Arts & Culture

Carless in OKC
7:15 am
Thu October 30, 2014

A Vehicle Option for the Carless in OKC

Choosing to go without a vehicle in the Oklahoma City area, doesn’t always mean going completely without a car.

John and Elizabeth Tankard explain the options available to those choosing to go Carless in OKC.


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JenX with Jennifer Martin
8:40 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Getting Close to Friends and Family

When it comes to choosing a place to live, economics, schools and other issues play a factor.

But, one consideration might also include our friends and family.

Jennifer Martin explains in this week’s Jen-X.


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Carless in OKC
7:14 am
Thu October 23, 2014

The Negative Opinion of OKC Public Transit

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Going without a vehicle in Oklahoma City means finding another means of getting around town. Sometimes this could mean some form of public transportation.

Unfortunately, many people frown upon these modes of travel.


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All Tech Considered
10:03 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Pew: Gaming Is Least Welcoming Online Space For Women

A new Pew study finds that of all online environments, only online gaming is viewed as "starkly" more welcoming for men.
Frederic J. Brown AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Thu October 23, 2014 11:16 am

As the ongoing, harassment-fueled controversy known as Gamergate rages into its second month with no sign of dying down, the Pew Research Center is out with new numbers on online harassment.

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Arts & Culture
7:05 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Family Friendly Trick or Treating at the OKC Zoo

A Halloween tradition is entering its 31st year this weekend at The Oklahoma City Zoo.

Haunt the Zoo gives Oklahoma children a chance to collect treats from costumed characters in a safe and exciting environment.

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Arts & Culture
7:00 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Celebrating Local Filmmakers at Langston

New and unique movies never seen before are coming to Langston University next week.

21 Elementz is sponsoring LU Cinema, a monthly viewing of innovative projects and films such as dramas, thrillers, horrors and video essays.

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JenX with Jennifer James McCollum
8:40 am
Tue October 21, 2014

Embracing the Past Through Pictures

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Photography has always had a way of linking us to the past especially over the past 50 years.

In this week’s JenX, Jennifer James McCollum introduces us to a little known photographer who brought history to life.


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Arts & CultureThe Changing Lives Of Women
3:33 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Mindy Kaling On Refusing To Be An Outsider And Sexism On Set

Before creating The Mindy Project, Mindy Kaling wrote and appeared in NBC's The Office.
Isabella Vosmikova FOX

Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 12:32 pm

Mindy Kaling is part of a small group of female comedians, writers and actresses who have created and now run their own TV shows. Kaling also stars in her show, The Mindy Project, as Mindy Lahiri, whom she describes as "delusionally confident" and "unapologetically selfish."

And how do others describe Kaling? The word "pioneer" comes up a lot.

"I often forget that ... being Indian, an Indian-American woman who is not, sort of, pencil thin — that that is very new to broadcast television," Kaling tells NPR's Rachel Martin.

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New Boom
3:32 am
Thu October 16, 2014

For More Millennials, It's Kids First, Marriage Maybe

Phillip Underwood and Michelle Sheridan and their children, Logan and Lilliana, gather in their living room in Frederick, Md., after a long day of work and school. The couple had delayed marriage, in part for financial reasons.
James Clark NPR

Originally published on Fri October 17, 2014 9:09 am

Decades ago, an "oops" pregnancy might have meant a rush to the altar. But when Michelle Sheridan got pregnant three years ago, the topic of marriage never came up with her boyfriend, Phillip Underwood, whom she lives with in Frederick, Md.

If anything, it was the opposite.

"It changes the dynamic of the household," she says. "I had a friend who put off her marriage. Got pregnant, and she's like, 'Let's just wait, 'cause we don't know if we're going to be able to make it through this.' "

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JenX
8:40 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Remembering Our Past; Embracing Our Present

Generation Xers are starting to embrace nostalgia and days past like a dear friend.

But, sometimes we pause to realize those days past have made us the people we are in the present day.

Here’s Jennifer Dennis-Smith with JenX.


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