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Oklahoma electors unshaken in support of Trump before casting votes

Oklahoma's seven presidential electors will meet Monday in the governor's office at the state capitol to officially cast their votes for president. Photo courtesy Oklahoma House of Representatives
December 14, 2020

Oklahoma’s seven Republican Presidential electors will cast their ballots for incumbent President Donald Trump shortly after 10 a.m. Monday.   Unlike 60 years ago when a “faithless elector”...

Oklahoma teachers travel to state Capitol to protest

April 4, 2018

Public school teachers across Oklahoma made their way to the state Capitol by school bus to march for higher education funding early Monday morning. Teachers at Longfellow Middle School in Norman,...

A taste of compassion

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

Norman art museum crew aims for perfection

Kristi Wyatt, preparator and associate exhibition designer, and Christopher Mackie, assistant preparator, wrap a painting and prepare to place it in a cardboard container. The painting joined a collection of artwork that was sent to Dallas for conservation Monday.
March 23, 2018

Brad Stevens gets asked what exactly his job is more often than he’d like. “When I tell people what I do, they’re like, ‘Well, what is that?’ So I always have to explain them what a preparator...

Cross OU refutes the possibility of low occupancy

Construction workers reach the final stage in the development of Cross OU. The complex will contain a black box theatre, a coffee shop and multiple retail shops.
March 21, 2018

A 1,200-bed luxury housing complex, slated to open in August, is being intensely marketed to upperclassmen by the University of Oklahoma housing department. “We do have a waiting list on certain floor...

Museum hosts club for young students to promote science

Spike’s Club students line up to go explore the ancient life gallery at Sam Noble Museum of Natural History on Feb. 1, 2018, in Norman.
March 19, 2018

  Elementary students are developing a love for the natural world as they participate in a monthly after-school program that promotes science hosted by a local history museum. The program's...

Oklahoma fights to make stolen valor a punishable crime

Members of the Senate vote on Bill 995. SB 995 will punish those who impersonate members or veterans of the United States Armed Forces.
March 15, 2018

As of February 28, Oklahoma is half way to punishing those who falsely identify their services in the U.S. Armed forces or falsely represent military valor with more sever than a slap on the wrist. With...

Stop the bleed Oklahoma!

Pediatric trauma coordinator at OU Medical Center, Lindsey Henson teaching how to stop the bleeding in case of an emergency.
February 26, 2018

Whether it’s a gunshot wound or an injury from a vehicle collision, Oklahomans can be equipped to save someone’s life. Due to the increase of preventable casualties, the OU Medical Trauma Team is offering...

A community mourns St. Gregory’s University

On November 8, administrators announced the university will suspend operations after the fall semester.
December 14, 2017

Shawnee, Oklahoma is not a college town. As you drive through the area, churches and the occasional casino line the small roads. Neighborhoods and open fields fill the town. Across from The Timbers...

Stream or purchase music: Which one supports musicians the most?

Flock of Pigs rehearsing for an upcoming show. (Ben Renfro)
December 7, 2017

Millions of people use some form of a music streaming service rather than purchasing an artist’s music. “I pretty much only stream,” said Will Keller, sophomore at the University of Oklahoma....

Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon’s first volunteer still gives her time 17 years later

Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon's first volunteer still gives her time 17 years later
May 7, 2017

Over two decades ago the Oklahoma City community was shaken by a tragic bombing that killed 168. Ruby Cline, an Oklahoma City resident, was horrified and while she didn't know any victims or survivors...

Medieval Fair show makes autistic teenager’s dream reality

Medieval Fair show makes autistic teenager's dream reality
May 7, 2017

For the first four years of Sierra's life she didn't speak a word. Her autism kept her disengaged from the world around her, until, that is, the tiny girl with wispy blond hair saw the mermaids at the...

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