new published paper. The study was conducted by the Center for American Indian Health Research at the OU College of Public Health. Researchers looked at Native American men and women with and without diabetes and measured lung functions. They found decreased lung function often preceded signs of diabetes, College of Public Health professor and researcher Fawn Yeh said. Lung function tests measure the strength of the lungs, air capacity , exhaling capacity and exhaling speed The lung function was a possible indictor of type 2 diabetes, which is characterized by an inability to eliminate sugars from the blood because of an insulin resistance, according to the American Diabetes Association. Doctors test blood glucose and sugar levels to determine whether a patient is diabetic, Yeh said, and lung impairment develops prior to this . The study is not definitive enough to say decreased lung function will be a sure predictor of diabetes, but it is a step in the right direction, Yeh said. Diabetes is often part of a larger problem called
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freshman Programs instructor Jeff Provine (above, in the dark coat) tells the story of the haunting of Cate Center during the oU ghost tour friday evening. according to the story Provine told a crowd of tour-goers, a boy died in the building’s dumbwaiter and now haunts the building.
Haunted tour uncovers spooky history of OU England hauntings inspire ghost tour JAKE MORGAN staff Reporter
With stories of an abusive secret society, the spirit of a roller-skating child and a jilted, organ-playing ghost, terrifying professors may be the least of students’ worries this fall. Jeff Provine, an OU instructor of freshman
programs, led students and alumni across campus this weekend and recounted the darker, spookier side of OU’s history. “They certainly don’t include this stuff in the regular tour,” Provine said as he guided the tour through the night. P rov i n e b ro u g ht t h e haunted tour, now in its third year, to OU after a trip to England. “In December of 2009, I
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was backpacking through Britain and ... was staying with friend,” Provine said. “We were taking a ghost tour through her hometown, so I told the only hometown ghost story I knew about Ellison Hall ... and she said, ‘Wow, that’s great! You should totally do a ghost tour in Oklahoma.’” Provine gathered the ethereal tales through a variety of means including personal interviews, a book by
former OU president George Lynn Cross and microfilm. Delving into historical research frightens current students enough as it is, but Provine weaves these yarns into his day-to-day life. “I write a blog, thisdayinalternatehistory.blogspot. com, which is all about finding the backgrounds of stories,” Provine said. “The History Channel does its ‘This Day In History,’ and I tweak it a little.”
Sooners dominate without star pitcher
Ron Paul needs to reconsider his plan to cut the program. (Page 4)
no clear victory in iraq conflict Withdrawing troops invokes bitter-sweet emotions. (Page 4)
Homecoming Week over until next year
tech halts OU’s home win streak
laura Bock crowned homecoming queen at game. (OUDaily.com)
homecoming game marks just the third home loss for stoops. (Page 7)
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Zombies, humans compete in charity 5k run for underprivileged students
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Junior catcher Jessica shults catches a ball during oU’s 13-1 win against newman University on friday in norman. shults and the sooners are undefeated so far in fall exhibition play. (Page 7)
Beware of zombies nipping at your heals. The Union Programming Board will host the Zombie 5k run, which will consist of both humans and zombies running, walking or stumbling to benefit the Bridges Organization of Norman, at 9 a.m. Saturday. Bridges assists high school students who live alone because of a family crisis, such as the death of a parent, parental incarceration or homelessness, according to its website. Registration costs $20 for the 5k. Runners can chose if they will be a zombie or a human during the race. Dressing up is not required but is encouraged. Administrator Ryan Smith said after the 5k, a fun run will take place in which those dressed as zombies can chase the humans. T-shirts will be provided for the first 250 registrants in the 5k. To register, visit ou.edu/upb. Blayklee Buchanan, Campus Reporter
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DIABETES: Indicator found in Native Americans Continued from page 1
TODAY AROUND CAMPUS Mid-Day Music featuring Thomas Glenn will take place from noon to 1 p.m. in the Oklahoma Memorial Union’s Food Court. A fair to help Gaylord College students write resumes will take place from 12:30 to 1 p.m. in Gaylord’s Hall of Fame room. Another fair on job interviews will take place from 1 to 1:30 p.m. A presentation titled “The Price of Silence: The Drug War and Journalism in Mexico” will take place from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Gaylord Hall’s Library. The event is free and open to the public. Operation Sunshine, a new student organization, will be chalking the sidewalks on campus with positive sayings at 7 p.m. in the Oklahoma Memorial Union’s food court. Visiting artist Craig Butterfield’s double bass recital from 8 to 10 p.m. in Catlett Music Center’s Pitman Recital Hall has been canceled.
