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University of Oklahoma students to host OUr Safety Protest on Sept. 3

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Thursday, September 3, University of Oklahoma students will gather on the OU North Oval in front of Evans Hall from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. for the “OUr Safety Protest.” The event will be held to raise awareness about the “inadequate preparation and response to the […]

The “Black Hole” for Open Records at the University of Oklahoma

Patrick B. McGuigan and Stacy Martin The City Sentinel Online   The University of Oklahoma somehow became, in recent years, a “Black Hole” for journalists and citizens wanting to monitor how tax dollars are spent. Early in the new year, CapitolBeatOK designated OU’s less-than-desired status for non-transparency as the sixth most significant story about Oklahoma […]

After nine months, University of Oklahoma has not answered Open Records Request

by Patrick B. McGuigan and Stacy Martin   Oklahoma City, OK, June 17, 2019 – Nine months ago today, our Open Records request was “snail-mailed” to the Open Records Office at the University of Oklahoma. That letter, dated September 17, 2018 sought to recover from the University information about the activities of OU staff members […]

Actress Olivia Munn to keynote OU Women’s and Gender Studies Voices of Change Gala

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter NORMAN, OK –  The University of Oklahoma Women’s and Gender Studies board of Advocates will honor three women for their contributions to society at the upcoming Voices for Change Gala on Friday, April 13. The 2018 Courage Awards honorees are actress and University of Oklahoma alumna,  Olivia Munn; Oklahoma […]

Special Olympics Oklahoma holds 21st Annual Winter Games this month

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Special Olympics athletes from across Oklahoma are preparing for the 21st annual State Winter Games to be held January 12 through 14, on the campus of The University of Oklahoma and in surrounding communities. More than 2,200 Special Olympics Athletes are expected to compete at Winter Games this year in […]

‘Sooner Stilettos’ – continuing to mentor and inspire University of Oklahoma players and students

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor Members of the Sooner Stilettos have emerged as role models and leaders in a program that emphasizes scholarship and pride among the young women who pass through the OU women’s basketball program. Bonds of friendship destined to last a life time have emerged over the 13 years professional women across […]

After Paris: Rep. Wesselhoft joins OU students for city event, OCU hosts dialogue lecture

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Two programs scheduled for Tuesday are among many local observances coming in wake of events in Paris. State Rep. Paul Wesselhoft, R-Oklahoma City, is joining a student group from the University of Oklahoma to honor victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris. At Oklahoma City University, Dr. Charles Kimball, a […]

OU School of Dance honors Dance Partners at “Fall for Dance” event

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The OU School of Dance (SOD) recently hosted a meeting and presentation for Dance Partners at the Donald W. Reynolds Performing Arts Center in Norman. The event themed, “Fall for Dance” included a brief performance by Contemporary Dance Oklahoma and also featured history, facts, coaching sessions, and costume exhibitions from […]

Rep. Paul Wesselhoft presses for inspection of ‘Shepherdess’ painting

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Paul Wesselhöft, R-Moore, said this week that the University of Oklahoma should allow an inspection of the back of ‘Shepherdess Bringing in Sheep.’ The painting, which was stolen by the Nazis in France, is hanging in the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma. […]

Rep. Wesselhöft Publicizes Letter from Owner of Stolen Jewish Painting Held by OU

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Paul Wesselhöft, R-Moore, On Thursday (July 16) publicized a letter he recently received from Leone Meyer, a Jewish woman from Paris, whose family is the rightful owner, according to Wesselhöft, of a stolen Jewish painting being displayed at the University of Oklahoma’s Fred Jones, Jr. Museum of Art […]

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