Gaylord News

The Grind – Second Wind Coffee acts as campus hotspot for diverse community

Nick Sanders

April 22, 2017

Nestled on the West side of Buchanan Ave near Campus Corner, Second Wind Coffee House appears to be just like any other coffee shop. But the atmosphere inside the walls makes the small blue building stand out among the rest. Classified as a non-profit organization, Second Wind is run by a volunteer...

Chickasha landmark still smoking after decades of business

Nick Sanders

April 1, 2017

Waffle fries, ribs and brisket. A secret sauce that no one knows the recipe to, and great hospitality. Roy’s Barbecue opened in Chickasha, OK 46 years ago, and the smoky fire has yet to subside. Roy Bryant was no stranger to good food when he opened the joint in 1971. As a young man, he spent his...

Union Programming Board’s Sound Lounge brings opportunity for rising stars

Nick Sanders

March 6, 2017

Twice a semester Beaird Lounge is transformed into a live music venue. Guitar amps sit where students once crammed for tests and drums take the place of coffee tables. Stage lights illuminate the preferred study area while windows begin to shake from the music. The Union Programming Board created Sound...

Union Programming Board’s Sound Lounge opens doors for local artists

Nick Sanders

March 4, 2017

Beaird Lounge is a popular study area in the Student Union. Twice a semester, it experiences a drastic transformation. Couches are replaced by sound equipment and stage lights take the place of tables as the room becomes a concert venue. The Union Programming Board began hosting Sound Lounge in 2013...

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