TUESDAY, OCT. 25 The 2011 International Water Conference will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Thurman J. White Forum Building, 1701 Asp Ave. A forum titled “Fall Forum for Local Education Foundations and Youth Mentoring Programs” will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Oklahoma Memorial Union’s ballroom. The event is free to OU students who pre-register at www.ofe.org. An art adventures event titled “Five Little Pumpkins by Dan Yaccarino” will take place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art’s Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart classroom. Children accompanied by an adult are invited to join. Free bingo presented by the Union Programming Board will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Oklahoma Memorial Union’s Crossroads lounge.
metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome consists increased fat in the blood, reduced High-density lipoprotein cholesterol, high blood pressure and high glucose levels, according to the study paper. It can lead to diabetes and heart disease. Yeh is now working on trying to find why Native Americans might have decreased lung function and how it is related to metabolic syndrome, she said. “We know obesity is related and are trying to understand why, and that might be inflammation,” Yeh said. “It is a very common cause of other complications like
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A gallery talk titled “Exploring the Southwest Through the Eugene B. Adkins Collection” will take place from 2 to 2:30 p.m. in the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art’s Eugene B. Adkins Gallery.
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Hygeia Hall. Unfortunately, the boy died in surgery. Now, the boy’s spirit spends its time mischievously zipping through the third floor, setting off motion-detecting now takes her grievance out upon Holmberg Hall by slam- lights and playing pranks on unsuspecting occupants. If one ming doors shut and filling the air with eerie organ music. listens carefully, he can hear the roller skates swish as they In addition to an affronted apparition, OU has had its share glide across the floor. of secrecy as well. A secret society under the acronym of The 80-minute tour also includes legends of a decapitation D.D.M.C. formed in the early twentieth cenin the Cate Center basement, an exorcism tury to serve the university’s interest, Provine performed at the former Delta Delta Delta “This was very said. house and a specter that loves to shoot hoops entertaining, and The society sought to preserve academic in the Huston Huffman Center. integrity by kidnapping cheating students, As the tour drew to a close, many attendants [Provine] was such a taking them to an embankment and beating left spookily enlightened. Cheryl Ponder, an witty guy.” them with wet ropes. OU graduate of ’80, said she thought the tour Luckily for current OU students, flagelwas worth the trek across campus. CHERYL PONDER, OU CLASS OF 1980 lation by wet rope isn’t listed under the “This was very entertaining, and [Provine] Academic Integrity Policy’s remediation for was such a witty guy,” Ponder said. misconduct. Her husband, Ron Ponder, also an alum, mentioned this Acting as public relations for the university, the D.D.M.C. tour clearly stands out. once invaded The Daily newsroom and branded each paper “We’ve been on a lot of ghost tours around the world, and with the society’s stamp of approval. I used to think, ‘Wow, they should bring something like this As the tour arrived in front of Ellison Hall, Provine began to to Norman,’” Ponder said. “This tour left me completely narrate OU’s arguably most famous ghost story. fascinated.” In the 1930s, Ellison Hall was known as Hygeia Hall and For those seeking to take a tour of the dark side of OU’s served as the campus’ infirmary. One day, a car struck a child past, they will have to wait until next year’s set of tours. Until in roller skates on Elm Avenue, and the surgeons rushed to then, OU students have a new horror story to send a bitter carry the child to the operating rooms on the third floor of chill throughout their bodies.
