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NASA's TESS spacecraft is finding hundreds of exoplanets – and is poised to find thousands more

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Daniel Apai, University of Arizona and Benjamin Rackham, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (THE CONVERSATION) Within just 50...

 

US economy defies threats with a solid job gain for October

WASHINGTON (AP) — A solid October jobs report on Friday spotlighted the surprising durability of the U.S. economy in the face of persistent trade conflicts and a global slowdown. The economy managed to add 128,000 jobs last month even though tens o...

 

Finance officials pledge to combat global economic slowdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global finance officials wrapped up their fall meetings on Saturday with a pledge to "employ all appropriate tools" to combat the weakest global growth in a decade, but there was little evidence of progress in easing trade...

 

Scary words

Fall has arrived in full force. The cold is on the way, and the leaves will soon turn. Soon we will all be raking the yards. Fall brings a lot of different experiences – football, hayrides and, of...

 
 By Chris Maple    Sports    October 18, 2019

Northwestern golf team finishes at MSU Invitational

WICHITA FALLS, Texas – Northwestern Oklahoma State's men's golf team wrapped up the third round of the Midwestern State Invitational on Tuesday, finishing with a total score of 312-309-306—927. Tyler Berryhill led the way for the Rangers...

 
 By Chris Maple    Sports    October 13, 2019

Blanton's time is best for Rangers

VICTORIA, Kan. – Garrison Blanton of the Northwestern Oklahoma State University men's cross country team breaks the school record in the FHSU Tiger Open at the Sand Plum Nature Trail, hosted by Fort Hays State. Blanton shatters his previous record...

 
 By Chris Maple    Sports    October 13, 2019

Northwestern improves records at FHSU Tiger Open

VICTORIA, Kan. - The Northwestern Oklahoma State women's cross country team took placed 12th at the FHSU Tiger Open at the Sand Plum Nature Trail, hosted by Fort Hays State. Northwestern was led by Jasmin Garcia, who finished in 57th place with a...

 
 By Chris Maple    Sports    October 13, 2019

Northwestern suffers tough home loss to SAU

ALVA, Okla. - Offensive struggles plagued the Northwestern Oklahoma State University football team Saturday afternoon as the Rangers fell 40-7 at the hands of Southern Arkansas at Ranger Field....

 
 By Chris Maple    Sports    October 6, 2019

Wilson of Northwestern makes his mark at the Chile Pepper Festival

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University men's cross country team took the course in the 31st Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival, hosted by the University of Arkansas, turning in a 26th place finish. Kory Wilson put his...

 
 By Chris Maple    Sports    October 6, 2019

Lear paces Rangers at Chile Pepper Festival

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Camille Lear of the Northwestern Oklahoma State University women's cross country team moved up in the NWOSU record books at the 31st Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival, hosted by the University of Arkansas. Lear moved into...

 
 By Chris Maple    Sports    October 4, 2019

Golf: Friday leads Northwestern in UCO Classic

EDMOND, Okla. – Samantha Friday shot a two-round 170 to lead the Northwestern Oklahoma State women's golf to a 16th-place finish at the UCO Classic on Tuesday at The Golf Club at Edmond, hosted by the University of Central Oklahoma. Friday shot an...

 

Blanton wins at NWOSU Invitational

ALVA, Okla. – Garrison Blanton of the Northwestern Oklahoma State men’s cross country team finished in first place at the NWOSU Invitational at the Alva Golf Course Friday afternoon. The Rangers placed in each of the top six spots, winning the...

 

Garcia leads Northwestern in runner-up finish

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State women’s cross country team finished in second place at the NWOSU Invitational at the Alva Golf Course Friday afternoon. The Rangers were led by Jasmin Garcia, who finished in fourth place. Garcia turned i...

 

NWOSU Women's golf: Masch, Watts lead after day one at the Ranger Invite

ENID, Okla. – Northwestern's women's golf team had a strong showing in the opening round, leading after the opening day, posting a team total of 342 as they entered the final round in front by 28 strokes at Meadowlake Golf Course. Ashley Watts and...

 

Why carbon dioxide has such outsized influence on Earth's climate

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Jason West, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (THE CONVERSATION) Climate Explained is a collaboration between The...

 

Lady Rangers schedule finalized

ALVA, Okla. – The 2019-2020 basketball season is only a few months out. The Lady Ranger's basketball schedule has just been released. The season will open with the MIAA/GAC Classic against Northeastern Oklahoma State on Nov. 8 at 5 p.m....

 
 By Chris Maple    Sports    August 30, 2019

D2 ADA Academic Achievement Honors for 2018-19

CLEVELAND – The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) announced the 2018-19 recipients of the D2 ADA Academic Achievement Awards. The Academic Achievement Awards, in its 12th year, is a program that recognizes the academic...

 
 By Chris Maple    Sports    August 30, 2019

NWOSU men's golf slated 10th in preseason poll

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The Great American Conference has released its annual preseason coaches' poll. The Northwestern Oklahoma State men's golf team looks to improve on a last place finish in 2018. The Rangers will enter the season ranked 10th in...

 
 By John Clapp    Local    August 23, 2019

Ignoring the wrong thing

“My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: … thou hast forgotten the law of thy God” (Hosea 4:6). Remember the first day of high school? The fear of algebra, assorted classes across the campus, and older students walking the halls – a...

 

US new home sales slid 12.8% in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes fell a steep 12.8% in July, but the drop came after revisions to June sales showed the sales highest growth in 12 years. The Commerce Department said Friday that new homes sold at a seasonally adjusted...

 
 By Chris Maple    Sports    August 16, 2019

Rangers selected 7th in GAC preseason poll

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. –The 2019 football season is right around the corner. Northwestern Oklahoma State University finds themselves improving ever so slightly from last season’s preseason poll coming in seventh in the GAC rankings compared to...

 

Walmart pulls violent game displays but will still sell guns

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart has ordered workers to remove video game signs and displays that depict violence from stores nationwide after 22 people died in a shooting at one of its Texas stores, but the big box retailer will continue to sell guns. In...

 
 By AP    Interesting Items    August 2, 2019

How Trump's latest China tariffs could squeeze US consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest tariffs President Donald Trump plans to impose on Chinese goods would cost U.S. households an average of $200 a year, some economists estimate, and would start to bite consumers and retailers just as the holiday...

 

False assumptions

Have you ever thought you had something with you, only to find out that you didn't? Perhaps you thought your child was beside you at the store, but they weren't. Perhaps you thought you had your...

 

Insider Q&A: Joseph Stiglitz touts 'progressive capitalism'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many of the economic policies being pitched by Democratic presidential candidates are rooted in the ideas pioneered by Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel Prize-winning economist who teaches at Columbia University. In his new book "People,... Full story

 

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