Legislative Digest

This week’s look at the latest and sometimes greatest bills passing through our local legislature. SB1430: The Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2018 would prohibit all parents from aborting children with Down Syndrome or other genetic anomalies. While I appreciate the sentiment, the government should still not be allowed to meddle in a person’s right to […]

Legislative Digest

The Legislative Digest is your weekly look at the happenings of Oklahoma’s state legislature, upcoming bills and the terms to know. Legislature continues to move slowly, as all government does. Here’s a look at what’s happening before and up to bills being passed or passed over. HR1022: This bill recognizes February 7, 2018 as Rose […]

Legislative Digest

The Legislative Digest is your weekly look at the happenings of Oklahoma’sstate legislature, upcoming bills and the terms to know. Oklahoma’s legislative session starts this week, on February 5. They will start to read over bills, moving them to appropriate committees to be heard, and eventually they’ll vote on bills. Here’s a look at some […]

A student walking out of the Chick-Fil-A bathroom. Graphic by Madeline Woods

What students really do in on-campus bathrooms

Get the most out of your bathroom visits across campus by thinking outside the stall. Oliphant, third floor: cry. The cleaning staff never disturb you; they’ll only give you a half-hearted glance and leave you in peace. The emptiness plus the warmth from the windows makes you feel like you’re cocooned with only the weight […]

Legislative Digest

The Legislative Digest is your weekly look at the happenings of Oklahoma’s state legislature, upcoming bills and the terms to know. We’re back with the latest and greatest (for a given definition) legislation passing through Oklahoma’s legislature. Bills, once introduced, are then passed off to different committees to be considered more in-depth by people who […]

Legislative Digest

The Legislative Digest is your weekly look at the happenings of Oklahoma’s state legislature and upcoming bills and the terms to know. This week, we’re looking into the helpful and hilarious bills introduced for the upcoming legislative session of Oklahoma’s Congress. SB stands for a Senate Bill and HB stands for “House Bill,” both ways […]

Blue lights are scattered throughout campus and accessible to students between buildings. Photo by Michaela Flonard

Point/counterpoint: Blue lights provide students a safety net

Blue lights on campus serve as last resorts to anyone who needs help in a complicated or difficult circumstance. The blue lights on campus are so much scenery on campus. They fade into the background despite their bright white lettering, “EMERGENCY” printed down their sides. And blue lights are something you’d hope to know where […]

Legislative Digest

The Legislative Digest is your weekly look at the happenings of Oklahoma’s state legislature and upcoming bills and the terms to know. Legislative Digest is back and ready to tackle another session of confusion, odd law proposals and political terminology you’ll almost never use in real life. This week, we’re looking at the schedule for […]

A well-meaning but poorly-written book for students

“OMG, the Things I Learned in College” is an attempt by author Bob Roth to share his wisdom to college-bound students, but is so full of mistakes and borderline-offensive scenes that it’s best to avoid. Coming out of winter break, the most-asked question (aside from “What are you going to do with your life, seriously, […]