A piano master class by Andrew Cooperstock will take place from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in Catlett Music Center’s Sharp Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public
The 2012 Miss OU Scholarship Pageant will take place from 7 to 10:30 p.m. in the Oklahoma Memorial Union’s Meacham Auditorium.
disease strongly supports the need to address tobacco use, as well as obesity.” It is important doctors be aware that diabetes patients, especially Native Americans, might have reduced lung function so they know to look for it, Yeh said. “This is a new area that doctors need to pay attention to in diabetic patients,” Yeh said. “They might have some lung problem but because it is not serious enough the doctor did not try to treat or prevent it to get worse.” This study is published in the October 2011 issue of Diabetes Care, a journal that focuses on diabetes and heart disease in Native American populations.
WALKING: Spirits haunt Holmberg, Ellison halls
Tuesday Noon Concert, a violin studio featuring professor Gregory Lee, will take place from noon to 12:30 p.m. in the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art’s Sandy Bell Gallery.
A seminar titled “Overcoming Procrastination” will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. in Wagner Hall, Room 245. The event is part of the Student Success Series.
kidney disease, but how inflammation causes reduced lung function and why some of them cause kidney disease or eye disease not clear to me.” This is one of the first studies to look specifically at Native American populations, which has one of the highest diabetes rates in the U.S., according to the paper. “Oklahoma has very high rates of diabetes driven by a growing problem with overweight and obesity,” said Gary Raskob, dean of the OU College of Public Health, in a press release. “Our state has very high rates of chronic obstructive lung disease, largely due to smoking. The fact that a diabetic patient may be at greater risk of lung
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Paul should rethink his plan Our View: Republican candidate Ron Paul’s plan to eliminate federal student loans is reckless and dangerous.
education has become expensive. Even the average state school now charges enough that only the richest families could pay for their child’s education out of pocket. In the last 15 years, the average tuition of public universities in the U.S. If elected president, Ron Paul plans to eliminate has risen 58 percent, according to the College Board. all federal student loans, the candidate told NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday. He called the program If you’re one of the many students who don’t qualify for financial aid and aren’t lucky enough a “failure,” citing recent predictions that total to receive a scholarship, student loans student debt will surpass $1 trillion this year. The Our View are your only option for pursuing higher We understand the need to make cuts to the is the majority education. federal budget, but this plan is clearly shortopinion of And in this economy, it isn’t only poor sighted and uninformed. The Daily’s financial planning that leads students to de10-member We know it has been a while since Paul fault. Unemployment has hovered around 9 editorial board was in college. And, of course, college tuition percent for two years, and students fresh out has risen sharply since that time. But the fact of school with little experience are hit hard of the matter is that many students could not by the lack of jobs. afford to go to college without loans. Paul is not the first person to theorize that cutFederal loans are important because they offer protections that private loans don’t. Many students ting student loans would eliminate the student debt problem while diminishing the demand for a colqualify for subsidized loans, meaning the governlege education, which would lower tuition. But 2009 ment pays the interest until they finish school. Census data shows that only 29 percent of men and A credit check is almost never required for a fedwomen over the age of 25 have at least a bachelor’s eral loan, making these loans available to young degree. And while “lowering the demand” for an students who may not have established credit yet. Interest rates on federal loans are reset annually in- education might sound like a healthy free-market stead of monthly and are capped at a lower rate than technique, it actually amounts to denying all but the richest and the luckiest the opportunity to become private loans. Most importantly, federal loans offer more options for extending or temporarily deferring educated human beings – not to mention resigning them to a life of menial employment. payments if students can’t immediately find a job. Clearly, student debt is a growing problem that There seems to be an assumption in this debate will require tough reforms to bring under control. that the problem of growing student debt can be But eliminating federal loans sentences our next blamed on unnecessary borrowing or bad student generation of leaders to a choice between an endless decisions, as if students are taking out extravagant debt cycle from even more toxic private loans or a loans to pay for Ivy League schools or are simply life of limited opportunity. making poor financial decisions that lead them to default. But students aren’t just taking out loans to pay for unnecessarily expensive education – all Comment on this at OUDaily.com
