Arts & Culture http://kosu.org en JenX: Watching Things Grow http://kosu.org/post/jenx-watching-things-grow <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A seed, under proper and loving care, can produce delicious fruit.&nbsp; This week on </span>JenX<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Jennifer James muses on how much more planting seeds can do for our kids.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jennifer James is a public relations professional.&nbsp; You can follow her blog at </span><a href="http://jenx67.com" style="line-height: 1.5;">jenx67.com</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:56:31 +0000 Jennifer James 5350 at http://kosu.org JenX: Watching Things Grow Bringing Out the True Colors of Our Kids http://kosu.org/post/bringing-out-true-colors-our-kids <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In this week’s Jen-X, so many parents hopes to raise their children to know that true beauty comes from within, but in a world of beauty pageants it’s not always easy.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But, Jennifer Dennis-Smith tells us sometimes the kids can surprise us.</span></p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:40:00 +0000 Jennifer Dennis-Smith 5033 at http://kosu.org Bringing Out the True Colors of Our Kids Rockmentary 'The Front Man' Chronicles Rock Singer's Pursuit of Fame http://kosu.org/post/rockmentary-front-man-chronicles-rock-singers-pursuit-fame <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Documentarian and five-time Emmy winner Paul Devlin is in Oklahoma tonight to screen his new film, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.devlinpix.com/thefrontman">The Front Man</a>.</em></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:46:43 +0000 Nikole Robinson Carroll 4866 at http://kosu.org Rockmentary 'The Front Man' Chronicles Rock Singer's Pursuit of Fame Hoarding: Why Do We Have So Much Stuff? http://kosu.org/post/hoarding-why-do-we-have-so-much-stuff <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The older we get the more material we seem to pack into our homes.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is never more evident than when we try to move.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jennifer Martin shares her thoughts on the accumulation of stuff in this week’s JenX.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jennifer was a museum professional before kids. Now she spends her time as a mother and active Girl Scout volunteer.</span></p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 12:40:00 +0000 Jennifer Martin 4313 at http://kosu.org Hoarding: Why Do We Have So Much Stuff? OKC Rapper Jabee Featured in Nike Ad for KD7s http://kosu.org/post/okc-rapper-jabee-featured-nike-ad-kd7s <p>Oklahoma City rapper <a href="http://jabeemusic.com/" target="_blank">Jabee</a> is featured in a new Nike commercial for Kevin Durant's new sneaker, <a href="http://www.nike.com/us/en_us/c/basketball/kevin-durant" target="_blank">KD7</a>.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="325" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/FbqsYmdWzeI?rel=0" width="578"></iframe></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:54:52 +0000 Ryan LaCroix 4260 at http://kosu.org OKC Rapper Jabee Featured in Nike Ad for KD7s JenX: The Amulet for Generation Z http://kosu.org/post/jenx-amulet-generation-z <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This Week on Jen X, Jennifer James looks back on a difficult past and its unexpected outcomes through the lens of generational differences.</p><p>You can read Jennifer’s blog at <a href="http://www.jenx67.com/">jenx67.com</a>.</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:40:00 +0000 Jennifer James 4094 at http://kosu.org JenX: The Amulet for Generation Z Norman-Based Documentary Seeks to Shatter the Stigma Around HIV/AIDS http://kosu.org/post/norman-based-documentary-seeks-shatter-stigma-around-hivaids <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Though his voice is now silent, a gay Oklahoma teen's words live on in a documentary that premiered at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History last night. <a href="http://brokenheartland.com/"><em>&nbsp;Broken Heart Land</em></a> focuses on 19-year-old Zachary Harrington of Norman. &nbsp;He committed suicide in 2010, after keeping his HIV-positive diagnosis a secret for over a year. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:09:00 +0000 Nikole Robinson Carroll 3868 at http://kosu.org Norman-Based Documentary Seeks to Shatter the Stigma Around HIV/AIDS A Native American Take On Tornadoes http://kosu.org/post/native-american-take-tornadoes While tornadoes <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/06/16/322740339/tornadoes-cause-widespread-damage-injuries-in-nebraska" target="_blank">continue to tear across</a> America's midsection — taking lives and destroying property — we continue to search for explanations of the phenomenon, in hopes of developing better warning systems and protection.<p>But after decades of research, funded by decamillions of dollars, the fundamentals of wind funnels remain somewhat mysterious.<p><em>What causes a tornado?</em> According to the <a href="http://www.amnh.org/education/resources/rfl/web Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:13:00 +0000 Linton Weeks 3828 at http://kosu.org A Native American Take On Tornadoes Retirement for Generation X http://kosu.org/post/retirement-generation-x <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>As the baby boomers reach retirement age many are trading in their suburban homes for downtown lofts, but what might the future hold for Generation X?</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jennifer Dennis-Smith tackles the issue in this week’s Jen-X</span></p><p></p><p>Jennifer works as a freelance public relations professional. You can follow her on Twitter&nbsp;- <a href="https://twitter.com/JenniferDS_APR">@JenniferDS_APR</a>.</p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:40:00 +0000 Jennifer Dennis-Smith 3677 at http://kosu.org Retirement for Generation X APP Connects Food Trucks with Hungry Customers http://kosu.org/post/app-connects-food-trucks-hungry-customers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you’ve ever been craving a delicacy from a certain food truck in Oklahoma City, you know how difficult it can be to know where it’s located at any given time.</span></p><p>Well apparently there’s now an app for that.</p><p>KOSU’s Michael Cross talks with Josh DeLozier about his new product to connect mobile vendors to hungry customers.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Josh says the app is simple and easy to use for food truck owners and workers who don’t have time to spend on social media.</span></p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 11:40:00 +0000 Michael Cross 3613 at http://kosu.org APP Connects Food Trucks with Hungry Customers