For my trend story I want to write about college students designing their own clothing and accessories and selling them for profit to pay for their college. I think this would show how college students are getting creative to earn money, and the unique items they are producing.
Recently, many small businesses have been popping up around the city of Norman. How do these businesses prosper and reach customers? Is it hard to own a small business or is it preferred by the owners? Why is starting small businesses popular? I wish to answer these questions and explore recent and older, more well-known business around the city, mainly focusing on ones around the campus.
Jailbreaking. I want to know more about it, why it came legal, why it was illegal and what students jailbreak on what products. Sources: Dr. Kerr, three students, and hopefully OU IT or maybe a MAC worker, although I doubt the latter is possible.
For my trend story, I am thinking of writing about the Petroleum Engineering majors who are getting scholarships from their country to study at OU.
The growing trend of the hard Right. How it affects Oklahoma. Why is it taking place? What are the issues behind it? Basically, what is causing this local and national phenomenon?