New security measures still irk many
ecently, the Transportation Security Association has begun a new airport security measure. While in line to have carry-ons checked, passengers are approached by TSA security guards, who strike up conversations about the details of their travel. This new terrorism-prevention method is called “Chat-downs.” Honestly, who would say, “I’m going to XYZ state to commit XYZ crime”? The odds are slim to none. But the TSA is also working on training their workers to read body language signs and the inflection of the passenger’s voice. It’s hard to say how well this will work, but it’s not hard to tell people are upset about it. As American citizens, we
former Miss USA winner, Susie Castillo, who felt violated during a pat-down because the worker touched her private area four times. Or the infamous tale of a 6-year-old child having to go through a pat-down. Or the elderly woman who was Kimberley Johnson forced to remove her firstname.lastname@example.org posable diaper. Naturally, have the fundamental rights these are extreme situations, but they were allowed to freedom of speech and privacy. Now sure, they are to happen, and the TSA repeatedly stands behind limited in various facets — their employees. you can’t yell “Fire!” in a We understand that they crowded theater or deny acare only trying to protect us, cess to a police officer with a warrant — but overall, we but in that same breath we must ask ourselves: How far are allowed to think and is too far? If I am a mournspeak freely. When we feel this inherent privilege even ing person boarding a flight slightly threatened, we freak to go to the funeral of my best friend or an adopted out. child going to meet my bioCertainly the TSA has logical parent, I don’t want questionable measures to rehash my emotional that scare people. There burden to a stranger that are stories of people like
already gets to riffle through my luggage. Surprisingly, the TSA is allowing patrons, upon request, to keep their answers private. They are even working with airlines to develop a special way for frequent fliers to go through security more conveniently. These protection measures are still in the testing phases, but will most likely become permanent fixtures to how we fly for the rest of our lives. And honestly, I am on the fence about them. Preventative measures walk a thin line, but as long as I’m still alive, breathing and not overly offended by the end of my flight, I guess I have to say that everyone is doing alright. Kimm Johnson is an environmental design sophomore.
Religious groups must lower volume
ollege campuses attract people looking to spread a message. From the chalking on the sidewalks to the street preachers on the South Oval, everyone has something to say. Unfortunately, many religious groups and bands have something to say on WalkerAdams Mall. Religious groups have hosted evangelical concerts between the residence halls. The concerts generally last at least two hours and are so loud they can easily be heard on the fourth floor of either tower. I have no problem with the concept of evangelizing on a college campus. But there is
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a difference between South Oval preachers and religious concerts on Walker-Adams Mall. Students can choose to walk away on the South Oval or retreat into a building if offended. But when religious groups hold concerts on WalkerAdams Mall, there’s no getting away. Students can go inside their rooms, but
unless they’re on an upper floor, the music and message is just as audible. This is a huge problem. Students of different faith backgrounds are forced to hear loud music about Jesus. This is not respectful to those students and hardly promotes the sense of community Housing and Food claims to want to provide. Furthermore, the loud music prevents students from studying in their own space. If a student is paying $4,030 a semester to live in the residence halls, he or she ought to be able to study in relative peace. If religious groups insist on having concerts on Walker-Adams, they should
take a page from Wildwood Community Church’s College Life. When College Life hosted a dance fundraiser in September, they were cautious to ensure the music was not too loud. They had many people participating, and the music was a reasonable volume for the participants, yet it was not audible from inside the residence halls. Religious groups must take steps to be more inclusive and respectful on campus. Turning down the volume when on WalkerAdams Mall ensures a better experience for all involved.
