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OU-owned airport brings economic impact during Sooner football

Incoming Jets: A parked private jet sits on the tarmac of Norman’s Max Westheimer Airport. Over 20 jets arrived at the airport during OU’s football game with UCLA last weekend. Photo by Brandon King.

Brandon King

September 29, 2018

Twenty-three jets from across the U.S. flew into the Max Westheimer university-owned airport for OU’s game with UCLA. The airport has been known to see over 50 jets during university home football games. “The turnout was smaller than usual,” said Ken Carson, the OU aviation’s director. “Most...

A taste of compassion

David Massey serves student reporter/ editor Savannah Melher hot cocoa in the chilling wind. PHOTO: Brandon King

Brandon King

April 4, 2018

In the early-morning darkness surrounding the Oklahoma State Capitol, the only lights visible are streetlights, blinking lights on circling helicopters, and a shack covered in painted-on icicles and snowmen. Flashing green, red, and blue lights illuminate the darkened parking l...

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