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OKG Newsletter


Topic: University of Oklahoma

Zoning out

OKC officials abruptly back off a controversial rezoning request for a historic neighborhood near the OU Health Sciences Center.


News

Jerry Bohnen
After nearly a year of efforts by Oklahoma City to rezone the historic John F. Kennedy residential neighborhood for the expansion of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, city officials are withdrawing their rezoning request.
 
Monday, February 11, 2013

Loan rangers

Oklahoma college graduates struggle with soaring student loan debt.


News

James Cooper
College isn’t easy. And it sure isn’t cheap. Personal education debt in the U.S. swelled to $914 billion last summer, according to a 2012 report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
 
Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Quake questions


CFN

Gazette staff

If there’s one area in which Oklahoma excels at inclusiveness, it’s natural disaster. Tornadoes, blizzards, drought — hell, why not earthquakes, too? Bill Haley and His Comets didn’t have Oklahoma in mind when they recorded “Shake, Rattle and Roll,” but that ’50s hit certainly has applied to the Sooner State in recent years.

 
Wednesday, April 3, 2013

H2OMG!

As if the drought isn’t enough, Oklahoma’s climate-change scientists warn of more extreme weather.


News

Shauna Lawyer Struby
Oklahomans tend toward the folksy and poetic when talking about the mercurial qualities of the state’s terrain, weather and geography. It’s a relationship forged living amid volatile weather in a place that, per square mile, boasts the most ecosystems in the nation, where ecological disasters of epic proportions, such as The Dust Bowl, take place.
 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Crazy talk


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Gazette staff
All things considered, 2012 was a pretty decent year for former University of Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones: He had the highest completion percentage (66.1 percent) and threw the fewest interceptions (11 – OK, still not great) of his career.
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Oklahomers


CFN

Gazette staff
If there’s one thing we Oklahomans take pride in — at least now that the Thunder season’s over — it’s our football. Arguably the most prideful of all is University of Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops, who’s never shied from an opportunity to boast about the prestigious nature of both his program and its Big 12 conference.
 
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

What a hack


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Gazette staff
Oh, college. That wonderful, carefree blur of partying ... pulling all-nighters to finish homework ... surviving on cheap noodle soup ... changing your grades and blocking faculty access to them ...
 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

What, me bothered?


CFN

Gazette staff
Just days before winning the Henry P. Iba Citizen Athlete Award — an honor reserved for those who “excel in their sport and who show by their actions a desire to help others” — Adrian Peterson announced he is “not with” same-sex marriage.
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Walking Western

A plan to transform the Western Avenue corridor into a walkable destination draws scrutiny from residents and business owners.


News

Brendan Hoover
The Western Avenue corridor between N.W. 41st and 46th streets could become a more vibrant, walkable and economically viable destination if a new streetscape project is executed, city officials say, but the plan is drawing a close look from area business owners and residents.
 
Saturday, July 13, 2013

Good to be the king


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Gazette staff
King Bob Stoops (aka head coach of the University of Oklahoma football team) will reign supreme for at least another seven years as the result of a contract extension that will last through the 2020 season.
 
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
 
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