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Oklahoma State soccer coach Colin Carmichael is more than 4,000 miles away from his birthplace, but he‘s called Stillwater home for 20 years.



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He is the passion. He resembles the fighting spirit of Stillwater. He is the coach of Oklahoma State soccer. Colin Carmichael is like many men in the Stillwater community. He is a husband and father who has faced struggles and triumphs in a small town in central Oklahoma. Carmichael is more than 4,000 miles away from his birthplace, but he now calls Stillwater “home.” Despite his thick Scottish accent and love of soccer, he is no different from any one of the 48,000 others because Stillwater is in his blood.

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Its residents stand for what they believe in, and they fight for what they love. The community has grown a blue-collar reputation that accepts the university as its identity. Stillwater molds its residents. Men, women and children alike become accustomed to waving their right hands back and forth on a brisk Saturday afternoon after an OSU touchdown They adopt an unconditional love of orange and an unending hatred of crimson. They don’t understand it when they get here, but it quickly becomes their character. Through Carmichael’s 20 years of coaching in Stillwater, the comFRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2015

munity has become his reality. “I like the fact that you can walk into a restaurant, you see people you know,” Carmichael said. “You wear an OSU soccer shirt, and if you win on the weekend, somebody pats you on the back and says ‘Good job, coach,’ or if our kids walk around campus, people recognize them. To me, those are really cool aspects of living here.” Carmichael is from Airdrie, Scotland, and moved to Houston when he was 11. But now, he lives on the outskirts of Stillwater where things are much different from the life he knew before. “Here, I’m kind of a country guy,” Carmichael said. “There’s cows in the field next door and horses, so I couldn’t have envisioned that when I lived in Houston. I was a city boy. … My little girl rides horses. She’s all into equestrian, and, boy, I could have never imagined that, growing up in Scotland. “So, those have been some differences, but I love it. You adapt to everything, and without question, this is now home.” Stillwater’s welcoming community is a virus. It consumes even the most urbanized people and teaches them a new way of life. The same can be said of Carmichael’s Cowgirl players. “We all have grown,” OSU senior forward Madison Mercado said. “I’ve grown. … He’s still helping me get there, and he’s big for me. He’s my coach. I respect him. I listen to him, and I just hope to grow, and he’s helping me do that.” Likewise, Carmichael has shown his own children what living in Stillwater means. The family consists of his wife, Stacie; her daughter, Alicia; and the couple’s two kids, Maggie and Ean. “My daughter’s just a sweet


Oklahoma State soccer coach Colin Carmichael is from Airdrie, Scotland, and moved to Houston when he was 11. Now, he lives on the outskirts of Stillwater and has been coaching OSU soccer for 20 seasons.

little girl, who is a little bit shy and reserved,” Carmichael said. “My little boy is a boy. He runs around, he plays sports, and he causes trouble.” So, too, like the spirit of Stillwater. Haunted by the echoes of Highway 51, yet pulsing with the commotions of Eskimo Joes and Saturday night football games, coming off of Interstate 35, Stillwater is a beacon in a half-deserted prairie.

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kept secrets in Stillwater. His winning nature and fiery passion have led the OSU soccer program to where it is today. “I hate losing,” Carmichael said. “If you ask my dad, when I was a little boy, when we would be playing a board game like Monopoly, if I lost, the board is getting tipped up. And I’m yelling and screaming. … I think the fear of losing drives me more than the joy of winning.” He is the most vocal, competitive coach in Big 12 soccer. He stands up for his players, and

he coaches them in a way that is inspiring, never belittling. “Sometimes the passion is over-the-top, there’s no question,” Carmichael said. “It could boil over. … My players are the same way. I love my players. I respect them all.” Carmichael has spent every year in Stillwater since the program’s inception 20 years ago. He and fellow soccer coach Karen Hancock share the second-longest tenure of any coach at OSU, only behind coaching legend and Cowboy story continues on page 3


