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Service Spotlight – Drew Palmer

by Catherine Poslusny Norman firefighter Drew Palmer tried the traditional route. Go to school, graduate, and find a stable desk job, designing fire sprinkler systems for major retail stores. But something about spending his professional life sitting in front of a computer just didn’t sit right with him. Finally, after years of listening to his […]

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Normanite In the Spotlight: Nick Hathaway

by Catherine Poslusny The University of Oklahoma is a bustling academic and cultural hub of learning opportunity for thousands of students from across the nation, and Nick Hathaway is in the middle of it, clearing a path to all the benefits that OU has to offer. Hathaway is OU’s executive vice president with responsibilities in […]

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The Ace

by Chris Plank Jake Irvin is the ace of the University of Oklahoma’s pitching staff. The junior from Bloomington, Minn., has been the consistent Friday starter for the Sooners for the last two seasons, setting the tone with hard work and leadership. We sat down with Irvin to visit about what brought him to Norman, […]

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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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Live on University

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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