The City Sentinel
Archive for: January, 2017

Long ago, not so far away: Love in a father’s words supporting ‘the dignity of every man’


Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – When I was a boy in the 1960s, our father instructed my four sisters and me concerning the movement Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led: “This family believes in the Constitution of the United States. We support the dignity of every man, and his right to live free, under […]

Native American photography exhibition by Will Wilson set to open Jan. 26 at OU

A new exhibition of photography by contemporary Navajo photographer Will Wilson opens on Jan. 26, at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. Wilson’s photographs, such as this one of Ponca Tribe citizen Casey Camp-Horinek, hang alongside works by early 20th-century photographer Edward Curtis and examine the idea of portrayal among Native American subjects. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Thursday, January 26, the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art will host a new exhibition titled, PHOTO/SYNTHESIS. The exhibition of contemporary photography by Navajo artist Will Wilson offers a look at living Oklahomans representing seven Native tribal communities. The exhibition opens with a free public lecture by Wilson at […]

OKCU Film Series to screen ‘The Last Metro’ on January 22

Francois Truffaut’s “The Last Metro” will screen on Jan. 22 during the Oklahoma City University’s 35th annual Film Institute series at the Kerr McGee Auditorium of Meinders School of Business on the OKCU campus.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma City University Film Institute series will continue on January 22 at 2 p.m. with a screening of Francois Truffaut’s “The Last Metro.” OKCU’s 35th annual film series is based on the theme “On Being Mortal.” All films in the series are free to the public in the Kerr […]

OKCU Online Business Program recognized as among best in nation

Meredith Wegener, director of Energy Programs in the Meinders School of Business, teaches students about the environmental impact of the oil industry during a recent class session.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter For the third year in a row, the U.S. News & World Report has announced that Oklahoma City University (OKCU) has one of the best online graduate business programs in the country. OKCU’s Meinders School of Business is ranked 31 in the country, which is the highest in Oklahoma […]

Letter to the Editor: HACKING

Cyber Warfare.  LinkedIn Photo

To The Editor: Recent news has revealed controversial actions on the internet. The Presidential Election has exposed shenanigans in cyber space as well as skewed polls, media bias, disappointed political and foreign donors. In 2013, Target retailer had 40 million debt and credit card accounts hacked. To retain customers, Target immediately went public, replaced with […]

Oklahoma’s Markwayne Mullin mentioned for high federal office, to the dismay of many

U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullins. File Photo

Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – Several Oklahomans are under serious consideration for positions in the administration of President-elect Donald Trump. Those mentioned are, generally speaking, a matter for celebration among many in the Sooner State. Some individuals named in news stories have attracted critical scrutiny from liberals inside and outside of the state […]

Oklahoma City Nonprofit Exceeds Holiday Match Goal

Kami Kuykendall, president and CEO for Youth Services for Oklahoma County.  Photo provided.

Staff Report Holiday donations to Youth Services for Oklahoma County will allow the organization to provide much needed services to teens in need in the new year, the group’s CEO announced this week. “A generous donor agreed to match donations to our agency, up to $50,000, between November 29 and January 5,” said Kami Kuykendall, […]

Myriad Gardens to hold Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of events and open Oklahoma Southwest Jazz Exhibit

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Myriad Botanical Gardens, in collaboration with the Ralph Ellison Foundation, will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with events on Monday, January 16.  The day will include music, crafts, and readings to honor Dr. King, American’s civil rights icon. Steven Oliven, with the Ralph Ellison Foundation, will recite Dr. […]

Local artist inspires volunteers to give back to hungry Oklahomans

Jason Pawley’s latest mural, created on the Regional Food Bank Volunteer Center, is driving home the message of the community coming together to give back and help others. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Metro artist Jason Pawley has donated his time and talents to inspire volunteers at the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.  A renowned mural artist, Pawley’s latest work, ‘Full Circle,’ is painted on the Regional Food Bank Volunteer Center, which drives home the message of the community coming together to give […]

Registration begins for Camp ClapHans summer sessions for kids with special needs 

Camper Alvin Lam gets assistance from camp counselor, Preston Court, while at the archery range, one of the activities offered at Camp ClapHans. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter More than just a summer camp, Camp ClapHans is a place where kids with special needs can play, get to know their peers and challenge themselves through a number of programs. The camp is an outreach program of the J.D. McCarty Center for children with developmental disabilities. Located in […]

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