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his week, OPINION COLUMNIST President Barack Obama announced America would be removing all troops from Iraq before the end of this year. I couldn’t help but feel extremely uncanny about this. Zachary Eldredge We invaded Iraq (email@example.com ing, you may remember, for weapons of mass destruction) in March 2003. At the time, I was in England, and I was 11. Obviously, the drums of war had been sounding for some time, but being 11 means these concerns only dimly enter your consciousness. To me, the war seemed like a dramatic flipping of a switch. One moment there were international tensions, and the next moment thousands of Americans were pouring into a foreign country, deposing one government and beginning to introduce a new one. The war will have lasted eight years and 251 days. I am 19 years, four months and 23 days old, meaning we have been in Iraq for about 45 percent of my life. For most of the time I can recall, we have been at war in Iraq. Its ending seems surreal, a possibility I had come to regard as unlikely. The announcement we are finally, totally pulling out — not reducing troop levels, not beginning to install Iraqi security forces, but actually extracting ourselves — seems like just as sudden a switch-flip as the day I saw the bombing footage headlined shock and awe. The Iraq war is not a war we won. That said, it isn’t quite one we lost. “Mission Accomplished” was announced just 40 days after the invasion. That image of triumph has become a symbol of folly and arrogance in the intervening years. We went in because we believed Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction and would assist terrorists. We never found the weapons of mass destruction, and Hussein’s terrorist affiliations were judged nonexistent by the 9/11 Commission as well as a Senate committee. The original mission couldn’t be accomplished even if we had been cheered as liberators and the Iraqis busied themselves building a peaceful civil society immediately. It is often pointed out, however, that our war did away with Hussein’s reign of terror, and that is justification enough. True, we did away with this dictator, but let’s be honest: The United States does not generally make a policy of invading every country with a dictatorial government. As our record in, say, Iran shows, we’re in fact sadly prone to installing them. Still, if I look for a bright spot among the whole mess, Hussein’s removal would be it. And it’s hard to say we lost per se, in the sense we were defeated, or the factions we were at war with or developed to go to war with us “won.” In the end, we will not even leave in victory or of our choosing. President Barack Obama wanted to extend the military presence in Iraq but could not come to an agreement with the Iraqi government. While we attempted to insist on legal immunity for our soldiers, the Iraqi government refused to grant an extension of this immunity past Dec. 31. Without this immunity, our troops could be tried under Iraqi law in Iraqi courts and, unwilling to accept that situation, we are leaving. No doubt the president will spin this as a win, and maybe in some sense, finally leaving is a win. Make no mistake though, with the exception of a large embassy and private security forces for that embassy, we are being kicked out. If we didn’t win the Iraq War, who did? Iraq, considering its current state, certainly didn’t. Maybe some wars don’t have winners. This one, however, certainly has losers, and let’s not forget them. It’s estimated we lost $3 trillion, probably more, but the human cost outstrips that. 4,479 American soldiers died. 30,182 were injured. At least 100,000 Iraqi civilians were killed. Remember that the next time the president refers to our “success.” Zach Eldredge is a physics sophomore.
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STUART WING: Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art will be permanent home to Eugene B. Adkins’ Native American art collection; exhibit features art by Native American artists Continued from page 1 largest collections of Taos and Native American art. “I am impressed with all of the Native American art,” Wilson said. “It seems fitting for the University of Oklahoma; [they’ve] carved out a niche for themselves.” Spectators and directors alike are excited about what the new collection will bring to the university, museum director Ghislain d’Humières said. The new wing features the Eugene B. Adkins’ Native American art collection, which features about 3,300 pieces of art. The collection features more than 400 paintings and is valued at about $50 million, according to the Eugene B. Adkins’ informational pamphlet. About 75 percent of the collection was crafted by Native American artists. The collection will be a permanent exhibit at The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. Adkins was born in Chouteau ,Okla. and received an art history degree from Dartmouth and a graduate degree in business from Stanford. He is considered an authority on western paintings and Native American pottery, baskets and jewelry. The collection includes an extensive selection of traditional Native American paintings. The paintings display an attention to realistic detail. The paintings seem to be capturing a moment like a photograph, rather than simply painting a picture. The community celebration’s main focus was the Adkins exhibit and Native American culture. It also featured live performances by musicology professor and Native American flutist Paula Conlon and musician and storyteller Kathryn Thurman. Conlon said she believes
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Top: Norman residents and students visited the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art this weekend for the opening of the newlycompleted Stuart Wing. The museum opened to the public Saturday and held free and public events on both Saturday and Sunday. Top left: The remodeled Stuart Wing houses the museum’s permanent collections and has three stories of gallery space. Bottom left: The museum’s Adkins Collection is part of the permanent collection which is made up of Native American works of art. Right: The works of art from the Eugene B. Adkins Collection hang on the walls and are displayed in cases on the first and second floors of the new Stuart Wing. PHOTOS BY KINGSLEY BURNS/THE DAILY
“It’s fantastic, I think that people expect it here, Oklahoma is Indian territory and it gives access to students as well as the community to the art.” PAULA CONLON, MUSICOLOGY PROFESSOR
the Adkins collection was an excellent choice for a permanent exhibit at the museum. She said it is great for the university to display Oklahoma’s extensive Native American Culture. “It’s fantastic,” Conlon said. “I think that people expect it here, Oklahoma is Indian territory and it gives access to students as well as the community to the art.”
