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  • Campus Corner restaurant gives Norman a taste of culture

    Campus Corner restaurant gives Norman a taste of culture

    A restaurant featuring food from a hemisphere away is introducing a new cuisine and culture to Norman while providing a second home for South Americans. Amazonia Latin Flavors opened in Moore in early 2015. Einar Perdomo said he thought about opening a restaurant when his Venezuelan food earned rave reviews during a cultural night at

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  • Clothing store fits all sizes.

    An Oklahoma fashion designer has been empowering women and improving their body image by creating specially-designed clothes. Jobeth Solis has opened The Joraffe, a clothing store in Clinton, Oklahoma. Solis came up with the name Joraffe from one of her friends, who used it as her nickname. For Solis, her Joraffe brand has been a

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  • Local donut shop struggles due to construction

    Local donut shop struggles due to construction

    A local family-owned donut shop is struggling to pay the bills, with construction on Lindsey Street seeming to have no end. Owned by Jasi Patel and her sister-in-law Dipti, Donut King has been in Norman for over 20 years, serving as one of the town’s most popular donut shops. However, recently the shop has been

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  • Restaurant thrives despite challenges of location

    Restaurant thrives despite challenges of location

    Underneath downtown Oklahoma City’s skyscrapers, a Chinese restaurant has been serving businessmen and women for years. Nan Lay and her husband — she is from Cambodia and he is from China — have owned China Chef in The Underground for the last 20 years, and all of their business has come through word of mouth.

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  • Meteorologists go to extremes, researching both Hurricane Harvey and Irma

    Meteorologists go to extremes, researching both Hurricane Harvey and Irma

      A group of meteorologists, including three from OU, are searching for answers about future forecasts after collecting data from both Hurricane Harvey and Irma. OU meteorology professor Mike Biggerstaff, led the research team consisting of OU Ph.D student Addison Alford, National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) researcher Sean Waugh, Dr. Dan Dawson of Purdue University

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  • Closing of exhibit wipes town’s existence

    All that remains of the nearly 14,000 residents of Picher, Oklahoma are their memories. In remembrance of the town, the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art showcased an exhibit, “Picher, Oklahoma: Catastrophe, Memory and Trauma.” Photographer Todd Stewart collected artifacts and photos of the town to recapture recollections. The exhibit concluded on Sept. 10, making

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  • A Sooner abroad

        The University of Oklahoma engineering program is recognized nationally, but recently word of the program extended internationally, and Oklahoma receives more international students ready to participate in the engineering program at OU every semester. This fall semester, OU is seeing the participation of international students from all around the world. “I heard a

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  • OU researchers go to extremes for hurricane data

    OU researchers go to extremes for hurricane data

    A University of Oklahoma graduate student and professor traveled to Florida the past week, sleeping in their cars to collect data from Hurricane Irma that will help predict future forecasts.   Ph.D student Addison Alford and meteorology professor Mike Biggerstaff drove to Fort Lauderdale, Florida last Wednesday, Sept. 6 hoping to collect enough information to

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  • WAS COVERAGE OF IRMA MORE INTENSE BECAUSE OF HARVEY?

    By Cornelius Woodard Alex Reyes Brandon Martin   WAS NEWS COVERAGE OF IRMA MORE INTENSE BECAUSE OF HARVEY?   Hurricane Harvey was a devastating storm that caused unspeakable catastrophe to lives of the ones who lived in Houston. The damage and intensity was unexpected, and we believe this is what caused more news coverage of  Hurricane

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  • 5 Facts, 5 Quotes #3

    5 Facts, 5 Quotes #3

    Freshman Claire Copeland gives her opinion on whether or not she believes undocumented children should have to go back to their home country. Freshman Gabe Carter discusses his views on DACA and gives us his reasoning on why he believes undocumented children should be able to stay in America. Senior Austin Thole briefly explains his

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