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wrestling coach John Smith. Carmichael was shuffled around the OSU soccer coaching staff until he took the helm of the program in 2005. He spent the 2005 and 2006 seasons sharing the position with Hancock. Since then, Carmichael has a 149-56-29 over 10 seasons as coach of the Cowgirls. The recruiting strategy at OSU has been tactical. When the program was created, Carmichael and the recruiting staff knew they couldn’t compete against the likes of UCLA, Texas A&M or other powerhouses in collegiate women’s soccer. Recruiting in major markets across the U.S. was impossible. As a result, the Cowgirls’ roster was and is as diverse as you will find in college athletics. Athletes and their families emigrate from countries such as France, Sweden and others to the U.S., specifically Stillwater, to perform for the man who himself made the journey decades ago. What Carmichael found were two All-Americans and possibly a third in current star Courtney Dike, whose family roots trace back to Nigeria. Carmichael has proven that he deserves his position. He has helped lead the Cowgirls to nine NCAA Tournaments in 20 seasons, including several deep runs. After years of success, Carmichael and OSU soccer are finally reaping the benefits. The Cowgirls’ coaching staff has now been at the university for a combined 48 years, a testament to the trust the four-person staff of Carmichael, Hancock, and coaches Justin Elkington and Ben Williams has earned.

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o’colly File photo Soccer coach Colin Carmichael helped lead the Cowgirls to nine NCAA Tournaments in 20 seasons.

an assistant coaching job, he had his whole life in front of him. Young in his career, Carmichael was trying to sort out if this was what he wanted to do for the rest of his life, he said. Going from a city with a population of about 6 million to a college town with less than 1 percent of that population was a drastic change. It also wasn’t meant to last forever but rather be a steppingstone to bigger and better things. “Originally, I was looking to be here for three years, assistant coach, learn my trade a little bit and see what happens,” Carmichael said. However, everything changed in 2001. On Jan. 27, in a snowstorm above Strasburg, Colorado, a Beechcraft Super King Air 200 lost control and crashed, killing all of those aboard. The aircraft carried members of the OSU men’s basketball team, including athletic media relations coordinator and Hancock’s husband, Will Hancock. Traumatized, the team strug-

gled, but Carmichael was a reason for hope. “It may have been, to me personally, Colin’s best moment,” Hancock said. “… He just took things on and didn’t move or push anything back on me, just handled things, took care of things in a period in my life where I needed that desperately. I didn’t know how bad I needed it, and he’s a champ.” Carmichael’s scenario changed. After gauging the situation and falling in love with Stillwater, he decided to stay at OSU for a bit longer to continue building a winning program. He entered his fifth season on the Cowgirls’ coaching staff under Hancock, whose life took a turn for the worst. Hancock needed help and time to cope with the loss and begin a new chapter in her life as a single mother, so Carmichael took the reigns. “At that time, I was just a mom with a young kid,” Hancock said. “I didn’t really see (Carmichael) going anywhere, and he was getting offers to go other places, and he didn’t really want to go either, I don’t think.” OCOLLY.COM

Since Carmichael took full command of the program in the 2007 season, he has been an integral piece in the program’s success. The Cowgirls won four consecutive Big 12 championships from 2008-11, made it to back-to-back Elite Eight appearances in the NCAA Tournament from 2010-11 and have had seven All-American selections during Carmichael’s 10 years as coach. Tactically, Carmichael is bright. He sees things quickly and clearly. He has a good head on his shoulders, Hancock said. The effects of this program’s success on the community are evident. Today on OSU’s campus, there is a graphic at a bus stop at the corner of South Hester Street and Morrill Avenue. The graphic depicts an OSU football player on one half and on the other, the Cowgirl soccer team huddled around one another. The graphic is evidence of where this program and women’s sports as a whole have come, Carmichael said. Ten years ago,

