MORGANTOWN, WV – NOVEMBER 23: Kyler Murray #1 of the Oklahoma Sooners warms up before the game against the West Virginia Mountaineers on November 23, 2018 at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)Entering the rematch between Oklahoma and Texas, the Sooners knew strategic adjustments were going to be made. However, they also decided to change their uniforms for this game as well, and clearly those watching the Big-12 Championship aren’t thrilled about it.Instead of using its regular home jerseys, Oklahoma decided to go with the ‘Rough Rider’ alternate uniforms.Well, it’s not sitting well with the audience, and they are now criticizing the Sooners for this decision on Twitter. Even Chris Vannini of The Athletic chimed in on the conversation.Man, Oklahoma. You’ve got one of the cleanest road uniforms in CFB, iconic. The alternate stuff is disappointing.— Chris Vannini (@ChrisVannini) December 1, 2018To be completely honest, it’s quite surprising that many people are furious over the Sooners’ uniforms. Besides, they are 4-0 when wearing these alternates.However, an undefeated record in these jerseys won’t stop fans from trolling Oklahoma.Oklahoma in their alternate uniforms vs Texas pic.twitter.com/ykex4iVTbl— Darren (@djohn90) December 1, 2018There are no lines that won’t be crossed by football fans.These Oklahoma uniforms are sooooo ugly. Why? The burnt tree print is just not a good look. pic.twitter.com/N8MRlsnL9e— Will Baizer (@WillBaizer) December 1, 2018The Sooners currently trail 7-0 to the Longhorns, but Kyler Murray is leading an impressive first drive for Oklahoma.The game is on ABC.
30 January 2008Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir have agreed on the need to accelerate the deployment of the hybrid United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission (UNAMID) to the war-wracked Darfur region and to finalize the status-of-forces agreement for the new missions. During a 90-minute meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where Mr. Ban will address the AU summit tomorrow, Mr. Ban and Mr. al-Bashir discussed the situation in Darfur, where UNAMID is trying to quell deadly violence and human rights violations and bring a measure of stability.UNAMID took over from an earlier AU mission to Darfur and at full deployment it is expected to have about 26,000 troops and police officers.Mr. Ban stressed to the Sudanese President the importance of engaging with all the parties in Darfur, where at least 200,000 people have been killed since 2003 and 2.2 million others have been displaced from their homes because of fighting between rebels, Government forces and allied militia groups known as the Janjaweed.He also urged Mr. al-Bashir to move forward on the implementation of the commitments contained in the comprehensive peace agreement (CPA), a 2005 pact ending the separate civil war between northern and southern Sudan.Earlier, the Secretary-General held a working lunch with AU Chairperson Alpha Oumar Konaré in which they discussed the situation in Darfur and the need to make progress on the dialogue between the various parties in the arid and impoverished region.The two men also talked about the latest developments between Sudan and its neighbour Chad and on the most recent progress with the CPA.Later today, Mr. Ban was due to meet separately with three African presidents: John Kufour of Ghana, Omar Bongo of Gabon and Yoweri Museveni of Uganda.In a related development, this week Mr. Ban has sent a letter to the President of the Security Council to inform him that he has appointed Patrick Schneider of Germany to serve on the Panel of Experts that helps to monitor Darfur sanctions.Mr. Schneider’s appointment, through 15 October this year, places the Panel at its full strength of five members.
Do you have a busy time coming up and wonder how you are going to handle the volume? Do you have a project in need of innovative, fresh ideas? Do you wonder how you are going to get everything done with a limited budget and time? Do you have an idea for a position that you want to test drive? Do you know or want to learn more about hiring a Brock co-op student and how they can help you with a variety of needs?The Co-op Programs Office offers end-to-end hiring support, and may be your one-stop shopping for contractual positions, projects and peak times that will help you achieve your goals. We have eager and ready to work students from 39 programs available to meet your hiring needs.Interested?In partnership with the Human Resources Department, the Co-op Programs Office invites all department supervisors and hiring managers to our information session to learn how you can tap into this exciting resource.Date: Monday, Feb. 22Time: 1-3 p.m.Location: Sankey ChamberClick here to register. The following are some testimonials from on campus co-op employers:“Our co-op student, Yates, has stepped into his role as an assistant data analyst seamlessly. He’s only been here for one week and he has already helped us design two institutional survey instruments, as well as helped analyze survey results with text analytics and data visualization tools. He is very engaged in his work to support Brock because as a student, he is also a benefactor of this work. It’s a win-win for everyone.” – Joyce Bott, Interim Manager, Office of Institutional Analysis and Planning“Hiring a Brock co-op student is an excellent way to solve the need for more resources in times when it is not possible to hire additional permanent full-time staff. We were able to hire highly motivated students who turned out to be valuable members of our team. The Co-op Office provides the necessary support to ensure a smooth hiring process while leaving the final selection of the most suitable candidate to you.” Meredith Heaney, Manager, International Exchanges and Partnerships, Goodman School of Business