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  • WHAT’S THE MATTER WITH OKLAHOMA?

    05/26/2022 8:00:46 AM PDT · by DFG · 12 replies
    Powerline ^ | 05/26/2022 | Steven Hayward
    From time to time we like to highlight academic job ads as an indicator of how badly politicized our universities have become. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, along comes the University of Oklahoma with a job ad so jaw-dropping bad that it sets a new standard. In this case, for a musical theater performance slot. The full ad is quite long, but I’ve excised some of the boilerplate employment language and highlighted the most egregious parts: Assistant Professor of Performance (tenure-track) Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre, University of Oklahoma The A. Max Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre...
  • U. Oklahoma coaches claim they can discipline players for their politics

    08/09/2021 8:19:31 AM PDT · by george76 · 45 replies
    THE COLLEGE FIX ^ | AUGUST 8, 2021 | Dave Huber
    Two women’s volleyball coaches at the University of Oklahoma argue in a legal motion that they have the right to discipline players for their political beliefs. Player Kylee McLaughlin sued coaches Lindsey and Kyle Walton along with the OU Board of Regents earlier this year, alleging “she had been excluded from the team […] over her politically conservative views.” The OU Daily reported that McLaughlin, the OU team captain and first team All-Big 12 selection in 2018 and 2019, had made comments that “at least one” of her teammates considered “racist” following a team viewing of the Netflix documentary “13th.”...
  • U of Oklahoma refuses to revise mandatory training that makes students agree with transgender ideology

    06/17/2021 7:16:05 AM PDT · by george76 · 21 replies
    Campus Reform. ^ | June 16, 2021 | Alex Munguia
    An education nonprofit argues that in order to complete the training, students were compelled to answer questions in a way that agreed with the university’s position on transgenderism. The University of Oklahoma rejected FIRE's request to make its mandatory diversity training optional. The University of Oklahoma rejected an appeal from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, a nonprofit, to revise its mandatory diversity training. Recently, the FIRE discovered that the University of Oklahoma is forcing students to attend a virtual program that “required trainees to acknowledge their agreements with the university’s approved political viewpoints in order to complete the...
  • Former OU Volleyball Player Sues over Exclusion from Team Due to Conservative Beliefs

    06/04/2021 5:51:09 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 22 replies
    breitbart ^ | 4 Jun 2021 | DYLAN GWINN
    A former University of Oklahoma volleyball player is suing the school, claiming that she was “frozen out” from the team due to her political beliefs. Kylee McLaughlin is suing the university and her former head coach Lindsey Gray-Walton and former assistant coach Kyle Walton. One of the complaints accuses the coaches of violating McLaughlin’s First Amendment rights. McLaughlin claims that last summer, the volleyball team watched a documentary called 13th, a show that deals with the issue of mass incarceration of blacks. After the viewing the team held a group discussion. McLaughlin stressed she felt “one hundred percent that slavery...
  • ou may not think you're racist. But that's not enough (Barf?)

    02/18/2020 4:02:48 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | Anthony DiFlorio
    A little more than 20 years ago, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi delivered the speech that changed his life forever. Kendi, who grew up in New York and went to school in Virginia, was a finalist in the Prince William County Martin Luther King, Jr. oratorical contest. Hosted by the Delta Theta Sigma Alumnae Chapter, the contest encourages children from across Northern Virginia to display extraordinary oratorical and rhetoric skills in honor of Dr. King. He took the stage and made a presentation that he later came to regret. “I more or less expressed many of the ideas that had been...
  • OU football player suspended indefinitely following CTX armed robberies arrest (Waco, TX)