She also said it is great for teaching because it allows professors to give an added element when teaching about Native American culture and history. OU graduate Lilian Aldehneh attended the event and said she thought the new wing was a beautiful addition to campus. The exhibit is informative of Native American culture, which is often overlooked, Aldehneh said. “It was nice to see Native Americans celebrated,” Aldehneh said. “I feel like people forget about all the great artwork and culture they have.” The wing has been under construction since 2009. The new wing gets its name from OU Board of Regents member Jon R. Stuart, who donated $3 million toward the
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Monday, Oct. 2 24, 2011
Flow with events, because significant changes can be made in the year ahead that could carry you to new areas of opportunity that you might never find otherwise. These alterations will trigger unique developments. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- A devious co-worker who picks up on your reluctance to make waves will try to use it against you. Stand up for your rights rather than be trampled upon. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Take extra care not to inadvertently butt into a conversation that isnâ€™t any of your business. Even if you have an excellent suggestion for parties involved, theyâ€™ll resent your interference.
Monday- Very Easy Tuesday-Easy Wednesday- Easy Thursday- Medium Friday - Hard
Instructions: Fill in the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the digits 1 through 9. That means that no number is repeated in any row, column or box.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Handle all involvements that could reflect on your reputation in as skillful a manner as you can muster. Improper behavior would leave stains difficult to eradicate. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- It behooves you to plan your day wisely so that you do not waste valuable time on things that could turn out to be of small or no consequence. Focus on meaningful activities. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- When you want to be, you can be pretty shrewd in telling a good deal from a bum steer. Get your head out of the clouds in order to keep your vision clear. ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- If you and your partner are not in accord over a major decision that
has to be made, a major battle could ensue. Hold off until the situation changes or one of you is ready to compromise. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) --Get your priorities in order, or you could end up working rather hard at something that has little promise, while turning your back on a great opportunity. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You could have your priorities mixed up by ignoring a sure thing, while squandering your assets on something that is known to be a bad risk. CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- If it seems like everyone is giving you a bad time, they could merely be reacting to your behavior. However, it isnâ€™t likely youâ€™ll be lonely -- misery loves company. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- There are all kinds of warning signals surrounding you, concerning numerous complications of your own making. Be extra mindful of both what you do and what you fail to do. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- It behooves you to conduct all your financial affairs in a forthright, friendly manner. If you act too tough or display too much greed in business matters, youâ€™ll drive people away. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Although youâ€™re pretty good at making deals, you could run into someone who is even better. Donâ€™t underestimate your competition in any circumstances.
