Higher Education

OSU paying $40,000 to speaker who said Trump is ‘a racist’ and ‘these people behind him are trash’

Liberal journalist Soledad O’Brien is no fan of "the whiny drivel of white dudes," and she has called people “racist,” “trash,” “stupid blonde,” and worse. Now OSU is paying her $40,000 to help "elevate our discourse."

Mike Brake
January 18, 2022
Higher Education

In free-speech report, OU pretends lawsuit doesn’t exist

When Oklahoma legislators approved a 2019 law protecting college students’ free-speech rights, they included a requirement for state colleges to publicly post an annual report that includes “a description of any barriers to or incidents of disruption of free expression occurring on campus.”

Ray Carter
January 11, 2022
Higher Education

Despite vaccines, OSU brings back masks

Even with COVID-19 vaccines readily available, Oklahoma State University intends to require masking in classrooms under certain circumstances.

Maddison Farris
January 7, 2022
Higher Education

Still time for OU to change course

The top priority at OU is establishing a politically correct culture of so-called diversity.

Jonathan Small
December 27, 2021
Higher Education

Venables hire a model for other jobs

Venables’ hiring suggests that a process divorced from “diversity” mania and anti-Christian prejudice can produce good results.

Jonathan Small
December 21, 2021
Higher Education

Oklahoma professors oppose ‘woke’ math effort

Professors and professionals across the country, including some in Oklahoma, have urged K-12 schools to preserve higher-level math courses, which are now under attack because some racial minorities are underrepresented.

Ray Carter
December 20, 2021
Higher Education, Law & Principles

‘Land acknowledgement statements’ abound, but some say reparations needed

Virtue-signaling Oklahoma universities are awash in ahistorical “land acknowledgement statements.” But some activists say performative gestures are not enough: It’s time to give the land back, or at least provide free tuition for Native Americans.

J.E. McReynolds
December 20, 2021
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