such a depiction would have been an afterthought. “Back in those days, we played out at the Willis Field, the intramural fields, and it was slanted,” Carmichael said. “There was no bleachers.” Through the work of a man from Scotland and others, OSU soccer has gone from walk-ons on the pitch with lawn chairs around it to hundreds of fans overflowing the stands, watching highly skilled, touted athletes roam the Cowgirl Soccer Complex. None of the program’s recent success would have been possible without the help of coaches Elkington, who’s been with OSU soccer for seven years, and Hancock, Carmichael credited. It has been a group effort throughout the program’s history. The plane crash, the championships, the struggles, the victories — no one could have accomplished what this team has in 20 years without the support of the coaches, the players, the families, the university, and, most importantly, the community of Stillwater. “It is a very family-oriented community,” Carmichael said. “You have a lot of professional people who are associated with OSU, so it’s a very educated community. All the students keep it young and vibrant. There’s always something going on, and it’s welcoming. A big part of our recruiting is the people. … For years, we sold the university and the people here.” Stillwater is a unique place with unique people. Carmichael is one of those unique people. He is not the most well-known or polarizing, but after 20 years, this is still home. He is rugged. He stands for what he believes in, and he fights for what he loves. Just like the people of Stillwater. Sports


Gundy and Coker to reunite when Cowboys face UTSA

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Coach and quarterback will meet again this Saturday in Boone Pickens Stadium. Current Oklahoma State coach and former Cowboy quarterback Mike Gundy will take on coach Larry Coker and the UTSA Roadrunners (0-2) at 2:30 p.m. Coker served as offensive coordinator at OSU from 1983-1989, with Gundy playing four of those years. When the two face each other on Saturday, Gundy will get the pleasure of reuniting with one of his biggest mentors. UP NEXT vs. Who: UTSA Where: Boone Pickens Stadium When: Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Broadcast: FS1, Cowboy Radio Network

“I think he’s very important to our profession — guys like him that have done well everywhere they’ve been,” Gundy said. “They’re a class-act. He’s always done things the right way. I enjoyed playing for him because we had a mature relationship. “We could talk. He coached and made it very clear if I was doing something wrong and corrected it. But we would have communication, talk during games and watch tape as I matured during my career and I could say ‘We can do this, this or this,’ and he’d say ‘Yeah, that’s right,’ and we’d do it. So I appreciated that.” kurt steiss/o’colly File photo It will be exciting for Coker to be Mike Gundy will face a mentor in UTSA coach Larry Coker this weekend. back as well. At 67, he won’t stand on the sidelines for safety reasons. it really is.” a name for himself. The redshirt He will instead sit in the third row The No. 25 Cowboys (2-0) will sophomore has 3 1/2 tackles for because of the tight sidelines in the look to make it three straight victo- loss so far this season. stadium. But that won’t change his ries over UTSA after beating them A native of San Antonio, Taylor thoughts about BPS. in each of the past two seasons. isn’t going to overlook UTSA. He “It’s a great atmosphere for colSo far, defense has been the said that having played them the lege football,” Coker said during a strong point for OSU. Led by last two years would be beneficial media teleconference. “That’s the preseason All-American candidate for the Cowboys. thing, I don’t know if that’s a good Emmanuel Ogbah, the Cowboy de“They’ve got a great coach in thing for us, but I like our players fense ranks in the top 25 nationally Larry,” Taylor said. “I think he’ll to have the opportunity to play in in scoring defense, rushing defense, have them ready to play. I think those types of places, in that type tackles for loss and sacks. they’ll come out with a chip on of atmosphere. That’s just a great Ogbah and defensive end Jimmy their shoulder ready to face us, so thing, I think. It’s a great college Bean have combined for 4 1/2 we just got to execute the game venue. sacks through two games. plan coach put together for us.” “I know Mike (Gundy) well. I But the real story has been on the OSU has struggled to score in its coached Mike and guys that are inside. Defensive tackle Vincent first two games. But it hasn’t been there so it’s going to be a great atTaylor has started only two games Mason Rudolph’s problem. The mosphere. It’s a tough atmosphere, for OSU, but he’s already making sophomore quarterback has thrown

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for an average of 333.5 yards in two games, ranking 10th in the country. But the UTSA defense isn’t going to make many mistakes, which means Rudolph has little room for error. “The biggest thing about their (UTSA’s) defense is, to me, they’re very, very sound in what they do,” OSU offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich said. “They’re aligned very well. There’s not a lot of assignment errors with that unit. … They know who they are and they don’t hide it and they line up and are very consistent.”