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ACROSS 1 Sound made by Big Ben 5 Certain moles 10 Masterful move 14 Sheriff Taylorâ€™s boy 15 â€œThe Luck of Roaring Campâ€? author Bret 16 Pearl Mosque site 17 Lionâ€™s pride? 18 Marry 19 Extend credit 20 Hot Mel Brooks classic 23 Supermanâ€™s logo 24 â€œAffirmativeâ€? 25 Uses a spoon, perhaps 28 Ship that was doublebooked? 31 Does some stevedoring 35 Female lobster 36 Requiring fast action 39 Beat a hasty retreat 40 Hot Clint Eastwood film 43 French father 44 Magicianâ€™s hiding place 45 Word in a comic balloon, perhaps 46 Ripped off
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ing site 42 Not as many 47 ___ of Good Feelings 50 Existing from birth 52 Bakery byproduct 53 Whistle blowersâ€™ concerns? 54 Bakery artist 55 Ballpark demolished after the 2008 season 56 Ayatollah territory 57 Narrow opening 58 Exemplar of dryness 59 Cow-horned goddess 60 E-Street Band guitarist Lofgren 61 Boarding place 62 Tidal movement
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Also on OUDaily.com | SOCCER: Sooners lose two during weekend road trip in Texas | FOOTBALL: Saturdayâ€™s loss a perfect storm for Oklahoma
39-game streak snapped Sooners fall to No. 9 in Sundayâ€™s newest BCS rankings JAMES CORLEY Sports Editor
Te x a s Te c h n o t o n l y upended third-ranked Oklahoma on Saturday â€” the Red Raiders became just the third team to beat a Bob Stoops team in Norman.
The Sooners were riding a school-record 39game win streak on Owen Field. The last time OU lost in Oklahoma Memorial Stadium was to TCU, 17-10, in the 2005 home opener. The first loss at home under Stoops was against Oklahoma State, 16-13, in the 2001 home closer. It was the first loss any of the current Sooners had
ever suffered at home in their collegiate careers, including senior wide receiver Ryan Broyles. After the game, Broyles said the loss felt like any other. However, the expressions on the playersâ€™ faces in the postgame interview room told a different story because Techâ€™s 41-38 win against Oklahoma also may
have derailed the Soonersâ€™ national championship hopes. The Sooners tumbled in the most recent BCS poll, falling from No. 3 to No. 9. OU will have to work to potentially have another shot with games against No. 8 Kansas State, No. 16 Texas A&M, Baylor, Iowa State and No. 3 Oklahoma State left on its schedule.
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Sophomore infielder Javen Henson slides into home to score one of the Soonersâ€™ 13 runs during Fridayâ€™s game against Newman University. Oklahoma has outscored its opponents 60-1 in three games during its fall exhibition season.
Sooner brings home the gold Keilani Ricketts plays for U.S. team in Pan Am Games TOBI NEIDY
While OU softball continues to trounce its fall opponents, including a 13-1 win against Newman on Friday in Norman, the Sooners have been finding ways to win without their ace pitcher Keilani Ricketts in the circle. No, Ricketts isnâ€™t tending to an injury or anything â€” the junior southpaw is winning gold medals. Ricketts is with the U.S. national team for the 2011 Pan American games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Te a m U S A d o w n e d
Canada, 11-1, in four innings to capture its seventh consecutive gold in the run-ruled game on Sunday. The Americans completed a perfect 9-0 tournament sweep of their opponents, increasing their overall performance to 84-3 in the Pan Am Games. Prior to Team USAâ€™s advancement to the gold medal game Sunday, Ricketts performed admirably on the mound for the Americans. Against Cuba, Ricketts struck out 11 of the 19 batters she faced while giving up the lone run on a wild pitch. Against Canada, Ricketts replaced starter Whitney Canion in the first inning
and battled through a bases-loaded situation to help resettle the U.S. defense. Ricketts allowed just five hits through the last four innings against the Maple Leafs to give the Americans the chance to capitalize on offense. The Americans came through with a 12 -5 victory, and Ricketts picked up her second win of the Games. Rickettsâ€™ first win came against host nation, Mexico, for her four-inning, onehit performance to lead Team USA to a 7-0 run-rule victory. Back in Norman, the Sooners have outscored opponents 60-1 on 61 hits through the first three games of the fall stint. Newman scored the sole
run in the fourth inning of Fridayâ€™s game. This type of domination during the fall games is typical for the Sooners, who face a lineup of junior colleges and Division II teams, making Rickettsâ€™ opportunity to go up against top international batters a valuable experience for her pitching repertoire. So while Ricketts will bring another gold medal home to the OU softball program, the Sooners will continue to defend their territory in Norman through the last few games of the fall schedule. And both experiences will undoubtedly help ready OUâ€™s softball program for the upcoming spring season.
