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College Football, Sexual Assaults, and University Accountability

Adam Banner | Posted 08.12.2014 | Crime
Adam Banner

With the college football season set to officially begin on August 23, many collegiate teams find their rosters in question, with a number of football players accused of sexual assaults against other students. Should the university's investigation override a legal presumption of innocence? Maybe.

The Welcoming Project: Promoting Businesses That Welcome Everyone

Ty McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Ty McCarthy

An Oklahoma non-profit is pouring water on the 'right to refuse' prairie fire that is spreading across the United States. Dr. Meredith Worthen, Assist...

No Evidence Of Shots Fired At University Of Oklahoma

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

UPDATE -- 1:13 p.m. The University of Oklahoma is saying that no shots have been fired and there are no injuries after an earlier report from the univ...

NBA Star Shows Off His Adorable Side

Posted 06.25.2013 | Weddings

Oklahoma sports fans Charlie Bright and Rachel Haycraft had their first date at an Oklahoma City Thunder game. So who better to help Bright pop the qu...

Racial Preference Accusations Fly Ahead Of Key Vote

Posted 10.23.2012 | College

A report released Monday by the Center for Equal Opportunity, a conservative think thank, says the University of Oklahoma showed preference to African...

Top 10 Colleges for Budding Entrepreneurs

Unigo | Posted 11.01.2012 | College
Unigo

We're showcasing the colleges across the country that, according to students, have built exemplary entrepreneurship programs.

Authorities Unsure Why Student Fell To Her Death on Campus

The Huffington Post | Alex Kuczynski-Brown | Posted 06.07.2012 | College

A senior at the University of Oklahoma was found dead on the Norman campus after allegedly falling from a fire escape, according to her family. Cas...

Muscle Memory: A Tribute to Moscelyne Larkin and the Legacy of the Ballet Russe

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

Moscelyne Larkin was my ballet teacher, and the studio, her home. Although she toured the world with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, her home was Oklahoma. As I read her obituary recalled the last time I spent with her several years ago.

It's More Than a Housing Issue -- It's About Respect

The Oklahoma Daily | Posted 05.15.2012 | College
The Oklahoma Daily

Gender-neutral housing means the choice to live with someone who students know will be supportive of their sexuality or gender identity. It means freedom from discomfort, discrimination, harassment and fear.

The Top 10 Slacker Colleges

Posted 02.13.2012 | College

Like tailgating and throwing a Frisbee more than studying and internships? Satire website College Humor have come up with the top 10 biggest slacker c...

OU Professor Faces Child Sex Complaints

newsok.com | Posted 02.13.2012 | College

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Governor's Husband Given Permission For Legal Work

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

Oklahoma ethics officials have granted permission for the husband of Gov. Mary Fallin (R) to do business with two parts of state government. Falli...

Texas Tech Shocks No. 3 Oklahoma

AP | By JEFF LATZKE | Posted 12.23.2011 | Sports

NORMAN, Okla. -- Tommy Tuberville got his first landmark win with Texas Tech in a place where practically no one else could. Seth Doege threw for 441...

Top-Ranked Oklahoma Has A Score To Settle With Missouri

Posted 11.23.2011 | Sports

By JEFF LATZKE, Associated Press NORMAN, Okla. -- The rush onto the field was a long hoped-for release for Missouri fans, a celebration of a monume...

USO & Tostitos Offer Up a Fiesta of Good Will for Those Far From Home

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

A handful of brands seem to be coming up with a viable solution to use the college platform, the bowl platform, and the good will of the holiday season to create an effective win for all involved.

Coach Wants Oklahoma Fans To Sing Anthem Correctly

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

NORMAN, Okla. — Coach Bob Stoops is asking Oklahoma fans to break a new tradition and sing the proper words at the end of the national anthem wh...

Ken Pryor Dead: Former Oklahoma Basketball Player Dies At 85

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NORMAN, Okla. — Former University of Oklahoma basketball player Ken Pryor, whose basket lifted the Sooners into the 1947 NCAA championship game,...

Oklahoma Tornadoes: 20 Hospitalized After Twisters Hit Norman

OU Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

After tornadoes swept through central Oklahoma on Monday afternoon, approximately 20 people were being treated for injuries at Norman Regional Healthp...

Timothy McVeigh Lawyer Randall Coyne Haunted By Case

oudaily.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Randall Coyne, professor at the College of Law, gave six months of his life in an ultimately vain attempt to prevent [Timothy] McVeigh's execution. ...

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...

Is Freedom a Universal Value? -- Maybe Not

Tom Alderman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Alderman

If you're J. Rufus Fears, you believe we've made major mistakes when we base our foreign policy on the belief that all people at all times want freedom and that freedom will grow naturally.

UPDATED: Gender-Neutral Housing Takes Off On Campus

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Mixed-gender living policies are cropping up on college campuses countrywide, though some schools are having an easier time establishing them than oth...

'Sleep Out' Protest Changes Senator's Mind

Oklahoma Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Oklahoma, changed his status on a bill at 3 p.m. Tuesday after OU students engaged in an 11-night, 12-day demonstration showing the...

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...

Woman Tasered In Front Of Oklahoma Library

The Oklahoma Daily | Ricky Maranon/the Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A woman was shot by a Taser in front of the Bizzell Memorial Library after OU Police and the Cleveland County Sheriff's Department chased her down Thu...