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Oklahoma State Athletics Implements Digital Ticketing

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Students’ smartphones are their tickets into Boone Pickens Stadium this season. Although students were allowed to use their student IDs for last week’s football home opener, students must present a bar code to get past the gate at BPS on Saturday. Students with an All-

Sports Pass must display their tickets by logging on to the Ticketmaster website on their smartphones and finding the bar code for the appropriate game. The codes are scanned at the gate. Only the scanning phase is necessary. A screen shot of the bar code works just as well as the image on the Ticketmaster website, and students may use any device to display their codes as long as the machine can read them. Students who lose or break their phones can log onto their accounts and display their code on a friend’s phone, said Matt Fletcher, Oklahoma State Athletics fan development coordinator. “There is no way you can’t


get into the game as long as you have a smartphone in your hands and know your log in information,” Fletcher said. “Ticket forwarding is now an option. Our students have always wanted to get rid of tickets if they can’t make it to a game, and with a student ID, you couldn’t do that.” If students are busy on game day, they can send a screenshot of their code to anyone, who can use the code to get in. The code will be unique to that game, so students don’t have to worry about others using the All-Sports Pass for the rest of the year. The ticketing system tracks the codes, that have been used, and if someone

tries to scan a used code, he or she will not get through the gate. “We want to caution students to only sell to people they know and trust,” Fletcher said. “If I were to sell you a ticket, you could technically walk around and sell that same ticket I just texted you to 80 people. “If 80 people walk up to the gate with that same ticket, you’re not the one who gets in trouble, I’m the one that gets in trouble, because the ticket’s under my name.” Students who don’t have a smartphone can still use the old ticketing system. “If you don’t have a smartphone, there is an option to opt out, and we can individu-


screenshot With the new ticketing sytem, students can transfer their unused tickets to someone else using a smartphone.

ally activate your student ID,” Fletcher said. OSU Athletics will use the system for basketball, wres-

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OSU BCM is building a new home after 62 years

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Oklahoma State’s Baptist Collegiate Ministry is moving to a new home for the first time since 1953. After being based at University and Monroe street for 62 years, BCM is building at McElroy and Monroe, said Tony Tuck, associate director of OSU BCM. The building is scheduled to be completed in 2017 or 2018, Tuck said. The group is still financing the construction of the new building and has a two-year agreement with the Watkins Center for “Encounter,” its weekly meeting, he said. Tuck said when OSU and Pi Kappa Alpha came to BCM in April asking if it was interested in selling, BCM saw an opportunity to move. “The building, you know

needed some help, so we either needed to do a full gut and remodel or relocate,” Tuck said. “We thought relocating would be the best advantage for us.” The ministry found a location at 1124 W. McElroy Rd., across from the Davis apartments. Throughout the years, BCM has had success reaching on-campus students with its ministry services; its former location was ideal. However, with campus re-configuration, almost all of the residence areas have moved north of campus. “To be able to move closer to where, especially the new dorms are, just down the way in University Commons, it strategically will be much better for us,” Tuck said. “Even connecting with our international students, most of them live just down the road, so we’re looking forward to that.” BCM decided to make its temporary base at Hillcrest Baptist Church on North Washington Street. Tuck was building manager of the old base for nine years, and he said the moving process was lengthy. Tuck said the transition to Hillcrest has been good.


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Hillcrest, one of BCM’s partner churches, has let the ministry stay for no charge. The base at Hillcrest is able to house BCM’s staff and financial offices, but the ministry needed a place to host “Encounter.” Tuck’s search for a large space, close to the residence halls and Hillcrest, brought him to the Wes Watkins Center. In the summer, Tuck called Jason Sullivan, operations coordinator at the Watkins Center, to rent out the auditorium on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. “We’re happy to help them with space,” Sullivan said. “I know we’re right down the road from their temporary home. They’ve been a great group. We’re glad we had space to accommodate them.” Tuck said “Encounter” attendance has increased because of Wes Watkins’s proximity to the new dorms and outreach activities BCM had during Welcome Week. Kenzie Hawroth, a member of the BCM worship team and fifth-year senior, said she was sad to see the old building go when it was demolished on Aug. 18. “I had a lot of memories in

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that building,” Hawroth said. “Moving everything out and seeing the building come down was very bittersweet.” However, Hawroth said

she was glad the transition hasn’t hurt BCM’s attendance. “A church isn’t a building, a church is the people,”

Hawroth said. “I think we’ve done well without having a building. We’re still growing.”

