Letter to the Editor

This letter is in response to the articles covering the sexual harassment allegations made against men in the media and government throughout the United States. To all males living in this country I issue a collective statement: enough already! Who are you to impose your sexual desires on someone because they did not give you […]

Professors deserve to teach to the students who attend class and respect their time, not struggle to keep up enthusiasm as they work with the few students who have shown up. Courtesy Flickr

Attendance policies vary, best left to the professor’s judgment

Showing up to class respects the professor’s time and benefits students who are looking to learn the material efficiently. Just as class structure greatly varies, so too does attendance policy. In your first week of the spring semester, you’ve probably experienced an onslaught of syllabuses and class introductions, and more often than not you’ve heard […]

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Decals decrying opioids well-intended, falls short

Stickers on Oklahoma and Oklahoma State Universities’ helmets that said “stop opioids” are a timely gesture that affected little lasting change. During last Saturday’s annual Bedlam game between OU and OSU, players on both teams wore decals that read “STOP OPIOIDS” on their helmets. Earlier this year, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said 2,684 Oklahoman […]

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Advocacy journalism neglects objectivity

Reporters who couch their advocacy in their articles without acknowledging their bias make news less reliable and more subjective. The term “advocacy journalism” should read like an oxymoron. Journalism, I am often told, should strive for objectivity; it should be the journalist’s ultimate goal to distance their own subjective opinion from their work until its […]