RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

University of Oklahoma

A collection of news and information related to University of Oklahoma published by this site and its partners.

Top University of Oklahoma Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon to create confidential hotline for racist incidents

    The national leaders of the embattled Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity plan to create a confidential hotline for reporting racist incidents such as the chant that thrust the group's University of Oklahoma chapter into the spotlight, fraternity officials...
  • Blatant racism is easy to confront; try tackling the subtle systemic kind

    Blatant racism is easy to confront; try tackling the subtle systemic kind
    Last week, James MacArthur, better known as the Baltimore Spectator, chronicled violent and racist comments posted on a Facebook for residents of the Bowleys Quarters community of Baltimore County. The online exchange began when one resident posted that...
  • Racist fraternity video deserves to be punished

    The official response to a racist fraternity video is commendable. University of Oklahoma President David Boren took swift action, banning Sigma Alpha Epsilon from his campus and expelling two students identified in a nine-second clip showing young...
  • Black OU student understands the power in forgiveness

    Black OU student understands the power in forgiveness
    Turn on the news and you expect to see people of different races and politics denouncing each other. That's why what happened last week on “The Kelly File,” Megyn Kelly's Fox News program, was so remarkable. Following the expulsion of Parker...
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania ___ OUTRAGE AT OKLAHOMA — BUT A SHRUG AT UNIVERSITY PARK? HAS PENN STATE LEARNED NOTHING? The contrasts could not be more striking. Here's what University of Oklahoma President David Boren said when members of...
  • University of Houston suspends fraternity for alleged hazing

    University of Houston officials are promising swift punishment, including expulsion and criminal charges, if allegations of hazing at a fraternity are supported by the outcome of a police investigation. School President Renu Khator announced Tuesday that...
  • SAE head outlines plan for improving fraternity's diversity

    A fraternity that disbanded its University of Oklahoma chapter after members were caught on video engaging in a racist chant is taking steps to become more inclusive, including requiring all of its members, nationwide, to go through diversity training,...
  • Fraternity apologizes, unveils diversity plan to combat racial intolerance

     Fraternity apologizes, unveils diversity plan to combat racial intolerance
    More than a week after a video surfaced of an Oklahoma chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon singing a racist song, the national fraternity announced a four part diversity initiative and said it is starting a review of its 237 chapters, including the 10 in...
  • The Week in Pictures | March 8-15, 2015

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The week marked the 4th anniversary of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that killed about 19,000 people....
  • Oklahoma fraternity racism investigation expands to other colleges

    Oklahoma fraternity racism investigation expands to other colleges
    Investigations into racism at Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chapters have extended to college campuses in Louisiana and Texas, the organization said Thursday, after its national office received word that members in those places had direct knowledge of...
  • UM College Park investigating email containing racial, ethnic slurs

    UM College Park investigating email containing racial, ethnic slurs
    The University of Maryland, College Park found itself thrust into the spotlight Friday after a racist and sexist email allegedly sent by a student fraternity member surfaced, sparking outrage and fierce debates about free speech. The email, purportedly...