The Norman Transcript

N-town - From the Editor's Desk

N-town - From the Editor's Desk
  • Norman feels like home

    Hello Norman, As the new entertainment editor at The Norman Transcript, I’d like to introduce myself. I’m an 11-year Norman resident, a University of Oklahoma alumnus, writer, musician, art-loving, theater-going insomniac. I’ve worked on ...

    July 11, 2014

  • A fond farewell

    So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye....

    June 13, 2014

  • Hannah Cruz A love letter to Mom

    This year’s Mother’s Day marks a significant one for me: It’s my first being inducted into the holiday as a mama myself....

    May 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Arts and festivals in Norman continue to expand

    Happy first birthday, N-town! When we launched N-town a year ago we had visions of capturing a glimpse into the “City of Festivals,” an ever-expanding, ever-creative art community....

    April 11, 2014

  • Hannah Cruz March brings hope for warmer weather

    I am not a creature designed for the cold. Fresh snow fall makes me genuinely sad, and I dread bundling up in layers....

    March 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • The surprising sides of love

    It’s Valentine’s Day. You know the drill: Let’s get sappy. When I went salsa dancing with a tall, dark and handsome Cuban-American man nearly five years ago on a Friday night I had no idea it was even a date....

    February 14, 2014

  • Ntown Hannah Cruz On the true meaning of Christmas

    Oranges in the tips of stockings, clam dip, Avon makeup and Doodle Bears. It’s not exactly sugar-plums but for me, these are the visions of Christmas past....

    December 13, 2013 1 Photo

  • Ntown Hannah Cruz Stop bullying by starting with yourself

    Welcome to the Halloween edition of N-town! We’ve pumped up our content this month to bring you page after page of fabulously creepy, spooky and fun content....

    October 11, 2013 1 Photo

  • Ntown Hannah Cruz Music offers insight, call to action

    The Beatles blared out over my car’s speakers the other day and I was instantly transported to a childhood memory: My dad driving our 12-seater blue van, packed full of my cousins, as we made our way to the beach shouting “We all live in a ...

    September 13, 2013 1 Photo

  • Ntown Hannah Cruz Arts foster well-rounded individuals; communities

    Art museums, art galleries, arts education programs, community theater, live performances, festivals, public art: It doesn’t take long looking around Norman to see that this community supports the arts. With year-round activities, this ...

    August 9, 2013 1 Photo