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Balancing Act

by Chris Plank Playing college football is hard. Playing college baseball is hard. Playing both while also balancing school is not only hard, it is virtually impossible for most. Whether it’s from the lack of athletic ability or the strain of time management, playing two sports in college athletics is incredibly rare, and doing so, […]

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OU Taps Business Executive to Lead University by Chip Minty Facing dwindling budgets, staff reductions, debt and an uncertain future of appropriations for higher education, the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents began their search for a successor to replace President David L. Boren, it is no surprise they found a leader who has sailed […]

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Normanite in the Spotlight: Patty Gasso

By Roxanne Avery In the seventh inning, back-to-back strikeouts were pitched before an unpredictable chopper was fielded, the ball thrown to first and the final out called. A dog pile ensued on the pitcher’s mound as the University of Oklahoma softball team won their fourth national championship in the Women’s College World Series. Legendary Sooner […]

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Normanite In The Spotlight: Adrian Buendia

by Catherine Poslusny Adrian Buendia has held many titles over the years: business owner, board member, philanthropist, father and coach, to name a few. He is a man with many interests and passions, and he’s always eager to see where they take him. The one thing that you’ll never see, is Buendia standing still. The […]

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Normanite In the Spotlight: Jonathan Fowler

By Lindsay Cuomo Before the Mile of Cars in Norman was a destination, Jonathan Fowler was working at his grandfather’s Toyota dealership; delivering company mail, helping his mom in accounting and hanging out in the parts department. “Grandpa would let me steer cars around the parking lot while he pushed the pedals,” Fowler said. “I […]

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