University of Oklahoma community members continued to take their pandemic safety concerns and demands to the administration with a rally in front of Evans Hall Tuesday afternoon.
The University of Oklahoma’s Board of Regents heard directly from the community Monday as faculty members spoke out to ask administrators for stronger pandemic mitigation policies and safer classrooms.
NORMAN — Thousands lined the streets of Norman tailgating, preparing for and celebrating a historic matchup between the University of Oklahoma Sooners and the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers.
More than a year after Joe Harroz officially took the reins as the University of Oklahoma’s 15th president, university and state leaders gave him a charge to lead OU into the future and protect the work of the institution at his formal inauguration Friday.
University of Oklahoma and state leadership formally inaugurated OU President Joe Harroz Friday at the Lloyd Noble Center. Here's our best photos from Friday's ceremony:
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WASHINGTON — A former University of Oklahoma gymnast on Wednesday told a key Senate panel that she was directed not to say anything that could compromise an FBI investigation into sexual abuse by the national team doctor.
The crowd on Campus Corner was light Saturday morning, but the fans who made it out to tailgate before the University of Oklahoma’s home opener were relieved and excited to be together again.
As Hurricane Ida’s path of destruction forces the University of Oklahoma’s season opener to move to Norman this weekend, the city faces a question of public health. With little to no mitigation efforts in place, COVID numbers spiking and vaccinations stalling, is Oklahoma ready for the retur…
Walking a fine line between a public health crisis, revenue needs and state law, University of Oklahoma President Joe Harroz told faculty Wednesday that the institution will continue to encourage, but not technically mandate masks, and will only go fully online if basic mitigation measures p…
NORMAN — University of Oklahoma Government Affairs Executive Director John Woods submitted his resignation Friday following a sexual assault allegation that triggered an emergency protective order.
In a move to reward vaccinated students and incentivize more to get the COVID-19 vaccine, the University of Oklahoma is launching an incentive program that will let students win scholarships or OU athletic tickets.
The University of Oklahoma will begin welcoming freshmen to campus Tuesday with annual move-in week events, which will include a chance for employees and students to get vaccinated.
With school about to begin and COVID cases rising to dangerous levels once again, Norman leaders and health experts are saying that their hands are tied when it comes to protecting students and Norman residents.
Editor’s note: The University of Oklahoma is the only local educational entity included in this edition. Norman Public Schools did not respond to multiple requests to be part of this edition.
Norman Public Schools will provide face coverings and encourage masking in schools this fall based on new federal guidance, but cannot mandate masks because of a state law.
NORMAN — With the University of Oklahoma’s impending departure from the Big 12 cemented Monday, local business leaders say they’re excited for what’s ahead for the City of Norman.
A dance festival honoring five renowned Native American ballerinas from Oklahoma, known as the Five Moons, will be hosted Aug. 27-29 on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus.
The University of Oklahoma is dropping a requirement for students to take a class on diversity in response to a new state law that seeks to limit what Oklahoma schools teach about race.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A dozen state colleges and universities said Wednesday they’ll need to raise tuition an average of 1.3% this coming semester despite additional legislative appropriations and federal coronavirus aid.
The University of Oklahoma’s newly-approved budget projects a positive fiscal year for the Norman campus, but the financial growth will come partly at the cost of rate hikes for student tuition, fees, housing and food.
NORMAN — Sooner football defensive lineman Isaiah Daveion Thomas has officially been charged with a misdemeanor count of driving while impaired, according to a Cleveland County District Court affidavit.
This Week's Circulars
Melba Rayburn (82) of Noble, passed away on September 22, 2021 at the Norman Regional Hospital. Services are pending with McMahans Funeral Home of Noble.
Natasha Dawn Cole, 41 of Norman, passed away on September 18, 2021. Memorial Services will be held on October 1st at 11:00 am at the Minco Assembly in Minco, Oklahoma. Arrangements are under the direction of Primrose Funeral Service.