Gaylord News

Education students at OU walk out with teachers

Meridith Mulkey

April 11, 2018

Future teachers have been standing alongside those at the walkout to make a difference in the lives of their future students. Anna Smith, a senior at the University of Oklahoma who is majoring in elementary education, has been at the Capitol every day of the walkout except one. Smith is in her last...

Churches host students during Oklahoma teacher walkout

Josie Logsdon

April 4, 2018

Local churches in Oklahoma open their doors to elementary school students during the teacher walkout this week. Public schools across Oklahoma closed April 2-3 as teachers marched at the state capitol for higher education funding, and the strike is planned to continue. Parents needed a place to send...

Oklahoma teachers travel to state Capitol to protest

Josie Logsdon

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, Oklahoma, said their priorities are the students’ learning environment and classroom resources. Beth...

Middle schoolers talk to OK rep. who disagreed with teacher walkout

Jordan D'Silva

April 3, 2018

Two Oklahoma middle schoolers attending the Oklahoma teacher walkout Monday morning at the Oklahoma State Capitol approached Rep. Bobby Cleveland to talk about his remarks that teachers “should be in the classroom” instead of walking out. Cleveland has been outspoken in his disagreement wi...

Norman church helps community during teacher walkout

Haley Harvey

April 3, 2018

Students wait in line for a turn in the bounce house as volunteers supervise. (Photo by Alex Sigman) Journey Church has been holding “Have A Blast Days,” which offers daycare for parents at the church for $5 a day in Norman. This event has been held to offer a place for kids to be during the...

Nostalgic Norman Business

Meghan Barton

May 10, 2017

Guestroom Records offers new and used vinyl albums to the Norman community. Collectors can find their favorite music from the 1970s or even a Taylor Swift album. The wide selection at Guestroom caters to all nostalgic music lovers. The niche business on Main St. sits next to the popular Syrup Breakfast Boutique. OU sophomore and Texas native Olivia Colts-Tegg frequents Guestroom to grow her record colle...

Norman staple threatened by ongoing local construction

Misal Bistro, located at 580 Ed Noble Parkway. The restaurant has suffered a serious customer loss since construction began on surrounding roads last year.

Emma Keith

April 26, 2017

Extensive Norman construction projects are threatening the survival of a local restaurant that has brought Indian flavors to town for almost 40 years. Misal Bistro, located on Ed Noble Parkway between Main Street and Lindsey Street, has lost a significant customer base since construction began on the...

Penny Hill Moving Away from Lindsey St. Construction

Grant Lucas

April 23, 2017

Penny Hill Deli has served subs, soups and salads on West Lindsey Street since 1974. The store changed hands two times before Pamela and Gary Graham purchased it in 2003. Jaci, Gerritt, and Ayram are the three children of Pamela and Gary. The Graham children have been a driving force in the success of Penny ...

Residential Colleges Seek Residents

A rendering of Dunham College is displayed in front of the Residential Colleges building site. Headington College and Dunham College will stretch along Lindsey Street from Asp Avenue to Jenkins Avenue.

Megan Ross

April 22, 2017

Students at the University of Oklahoma fail to be dazzled by the university’s new upperclassmen housing option and its promise of upscale accommodations and a devoted academic community. Deterred by the model’s hefty price tag and resemblance to the freshman dorms, many students have opted t...

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...

New Club Rolls into OU

Lauren Linville

April 22, 2017

By: Lauren Linville The University of Oklahoma added a roller derby club to the long list of student organizations this past year. The club is a branch of the Oklahoma Victory Dolls Roller Derby team. Cheyenne Riggs, an OU faculty member, started the club at OU and said she wants the club to expand,...

Donut Shop Owner Perseveres Despite Tragedy

Dipti Patel stands behind the counter of her Donut King shop on Lindsey Street after the morning rush. She and her husband, Sanjay Patel, bought the shop in 1994, when it was a Dunkin’ Donuts franchise.  Megan Ross / The Daily

Megan Ross

April 1, 2017

NORMAN, OKLAHOMA – The bell clangs as a customer pushes through the door. “What can I get you?” the woman behind the counter asks with a smile. The customer does not know that the woman’s husband has been in a coma for five years. The customer orders a dozen glazed donuts. The woman is Dipt...

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