Gaylord News

The Wreckroom works toward building reputation after its reopening

Harrison Bush

December 1, 2017

The Wreckroom drag club was rooting itself in the LGBT community in Oklahoma City in new, weekly showcases of local artists since its reopening July 21. The Wreckroom recently lowered the age restriction to allow 15 year olds to watch the performances to better immerse the club into the community. The...

Yuyu’s Cozy Corner building reputation as new Mediterranean cafe

Fahes at the register inside Yuyu’s Cozy Corner located on West Main Street. Fahes is taking an early-morning coffee order after covering a shift for one of her employees.

Harrison Bush

November 3, 2017

Yuyu’s Cozy Corner, a Lebanese-Egyptian-fusion cafe, opened on Main Street on Aug. 11 and planned to introduce a taste of Mediterranean food and culture to Norman in spite of initial financial difficulty. The cafe is co-owned by a bank teller, Aya “Yuyu” Hamad and Mashhad Fahes, an assistant p...

Norman City councilwoman, some OU students advocate changing DeBarr Ave.

DeBarr Ave. located adjacent to Boyd St. near OU’s Campus Corner. Some student groups and Clark are working toward changing the name to Henderson St. as an initiative for inclusivity for impacted students.

Harrison Bush

October 15, 2017

Groups of University of Oklahoma students teamed with a Norman city councilwoman to address the renaming of a nearby residential street that had racial ties to the Ku Klux Klan. Ward six councilwoman, Breea Clark, and other advocates, wanted to rename DeBarr Ave. after George Henderson, the profess...

OU SGA legislation promotes inclusivity on campus

Harrison Bush

September 16, 2017

OU Student Government Association (SGA) focused on introducing written resolutions to give students a platform for voicing concerns. Additionally, SGA speculated in promoting local businesses in upcoming legislation. Among the SGA’s resolutions for increased inclusivity, the organization dedicated...

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