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  • Lebanese Sisters Bring Middle Eastern Flavor to Norman

    An aroma of meats cooking and Middle Eastern pastries baking filled the air in the small takeout restaurant wedged between Sonic and 7-Eleven. Sisters Mediterranean Taste, located on the intersection of Chautauqua Avenue and Imhoff Road, is owned by sisters who are Lebanese immigrants. “When first moving to the United States, I was talking to

  • Creek Business Woman Finds Advantages in Being a Minority

    Many minority business owners have legitimate complaints when it comes to breaking into the business environment, but a Native American business owner recognizes it as a positive. Salina Dornan owns and operates the Re-New U Med Spa located in Eufaula, Oklahoma. She opened the business in September 2016 after previously owning three other businesses. As

  • Chickasha landmark still smoking after decades of business

    Waffle fries, ribs and brisket. A secret sauce that no one knows the recipe to, and great hospitality. Roy’s Barbecue opened in Chickasha, OK 46 years ago, and the smoky fire has yet to subside. Roy Bryant was no stranger to good food when he opened the joint in 1971. As a young man, he

  • Oklahoma City Sandwich Shop Employs Daughter to Help Business

    The owners of a sandwich shop in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, have decided after nine years to transfer operational duties to their daughter in hopes of promoting their restaurant online and reaching a younger audience. Lee’s Sandwiches opened in 2008 under Minh Nguyen, a local Oklahoma City business owner. The shop specializes in traditional Vietnamese cuisine

  • Norman Museum Exhibit Emphasizes Unique Environmental Sustainability Practice

    Norman Museum Exhibit Emphasizes Unique Environmental Sustainability Practice

    A museum in Norman, Oklahoma, recently opened an exhibit which combines indigenous knowledge and modern science to deliver environmental sustainability. The Sam Noble Museum unveiled “Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science.” from the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry on January 26. Residing in the museum’s temporary exhibit space, the display offers four stories

  • International Students are Given Something to ‘Buzz About’

    The pungent smells of Indian curry and African rice wafted into the Bookmark Café as students huddled around foods most had never before seen. The University of Oklahoma’s Information Technology ‘Boomer Buzz’ hosted an event specifically for international students. Boomer Buzz is a student-lead program that serves as a way for students to connect with

  • Native American Culture Spreads to Future Generation

    Native American Culture Spreads to Future Generation

    A festival was held at the Jacobson House Native Art Center aiming to make younger students more aware of Native American cultural and history. Students from Kennedy Elementary came in different shifts throughout the day from school to learn more about the house, focusing on why it is important and teaching the kids a lesson