OU seals win in 4 sets against KSU Sooners ride winning momentum to close game early against Wildcats LUKE MCCONNELL Sports Reporter
The No. 22 Sooners were a bit tired of going to five sets, having gone to five in six of the past eight matches, so they closed the door on Kansas State early Saturday afternoon. The OU volleyball team rallied in the third set to steal momentum from the Wildcats and rode that momentum to a 3-1 (-20, 20-25, -22, -21) win against the Wildcats at McCasland Field House. The Sooners moved to 19-5 this year and finished the first half of Big 12 play 6-2. OU was led offensively by freshman outside hitter Tara Dunn, who had a double-double with 13 kills and 12 digs. Sophomore middle blocker Sallie McLaurin had 11 kills and seven blocks. Junior libero MarĂa Fernanda had 22 digs to pace the defense. Senior setter Brianne Barker had a double-double with 40 assists and 13 digs and showed no signs of the injury she sustained to her left ring finger last week TOP PERFORMER against Kansas. Tara Dunn The Wildcats were led by sophomore middle Year: blocker Kaitlynn Pelger Freshman who had a match-high Position: 26 kills and 14 digs. Outside Sophomore outside hitter hitter Lilla Porubek and junior Hometown: middle blocker Alex Muff Poth, Texas had 13 kills each. Game stats: O U c o a c h Sa nt i ag o 13 kills, .316 hitting percentage, 12 Restrepo said it was a total digs, one block solo, two team effort to make the block assists Wildcats more one-dimensional on offense. â€œWe talked from the beginning about shutting down 17 (Pelger) and 11 (Porubek),â€? Restrepo said â€œWe did a good job on 11, the outside hitter, but then the other middle (Muff) did another good job with them. Different players are going to step up in different matches.â€? OU only had 54 kills, 12 less than KSU, but Restrepo said he wasnâ€™t worried about it. â€œWhat I worry about is the distribution, and itâ€™s pretty even among four players,â€? Restrepo said. â€œWhen it comes down to the Big 12, everyone is pretty good.â€? OU was without junior outside hitter Morgan Reynolds again, who will miss 2-3 weeks with a dislocated disc in her back. However, senior outside hitter Caitlin Higgins filled in with solid number, throwing down seven kills and picking up 13 digs. â€œIâ€™m just trying to work on getting my confidence back, just being a good defensive player and a good passer,â€? Higgins said. â€œI do what I can on the front, but I really need to work on defense, which is what our team needs and what Iâ€™m good at.â€? Higgins said it was tough to not be in the rotation as much as she was used to, but a change in mindset helped her persevere. â€œI really had to just focus and settle down and think, â€˜I just have to contribute for my team,â€™â€? Higgins said. â€œOnce I understood that, I started playing a little better.â€?
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OU celebrates homecoming Left: The members of Delta Delta Delta, Lambda Chi Alpha, Pi Kappa Alpha and the European Student Organization throw up the No. 1 sign at the end of their dance at the Homecoming Pep Rally on Friday. (Aubrie Hill/The Daily) Below: The Class of 2015 student committee is led by a banner displaying hundreds of student signatures from the largest freshman class in OU history. (Astrud Reed/The Daily)
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Zoology senior Laura Bock reacts as she is crowned the 2011 homecoming queen by President David Boren at halftime of the Oklahoma-Texas Tech game Saturday. Bock also serves as the UOSA vice president.
Top: Members of the Paint the Town Crimson, Los Angeles, float wait on Elm for their turn to begin the 2011 Homecoming Parade on Saturday. (Astrud Reed/The Daily) Bottom: The men of Sigma Chi and Phi Gamma Delta perform as Oompa Loompas from Willy Wonka Land for the eager crowds at the Homecoming Pep Rally on Friday. (Aubrie Hill/The Daily)
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Members of the Painting the San Diego Zoo Crimson group give candy to some young Sooner 2011 Homecoming parade-goers on Saturday. Members of the Paint the Town Crimson, Los Angeles, float bring along their pets, Boomer and Sooner, as they walk the 2011 Homecoming Parade route on Saturday.
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