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OSU alumna designs children’s wear

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If Joanne Hong wants a new sewing machine, the couch has to go. Near Times Square Theater District in New York City, Hong lives and sews in a pricey, 600 square-foot apartment that is filling up with fabric, and fast. “All this fabric is just accumulating, and I keep having to buy garment racks,” Hong said. “So my living room’s literally just like a sewing area.” Hong, 31, is an Oklahoma State alumna and women’s wear fashion designer who has worked for big

names in fashion such as DKNY, Marchesa and Elie Tahari. A year ago, Hong quit working for other designers and began working for herself full time, designing children’s wear under the company name Joanne Hong LLC. Hong’s children’s wear line will be displayed at 7:30 p.m. on Friday in the Mayo Hotel during Tulsa Fashion Week. “I think it starts at 7:30 p.m. just because my models are like 5 years old, so I guess I need to have them done by their bedtime,” Hong said. In Hong’s research, she discovered there’s more of a niche for children’s wear because there are not as many children’s wear designers. She originally transitioned from women’s wear to children’s wear because she followed the life paths of her friends, Hong said. “After college, I was

doing a lot of bridesmaid and evening (wear) because all of them were getting married,” Hong said. “Then eventually they started having kids, so I would make them kid’s clothes for baby showers and birthdays, and I just kind of fell in love with it.” Her clothing line is inspired by women’s wear and reflects street fashion trends in New York City, Hong said. “If you look at my collection, my aesthetic is very girly, feminine,” Hong said. “My taste goes into my designs. Lace and bows are literally almost on every single design. I guess I just naturally want to put lace on everything.” When Hong graduated from Stillwater High School, she thought she would be a marine biologist. Hong was a self-proclaimed tomboy who didn’t enjoy dressing up in dresses or skirts, and her closest experience STORY CONTINUES ON PAGE 12

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to sewing was watching her mom quilt. “It’s funny because a lot of fashion designers, like you hear that when they were 5 years old, they were sketching or making clothes for their Barbie dolls,” Hong said. “I didn’t know what I wanted to do until freshman year of college.” When a friend in the OSU apparel design program told Hong her homework assignment was to make a quilt bag, something clicked for Hong. “Ever since I took my first sewing class with Diane, my professor, it kind of just fell into

place,” Hong said. “It was just really natural for me. It was just kind of weird because I really didn’t know I wanted to do this until I took my first class. I was like, ‘Oh this is so much fun,’ and then I was like good at it.” Diane Limbaugh, clinical instructor in the Department of Design, Housing and Merchandising, taught Hong in Basic and Intermediate Construction and Sewn Products Analysis. “In the construction courses, they learn how to use an industrial sewing machine and how to put together garments using these machines,” Limbaugh said. “(Hong)

was a very good student and was always concerned with perfection. She was a very driven student.” Since Hong’s graduation from OSU, Limbaugh said Hong has been a guest speaker for several classes. Katherine Williams, apparel design senior, interned for Hong during the summer of 2013 and sees herself following a similar career path. “We have very similar design aesthetics and I love designing children’s wear,” Williams said. Since Hong began working for herself, she spends her days sketching designs for children’s wear, sew-

ing custom garments, creating look books for her fashion lines, maintaining her website and networking to build clientele. In the next couple of years, Hong hopes to sell her children’s wear line in numerous boutiques and potentially department stores. “Both of my parents are entrepreneurs, so I think just being surrounded by that, it kind of just motivated me to really want to run my own business, at least try it,” Hong said. “If I didn’t try it while I was in New York City, I would regret it.”


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Las Cafeteras to perform eclectic Latin music at OSU

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Las Cafeteras is not a traditional music group. On stage, Las Cafeteras dances on blocks, plays eclectic instruments and makes a statement about cultural identity. In 2013, the “LA Weekly” called Las Cafeteras the best Latin alternative band.