    01/18/2017 2:51:18 PM PST · by bgill · 36 replies
    KXXV-TV ^ | Jan. 18, 2017 | Kandace Thomas
    University of Oklahoma defensive back and former La Vega High School football player Parrish Cobb turned himself into police Tuesday night, after being accused of three armed robberies in Central Texas, according to Waco Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Patrick Swanton. Cobb, 19, is facing an aggravated robbery charge for an armed robbery that happened near the Baylor campus on Jan. 10. He's also accused of being involved in the armed robbery that happened on campus outside the McLane Student Life Center on Jan. 7. The Bellmead Police Department had also issued a warrant for his arrest after an armed robbery...
  • Joe Mixon Video Finally Release

    12/16/2016 3:20:08 PM PST · by OSTATE · 105 replies
    WOW - Don't know who was right and wrong but one helluva sucker punch
  • 4 killed, 44 hurt when car hits crowd at Oklahoma State parade

    10/24/2015 7:42:01 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 51 replies
    CNN ^ | October 24, 2015 | Jason Hanna and Kevin Conlon
    (CNN)A woman suspected of drunken driving crashed a car into a crowd of spectators at Oklahoma State University's homecoming parade, killing four people -- including a 2-year-old -- authorities in Stillwater said Saturday. Three adults were pronounced dead at the scene, while the fourth victim, the young boy, died from his injuries at OU Medical Center Children's Hospital, according to a Stillwater police statement. Spokesman Capt. Kyle Gibbs said Saturday night that 44 people had been injured, an uptick from previous reports. Four children and three adults were hospitalized at OU Medical Center, according to hospital spokeswoman Vallery Brown. While...
  • A Message from Tyrone Speller, Phi Delta Theta Chapter President at the University of Oklahoma

    03/13/2015 10:21:24 AM PDT · by greynolds · 14 replies
    PhiDeltaTheta.org ^ | 3/11/2015 | Tyrone Speller
    A Message From Tyrone Speller, Phi Delta Theta Chapter President At The University Of Oklahoma 03.11.2015 Oklahoma_Alpha This week, The University of Oklahoma has gone from being known as one of the most prestigious schools in the country to being unfairly characterized as a racist institution. The actions of the members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity have deeply saddened me and the rest of the OU community, though I do not feel they represent the views of the entire OU Greek community and the University. As an African American male in the OU Greek community, I was recently elected...
  • Waka Flocka Flame Cancels University Of Oklahoma Concert: 'I Am Disgusted In The Actions Of SAE'

    03/11/2015 4:33:22 AM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 42 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 3/11/15 | Brennan Williams
    As anti-racism protests continue to take place on the University of Oklahoma campus following a viral video clip displaying Sigma Alpha Epsilon chanting racist lyrics about their chapter, it appears the college is also beginning to experience backlash from entertainers. According to an Instagram post, Waka Flocka Flame has cancelled his upcoming April concert at the University due to SAE’s offensive behavior. “I know for a fact the whole school and SAE don't agree with those kids actions so know that I'm not mad at the whole #SAE just those disgusting kids,” the rapper wrote on Monday to his 1.1...
  • Media frenzy over Oklahoma SAE fraternity's Racist Video

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0f8lr3B628c
  • Former Catholic schoolboy named as Oklahoma fraternity brother who led racist chant [edited]

    03/10/2015 11:13:09 AM PDT · by C19fan · 36 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 10, 2015 | Sean O'Hare and Michael Zennie
    The conductor of a sickening racist chant by a University of Oklahoma fraternity has been identified as a graduate of an elite Catholic school in Dallas. Parker Rice is an OU freshman. It is believe he did not even live in the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house, which was shut down by the university on Monday. Rice graduated last year from the prestigious Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas. A spokesman for the school's president, Mike Earsing, told Daily Mail Online: 'We know for sure it is one of our students and it is Parker Rice.' On Tuesday, university president...
  • 2 University Of Oklahoma Students Expelled Over Frat’s Racist Video

    03/10/2015 10:56:01 AM PDT · by C19fan · 26 replies
    CBS Houston and AP ^ | March 10, 2015 | Staff
    University of Oklahoma President David Boren has expelled two students he says have been identified as leading a racist chant as part of a fraternity event. Boren said in a statement Tuesday the two students were dismissed for creating a “hostile learning environment for others.” The students’ names were not released.
  • Now University of Oklahoma sorority comes under fire over female students heard cheering along [tr]

