OSU residential life director Leon McClinton faced the biggest task of his career in 2020. Not only did he have to take care of himself and family in a worldwide crisis, he also had to prepare an entire school to live during it.
With the new, more contagious, delta variant of COVID-19 surging across the nation, there is concern about a new rise in cases in Stillwater.
Six decades after being stripped of the opportunity because of her gender, OSU alum Wally Funk will finally take flight alongside Jeff Bezos in just one more week. She will join Bezos, his brother and the winner of the $28 million charity auction on July 20 aboard the New Shepherd rocket.
Local companies are the experts of making a business flourish under the special circumstances that Oklahoma State University creates in Stillwater.
As the state's first ever director of tourism, Lieutenant Governor Matt Pinnell has a good pulse on when people are coming to visit Oklahoma.
In the United States, debate rages on whether the minimum wage is a livable wage.
Tim McGraw is coming to Stillwater.
Before he was a state senator, Kevin Matthews used to own a dry cleaning store on Greenwood called Kevin’s Cleaners.
Oklahoma State alumnus Rick Antle felt a call to action that day.
Fred Jones can still recollect the entities of Greenwood he saw growing up in the late 1960s. Whether it’s his grandmother’s bread store, a pool hall or even the city dump, Jones remembers it all.
Growing up in Detroit, Keith Ewing’s dad would always flip to his go-to song: “You Dropped a Bomb on Me On Me” by a popular Michigan band named the Gap Band.
Starting March 29th, all Oklahoma residents –– ages 16 and older –– will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
All across OSU campus, the sound of ice scrapers being forcefully pushed across windshields and windows has become a common sound. In some areas, thick and slippery ice coats the ground, making a student’s daily commute require more focus than usual.
Another business on Hall of Fame Avenue in Stillwater is permanently closing its doors.
President Burns Hargis couldn’t help himself.
Ride on, Cowboys and Cowgirls.
Basketball became Jose Sagarnaga’s emotional outlet.
Winner winner, chicken dinner –– for a whole year.
Oklahoma State student Ryne Garrison was hanging with his buddies when he heard the news.
Freshman Hannah Rath heard the horror stories. Her mother works as an ICU nurse in an Oklahoma Hospital, so she’s aware of the monumental magnitude of the coronavirus.
A former Oklahoma State student performed at President Joe Biden’s inauguration Wednesday morning.
When former Oklahoma State student Adam Dinkledine turned on the news the other day, he saw one of the strangest sights of his life: his college roommate was arrested for secretly living in the busiest airport in the world.
There are certain restaurants that just smell and taste like college in Stillwater, Oklahoma, but these restaurants change between generations.
Oklahoma State University’s flight team might not attract the same fanfare as the school’s football team, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t reaching new heights.
What started as a large gathering to fight the baseless claim of voter fraud in the 2020 election turned into insurrection and rioting Wednesday as a Pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol.
The COVID vaccine, a new president for the country and university, success on the field and fans in the stands. After dealing with a hellacious 365 days, the OSU community is ready for all that’s coming in 2021. Here are the 21 stories OSU can look forward to in 2021:
Wreaths Across America, a national nonprofit committed to remembering United States veterans during the holiday season, reaches all corners of the country. This includes Stillwater. The organization began in December of 1992 with a wreath maker named Morrill Worcester.
It’s a once-in-a-lifetime moment when someone sets foot in the White House. That’s what one Stillwater resident recently did.
There are new innovations in human and animal health, thanks to OSU’s College of Veterinary and Medicine.
Americans might soon be hearing a most unexpected, but much needed holiday gift: the COVID-19 vaccine.
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, the stress on medical facilities and hospitals does too. The O'Colly recently interviewed Joy Haken, an employee at Stillwater Medical Center, about the current situation there:
Despite COVID-19 cases rising across the country, the spring semester at Oklahoma State University will look like a combination of the fall 2020 semester and the era before COVID.
As the year comes to a close, Oklahoma State University is switching to full online learning for finals week, presenting students with yet another challenge: virtual finals.
Sharon Sample is a people person.
In response to the on-going pandemic, Oklahoma State, along with many other universities, decided to forgo the last few weeks of in person classes and move them entirely online.
Hungry college students used to pack Coney Island’s socially-distanced rooftop seating.
After the coronavirus pandemic hit the global economy with a gut wrenching blow, revenue for small businesses in the United States is down 20 percent since January, according to the Brookings Institution.
The global pandemic won’t stop the holidays from coming to Stillwater.
Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt is implementing many new regulations to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Collett Campbell could not bring herself to do it.