Las Cafeteras will bring its unique sound and high energy to Oklahoma State at 8 p.m. on Friday in the Seretean Concert Hall. Brandon Mitts, special events coordinator for Allied Arts, said the group will have a teaser performance at the Student Union amphitheater during midday passing period. “They’ll do a couple songs, and they have a really strong message that they’ll share a little about,” Mitts said. “They are all immigrants, and so that’s something very close to their heart.” Las Cafeteras has more than 30,000 Facebook likes, more than any other group Mitts has booked at

OSU. The group appeals to a wide range of people of different ages and cultures, Mitts said. “When I saw them in Seattle last year, they really had the audience engaged,” Mitts said. “They were up and dancing. It will be a really vibrant, celebratory concert.” The group can be described as charismatic, charming and culturally influenced, Mitts said. Mitts compared the group to Ritchie Valens, the singer of the well-known song “La Bamba.” “They have a remake of that (song),” Mitts said. “It’s like an updated version of that type of music.” Some of the eclectic in-

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struments played include the marimbol, jarana segunda and the requinto. “One girl in particular plays the jawbone,” Mitts said. “A literal jawbone.” The group will bombard the stage with a blended genre of traditional Latin music as well as contemporary, and Mitts is excited to kick off the Allied Arts season with a positive message. “They really just want to encourage young people to consider who they are, where they came from and to make sure they’re not letting other people identify them, or put them into certain categories that they might not have to belong to,” Mitts said.


Courtesy of OSU allied arts Las Cafeteras will perform a blended genre of traditional Latin music, as well as contemporary, at OSU on Friday.

Tickets cost $10 for OSU students and $22 for nonstudents. Tickets can be bought online at www. okstate.universitytickets. com, in person at the Al-

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Today’s Birthday (09/18/15). This is your power year. Take charge for positive change. Start at home, and strengthen your base. Make shared financial decisions after 9/27. Begin a new phase in partnership after 3/8. Manage accounts for growth, especially after 3/23. Nurture what you love. To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging. Aries (March 21-April 19) -- Today is a 6 -- Call ahead to avoid running all over town. The next two days are good for travel and studies. New opportunities present themselves. Choose the low frills option. Creativity takes advantage. You’re a dynamic teacher. Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Put away provisions for the future. Figure out the money today and tomorrow. Update the budget to take current family circumstances into account. Pool your resources. Consider the consequences before choosing. Move slowly and thoughtfully. Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Listen to your partner as a mystery. Collaborate today and tomorrow to go further. Do the homework. Take care of family. Discipline is required. Set a new course. Responsibilities fall into place. Patience and flexibility help. Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is a 6 -- A new project demands attention for the next few days. Practical efforts bear fruit. False hopes shatter. Get grounded in reality. You’re creative and efficient; you can work with what you have. Your status rises. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 6 -- Have fun today and tomorrow. Play with family and friends. You’re especially charming, and gaining points with someone. Create romance. Things may not go as planned. Avoid arguing over silly stuff. Adjust and shift. Bend with the wind. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 6 -- The next two days favor domestic projects. Work from home, and tackle two birds with one stone. Attention now saves trouble later. Make repairs. Avoid irritating someone with a short temper. Keep costs down with early intervention. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- You’re especially creative and clever today and tomorrow. Write, perform and express your message. Have fun with it. Resist the temptation for gloating or sensationalism. Keep it simple and basic. Share heartfelt sentiment without saccharine. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- Apply muscle to the problem. Hold onto what you have, as you slowly take new ground. Bring in the money today and tomorrow. Be a calming influence. Curtail flamboyance. Build status by keeping promises. Answer the door. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is a 6 -- You’re strong and especially creative for the next few days. You’re empowered to pursue a personal dream. This requires adaptation. Your professional path looks optimistic. Avoid obvious arguments. Keep your head down. Practice. Keep your budget. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 5 -- Meditate on an interesting idea. Rest and recuperate today and tomorrow. All is not as it appears. Consider options carefully, and wait to decide. Talk with friends and partners. Rely on experience. Make plans and budgets. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 6 -- Keep your head when others are losing it. Consider the consequences. Graciousness with authority serves you well. Keep your objective in mind. Friends open new possibilities today and tomorrow. Tap into a secret source. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Good planning expands your territory. Keep a professional project on target today and tomorrow. Remind people of their agreements. Completion leads to new status. Pretty up the presentation, and limit socializing until done. Crazy dreams seem possible.