    03/10/2015 6:54:09 AM PDT · by C19fan · 46 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 10, 2015 | Michael Zennie and Snejana Farberov
    A sorority at the beleaguered University of Oklahoma has come under fire over its involvement in the racist chant by the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity over the weekend. The Delta Delta Deltas have been identified as the sorority members on a chartered bus when frat brothers started singing 'there will never be a n**** in SAE.' At least one female student can be seen in the video. She appears to raise her cell phone to record the incident. Her date, however, can be seen clapping to the song. It is also believed that female voices can be heard cheering on...
  • 'It hit me in the core of my soul': Black man who joined Oklahoma n-word chant fraternity [tr]

    03/10/2015 8:03:50 AM PDT · by C19fan · 38 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 10, 2015 | Kieran Coccoran
    A black member of the University of Oklahoma fraternity plunged into scandal after film emerged of them has hit out at his so-called 'brothers'. William Bruce James II, who is one of just two black men ever to join the university's Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter, pledged in 2001 - but has now turned his back on the organization. The footage showed SAE members, riding a bus while wearing bow ties and dress shirts, chanting 'There will never be a n***** SAE' to the tune of If You're Happy And You Know It.
  • SAE Cook Loses Job After Racist Video Leads to Fraternity Closure

    03/10/2015 10:01:37 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 37 replies
    Less than 48 hours after a video surfaced of a racist chant was recorded at a frat function, the University of Oklahoma ordered the closure of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house. Hundreds of students and faculty protested Sigma Alpha Epsilon on Monday morning. The University of Oklahoma is severing all ties with its Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter after leaked cellphone video shows members chanting racial slurs. University of Oklahoma President David Boren sent a clear message to the Oklahoma community Monday morning a night after a leaked video reportedly shows members of the campus' Sigma Alpha Epsilon singing a racist...
  • Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon: University President Severs Ties With Frat ...

    03/09/2015 11:53:14 AM PDT · by shove_it · 47 replies
    ABCNews ^ | 9 Mar 2015 | EMILY SHAPIRO
    The University of Oklahoma is immediately severing "all ties and affiliations" between the school and its local Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, the university president said today ...
  • OU is embarrassing the BIG12

    12/29/2014 4:18:31 PM PST · by bestintxas · 60 replies
    12/29/14
    They look like High School playing college team in the Bowl game. Stoops looks like a deer-in-the-headlights on the sideline
  • Steve Davis killed in crash

    03/18/2013 1:09:40 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    ESPN.com news services ^ | March 18, 2013
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Steve Davis, Oklahoma's starting quarterback when it won back-to-back national championships in the 1970s, was one of two people killed when a small aircraft smashed into three homes in northern Indiana, officials said Monday. St. Joseph County Coroner Randy Magdalinski identified the victims of Sunday's crash in South Bend as 60-year-old Steven Davis and 58-year-old Wesley Caves, both of Tulsa, Okla. Davis' parents, Jim and Patsy Davis of Sallisaw, Okla., confirmed his death Monday. "We lost a great Sooner," Tinker Owens, a receiver who played with Davis, said in a text to The Oklahoman. "Sad news."
  • OU fights off Texas in final minutes

    10/02/2010 11:45:36 PM PDT · by Immerito · 16 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | October 2, 2010 | AP
    Knocked flat on his back, Landry Jones took a swipe at the ball he'd just fumbled and did his best to keep it -- and the Red River Rivalry -- from getting away. Linebacker Jared Norton came rushing in with a chance to put No. 21 Texas in prime position for a tying touchdown, only to see the ball roll out of bounds. In control from the beginning, No. 8 Oklahoma was just happy to survive with a 28-20 win over its main rival Saturday.