Daily O'Collegian, 2008-03-26
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jthe daily o'collegian osu study explores effects of girl talk by sara stephenson staffwriter newocolly.com most girls tend to talk with one another alxmt everything whether it is relationships, school or family problems but the effects of these conversations are still being determined. jennifer byrd-cravcn, developmental psychology and special behavior professor, has been conducting a research study on between two girls. participants remain anonymous. "participants given number so that all their data remains confiden tial and can't be traced back to their name," said research assistant sara hughes, a psychology junior. all of the data for each participant results participant's tests arc confidential and, course, participants female. study is conducted in two sessions. first questionnaire second taped conversation between her best friend, byrd-cravcn said. there are also groups session experimental group asked discuss problem with other. control design recreational center. saliva samples arc taken from the female participant before and after task are performed "our measure cortisol levels, which is a hormone associated with social stress," hughes said. throughout study give "actual physiological records to account for their stress levels under varying conditions," byrd-craven uses research assistants help her in research. "each assistant responsible running subjects, entering data, maintaining lab, as well other tasks," said kristen swift, psychology junior. hur,' .es she describes to participants, teaches them how collect their saliva samples and guides through the various phases of study "the reason i wanted be a research assistant in dr. byrd-craven's lab is because believe that she conducting very interesting has important implications," swift said still being conducted, so results have not been determined yet. "last year we found there are features talking with friends exacerbate stress response," byrd-craven said. even though for this year, believes the results will be beneficial to society "the study of female friendships and their affects on an individuals stress level provide people in many different professions with valuable information," she said. finding this both professionals as well regular people." not only research conducted field psychology but also it benefit everyday dealing stress, hughes said "i feel that if support dr. byrd-craven's hypothesis, implications for therapy may groundbreaking," on the catwalk preston bezant'o'collegian racheal nabakembo, international business sophomore, wears a traditional african dress and plays drum during fashion show. american students association hosted show "lights, camera, fashionl" tuesday night in student union ballroom. showcase styles at groups third annual by latresa mattox staffwriter newsoeolly.com hollywood glamour took over at the third annual african american business student association fashion show. lights, gimera, fashion: style. before show, audience was treated with candy-filled popcorn boxes while students prepared backstage. there were raffles throughout giving members a chance to win prizes such as gift cards restaurants and stores. most importantly, all proceeds went local chapter of naacp. ,,thc vibrant stage lit up room, showcasing models they down red car pet runway chose styles modeled decorations about two hours complete. first hit sophisticated and sleek business attire, with the models bringing their own personality individual flair as they went down runway. after that, men showed conservative suits. next, women walked runway in dresses pantsuits. most had accessories to complete look: fashionable handbags briefcases were popular. next line everyday casual styles. wearing jeans shirts from popular designers. woman modeled jeans, skirts tops that keep a wardrobe simple fresh. also showcased shoe darron lamkin, model show this year, enjoyed modeling attire. he was one of few who suit category "1 able people i can be comfortable business attire," he said. next was the swimsuit portion. models showed their best beach attire with bold colors and new styles. this category had a lot of variety as well props kept audience entertained. fashions were chic, night-out-on-the-town clothing. women modeled hottest night clothes. they wore mini dresses heels, giving hollywood scene run for its money men worked it in suits pants, looking every bit like superstars. show allows students to most important aspect fashion: expressing themselves. some casual wear, while others took over runway dresses; whatever made them feel comfortable. sophomore jaleesa gilbert knows what her best: 'american eagle; i preppy style clothes." this category showed the most creativity and individuality, from summer dresses to clothing celebrating african culture. "the show was classy there were nice outfits, very diverse ensembles," said ann-asthaeyzasia samuel, an audience member construction management technology freshman. fashion faux pas hartford, conn. (ap) prosecutors say a video shows correction officer running 40-yard-dash l) women's clothing and high heels at time he had claimed was too injured to work. garrett a. dalton of naugatuck has been charged with workers compensation fraud. he's accused taking part in radio station's contest for hannah montana concert tickets last year.not only did hayeto dress drag but carry an egg on spoon. no more beer grand rapids, mich. (ap) the michigan attorney general's office says thomas martin's 1 barber shops in rapids area may not hand out a brew with each cut because he needs liquor license. martin was just continuing an old'fashloned complimentary service for his customers that started years ago. roscni courtesy photo new rules regarding oscn.net would help prevent identity theft and ban court pleadings on the internet. s supreme court withdraws ! record restriction order , by ron jenkins associated press writer i . oklar ioa la city the oklahoma supreme court withdrew an ordertuesday restricting public access to 1 records, bowing criticism ! from lawyers, free-speech advocates, law enforcement, clerks, journalists and businesses. new rules, intended prevent identity theft, were take effect june io would have banned posting of j pleadings on inter net rules also ' required that social security numbers, birth dates addresses be excluded pub-he documents. court, in a brief statement office chief justice james r. winchester, said it was pulling order allow time for fur ther study consideration issue. "the is very aware privacy theft concerns individuals related personal dita may appear court's web site," read. "due important issues all concerned, hereby withdrawing its ... handed down march u, 2008, give issue further consideration," concluded. advocates praised decision reverse course. "we're happy they order," mark thomas, executive vice president association. "a broad, sweeping closure massive records not answer problems." "we've always been sensitive will gladly serve any task force help limit those risks, but the overwhelming use of these records by all citizens oklahoma will be restored withdrawal rules." joey senat, past president -of foi and a jour nalism professor at state university, said latest order is "good news for taxpayers oklahoma. it shows that court realizes had not really thought through issue listened to people. "i welcome further discussion on this. what should have happened in first place." some information would been deleted under original routinely available other documents, such as voter police reports. companies perform background checks they hard time providing reliable if couldn't narrow down birth dates. lawyers complained harder more expensive do their jobs send messengers out get now internet. clerks restrictions were too reaching was wrong put roadblocks up infor mation has public record. vote 5-3 or der closing earlier month. justice steven taylor dissented, wonne kauger joined james edmondson separate opinion questioning "instantaneous restriction" access documents online. "taking giant, 30-year leap backward when personal computer nonexistent" paying system made inaccessible der.
|Title||Daily O'Collegian, 2008-03-26|
|Subject||Oklahoma State University-Students-Newspapers; College student newspapers and periodicals-Oklahoma; Sillwater, (Okla.)-Newspapers|
|Description||The student-run newspaper at Oklahoma State University from 1924 -|
|Publisher||Stillwater, OK; Oklahoma State University, 1924 -|
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