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A perspective on the OU incident from an African-American member of the Dallas Jesuit-Ursuline Community

Ginger McKnight-Chavers | Posted 05.17.2015 | Black Voices
Ginger McKnight-Chavers

"Why are you surprised?" is the response I get when I bring up the OU incident in my suburban New York City household or among my Northeastern friends.

What The SAE Scandal Taught Me About Racism In My State

Anna Eldridge | Posted 05.16.2015 | Teen
Anna Eldridge

I was about 7 years old then and didn't know it, but that single act would change my perspective on myself for years to come. Was being Chinese a joke? Was my race something to ridicule?

#RapAlbumsThatCausedSlavery Blasts Anchors For Controversial Remarks

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 03.11.2015 | Black Voices

Black Twitter blasted the hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Wednesday for their controversial remarks about the racist actions of Sigma Alpha Ep...

After University of Oklahoma, Colleges Must Redouble Efforts to Combat Racism

Gen. Charles C. Krulak | Posted 05.11.2015 | College
Gen. Charles C. Krulak

President David Boren's words should echo far and wide. There is no place in this country -- or the world -- for racial injustice or anti-Semitism, for gay-bashing or bullying in any form. Yet all seem to be alive and well on some American campuses.

University Of Oklahoma Expels Two Students Over Racist Video

Reuters | Heide Brandes | Posted 03.11.2015 | College

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 10 (Reuters) - The University of Oklahoma has expelled two students linked to a video showing members of a fraternity singing a s...

Lilly Workneh

Oklahoma's Black Greek Organizations 'Extremely Disturbed' By Racist Frat Video | Lilly Workneh | Posted 03.09.2015 | Black Voices

Students and officials at the University of Oklahoma are outraged after a video surfaced Sunday night showing members of the school's Sigma Alpha Epil...

Stop Saying He (Or She) Is Out Of Your League

Alexis Dent | Posted 05.24.2014 | Women
Alexis Dent

He (or she) is too tall, too attractive, too smart, too funny, too ambitious or just too plain awesome to be interested in you, right? Wrong. I've come to the realization that no one is truly "out of my league," and here's why.

No Justice, No Meat: Polish Parliament Reaffirms Antisemitism

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 09.16.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

As with most Jewish communities, the vast majority of Polish Jews do not keep kosher. Yet, the news that the ban on Kosher meat production in Poland will continue indefinitely is of profound symbolic importance.

Sweden's Important New Word

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.11.2013 | Women

"Hen" has made it into the Swedish National Encyclopedia, but it doesn't mean what you might think. The word is a gender-neutral pronoun that can b...

OU Professor Faces Child Sex Complaints | Posted 02.13.2012 | College


Professor's Accused Medical Experiments On Students Caused Internal Bleeding

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.09.2012 | Education

An Oklahoma professor has been accused by a former teaching assistant of using students as medical "guinea pigs," and making deals with companies to e...

State Expects Drug Deaths To Rise Significantly

Oklahoma Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Drug-related deaths in the state of Oklahoma are predicted to hit a record high this year, according to the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous...

CIA Director: Iraq Threat Level A 'Shadow Of Its Former Self'

Oklahoma Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Considering the enormity of threats to American lives from around the world, the CIA must exist in a constant state of adaptation in order to effectiv...

Oklahoma Student Creates Course

The Oklahoma Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

OU will offer a new course designed and proposed by an OU freshman in spring 2011. Antonin Fusco, University College freshman, brainstormed the ide...

Oklahoma Slashes Higher Ed Budget By 3.5%

The Oklahoma Daily | Ricky Maranon/the Daily | Posted 08.09.2012 | College

igher education will receive a 3.5 percent cut from state appropriations, a member of the Oklahoma House appropriations committee said Friday [Feb. 19...

OU Adviser Counsels Students, The Occult

Oklahoma Daily | Gregory Maus/the Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Students in the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication know Chris Borthick as an academic adviser, but he also works an an occult specia...

A Tale of Two Universities

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Lukianoff

My thinking is, if Quinnipiac is going to show such contempt for its own student journalists, journalists around the country should start ignoring their polls.