Gaylord News is a reporting project of the University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Gaylord News

Gaylord News is a reporting project of the University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Gaylord News

Gaylord News is a reporting project of the University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Gaylord News

OK3 members Sierra Sikes, Courtney Hooker and Kenna Fields. Photo provided.

Rising stars on music scene credit nurturing from Oklahoma

Shelby Emery April 18, 2024

Two Oklahoma artists appeared on this season of NBC’s “The Voice,” showcasing the talent they’ve built upon while living in the Sooner State. The Oklahoma City-based trio OK3 secured a four-chair...

Dante Biss-Grayson models one of his ranch shirt designs. This one is called “Ace High.”
Photo provided by Sky Eagle Collections.

Oklahoma designers making mark in fashion industry

Analyse Jester and Lisa Maslovskaya February 15, 2024

Dante Biss-Grayson and Nicole Moan create designs that are striking and innovative, and they would like to see more Oklahomans enter the world of fashion. Dante Biss-Grayson, owner of Sky Eagle Collections,...

Ronnie Davis endorsing Wrangler Western Wear. Photo provided by Ronnie Davis.

From Red Dirt to the runway, Oklahoma models strut their stuff

Analyse Jester and Lisa Maslovskaya February 15, 2024

NEW YORK – A cowboy, a Korean-American and a determined self-starter are among the Oklahoma-made models whose careers are taking them across the world. Last month, Ronnie Davis of Oklahoma City didn’t...

Midway Deli continues to spread culinary, cultural vibes in Norman

Victoria Anderson December 15, 2023

Midway Deli is a main attraction in Norman, Ok. The owner refers to it as a vibe. Its a vibe that has been serving up smiles since 1926. Its a next door neighbor you need to know about. Their approach...

University of Oklahoma club hosts fundraiser benefiting pediatric patients

Caleigh Jo Hommel December 8, 2023

The University of Oklahoma Dance Marathon combines dancing, donuts and donations in its annual Day of Miracles. The largest student-led philanthropy organization on campus gathered in the South Oval, hoping...

Local Chef Uses Talents to Help the Homeless

Caleigh Jo Hommel December 8, 2023

Norman is facing a crisis as the number of homeless individuals sits at 213 as of 2023, according to the Cleveland County Continuum of Care. Various service providers continue to work toward ending homelessness...

Professional team roper Wyatt Muggli says he looks forward to competing in rodeos that Ward Rodeo Company is in charge of. Photo provided by Wyatt Muggli

Allen bank president does it all for rodeo company

Payton Moody June 6, 2022

ALLEN, Oklahoma -- The aroma of hay, the grunting and shuffling of livestock ... It’s 1 a.m. on a Sunday, and the lights are still shining at the rodeo arena. It’s been a long day for the contestants,...

The BeetBox Truck parked outside of Vanessa House Brewery on March 26, 2021. Photo by Zaria Oates.

Fast, mobile veganism on the rise

Zaria Oates, Reporter May 13, 2021

Two friends who met in a college classroom have turned their interest in healthier eating into a food truck for vegans. You read that right—a food truck for vegans. Gywneth Yvonne, 22, and Randon...

Edibles made from low THC strains of cannabis, such as these gummies, are typically recommended for patients over 65 who are not accustomed to smoking. Photo courtesy of Lawrence Cagigal.

For Oklahoma seniors, legal marijuana is a new frontier

Wendy Weitzel, Reporter July 29, 2020

Back doors, secret shops, shady exchanges, cryptic messages on bulletin boards. This is how Belinda Davis remembers the underground weed sales in Fayetteville, the Arkansas college town where she came...

Customers wait for “Back to the Future” to start after the sun sets at the Chief Drive-In in Ninnekah. Gov. Stitt expanded non-essential business closures to all 77 Oklahoma counties, which will affect drive-in theatres.

The Last Picture Show

Conner Caughlin April 2, 2020

NINNEKAH -- As the COVID-19 outbreak worsens in the United States, some Oklahoma drive-in theatres were trying to keep their doors open to cure cabin fever.   Drive-ins across Oklahoma were...

A streetcar, which was brought to Washington in 2016 to provide transportation opportunities for residents in the northeastern part of the district, makes its final stop at Oklahoma Avenue on August 22, 2019. Photo by Addison Kliewer/Gaylord News

Oklahoma Avenue thrives despite mysterious history

Addison Kliewer September 27, 2019

WASHINGTON –– Oklahoma Avenue, a diagonal, two-block-long residential street that sits two miles east of Capitol Hill, is one of the 50 state-named avenues in Washington, but it has an untraceable...

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