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Spay Cats by Five Months to Save More Lives

Ruth Steinberger | Posted 12.15.2016 | Science
Ruth Steinberger

A project in northern Maine that encouraged pet owners to get their cats spayed by five months of age, instead of waiting until the traditional six mo...

Oklahoma Civil Rights Pioneer Nancy Davis Dies

Reuters | Heide Brandes | Posted 03.25.2015 | Black Voices

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 25 (Reuters) - Nancy Randolph Davis, a prominent Oklahoma civil rights activist who in 1949 became the first African-American to ...

Oklahoma Frat Brothers Apologize For Racist Song

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 03.11.2015 | College

A former member of a now-defunct University of Oklahoma fraternity apologized on Tuesday, two days after a video leaked showing him singing a song wit...

It's Not A Good Idea To Point A Loaded Gun At Frat Pledges

Posted 10.01.2013 | College

A 22-year-old Oklahoma State University student faces two felony charges for allegedly using a loaded gun during fraternity hazing. Owen Hossack, ...

Former Student Guilty Of Sexual Battery Won't Go To Prison

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.23.2013 | College

Former Oklahoma State University student Nathan Michael Cochran won't receive a prison sentence after pleading guilty to three counts of sexual batter...

John Celock

New Study: Lawmaker Listening Could Benefit | John Celock | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

New research suggests that when state legislators spend more time listening to their constituents, more marriage equality legislation is likely. A...

University 'Misinterpreted' Sexual Assault Laws: Report

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.26.2013 | College

Oklahoma State University "misinterpreted" federal privacy laws and was "misguided" in waiting nearly a month to alert campus and local authorities of...

Police Release Protect Alleged Sex Tape Criminal's Identity, Release Victim's Name

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.28.2013 | College

Oklahoma State University police released the name and personal information of a woman who reported she was the victim of a secret sex tape, while red...

7 Responsible For Sexual Misconduct, None Expelled From OSU | Posted 01.14.2013 | College

STILLWATER, Okla. — The Oklahoma State University Student Conduct Office has found seven students responsible for sexual misconduct since 2010, but ...

Police Involvement Won't Solve Campus Rape Problems

Rachel Alexander | Posted 02.17.2013 | College
Rachel Alexander

Police are well-equipped to handle cases with serial offenders, multiple victims and large amounts of evidence, but they are likely to falter in more common scenarios where the victim was drunk, or the perpetrator was a friend or acquaintance.

Police Stunned At School's Handling Of Sexual Assault Reports

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.18.2012 | College

It took nearly a month for Oklahoma State University officials to tell police that a single student had been accused by several others of sexual assau...

OSU Demonstrates Why Universities Shouldn't Handle Sex Assault Claims

Adam Goldstein | Posted 02.16.2013 | College
Adam Goldstein

Something the Department of Education hasn't bothered to ask is whether these committees are even capable of punishing someone adequately for sexual assault. Because they're not, in case you're wondering. Consider what happened at Oklahoma State.

Student Accused Of Sex Assault On Male Schoolmates

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.14.2012 | College

An Oklahoma State University student and former fraternity leader faces charges of sexually attacking male students as they slept, the Oklahoman repor...

Student Accused Of Multiple Sexual Assaults On New Frat Members

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.11.2012 | College

A student at Oklahoma State University is accused of committing more than 10 sexual assaults on at least five new fraternity members, and officials at...

Boy In Trouble For Wearing Out-Of-State Shirt Gets Huge Surprise

Posted 10.23.2012 | Education

The 5-year-old kindergarten student who was told to turn his University of Michigan T-shirt inside out will be receiving a hero's welcome at an upcomi...

School: Boy Violated Dress Code By Wearing Shirt For Out-Of-State Team

Posted 08.22.2012 | Education

One Oklahoma elementary school has a strict dress code policy -- no college apparel that isn't from Oklahoma. Last week, Wilson Elementary School's...

Two OSU Athletes Charged With Receiving 8 lbs. Of Pot In The Mail

Posted 05.01.2012 | College

A baseball player and a former football player are among the four Oklahoma State University students arrested and charged with receiving around eight...

XploSafe, Nanomaterial Created By Oklahoma State University, Could Detect & Neutralize Explosives

CNET News | Posted 06.01.2011 | Travel

If a group of scientists can get their project off the ground, there's a chance U.S. air travelers may one day be able to bring aboard more liquids in...

College Paper To Put Up Paywall

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Oklahoma State University's student paper will be the first of its kind to charge some readers for content, reports College Media Matters. Last mont...