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  • Datebook

    Sunday, March 15 CYSO gala The Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a gala at St. John's College's Key Auditorium in Annapolis. There will be two concerts, at 2 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m. The afternoon concert...
  • Some people never learn

    One might think the nationwide debate over police violence and racial profiling Americans have been having over the past year would have made people at least a little more sensitive to the damage caused by hateful expressions of bigotry and intolerance....
  • OU black frat president says racist SAE chant unfairly tars school

    OU black frat president says racist SAE chant unfairly tars school
    The black president of a white-majority fraternity at the University of Oklahoma said his school had been unfairly tarred as racist on the basis of a single video featuring a small number of people. “The actions of the members of the Sigma Alpha...
  • North Dallas home of leader of racist chant picketed

    North Dallas home of leader of racist chant picketed
    A video of University of Oklahoma fraternity members engaging in a racist chant outraged and angered students across the campus, but its release also has sparked a dialogue that many students hope will lead to positive changes at the school. Protests...
  • University of Oklahoma racial incident shows we still have far to go

    The 50th anniversary commemorations of the civil-rights march in Selma, Ala., reminded Americans of how far we have come in the battle against racism, and how far we still have to go. Just this week, the nation was rattled by an ugly example of the...
  • Oklahoma fraternity council: 'We will not tolerate the existence of bigotry'

    Oklahoma fraternity council: 'We will not tolerate the existence of bigotry'
    Days after a racist video upended the University of Oklahoma, the student council that oversees fraternities said it was outraged and pledged to be part of the solution. The Interfraternity Council said it rejected "the close-minded and ignorant values"...
  • Niedner: Banishment may not be the best course for campus scandals

    College and university presidents have a tough enough job in an era when we demand ever more from educational institutions but balk at the price. The last thing they need is scandal of the sort Philip Ryken, president of Wheaton College, or the University...
  • Lessons to be learned from Oklahoma

    I’ve been following what’s been going on at the University of Oklahoma and discussing it with my students. I find it telling that a person on the bus recorded the despicable goings on and released it to the world. And university President...
  • Noah Feldman: Oklahoma fraternity members properly expelled for racist chant

    Noah Feldman: Oklahoma fraternity members properly expelled for racist chant
    University of Oklahoma President David Boren has expelled two members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity on his campus for leading a horrifying racist chant. Does his decision violate their First Amendment rights? And if it does, what's wrong with...
  • Balancing the First Amendment vs. racist chants at the University of Oklahoma

    Balancing the First Amendment vs. racist chants at the University of Oklahoma
    University of Oklahoma President David Boren has expelled two members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity on his campus for leading a horrifying racist chant. Does his decision violate their First Amendment rights? And if it does, what's wrong with this...
  • Black Sigma Alpha Epsilon members, alumni describe a 'band of brothers'

    Black Sigma Alpha Epsilon members, alumni describe a 'band of brothers'
    Twelve years ago, as an active alumnus of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, Joseph Lee gave a speech in Long Beach to the group’s leadership trust that turned heads. Lee, an African American who is now 59, told his longtime frat brothers that...