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Humans vs Zombies blasts onto campus this weekend

Carlie Hasty Sta ff Rep o rt e r @ o c o l ly

An infection is spreading across campus. Oklahoma State students will soon witness the eighth Humans vs. Zombies weeklong game. The game starts Sunday at 6 p.m. with a meeting in Engineering South 317. “We’ll go through all the rules as well as introduce the plot for this semester’s game, and live game play will begin 30 minutes after the meeting.” said Colin Price, mission coordinator for HvZ. The game will last Sept. 19-26, and there will be daily morning and night missions. Ideas for this year’s HvZ missions have been difficult to

plan out, Price said. “We looked to the national community for help with this and have a product we’re really proud of because of it,” Price said. Zombies will have green headbands, and humans will wear green armbands, said Andrew Kole, a mechanical and aerospace engineering junior, and a member of Pandemoniumm, a team in the game. “If you see either kind of player running, move out of their way, so they don’t run you over,” Kole said. Anyone can sign up to play, Kole said. “We see parents with kids and students from across the state come out to play,” Kole said. There are more than 400 participants signed up, said Levi Ross, a mechanical engineering junior and participant of the games. “Our biggest game was over 800 people,” Ross said. “The numbers grow every day.” Humans vs. Zombies began at Goucher College in 2005 and has since developed an international fan base, according to the Humans vs. Zombie website.


The game has generated so much interest that it has been played on every continent, except Antarctica, and even has an International Zombie Leaderboard, according to the HvZ source website. “Students take it very seriously on campus,” Ross said. “You can’t use a blaster inside buildings, but you can still get tagged by zombies on the way to class.” Students playing the game are prohibited to shoot their blasters or distract other students inside libraries and educational buildings, according to the website. Players can choose which missions they want to participate in and can join as zombies after the week begins, Price said. Rylee Kohn, an entrepreneurship junior said Pandemonium will be competing for the third year in a row. “We have so much fun playing together with other teams,” Khon said. “It’s like getting to be a kid again. “I have made so many friends by playing HvZ. I recommend people to come out and play even just one night if you have time.” Students can sign up for the event at the Humans vs. Zombies booth outside of the Student Union and go to for official rules and details.


Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Lewis

ACROSS 1 *Dejected 5 *Sledding spot 10 *Waterloo 14 Enclosed in 15 Electrical component 16 Seaman’s direction 17 9-Down sensors 18 Midwestern tribe 19 Show appreciation, in a way 20 “You shall hear more __ morning”: “Measure for Measure” 21 Shows a preference 22 Amethyst source 23 Prognosticate 25 Struggling engine sound 27 Me.-to-Fla. highway 28 Freudian subject 30 ’60s radical gp. 31 *Data transfer 32 Crockett’s Waterloo 34 Annoyed moviegoer’s shout ... or what’s needed to make sense of the answers to starred clues 39 Onetime Silly String maker 40 *Faster way to fly 43 Seafarer 46 Bygone dentifrice 48 “Twelfth Night” servant 49 Deserve credit, perhaps 51 “Yes” 53 Ancient Iranians 54 Thing on a bob 55 “__ guy walks into ... “ 56 Actress Russell 57 Dinnertime attraction 59 __ stick: incense 60 Rare blood type, briefly 61 Memento 62 Fifi’s BFF 63 *1964 Grammywinning rock ’n’ roll song 64 *Decrease



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65 *Musical starting point DOWN 1 “Watch out!” 2 Spanish sherry 3 Rush hour timesaver, hopefully 4 QB’s stats 5 Feel one’s way 6 Took it easy 7 “Fate is so cruel!” 8 Peer of Trygve and Kofi 9 Looker? 10 Aspect 11 Metes out 12 Bygone pump word 13 Middle Ages colony residents 21 Sugar suffix 22 Marx of lesser repute 24 Provide, as with talent 25 Lifestyle magazine 26 Host noted for a 1960 on-air resignation 29 Was loquacious 33 Classic military text by Carl von Clausewitz

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