University of Oklahoma

  • News

    August 29, 2013

    The Dark Wall: Legendary Tornado Chaser Tim Samaras's Last Ride

    The story of Tim Samaras and the largest tornado ever documented.

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    Congrats To The University Of Texas On An 8th Straight National Title In...

    ....merchandise royalties! Indeed, while the on the field product for football has regressed to "decidedly average with hope this season" and the on the court product for basketball has devolved to "just plain bad," one thing the University of Texas does really well -- TWO things, actually -- cash ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    Alleged Election Night Domestic Assault Has Local Attorney and Obama Fan Facing Felony Charge

    An alleged domestic assault on election night has a local defense attorney and marine Iraq vet facing a felony family violence charge. According to court records, David Christopher Hesse was drinking beer and watching election returns with his wife Sandra Hesse in their Clear Lake-area home on Nove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Restaurant Lawyer David Jordan on Tip Pools and Illegal Immigration

    ​David Jordan is a partner in the Houston office of Littler Mendelson, an international law firm specializing in labor and employment law. Before he was a lawyer, Jordan worked in the restaurant industry for several years: flipping burgers at Burger King when he was in high school; working in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    ACL Day 3 Recap: Flaming Lips, The National, And We're Out!

    Photos by Marco Torres​If there was one band this member of Aftermath was most looking forward to seeing at ACL this weekend, it was the Flaming Lips. But explaining why requires a bit of a backstory. From 1980 to 2003 (the first 23 years of our life) we lived in Oklahoma City. In the early-' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    From Rice to Potatoes: How to Switch Gears and Become a Cooking Contest Winner

    Photo courtesy of the U.S. Potato BoardCheesy Southwestern Potato Crisps​Okay, so William "Trey" Smith went to Rice University, where he graduated in 2006 with a degree in economics. Following a not-unexpected career path, he enrolled in law school at the University of Oklahoma. Along the wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Chef Chat: Chuck Krauthamer

    ​Chuck Krauthamer ("Craw'-tha-mer") has returned to his hometown to become managing partner and cook at the Sabine River CafĂ© (10001 Westheimer), located in the Carillon Center shopping plaza in Westchase. With 36 years in the restaurant business, Krauthamer has placed his bets on an elegantl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Longhorns Sue For BCS Title; Coach Brown: "We're Texas, Damn It"

    Austin -- Following last night's Florida Gators victory over the Oklahoma Sooners in the BCS Title Game, the Texas Longhorns football team held a press conference outside of the main entrance to Darrell K. Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium. Head Coach Mack Brown, reading from a prepared statement, st ... More >>

  • News

    January 1, 2009

    Cancer Doctor Stanislaw Burzynski Sees Himself as a Crusading Researcher, Not a Quack

    He's treated thousands of people from all over the world, so why can't he get FDA approval?

  • Music

    November 29, 2007

    Pro Athlete Musicians

    Athletes step off the field and into the studio

  • News

    January 6, 2005

    The Halo Challenge

    Master Chief, a weapons-toting super-enhanced human, is the only being who can save the earth. A video gamer from Texas is the world champion at helping him do just that — thousands of times over.

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Gay Play

    The nightlife scene is alive and well in the Montrose. Meet some of its stars.

  • Culture

    April 17, 2003

    The Gulf Between

    When these soldiers became writers, the pen becomes very mighty indeed

  • News

    March 20, 2003

    College Credit

    Shopping spree for your first apartment: $2,500
    Spring break in Cabo: $1,000
    Avoiding college credit card debt: priceless

  • News

    November 29, 2001

    Evening the Odds

    In three decades, women jockeys have made tremendous strides. But in the male-dominated world of horse racing, equality remains elusive.

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    An Open Mike

    He wants to castrate pedophiles and purge the courts of politics. He has assailed fellow jurists, lawyers and lawmakers. He's maverick Mike McSpadden, a tennis ace with a tomahawk tongue.

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    Riding to Win

    Business partners, employers and lovers have come and gone. Darolyn Butler-Dial and her horses not only endure but are victorious.

  • News

    June 3, 1999
  • News

    June 3, 1999

    Immune to Reason

    Hundreds of thousands of Texas children, including 250,000 newborn babies, are routinely vaccinated against hepatits B each year. Why? Good question.

  • News

    March 12, 1998

    Looking for Laura

    First Friendswood rallied to find Laura Smither. Then it rallied to find her killer.

  • News

    April 25, 1996


    Headline:The Case Against Hurwitz In one of the last big S&L cases from the '80s, two federal agencies are pursuing Charles Hurwitz over the failure of united Savings. And for once, Hurwitz may have no place to hide.

  • News

    June 29, 1995

    Dead in the water

    Bothered by shrinking catches, growing regulations and a sense of frustration, Galveston Bay's shrimpers say that they, not the shrimp, are the endangered species.

  • News

    August 11, 1994

    Taking a Bite Out of...

    Revealed: Castratin' Mike's youthful indiscretion