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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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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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