OU takes different course amid soaring textbook costs
NORMAN - Faced with evidence that 70 percent of University of Oklahoma students are not buying textbooks because of their high costs, school officials are trying to push more course materials online.
In its first year, the school's Textbook Alternatives Initiative is already showing results, OU President David... Read More
Video: "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" trailer
The first trailer for “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” was released today, and it is awesome.
We get to see Orlando Bloom’s return as Legolas, Chickasha-born personal fave Lee Pace as Elven King Thranduil, and Evangeline Lilly as Mirkwood elf Tauriel.
Sotomayor gets another $1.9 million for memoir
WASHINGTON (AP) — Being a Supreme Court justice has not only been good for Sonia Sotomayor's legal career, it's also helped her bank account. The justice reported Friday that she's received more than $3 million in advance payments for her best-selling memoir, "My Beloved World." Her annual financial disclosure... Read More
Blu-ray review: “Cloud Atlas”
A version of this review appears in Friday’s Weekend Look section of The Oklahoman.
With three co-writer/directors, a star-studded international cast and six interconnected stories, maybe it’s not a surprise that “Cloud Atlas” is such a surprising cinematic creation: a big-budget... Read More
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